Two Roitfelds For The Price Of One
In case you missed it, here are the top style stories from the week leading up to May 24th.
Abercrombie & Fitch
Finally issued an apology for the brand’s “exclusionary” clothing policies in a statement from the heart: “We sincerely regret and apologize for any offense caused by comments we have made in the past.”
Opening up a boutique, sort of. Mrs. Carter is curating an online shop for Rent the Runway. (House of Dereon not included.)
Forbes names the model number 95 of the World’s Most Powerful Women in 2013–only 90 spots behind Hillary Clinton.
A new report declares the French fashion house the most popular high-end brand on Pinterest. Even though it doesn’t have an account.
Wore purple Spanx to match her Givenchy dress at Cannes. Shouldn’t the headline actually be that Chastain’s coordinating undergarments were visible?
At least she made up for this wardrobe malfunction by wearing one of Elizabeth Taylor’s Bulgari necklaces to the 50th anniversary viewing of Cleopatra.
De la Renta, Oscar
The 80-year-old fashion designer “spontaneously” serenaded his niece Katherine Pingree at her wedding to Andrew Dick with Elvis Presley’s “I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You.”
Gets yet another hand tattoo; considers a post-modeling career in body art.
Plans to host an exhibition of Karl Lagerfeld’s photography in July–because there hasn’t been one of those in ages.
The iconic Italian designer, himself, gets the graphic novel-treatment. Stay tuned for the upcoming Disney flick.
Imposter of the Week
Everyone who instagrammed a man resembling “Gangnam Style” phenomenon PSY had a lot of e-clean up to do.
May no longer be the location of New York Fashion Week, if this new lawsuit has anything to do about it.
Receives a shiny new title: International Fashion Editor of the International New York Times. (Where was the copy editor on that one?)
Saved–or maybe earned a little extra–money by casting herself and her daughter Julia in the latest Givenchy ad campaign that she also styled. Now there’s a shoot we wish we were at.
The Italian artist is on the cover of L’Uomo Vogue‘s May/June issue as Pope Innocent X. Velázquez would hopefully give his blessing.