Hundreds of Lilly Pulitzer admirers venture to Florida for an estate auction that marks the end of the designer's era, Vogue rounds up five recent book releases that recount the glamour and excess of the Jazz Age, and Wes Anderson commissions Miuccia Prada to design a vintage-inspired luggage set for his upcoming film, The Grand Budapest Hotel....all this and more on Vintage In The News!
Diana Vreeland's words of wisdom are now archived in book form, Saint Laurent designer--Hedi Slimane--drops retailer over t-shirt dispute, and some of history's most iconic footwear will now be on display at the Palais de Tokyo in an exhibit highlights designer Vivier's impressive body of work...All that and more on Vintage In The News!
Michelle Obama hosts the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards, Vogue publishes a new book on Vivienne Westwood, Manolo Blahnik joins the fashion calendar, and a brand relaunch brings back the palazzo pyjamas of the swinging 60s... All that and more on Vintage in The News!
FIT's new exhibit "A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk", a new book documents the backstage wonder of Alexander McQueen, Francisco Costa celebrates ten years at Calvin Klein, and Peter Lindberg sounds off on the Age of the Supermodel. All on Vintage in The News!
As day two of New York Fashion week winds down, the news is decidedly on Spring 2014, but there is still a good bit of vintage in the news... the Costume Institute has announced the subject their Spring 2014 show, American couturier Charles James, Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a big show, and Andy Warhol's fashion work is on sale at Christie's
PinkClouds is opening its first store in Soho, NYC! Fashion critic Suzy Menkes sounds off about the fashion industry, Oscar de la Renta is scaling back his fashion week presentation, an annoucement from Bloomingdales on the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania and more!
Lucky magazine looks at vintage shopping and period films, Elie Tahari turns 40, while Alexander McQueen's skull scarf celebrates it's 10th anniversary with Damien Hirst, Louis Vuitton honors six of its timeless muses with a new exhibit, Carine Roitfeld's new documentary and Simon Doonan's new book will both launch during NYFW. All that and more on this week's Vintage in The News!
Two new shows this week, one on portraits of Coco Chanel by artist Marion Pike and the other on the history of New York's Garment District. September issues feature a handful of interviews with major industry players, specifically Andre Leon Talley and Sarah Jessica Parker, and Another magazine features designers over 70.
This week on Vintage in The News... New details on the Roger Vivier retrospective emerge, Charlotte Olympia releases a truly all-American retro resort collection, Paco Rabanne names a new creative director, the CFDA/Vogue fashion fund announces a tv show special, and Hillary Clinton is presented with an award for outstanding community service by designer Michael Kors.
Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of Prince George! This week on Vintage in the News... Dolce & Gabbana respond to their guilty verdict, the famous Southbeach Versace Mansion goes up for auction, Ralph Lauren steps up to restore the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, and John Casablancas, founder of Elite Models, dies at age 70.
A chat with the Palais Galliera's head curator Olivier Saillard, a big move for Fendi, two new exhibits on Tony Viramontes and royal fashion, and vintage blogger Natalie Joos sits down with legendary Diane von Furstenberg... All in Vintage in the News!
Vintage in the News this week features three new shows: the Oscar de la Renta retrospective, the V&A’s Club to Catwalk, and the Gagosian Galley’s exhibit on Inex and Vidoodh. Also, Joseph Altuzarra wins the legendary Woolmark Award and Carine Roitfeld releases her earliest modeling comp card.
This week on Vintage in the News... Nina Ricci couturier Gerard Pipart passes away at the age of 79, Alexander Wang opens up about his move to Balenciaga, a new exhibit honoring the eclectic style of the Hippie movement, and a beautiful film honoring Christian Lacroix's collection for Schiaparelli.
Three new exhibits on Japanese designers, Helmut Newton, and Azzedine Alaia; Christian Lacroix's tribute collection for Schiaparelli, and Anna Wintour's first tweet in support of marriage equality, all in this week's Vintage in the News.
French couturier Jean-Louis Scherrer died this week in Paris, fashion historian Caroline Evan's newest book, WilliamVintage announces a collaboration with Selfridges, and Kerry Taylor Aution House sells a handful of Diana Vreeland's legendary wardrobe. All that and more on Vintage in the News.
After a two and a half year hiatus, John Galliano finally speaks in a candid interview with Ingrid Sischy. In other Vintage in the News, Kate Moss will grace the cover of Playboy, two new exhibits on jewelry, and Suzy Menkes opens her wardrobe for Christies. Read that and more after the jump.
A look back at the Obamas in the 70s, a new book on NYC in the 1980s, the Mark Hotel and Bergdorf Goodman team up, The Ferragamo exhbition, The Amazing Shoemaker, and more!
The Missoni family grieves the loss of their patriarch, Suzy Menkes sounds off on Punk, rare footage of Stephen Sprouse’s first major fashion show, and finally a confirmation from the Isabella Blow Foundation on an upcoming exhibition.
Prada and Catherine Martin team up for an instillation featuring Gatsby costumes, Yohji Yamamoto is honored at Berlin's Gallery Week, Riccardo Tisci and Joseph Atluzarra take a stab at the ballet and the enormous couture collection of famed YSL muse Danielle Luquet de Saint Germain goes on sale.
