Whether it's of the bird variety, or more in-your-face tie-dye, or simply simple florals, prints are back in a big way this Spring. Both Diane von Furstenberg and Marc by Marc Jacobs took an ethnic spin on the trend, with Diane going a little more subtle and Marc a bit more overt. We're digging the DVF, but please pick your poison.
Posts for April 26th 2010
>>Have Marc Jacobs and Lorenzo Martone split? — Four months after their 'did they or didn't they' wedding in St. Barts, rumors are circulating that the pair have parted ways. Page Six reports that the couple have broken up — for now, noting that Martone didn't accompany Jacobs to Robert Duffy's wedding in Provincetown last week. This despite the fact that the Boston Herald claims Lorenzo was in attendance. Both parties have declined to comment. [Page Six]
>> Less than a week after Estrella Archs announced her departure as chief designer of Emanuel Ungaro, comes news that the menswear designer, Franck Boclet, has exited the firm too. No reason was offered, but Boclet's departure appears to be more amicable than Archs's.
In his absence, Ungaro will halt its men's runway collection as Boclet transitions to creating an eponymous-menswear label with a "focus on basic luxury items at an interesting price point."
Meanwhile, back at Ungaro, rumors that Giles Deacon will take over as creative director have reached a fervent fever point.
>> Click model Ambrose Olson passed away unexpectedly last Thursday, April 22. Details of the cause of death are still unknown. The 24-year-old from Alaska — perhaps best known for his 2007 Armani Exchange ads (pictured) in which he appeared alongside Alessandra Ambrosio — also modeled in campaigns for Hugo Boss, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, and YSL, among others. May he rest in peace.
Christy Turlington's debut film opened at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend.
Ungaro menswear designer Franck Boclet is leaving the firm after a three-year stint.
Meanwhile rumors are mounting that Giles Deacon could be the new creative director at Ungaro.
More from rumorville. . . did Marc Jacobs and Lorenzo Martone break up?
Hugo Boss plans to keep its Ohio factory open, saving around 300 jobs.