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Karl Lagerfeld has come up with a unique lot which will be auctioned at a charity gala this week.
Designers everywhere are going mad for crop tops in all shapes, colors and sizes.
Michael Kors’ Taiwan store opening was attended by a range of Asian stars, including Hong Kong actress Angelababy.
Jean Paul Gaultier says Catherine Deneuve and Marion Cotillard’s style has an “elegance” about it.
Iris Apfel is the ideal person to design for the new Schiaparelli fashion house, says Jenna Lyons.
Hotpants are a big look this season, and here’s how to wear them with style.
Coco Rocha says working with Karl Lagerfeld is “a thrill”.
Miranda Kerr is happy she is still doing “fun” modeling jobs while also finding time to be with her husband and son.
Heidi Klum always thinks of her customers when she’s creating her designs.
Andre Leon Talley has praised Karl Lagerfeld for showing how important the “culture of luxury” is in fashion.
There is no slowing down for Carine Roitfeld as she prepares Cannes Film Festival’s first ever fashion show amidst reports her daughter has given birth to her first child.
Alice Temperley has announced the opening of the label’s first ever flagship store to “invite customers directly into our world”.
Margherita Maccapani Missoni doesn’t notice if she’s wearing a pattern as it comes so “naturally” to her.
Karl Lagerfeld describes himself as a “brain bodybuilder”.
Nicola Formichetti has joked that as creative director of Thierry Mugler he really just “helps out” at the label.
Tom Ford has joked it helps to be a Virgo if you want to be an “obsessive” fashion designer.
Melanie Ward says the internet and social media have “democratized fashion”.
Coco Rocha is thankful she liked Irish dancing when she was young as it has helped her establish her modeling career.Coco Rocha bitterly regrets not buying a pair of dream shoes which she just “couldn’t part with the cash” for.The model loves everything about fashion and enjoys being clad in high-end pieces for photoshoots. However, when it comes to dressing herself in her private life things are different.Coco finds it hard to splash huge amounts of cash on expensive pieces as it seems so wasteful.“My greatest fashion regret is some Givenchy shoes I wanted so badly, but I couldn’t part with the cash. I was raised on thrift stores, so shopping at high-end boutiques, to this day, is foreign to me,” she explained to the latest edition of UK Elle.The 23-year-old star loves her job, but didn’t grow up on a diet of fashion. She was interested in other pursuits, although now she is glad of that.Coco’s other passions have helped her develop a niche when it comes to modeling.“My earliest fashion memory is the day I was scouted at the age of 14. That’s when I realized that models could be tall, skinny, Irish-dancing nerds,” she laughed.“My most exciting fashion moment so far was Celtic dancing down Jean Paul Gaultier’s runway in 2007. I was then known as ‘Coco the dancing model’. It helped establish me as more than just another new face.”
A host of names from the fashion and celebrity worlds have taken to their Twitter pages to pay their respects to the late Vidal Sassoon.
Freja Beha Erichsen may be one of fashion’s hottest faces but she believes “beauty is not necessary”
Charlotte Olympia Dellal created special Big Apple bags to celebrate her New York City store.
Rokanda Ilincic has explained her Fall/Winter 12 collection is based on “imperfection and rebellion”.
Daisy Lowe has revealed her weaknesses, which include stressing out too easily and being compulsive.
The Vogue model confirmed their wedding plans in a magazine interview but didn’t reveal whether they have set a date yet.
Karl Lagerfeld showed off his latest collection for the luxury label at the Château de Versailles in Paris last night, saying Chanel’s Resort 2013 collection was inspired by Marie Antoinette.