Expect even higher leg slits from the next Versus collection than usual: WWD is reporting a rumor that Anthony Vaccarello, the man who made Anja Rubik’s right hip bone famous, will be the next guest designer for the Donatella Versace-orchestrated line. And when WWD reports a rumor… it’s usually true.
Summer is almost here, and for major movie stars, that means one thing: Blockbuster season.
While we line up at the box office to see movies like The Great Gatsby or Star Trek: Into Darkness, starlets run a worldwide marathon of premieres, interviews, and even film festivals like Cannes, each one requiring a different outfit.. It is undoubtedly glamorous–but it’s also a lot of hard work for their stylist.
We wanted to know just what kind of work goes into planning a celebrity’s wardrobe for a media tour, so we caught up with Cher Coulter–stylist to Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Kate Bosworth and Sienna Miller, just to name a few–to get all the behind-the-scenes details on press prep.
It’s here! It’s here! The Met Ball red carpet is finally underway. So the fashion is great–though not exactly punk. According to Anna Wintour, though, her florals are punk, in a way: Andrew Bolton, the currator of the exhibit told her that pink was the real color of punk. Hence the color scheme. So there. Read more →
Galliano’s not going. See who is.
For the first time ever, fashion enthusiasts with deep pockets will be able to shop the designs worn on the red carpet at the Met Gala.
What that means is if you see, on one of the four websites live streaming the Met Gala arrivals at 7 p.m. on the night of May 6 (ModaOperandi.com, Vogue.com, Samsung.com or MetMuseum.org), say, Lena Dunham wearing a Wes Gordon number that strikes your fancy, you’ll be to buy it the next day on Moda Operandi.
Bonjour belles! We’ve descended on the City of Lights to take in the sights, and of course that includes gorgeous beauty looks coming down the catwalk. From the berry lips at Anthony Vaccarello to the bleached blondes at Haider Ackermann, click through to see what’s been big in backstage beauty here in France this week.
Anthony Vaccarello burst on to the Paris fashion week scene (which, by the way, isn’t an easy scene to burst on to) a few seasons ago. After winning both the Festival d’Hyères and ANDAM prize he presented a memorable spring 2012 collection of ultra-sexy silk black dresses with cut outs galore and slits up-to-there, including that hip-bone exposing number Anja Rubik famously wore it to the Met Ball. More recently, Jennifer Lopez wore one of Vaccarello’s slit dresses to the Grammy’s, ignoring CBS’s modesty rules.
Unsubtle sex appeal is part of Vaccarello’s DNA. But for fall 2013, it seems he’s looking to make things a bit more accessible to the everywoman instead of just to the Anja Rubiks and Karlie Kloss’s of the world.