Top stories this week: Hannah MacGibbon leaves Chloe, Galliano’s trial date revealed, Dolce & Gabbana store raided and MORE!
Hannah MacGibbon leaves Chloé
After months of speculation, creative director Hannah MacGibbon has stepped down from her role at Chloé. But unlike recent designer departures, MacGibbon’s successor has been announced immediately as ex Pringle of Scotland designer, Clare Waight Keller. Read more here!
Dolce & Gabbana Bond Street store raid
Dolce & Gabbana is the latest name to have suffered at the hands of London’s West End smash-and-grab robbers. Fleeing with merchandise of an unquantifiable sum, the robbers raided the luxury label’s Bond Street store around 10pm on Tuesday evening. It follows a string of raids recently witnessed by designer stores across London, but police are insisting it is too early to establish whether it is the same gang that is striking these stores. Read more here!
John Galliano‘s trial date revealed
Having delivered news on John Galliano’s post-Dior dismissal antics hot of the press to you, we can now reveal that his trial date has been set at June 22 in Paris. He will stand before a court of law on account of his alleged anti-Semitic remarks made publicly towards a couple in a Paris café. Read more here!
Rachel Zoe presents second collection for resort 2012
Style maven and celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe presented the second collection for her signature clothing line for resort 2012, which has a generous hint of Seventies inspiration throughout. Unsurprisingly, it’s full of stuff she’d wear and is style on a model that looks just like her. Check it out here!
Carine Roitfeld to style V Magazine’s September issue
Carine Roitfeld has been commissioned to style V magazine’s September issue, after styling the lush Jude Law for its cover issue back in 1999. Spreading her Parisian magic in good measure, the former Vogue Paris E-I-C seems to love her newfound ‘free spirit’ fashion vocation, after stints of styling at Chanel and Barneys. Read more here!
Princess Beatrice’s royal wedding hat to be auctioned on eBay
The monstrous creation of a hat from – usually superstar – milliner Philip Treacy is to be auctioned on eBay with proceeds going to benefit Unicef. The ‘iconic’ hat attracted a mocking tirade after debuting at the royal wedding on 29 April, and Beatrice’s mother, Sarah Ferguson, was quick to announce the auction on the Oprah Winfrey show this week. Patriotic royalists, bank cards at the ready (or not). Read more here!
See every look from the Chanel Cruise Show
Chanel’s Cruise Show kicked off on Monday with a suitably starry crowd. Flick though our gallery documenting the beautiful looks paraded at the luxury label’s 2012 show in Cap d’Antibes in France, and check out what the celebs wore to Karl’s big do here!
The 2011 Forbes Supermodel Rich List announced
Brazilian beauty Gisele Bundchen worked her way to the top of the Rich List again after netting a whopping $45 million in campaigns alone for 2010 alone. A close second came for Heidi Klum with a bank balance of $20 million, followed by British supermodel Kate Moss, who bagged a beautiful $13.5 million last year. Jealous much? Read more here!