By Monica Herrera | 03/31/2009 - 09:35
Nicole Richie is making moves to expand her fashion empire. WWD reports that the pregnant star has signed on with Creative Brands Group to create a line of limited apparel, shoes and accessories—including handbags, sunglasses and belts—under her House of Harlow 1960 lifestyle brand.
By Miranda Noland | 03/23/2009 - 15:55
Fergie recently told People.com that her budget-friendly footwear line (called Fergie, natch) was created with her fans in mind. “I would feel really irresponsible right now to have a line that was completely out of my fans’ price range, so I feel really good about it,” she said. The shoes range in price from $69 to $129, and they’re super-cute. Take a look at some of our favorites from the collection.
By Jazmin Perez | 03/19/2009 - 15:00
WWD is reporting that Marc Jacobs and his Brazilian boyfriend of roughly a year, Lorenzo Martone, are engaged. Just a few days ago, Martone, an ad executive, hinted to Fashion Week Daily that they were taking their relationship to the next level. “It's really early to share, but our relationship is getting stronger and more mature,” he said.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 03/17/2009 - 14:45
Narciso Rodriguez, along with Marc Jacobs and Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy are the nominees for the 2009 Womenswear Designer of the Year award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, WWD reports. In addition, Lazaro Hernandez is up for the Accessory Designer of the Year award.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 03/04/2009 - 16:12
Celeb photographer Annie Leibovitz shot designer label Badgley Mischka’s special 20th anniversary campaign, starring Eva Longoria Parker, Anjelica Huston, Lauren Hutton, Brooke Shields and Carrie Underwood. The designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka also make an appearance.
By Monica Herrera | 02/19/2009 - 18:00
Is this just a crazy, random coincidence, or was Narciso Rodriguez's Fall 2009 collection partially inspired by Café Tacuba? The Cuban American designer, who is a favorite of First Lady Michelle Obama, sent his models down the runway earlier this week in eye-slit headgear that bore a strong resemblance to the low-brimmed hat that's become a signature look for Rubén Albarrán, a member of the Mexican alt-rock band.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/19/2009 - 14:50
Less than a year ago Arlenis Sosa Peña was a dedicated student living in the Dominican Republic until designer Luis Menieur approached her on the street and changed her life. Intrigued by Peña’s look, Menieur sent her pictures to the Marilyn Agency, which signed her immediately. Ten months later, Peña is one of the most sought after models, working with top photographers and turning heads at major fashion shows.
By Ivana Cepeda | 02/19/2009 - 12:45
Madonna is definitely a force to be reckoned with and it seems that she has decided to throw her weight around for her current flavor of the month, Brazilian model Jesus Luz. According to QUEM magazine, Madge personally asked Donatella Versace to book him as the new face of her eponymous fashion line. Luz, 22, will be featured as the new face for Versace's Fall 2009 campaign. It’s nice to have friends in high places, isn’t it?
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/18/2009 - 15:00
Although diversity in the world of fashion continues to be an infuriatingly endless battle, we have a bit of hope after seeing several striking Latinas grace various runways at Fashion Week, taking place now in New York City. Latina cover model Sessilee Lopez has been extremely busy, walking in shows for Marc Jacobs, Diane Von Furstenberg and Narciso Rodriguez to name a few. We also spotted new fashion darling Arlenis Sosa Peña and Brazilian stunner Gracie Carvalho.
By Monica Herrera | 02/13/2009 - 16:15
Here's a first look at the stunning Cruz sisters, Penélope and Monica, in their new spring ad campaign for Mango. The ladies have been designing for this Spanish fashion line for two years now, and their spring 2009 collection features flirty dresses, separates and other bargain chic items. Head over to mangoshop.com to see more of these hermanas at their most gorgeous and browse through their latest designs.