PATRICK ROBINSON CO-CHAIRS COSTUME INSTITUTE GALA BENEFIT WITH OPRAH WINFREY AND VOGUE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF ANNA WINTOUR
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Gap Partners with America’s Most Celebrated Young Design Talent to Create Original Gowns for Gala; Gowns Will Be Displayed at Gap Fifth Avenue for One Month Following the Gala and Auctioned Off by Gap to Benefit The Costume Institute
Gap Creates Limited Edition T-Shirt Collection in Celebration of its Sponsorship of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Spring 2010 Exhibition: “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity”
SAN FRANCISCO (APRIL 29, 2010) – Furthering its commitment to the arts, Gap is helping support The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Spring 2010 Costume Institute exhibition: American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity (on view May 5 – August 15). As part of the iconic brand’s sponsorship, Gap Executive Vice President of Global Design, Patrick Robinson, will co-chair The Costume Institute Benefit on May 3 in New York City.
Inspired by the theme of this year’s exhibition, Gap reignited its relationships with current and past CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winners–Alexander Wang, Rodarte, Sophie Theallet and Thakoon—to create original gowns for the Gala. The gowns, which will be credited as Alexander Wang for Gap, Rodarte for Gap, Sophie Theallet for Gap, and Thakoon for Gap, will be worn by eight well-known muses who span the fashion, music, film, television and Broadway realms. Alexander Wang will dress M.I.A. and Zoe Kravitz; Thakoon will dress Kerry Washington and Riley Keough; Jessica Alba and Vera Farmiga will don gowns by Sophie Theallet; and Rodarte will dress Kirsten Dunst and Jamie Bochert. Read more
April 26, 2010 by admin · Comments Off
JustProud is a fast growing social community for everyone who wants a career in fashion or who is passionateabout it. Get discovered through JustProud or see it as a stepping stone. The community driven fashion brandenables members to upload their design, share opinions, participate in photo shoots and more. All for thepurpose of creating their own fashion brand.How does it work?
At JustProud.com designers upload their designs. Models and photographers connect their profile to the designs they believe in. Then all members have the opportunity to vote and decide what getsproduced, featured and who wins a photo shoot. It is the community who decides!“There are two kind of photo shoots”, explains Geert Rietbergen the founder. Read more
JONES Magazine Launches Nationally This Week and JONESMAG.com Gets a Twenty-ten Makeover with New Site Design
NEW YORK, April 23 /FashionNews/ — The NorthStar Group is pleased to announce the official national launch of JONES Magazine. In addition to the launch of the magazine, the newly redesigned website JONESMAG.com has gone live, providing readers an interactive 360 degree experience.
JONES Magazine initially launched as a regional publication in 2005 under the creative direction of founder and Editor-in-Chief Tracey Ferguson. “The magazine appeals to stylish and chic multicultural women and serves as a premier shopping guide,” shares Ferguson, who is thrilled about JONES becoming a national brand. From fashion to food to distinctive travel destinations to the best in home design, JONES is the go-to guide for a sophisticated consumer. Read more
ORLANDO, Fla., April 23 /FashionNews/ — KROMA Makeup is proud to carry the Absolutely-Natural line of suncare and skin care in their award winning makeup studio in Maitland, FL. The Absolutely-Natural sun and skin care products will complement the all natural, hand-made makeup that has helped earn KROMA a reputation for quality and luxury.
“We are happy to recommend Absolutely-Natural as the product provides excellent protection with the minimal amount of ingredients as possible. It also smells and feels wonderful, which is an important part of consumer adoption. We also like that we can use one product for face and body.” – Lee Tillett – President KROMA Makeup By Lee Tillett, Inc. Read more
NICE, France, April 23, 2010 /FashionNews/ — Vitesse was created by Caroline and John Mollanger – two product and brand building experts with 20 years of experience at Nike Inc. and Puma AG – on the evidence that too many motorcycle riders do not wear moto boots. Read more
The Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles Presents Accessories for Success Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show
LOS ANGELES, April 23 /FashionNews/ — The Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles presents its annual Accessories for Success Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show featuring fashions by Neiman Marcus, April 27, 2010 at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Financial management expert Laura Lizer and philanthropist Joni Berry will be honored. Amber Valletta emcees, Shirley MacLaine and Norm Crosby will present. Jackie Collins and Joanna Poitier are Honorary Chairs, Mary Willard is Event Chair and Rochelle Maize and Brock Moseley serve as Luncheon Co-Chairs.
Prior to the luncheon, a boutique will be conducted offering high-end accessories donated by retailers, spas, salons and jewelers including Beverly Hills’ Nelson J Salon, Sherman Oak’s Blue Medi Spa and the eco-aware accessory company Make Love Not Trash. An Accessories Boutique will feature fashionable vendors donating a portion of proceeds from their sales. Read more
Knoxville, TN.(April 22, 2010) /FashionNews/ — Jewelry TelevisionR (JTV), announced their partnership with Diana: A Celebration, the traveling exhibition showcasing the life, humanitarian efforts, and timeless fashion of Diana, Princess of Wales. On display will also be many pieces of Diana’s dazzling tiara collection which will be housed in the Tiara Gallery. To commemorate this collection, Diana fans will have the chance to enter the Royal Tiara Sweepstakes and win a tiara encrusted with 13 carats of diamonds valued at $25,000, a trip to Atlanta to see Diana: A Celebration, and other prizes. The exhibit, on display at the Atlanta Civic Center, will run through June 13.
“We saw this partnership to help promote Diana: A Celebration,as a natural opportunity to acknowledge Princess Diana’s influence on the modern jewelry industry,” said Bill Kouns, Chief Merchandising Officer for JTV. “Diana’s personal selection of a sapphire engagement ring was unprecedented at the time, and influenced women everywhere to consider colored gemstones as an alternative to the traditional diamond engagement ring,” he noted. Read more
BURBANK, Calif., April 22 /FashionNews/ Woodbury University will honor famed gown designer Sue Wong at the 46th annual fashion show benefit on Sunday, May 2.
The show at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles begins at 6:30 p.m., with a reception at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $150 and proceeds provide scholarships for talented Woodbury students. Read more
MIAMI, April 22, 2010 /FashionNews/ — GREY GOOSER, the “World’s Best Tasting Vodka,” joins forces with renowned couture milliner, Ellen Christine, to create a one-of-a-kind hat to be worn exclusively at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 1st at Churchill Downs.
Actress and model Rebecca Romijn will lend support by donning the custom-designed hat at the prestigious race. Best known for her roles as Mystique in the X-men movies and Alexis Meade in Ugly Betty, California native Rebecca Romijn, along with designer Ellen Christine, will autograph the exclusive hat and auction it on the Clothes Off Our Back website (www.clothesoffourback.org) from May 1st through May 20th. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit The Barnstable-Brown Foundation to support diabetes research. Read more