2008 February 19
Burberry Prorsum - Milan Fall 2008
(MILAN) Roll Call: Anna Wintour, Hamish Bowles, Sally Singer, Jefferson Hack, Hilary Alexander, Suzy Menkes, Robin Givhan, Booth Moore, Cathy Horyn, Annabel Tollman, Ron Frasch, Joe Zee, Anne Slowey
Chic Report: This season, Christopher Bailey was loving the bundled-up characters featured in British painter L.S. Lowry’s colorful, wintry, street scenes--which translated into some of the chicest pieces we’ve seen all season! Pea coats--in gunmetal, coffee, and a military-inspired navy version--had a major moment, as did the rich metallics, which appeared in a pair of genius, slim-fitting gold trousers, a puff-sleeved bronze frock, and a gilded, shingled, drop-waist dress that emerged to a collective swoon. “This show just made me happy,” gushed Elle’s Robbie Myers. Mario Testino agreed, saying, “What better compliment for a designer than to know he put the audience in a good mood?”
Isaac Mizrahi has been narrating the children's story Peter and the Wolf at The Guggenheim Museum for the last seven years, but this year the designer has been tapped to oversee the...
More shakeups chez Hearst: Harper’s Bazaar executive editor Kimberly Cutter is parting ways with the magazine. Cutter has been with Bazaar for one year, and is bidding adieu to spend...
L'Officiel is adding a new talent to the upper rungs of its masthead. The French glossy has tapped Frédérique Dedet as editor-in-chief at the title. Dedet joins the magazine from...