>> Rianne ten Haken, Meisel Darling Once Again —Rianne ten Haken, who appeared on her first Vogue Italia cover back in December 2003, has definitely been welcomed back into the Steven Meisel fold. After appearing on a number of top Spring 2010 runways — Proenza Schouler, Versace, Jean Paul Gaultier — with a shock of red hair, Rianne now boasts a set of back-to-back Vogue Italia covers in her portfolio. She appeared with Karlie Kloss for October 2009, but for November 2009, it's all solo. [Models.com]
Posts for November 2009
New York Fashion Weeks in 2010: More Mac at Milk, Fashion's Night Out, and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff Back in the Game
>> A month after the Spring 2010 shows finished, plans are already under way for the upcoming seasons. Estee Lauder group president John Demsey confirmed that MAC will continue to sponsor an alternative New York Fashion Week venue at Milk Studios for the next two years, Fashion's Night Out is in the works again for next Fall — some retailers are even pushing to make the September 9 date sales tax-free.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, which will have its last hurrah at Bryant Park in February for the Fall 2010 season, is moving to Lincoln Center starting in September 2010. Today, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, who resigned from Vogue back in June, ostensibly to spend more time with her family, has joined Lincoln Center as director, fashion week. Winston Wolkoff was director of special events at Vogue and was widely credited with building the Costume Institute Gala into the event it is today; she starts in her new position Jan. 1.
Jimmy Choo and H&M celebrated their collaboration last night in West Hollywood with a performance by M.I.A and model presentation of Jimmy Choo for H&M clothing and accessories. The crowd was mainly dressed in black, as attendees including Olivia Wilde, Angela Lindvall, and Hayden Panettiere sported pieces from Tamara Mellon's first ever ready to wear collection—think black sequin jackets, leather pants, and belted jumpsuits. Mellon herself modeled a one-shoulder leather mini dress which will retail for less than $250 when the collection hits H&M stores mid month.
Los Angeles 11/02/09. WireImage
Alexa Chung will grace the pages of V magazine, issue #62.
Gabriel Aubry will join Lara Stone in spring Louis Vuitton campaigns.
The British Fashion Council and British Vogue take a cue from the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund to launch the BFC Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, which award designers cash prized and a year of mentoring.
D.I.Y bloggers and how they fashion studded handbags, faux fur vests, and rhinestone encrusted bracelets.
Source: I Know What You Wore
We're loving Australian designer Kit Willow's Grecian pleated details. For her fall 2009 collection, Willow paired pleated dresses and skirts with tailored jackets and chiffon blouses to achieve her signature romantic look. Equally notable in the pleats department—Phillip Lim's structured bib necklace, and Catherine Malandrino's sexy bustier dress.
Jessica Alba, Diane Kruger and Eva Mendes Attend the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Runway Show in Los Angeles
Vogue's Lisa Love and Sally Singer hosted a tea party and the annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund runway show Friday in Los Angeles at the Chateau Marmont. Guests including Mary-Kate Olsen, Jessica Alba, Diane Kruger, Eva Mendes, Jasmine Shokrian, Lily Collins, and Jeremy Scott watched the Frederic Fekkai-sponsored fashion show featuring the ten 2009 finalists. The event was followed by dinner at Bouchon in Beverly Hills.
Los Angeles 10/30/09. WireImage
In addition to our favorites from the recent bridal shows, we've selected the 50 best unofficial wedding dresses from the spring collections in New York, London, Milan and Paris. From a strapless Stella McCartney jumpsuit to Azzaro's floor length column dresses and Chloé's haute hippie looks, the spring shows offered something for every type of bride-to-be.
Ruben Toledo confirms his book of illustrations, Fashionation, will be published by Karl Lagerfeld and 7L next year.
Harper's Bazaar will feature Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson on its December cover.
M.A.C commits to sponsoring New York Fashion Week at Milk Studios for another two years.
L'Wren Scott is rumored to be working on a project with Lancôme.
Alexander Wang's Rocco bag already sold out for spring 2010.
Cindy Crawford will guest judge Project Runway on November 5th.