Fashion News: Rodarte for Opening Ceremony’s 2nd Collection; Preview of Carine Roitfeld’s Liz Taylor-Themed V Spread; & More

August 9, 2011

View Rodarte for Opening Ceremony’s 2nd Collection
(Grazia Daily)
“In a palette of various soft colours, like cream and dusky pink there are high collared Victorian style dresses with full length skirts, widows weeds type Gothy black outfits. There are knitted skater dresses styled with woolly tights. Then there are the high-waisted, voluminous trousers in kooky prints with frilled blouses which emphasize the bust and minimize the waist.”

A Video Preview of Carine Roitfeld’s 72-Page Elizabeth Taylor-Themed V Spread (Fashionologie)
“Carine Roitfeld is making her first return to styling magazine editorials since leaving Vogue Paris for V’s September issue. For those who can’t wait until Sept. 8 – when the magazine hits newsstands – to see her 72-page, Elizabeth Taylor-themed collaboration with Mario Testino – featuring Aymeline Valade – a peek at the shoot in the video.”

McQueen Joins Picasso and Da Vinci on the Most-Viewed List (Vogue UK)
“The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is the eighth most visited exhibition in its 141-year history, putting the designer in the same category as exhibitions including Treasures of Tutankhamun (1978), Mona Lisa (1963), and Picasso in The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2010).”

Project Runway “All Stars” Cast Revealed (Coco Perez)
“Serving as judges will be designers Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman. The mentor will be Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles, and the show will be hosted by supermodel Angela Lindvall. The Project Runway All Stars designers include Austin Scarlett, Kara Janx, Elisa Jimenez, Rami Koshou, Kathleen Vaughn, Jerell Scott, Kenley Collins, Gordana Gehlhausen, Anthony Williams, Mila Hermanovski, April Johnston, Michael Costello, and Mondo Guerra.”

Dolce & Gabbana Advocate Wearing Bras at All Times (The Cut)
“When we dress the model for a show, first we give them the bra, the satin, the lace. It’s all about respect for the body. You never see a woman from the south of Italy without a bra. Never!”


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