Women’s Wear Daily
04.17.2014
fashion-scoops
fashion-scoops

Fashion Scoops: For Sale... Work In Progress... Black Gold...

It looks like Versace's Italian villa is up for sale.

By
fashion-scoops/news
View Slideshow
BLACK GOLD: Just in time for the season's reemergence of the little black dress, Givenchy trotted out its recently acquired jewel for the christening of its new Paris store Thursday night: the original dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's." The immaculate sleeveless gown, which was bagged by the house at a London Christie's sale at the end of 2006 for a Holly Golightly-pleasing $811,800, was displayed on Hepburn's original bust — and surveyed carefully by bodyguards.

PICTURE THIS: Patrick Demarchelier will have a retrospective exhibit at Paris' Petit Palais in September. The photographer said he is busy preparing for the show, which will feature some 450 pieces. "It will include recent work," he noted.

DIAMOND EYES: Ann Demeulemeester is ramping up her fine jewelry business. The Belgian designer just inked a deal with Antwerp diamond company Trau Bros. to develop fine jewelry. Some of the fruits of that collaboration were shown on the runway last week, including diamond earrings. But Demeulemeester plans to design a more complete collection soon.

HEAVY METAL: Emulating Karl Lagerfeld, perhaps, Mary-Kate Olsen showed up at Chanel Friday sporting a number of chunky rings, among which were some square-cut gold designs by Enigma. "I got these at Maxfield," she said, flashing two curling silver snake rings.

Anna Mouglalis said she's gearing up for the Chanel-organized premiere of her latest flick, "I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster," on March 19 in Paris. She plays a wayward waitress in the movie, directed by her beau, Samuel Benchetrit.

Claudia Schiffer, meanwhile, in addition to her gig for Chanel, said she was preparing for a Ferragamo campaign that will be shot by Mario Testino in Naples. "Other than that, I'm busy with family matters: the play dates, the tennis lessons, the usual," she said.

MILKY WAY: As part of its ongoing 21st birthday celebration, Costume National kicked off its new unisex fragrance, dubbed 21, at its Rue Cambon store Wednesday night. "The fragrance contains 21 ingredients, from milk to orange blossom and saffron," explained designer Ennio Capasa. The scent, which comes in a sleek, white-lacquered flacon, is the house's first to be created with its new fragrance license holder, Beauty San.
View Slideshow
Page:  « Previous Next »
VIEW ARTICLE IN ONE PAGE
load comments

ADD A COMMENT

Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or simply type your comment below as a guest by entering your email and name. Your email address will not be shared. Please note that WWD reserves the right to remove profane, distasteful or otherwise inappropriate language.

Ads by Google

Newsletters
Newsletters

Sign upSign up for WWD and FN newsletters to receive daily headlines, breaking news alerts and weekly industry wrap-ups.

Publications

ArticleFinder

Fashion


Choose By

Clear

How it works

Close

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.


Or