Alber Elbaz Exits Lanvin

Less than a week after Raf Simons resigned from Christian Dior, Israeli powerhouse of fourteen years behind Lanvin,  Alber Elbaz announces his leave from Lanvin this morning. Rumor is the break between Elbaz and the brand is said to have followed designer's disagreements with Lanvin’s owner Shaw-Lan Wang and chief executive Michèle Huiban. But don't be sad fashion community. Dior has yet to announce it's new leader. Will Elbaz replace Simons? We'll just have to wait and see. 

Gianfranco Ferré - The White shirt According to Me #GianfrancoFerré #Art #WhiteShirtPhx

Gianfranco Ferré is known as the “architect of fashion” and the purveyor of “power dressing,”. Italian fashion designer always expresses the white shirt in the most architectural way. Ferré’s obsessed with white shirt, to him it is a symbol of beauty, art and a way to communicate his talent in the most creative way. The white shirt became the designer's "DNA of style" and interpretation of elegance. Ferré graduated from Milan Polytechnic Institute in architecture and began his own label in 1978. From 1989 to 1997 Gianfranco was appointed Artistic Director of Christian Dior. His clothes represent elegance and cache of "made in Italy".

The White Shirt Exhibition includes 27 of Ferré's most significant white shirts created ofver the course of his career from 1982 to 2006. Sketches, photographs and videos from the making of the white shirt will take you beyond the mind of the great artist. "The White Shirt According To Me" exhibit is started its American tour.

Text Samantha Milo

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award at Chateau Marmont #CFDA

Over the years, Los Angeles has become a memorable last stop on the long trip that is the competition for the ten finalists trying for a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award. Chateau Marmont hosted the show and afternoon tea presented by Amazon Fashion. Celebrities like Kanye West, Anna Wintour, Kim Kardashian West, Alexandtra and Talia von Furstenberg, Reese Witherspoon, Solange Knowles and more came out to show their respect.

“One of the things we discussed is the importance of authenticity in fashion and [these designers] have it in abundance.” said Vogue's Mark Holgate who sits on the Fund's Selection Commitiee.

It was a great time filled with models walking, dancing, and vogueing.

Images via Vogue.com

 

Angelina Jolie directs her new drama "Côte d'Azur" starring Brad Pitt

The premiere of the film starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, "Côte d'Azur" is out in November. Angelina is both director and a screenwriter for the drama where Angelina plays the main character, Vanessa and Pitt her husband Roland. During a joint trip to the country spouses begin to drift apart. The couple decides to stay in a small seaside town, where the atmosphere in the family starts getting warmer. “This is the only film I’ve done that is completely based on my own crazy mind,” Angelina tells Vogue.

Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, for Vogue, November 2015

Join the Army - first look at Balmain & H&M collection #HMBalmaination

Ever since Jourdan Dunn and Kendall Jenner showed up on the Billboard Music Awards red carpet sporting Balmain for H&M, hand-in-hand with designer Olivier Rousteing, people are talking and waiting. All we can say is that Balmain for H&M looks just like Balmain. Baroque, beads, mettalic thread and shoulders is the kind of Army you'll want to join when colleciton is out on Nov. 5 in 250 select H&M stores worldwide and online. And since H&M is testing the waters in beauty the collaboration also includes a limited edition fragrance.

Photo: H&M

Photo: H&M

Want a chance to join H&M as they celebrate the #HMBALMAINATION collection at their live runway show? You could snag a precious ticket for you and a friend to their exclusive, invite-only launch party on October 20th! Follow @HMUSA on Twitter and keep your eyes out for ways to win this week.

 

SAATCHI GALLERY PRESENTS - Mademoiselle Prive #Chanel #KarlLagerfeld

Mademoiselle Privé, a journey through the origins of CHANEL's creations capturing the charismatic personality and irreverent spirit of Mademoiselle Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld.

This autumn, Karl Lagerfeld and CHANEL presented an enchanted journey through the House's creativity. The "Mademoiselle Privé" exhibition highlights the Haute Couture, the re-editions of the High Jewellery "Bijoux de Diamants" collection created in 1932 and CHANEL N°5. A dazzling experience and immersion into the origins of CHANEL's creations, "Mademoiselle Privé" captures the charismatic personality and irreverent spirit of Mademoiselle Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld.

Installed on all three floors of the Gallery, the enticing adventure bringsto mind the House's essential elements: audacity, freedom and innovation whether it is the history of Gabrielle Chanel's inspirations or Karl Lagerfeld's inimitable take on CHANEL's codes, symbols and icons.

the fragrance room

the fragrance room

Don’t forget to download the Mademoiselle Privé app before you visit. Hold up your smartphone to a blank canvas space to see it transformed with a 360 o view of Mademoiselle’s famous 31 Rue Cambon apartment in Paris. And don't forget to watch Karl Lagerfeld meet his match. There’s also a cinema screening a film starring Geraldine Chaplin as the ghost of Gabrielle Chanel revisiting her former HQ and uttering gems such as‘I haven’t had a cigarette in 40 years’ before lighting up on the sofa and going head to head with Karl about his modernisation of the brand.

