Joining a group of political commentators that includes Bill Maher and Jake Gyllenhaal’s mom, Donna Karan is Huffington Post blogger/contributor #4,928. In her own words, Karan has gotten to a point in her life “where I want to ‘address’ people, not simply ‘dress’ them.
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Donna Karan and Anjelica Huston Team Up for a New Commercial
Sunday afternoons usually aren’t the best time to rouse fashion industry professionals out of bed for an event--especially when it’s below freezing out--but when it’s Donna Karan’s name on the invitation, they flock in droves. And that’s just what happened on Sunday at the premiere of Haven’t We Met Before, Karan’s new hosiery commercial conceived and directed by Anjelica Huston, starring Felicity Jones and Smash’s Jack Davenport.
Donna Karan Uses Black Stockings to Conceal Her Casts, Sees No Problem Being a Woman Working in Fashion
Last night Parsons held their annual fashion benefit which celebrates "visionaries" in the fashion industry and showcases the top graduating student collections (more on those later today). Alumna Donna Karan was last night's honoree (along with mogul and board member Sheila Johnson), and we caught up with the design legend on the red carpet. She's still sporting a massive brace on her leg, which she told us she "cracked" working on an ad campaign. But being Donna Karan, she keeps it chic. "Black cast, wherever it is, wear black, absolutely," she told us. Karan, who is apparently quite accident prone, has some advice for women who end up with unseemly casts and brace.
Donna Karan Resort 2014: Long and Lean
Donna Karan presented her resort collection on a very rainy morning earlier this week. The rain held up several important editors so Karan charmingly ad-libbed before the informal show. While resort may sound like a collection that's made for rich people who can afford to take glamorous vacations, Karan reminded us that it's actually the season that stays on the racks the longest. "So pieces of resort just kind of bleed into your wardrobe," Karan explained. With that in mind, Karan presented a sexy, long and lean collection fittingly called the "L Word" (no relation to the Showtime series).
Donna Karan Steps Down From Donna Karan International
The LVMH-owned company is not seeking an immediate replacement and will suspend the Donna Karan collection runway shows and collections "for a period of time."