Top stories this week: Kate Moss weds in Galliano, Victoria Beckham launches diffusion line, Bill Gaytten named creative director at Galliano AND MORE!
Kate Moss weds in Galliano
And so the blushing bride did indeed wear John Galliano on her big day. Despite his recent antics, it hasn’t affected Moss and Galliano’s 20 year friendship, and she commissioned him to create her wedding dress. Well, Kate isn’t exactly in possession of a squeaky clean social record either, right? Read more here!
She may not be so easy on hubby Beckham’s pocket, but Victoria Beckham‘s definitely going easy on ours, thanks to the launch of her new diffusion line: Victoria by Victoria Beckham. Set to retail for spring 2012, the dresses are aimed at a younger audience with a decidedly playful direction – expect prices between $550 (£350) and $900 (£570). Read more here!
Bill Gaytten new creative director at Galliano
The man who worked alongside Galliano for 23 has been selected to fill his shoes as creative director at John Galliano. Although Bill Gaytten’s official title is yet to be released, the 51-year-old designer has been overseeing the design team and even took the final bow after the label’s menswear show last Friday. Read more here!
We won Handbag’s Online Fashion Awards!
Indeed, we proudly announced earlier this week that we’d scooped the prize for Best Independent Magazine Site in Handbag’s Online Fashion Awards! And excuse our over-excitement, but it’s such an honour that we kind of feel like we’ve accepted an Oscar! Read more on our victory here!
Vera Wang to design Kim Kardashian’s wedding dress
Famous for slipping her curves into body-con dresses and leaving, well, little to the imagination, Kim Kardashian has turned all fairytale-princess with her choice of wedding dress. Meeting with the legend that is Vera Wang at the designer’s NYC bridal studio, Kim was accompanied by a camera crew capturing all details of her visit to Vera to discuss design details. We can’t wait for the end result! Read more here!
Karl Lagerfeld: The fashion God’s guide to Paris
If, by chance, you’re planning a trip to the fashion hub, we’ve got a few words of ‘touristy’ advice from none other than the Kaiser himself, Karl Lagerfeld. Mr. Lagerfeld has revealed his select favourite haunts, including the best jewellery, clothes and bookshops, and strangely enough, even a stationary shop gets a special mention! Read more about his stylistically definitive guide to the world’s chicest city here!
Check out Christian Louboutin‘s 8-inch high ballet shoes
Fashion is weird and wonderful, but nothing quite compares to these ballet pumps. Forget flats and brace yourself for Christian Louboutin’s latest lovechild: the eight-inch ballet shoes. A hybrid between his world famous red-soled heels and dancers’ pumps, Louboutin has designed these unusual beauties to raise funds for the English Nationall Ballet. Check them out here!
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