Master meets master as Schiaparelli announces a collaboration with Christian Lacroix, Gatsby fever hits the fashion world and two footwear giants are celebrated. Vintage in the News after the jump!
This week the CFDA nominees were announced, Chanel releases a new archival video, Dior takes over Harrod’s, and the New York Times interviews British Vogue’s Vintage King. Most important of all – a very happy birthday to Bill Cunningham!
This week on Vintage in the News: Bob Mackie and Cher reunite for the singer's upcoming tour, Tavi Gevinson sits down with vintage doyenne Iris Apfel, a new book highlights the innovation of textile design, and we list our favorite moments (so far) of season one of Vintage Bowles.
This week's Vintage in the News is all about 2013's CFDA winners: Proenza Schouler is re-releasing their first collection through Barney's, Vera Wang sits down for a chat with WWD, and Oscar de la Renta endorses Hillary Clinton. Also this week, a new book on Karl Lagerfeld's quips and a look back at the Nixon administration's most notorious playboy.
Nicola Formichetti leaves Mugler for Diesel, the House of Dior plans its own Impressionism exhibition, a new book featuring the costumes of Liberace, and a the lovely “Generations of Style” video series... all that and more in Vintage in the News!
Vintage in the News this week … a German exhibition of outrageous footwear, shots of Hollywood’s most beloved stars go to auction, Stella McCartney is honored with the Order of the British Empire, and Patrick Robinson gets a fresh start at Armani Exchange.
It's finally here! Fashion and Impressionism at the Met opens Tuesday. Also this week, a new creative director for Tod's, a new title for Kate Moss, and Princess Diana's most famous gowns are back on the market... Catch up on all the Vintage in the News!
Vintage in the News today looks at jewelry trends, 90's revival, shoe mania and more after the jump!
Busy week! Inauguration fashion, Galliano's stint at Oscar de la Renta, and a twist on the International Best Dressed List. Plus Prada's Great Gatsby and Balenciaga's secrets revealed after the jump...
In the news this week: Chanel's third exhibit in China, Design of the Year nominees, and finally, Jean Paul Gaultier comes to New York City!
This week in Vintage in the News, Downton Abbey hits Saville Row, Karl does Dallas, and The New York Times predicts which sartorial items will define the millenial generation.
Vintage in the News: Fashion name-dropping in Rap, Marlene Dietrich, and Jean Paul Gaultier announces a greatest hits line!
Our Vintage in the News this week is quite Anglo-centric. Valentino is honored with an exhibit at Somerset House and Muiccia Prada hosts a salon at Cafe Royal.
Our round-up of Vintage in the News, featuring Kate the Great, along with Versace, Armani and Manolo.
This week, the Stephen Burrows Retrospective opens at MCNY, while David Bowie is honored with his own show at the V&A. Meanwhile, Andre Leon Talley pen’s a new book on the LBD and TheCut weighs in the on the Celine/Beene controversy…
Vintage in the News this week features a mixed reaction to the restroom re-creation at Punk:Chaos to Couture, an informative slideshow of Flappers with Sad Eyes, the auction of fashion journalist Suzy Menkes' wardrobe, and a new exhibit paying homage to "The Queen". More, after the jump!
Christy Turlington lands the Calvin Klein Underwear campaign twenty-five years after her first booking with the company, Milan Fashion week looks to revamp their image, Cathy Horyn writes an engaging article on the spirit of the flapper, and a new book pays homage to the New Romantic movement… All in Vintage in the News!
John Galliano will teach a master class at Parson’s, anticipation of the Met’s Punk show reaches fever pitch, two new documentaries offer intimate views of designers Frida Giannini and Miguel Adrover, and new exhibits on The Dandy and Chinese-American Designers open this month.
While the world of print journalism has been turned on its head by the digital revolution, fashion glossies continue to pop up almost monthly. Today in Vintage in the News, we look at features from the new generation of fashion magazines: System, CrushFanzine, and Style.com/Print. We also pay tribute to the three formidable fashion icons that passed away this week.
An Italian muse remembers Warhol and Dali, the 40th anniversary of Versailles, Opening Ceremony's "Rihtrospective", and the Princess of Punk... All in Vintage in the News
Artist Thayaht for Vionnet, Stephen Jones keeps the art of millinery alive,and is it the end of Fashion's Night Out? Read it all on Vintage in the News!
This week... a 214 year old French law is revoked, the Countess Louise J. Esterhazy's sharp pen returns, and an ode to the ineffable Bill Cunningham.
Exhibits on Anna Piaggi, Greta Garbo and Man Ray, The Vogue Fashion Festival and Andre Teon Leone and Karl Lagerfeld hit the media!
Designer Betsey Johnson is launching a new line – and new reality show, the V&A honors 80s clubwear, and Selfridges pulls a concept from the archives to challenge today’s shopping experience.
Vintage in the News features an upcoming exhibit on shoes, interviews with two Vreeland protégés, and a look back at the original Playboy Bunnies.
Vintage in the News this week profiles the evolution of brand heritage, two small NYC shows, and the royal bump!
Our weekly roundup of Vintage in the News: the Tillett exhibit at MCNY, rare footage of Jeanne Lanvin, and few new vintage online sales.
Our weekly roundup of Vintage in the News, featuring exhibits on Katharine Hepburn, Frida Kahlo and two Yves Saint Laurent films.