When we heard, just about a month ago, that James Franco was involved in a documentary film about Gucci, we weren’t exactly like, “Oh, that makes perfect sense.” But then again, that’s never been a reaction to anything James Franco does, has it (we’re starting to think that’s the whole idea)?
Anyway, the actor-slash-producer-slash-many other things put the wheels in motion for the first documentary about the historic house of Gucci and its current creative director, Frida Giannini, who flies relatively under the radar as far as creative directors of big fashion houses go. It’s called The Director and will bow at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend.
We chatted with the film’s director Christina Voros to find out how this documentary came about.
The Tribeca Film Festival kicked off last night in New York and it brought out a pretty chic red carpet. The party was held at the State Supreme Courthouse (a place where we’re sure none of the attendees ever want to be photographed during the day…anyway). The spring fashion was out in full force with Read more →
We’ve already given you a brief synopsis of Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston, Whitney Sudler-Smith’s documentary about the life of the legendary 1970s designer. It premiered on Friday night at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival. But we’d also like to address some of the business lessons culled from the film. If you’re a young designer Read more →
I had no expectations going into last night’s Tribeca Film Festival premier of Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston. I hadn’t yet read through the NY Times‘ piece on director Whitney Sudler-Smith. Essentially, everything I knew appeared on the tip sheet: The film documented the life of legendary designer Roy Halston Frowick, and the screening was Read more →
Last Spring, we mentioned The Daily would be going weekly. Fashion Week Daily, which, when it’s not Fashion Week is online-only, planned on printing a weekly newsletter. Though some weeks might be packed with parties, we did wonder what they’d fill it with during the slower weeks of fashion. Apparently, they did, too since they’ve Read more →