Sarah Jessica Parker could not have been sweeter as she worked the crowd at the Halston Fall 2010 Fashion Week presentation. The “Sex and the City” star recently signed a deal to design for Halston Heritage, the house’s secondary line, which specializes in designs based on its deep and storied archives. She has been the face of Halston since September.
Perhaps all this utilitarian-chic has gone to the heads of designers, or maybe S&M is in the air, but strapping is already a trend for Fall 2010.
At Fashion Week there were calf-braces at Rag & Bone, and belts on the back of coats. At Altuzarra, the “Edward Scissorhands”-inspiration yielded bondage-style stacks of buckles on bound arms, legs and waists alike.
Lindsay Lohan is to Jill Stuart what Ashley Dupre is to Yigal Azrouel: the designer’s absolute worst nightmare. We hear from a source close to La Lohan that the wayward actress (who once was a front-row “It” girl) wasn’t invited to Stuart’s Fashion Week show because the designer’s team considers her a “brand damager.”
The caramel crocodile fitted jacket over grey wool wide-leg trousers at Carolina Herrera. Impeccable classics, meant to last a lifetime.
While leggings were the transitional cold-weather item a couple years ago, tights were the must-have accessory for last fall. This season, the legwear of choice gets a little more cheeky. Thigh-high socks appeared at Karen Walker and Thakoon and offered that hint of sexiness under those bulky layers of coats and jackets.
Welcome to the Marc Jacobs show live, via Twitter.
The Twitter universe began buzzing a day or so ago that Robert Duffy, president of Marc Jacobs, was tweeting all the details of Mr. Jacobs highly guarded show, with photos from the set and, later, from backstage.
Thanks so much for dragging us out of bed on this frigid Manhattan morning! Really, we would’ve slept through Donna Karan at 2pm if it wasn’t for you (we were out a bit late last night).
One nearly could have mistaken Mr. Jacob’s hot-ticket show tonight for one in Milan, what with all the finely constructed, entirely wearable and not-weirdly styled clothes that were on display.
It’s the collaboration that’s had us intrigued ever since we caught wind of it, and now, Narciso Rodriguez for eBay has hit stores. Or, er, auction tables.
Though she looked perfectly put-together when she took her seat in the front row at Diane von Furstenberg next to Sophia Bush and Molly Sims, Shenae Grimes admitted that she’d had just a few minutes to change her look from the previous show. “I changed backstage.