Showing posts with label fashion news. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fashion news. Show all posts

Design Of The Year Award 2012

The Royal Wedding Dress designed by THE Duchess of Cambridge's Sarah Burton, is nominated for the Design of the Year award against the Olympic torch, which is awarded by the Design Museum. Also Savage Beauty exhibition by Alexander McQueen from The Metropolitan Museum of Art is nominated for the award.

Other nominees in the fashion category include autumn/winter 2011-12 collections by Mary Katrantzou and Céline; Ethical Fashion Africa Collection by Vivienne Westwood; and shoe company Melissa's collaboration with Gaetano Pesce.

Before an overall Design of the Year is chosen, a winner will be selected from the Fashion category - in addition to the six other categories: Architecture, Digital, Graphics, Product, Furniture and Transport. A panel of experts will choose the winners in all categories. The winners will be announced at an Awards Night held at the Design Museum on April 24.

SUPERMODEL’s Super Return

"SUPERMODEL" Naomi Campbell has joined forces to star in Roberto Cavalli's spring/summer 2012 campaign with Karen Elson, Kristen McMenamy and Daphne Groeneveld.

Photographer Steven Meisel was captured the quartet at Pier 59 Digital Studios in New York sporting pieces from the spring/summer 2012 catwalk, and also the new Roberto Cavalli Underwear collection.

New Florence bag of the label, named after the designer's home town, also appears in the images, which were creative directed by Cavalli's wife Eva - with hair by Guido Palau and make-up by Pat McGrath.

Solange Knowles - Next Big Thing

Solange Knowles a musician, muse, actress and little sister of “sweet” Beyoncé, has been clicked by Next Models.

“In all walks of my career artistic expression is more valuable to me and I am so excited to continue to develop this path along with such an amazing team at Next Model Management," said Knowles.

Knowles has been fronted campaigns for Rimmel, Armani Jeans and modelled for her family's fashion label House of Deréon along with her three solo albums under her belt already. Next month she will become new Today I'm Wearing star of VOGUE.COM - following by the footsteps of Alexa Chung, Lily Aldridge and Alessandra Ambrosio.

"We are delighted to be working with Solange," said Katy Moseley, Next global publicist. "She is more popular and beautiful, with so many brilliant ideas and creative energy."

Rising talents including Lana Del Rey, Sarah Ruba and Suki Waterhouse are also represents in Next Models.

Protests Against Dolce & Gabbana

A Protester in front of Dolce & Gabbana Store, Hong Kong

A Protester in front of Dolce & Gabbana Store, Hong Kong

DOLCE & GABBANA‘s one of the security guards banned a photographer by taking a picture in front of its Hong Kong shop. More than 13,000 people are protested outside the store on Sunday.

Apple Daily – a Local newspaper alleges that the label protected its decision on the basis that the store is not a public property, and claims that whilst Hong Kong locals are banned, tourists from mainland Chinese are permitted to take pictures - an accusation Dolce & Gabbana denies.

“Dolce & Gabbana or its staffs have not been made any Controversial statements reported in the Hong Kong press, and we strongly reject any racist or insulting comments," a spokesperson for D & G told this morning. "It is unfortunate that DOLCE & GABBANA brings into this matter.”