Models are no longer simply the faces of capsule collections for many brands, they're the ones designing them.
Surf and skate brand RVCA seems to have ended its collaboration with model-turned-stylist Erin Wasson, according to sources close to the matter. The contract has ended--whether there will be one more collection, or none at all, we've yet to be able to confirm. Last week, RVCA--which bigger skate/surf brands (like Quiksilver) have been trying to acquire for years--was bought for an undisclosed amount by Billabong. We doubt that has anything to do with the end of the collaboration, though. While Wasson's first few collections were well-received, the Fall 2010 runway show got bad reviews from several publications, including ours.
We sure got a show at the Erin Wasson x RVCA last night at New York's most lovely housewares store, ABC Carpet & Home. But maybe not the kind of sho