 

11 year old Noa Sorrell takes LA by the storm with first children's collection #LAFW #NoaSorrell

At just 11 year old Noa Sorrell debuts her Spring collection at Los Angeles Fashion Week. While in chemotheraphy for three month, fighting cancer, Noa found her relief in designing her own line of clothing. Her one wish was to bring her drawings to runway and Make-A-Wish Foundation granted that wish for Noa. Noa Sorrell opened up LA Fashion Week with Art Hearts Fashion produced by Erik Rosete and Parker Whitaker Productions showcasing childrenswear collection at the Taglyan Complex. Check out Noa Sorrell collection below and stay tuned for more.

NOA SORRELL                                                                                      Images by Jeff Linett

The most beautiful and successful women in fashion industry attend Vogue 95th anniversary party in Paris #Vogue #PFW

The incredible party in honor of the 95th anniversary of Vogue Parisevening rocked Paris on October 3rd. Designers, photographers, models and key ladies all over the world gathered in one place. A breathtaking view of incredible amount of dresses straight from the catwalk andbeautiful girls. One can only imaging what will happen in five years when Vogue turns 100.

Images via Vogue.com

 

Cindy Crawford launched her book "Becoming Cindy" #CindyCrawford

It's official! Cindy Crawford launched her book "Becoming Cindy" Supermodel took to Instagram to announce the launch.

It's official! Just launched my book (and @meaningfulbeauty's new Vitality Oil) at @rizzolibooks...Loved meeting all you beauty editors. Big thank you to @sweetgreen & @purityorganic for lunch... Photo @cindycrawford instagram

It's official! Just launched my book (and @meaningfulbeauty's new Vitality Oil) at @rizzolibooks...Loved meeting all you beauty editors. Big thank you to @sweetgreen & @purityorganic for lunch...

Photo @cindycrawford instagram

Fellow model and a new mama, Coco Rocha stopped by to grab a copy and get her reformation sweater autographed by the supermodel herself. Coco posted on Instagram saying "With my ultimate mode inspiration @CindyCrawford at her #BecomingCindy book signing. She already signed my book so I had her sign my #CindyCrawford fan girl sweatshirt instead"

I've been signing books all day, but my friend @cocorocha asked me to sign her @reformation sweatshirt instead #BecomingCindy. Photo @cindycrawford instagram

I've been signing books all day, but my friend @cocorocha asked me to sign her @reformation sweatshirt instead #BecomingCindy.

Photo @cindycrawford instagram

Fern Malis invited Cindy Crawford to participate as part of her Fashion Icons series. . Fern posted on Facebook, "She's just published "Becoming Cindy Crawford " with Rizzoli. She's come a long way from DeKalb, IIllinois... But she's still a sweet, lovely, beautiful All-American girl from the Midwest!!

Photo @cindycrawford instagram

Photo @cindycrawford instagram

Photo Fern Malis

Photo Fern Malis

Museum Of Fashion Miami Presents: Amy's Style

Third Dream Media and Keni Valenti of the Museum of Fashion present: Amy's Style. Showcasing Amy Winehouse's style who inspired designers such as Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Balenciaga, Betsy Johnson, to name a few. Four similar dresses worn by Amy Winehouse exhibited at the show as well as a tribute by Keni Valenti with the inspirations of the designers named above. If you're in Miami and follow fashion , don't miss the opportunity to come celebrate the life of a musician that will forever live on in our hearts in this special tribute to Amy.

Louis Vuitton Series 3 opens a Free Exhibition for everyone in London #LFW #LVSeries3

Louis Vuitton opened its doors to his exhibition on the Strand in London for the next month, free for everyone to see and experience the world of Nicholas Ghesquiere.  Cocktails were flowing as guests were taking photos with man of the week, Nicolas Ghesquiere.

The exhibition was made for selfies, with mirrored walls with catwalk projections, huge LV trunks suspended from the ceiling and a resident Vuitton craftsman answering all questions about how they create their handbags. #LVSeries3 is taking over Instagram for sure.

Images via Vogue.com and Instagram

 

The Business of Fashion and the CFDA Celebrate the Forthcoming #BoF500

The Business of Fashion and the CFDA Celebrate the Forthcoming #BoF500
Many of the industry’s most important players from near and far, including IMG’s Ivan Bart and BoF board member and advisor Tom Florio, as well as designer Thakoon Panichgul, Prabal Gurung , US Elle editor-in-chief Robbie Myers, Glossier chief executive Emily Weiss and Bergdorf Goodman senior vice president Linda Fargo attended the event.

Images via businessoffashion.com