Well, they say if the shoe fits, you should buy it in every colour. Evidently a similar rule applies for dresses, at least if you’re Jessica Hart and the dress not only fits but exposes a sufficient amount of thigh.
For Roberto Cavalli’s yacht party, she wore a silky pink Pucci gown with a ruched waist, subtle halter neck and thigh-high split. And just a day later, at the model-heavy amFAR gala, she stepped out in what looked like the same dress given a dye job. (There’s an innovative new way to travel more lightly!) It was actually an icy blue Vionnet.
Jess teamed both gowns with identical #wokeuplikethis hair and basically zero makeup, because she can. We suspect if we raided her Edie Parker clutches, we’d find little more than a stick of Burt’s Bees.
Are you here for the admittedly stunning style repeat or do you wish she’d tried something different?
Collaborations are all the rage this summer, but if Mara Hoffman x Havaianas isn’t quite your thing, you may be interested in something special a little closer to home.
Vancouver based Nicole Bridger, best known for her dynamic fashion line of ethical materials, has recently partnered with local artist Zoë Pawlak to create five custom fabrics for her spring/summer collection, which she dubs “Ready for Love.” Fuchsia pink, electric blue and vibrant chartreuse tones dominate the line, consisting of a silk crepe kimono Jacket, pink silk shorts, attention-grabbing joggers, a blue button-front dress and the dramatic floor-length silk “Inspire” dress fit for any summer romance.
There are around 55 pieces in all, each providing an effective and beautiful canvas for Pawlak’s striking paintings, the portions of which have been enlarged for a bold look. The full collection was showcased earlier this May in an East Vancouver soiree, but thankfully we can snap up all the pieces online at Nicole Bridger’s store (ranging from $142 to $234). I simply adore all the loosey-goosey designs, but feel like this Samantha Dress really speaks to me.
Georgia May Jagger is Vogue Japan's latest cover girl. Photographed by Willy Vanderperre, the British model is seen with poker straight hair, bleached eyebrows and minimal makeup for the July 2014 cover shot. Japanese Vogue's covers usually work for me, but there's something slightly off about this. It's lifeless, considering the cover suggests this is a body special, but our forum members are picking up on something else…
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"All this trouble to make her look like Lara … why not just get the original?" questioned Marc10. The Lara Stone comparisons started to flood in thick and heavy within minutes of the cover being posted.
"It's the best she's looked BECAUSE she looks like Lara," commented anlabe32.
HeatherAnne was another member who failed to recognize Georgia at first: "I wouldn't have even guessed this was Georgia, it looks nothing like her."
"Georgia might look like Lara, but IMO It's still a nice cover!" enthused fashionlover2001.
Just a few months ago she was walking the runway for Chanel, Givenchy, Giles and Marc Jacobs during Fashion Week, now Kendall Jenner is making a surprise appearance inside the June / July 2014 issue of French Vogue. The reality star turned high-fashion model is seen posing alongside a number of other vacant girls whilst being photographed by Patrick Demarchelier. Stylist to the shoot, Katie Grand, was no doubt the instigator of Jenner's appearance. Kendall is seen wearing various outfits from Chanel and Prada (which I think she looks fantastic in!).
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Are you at all surprised? I thought it would be interesting to see which editor or publication would be the first to feature the 18-year-old beauty, after getting a seal of approval from the likes of designers Karl Lagerfeld and Riccardo Tisci. However, this isn't exactly Kendall's first high-fashion print gig; Jenner was photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for the March 2014 issue of W magazine.
Thomas Tait can call himself a winner today, as the designer is the first to snag the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize. After being vetted by a panel of LVMH design superstars like Phoebe Philo, Karl Lagerfeld and Raf Simons, as well as bosses Delphine Arnault, Pierre-Yves Roussel and Jean-Paul Claverie, Tait took home the $409,270 prize and will get a year of mentoring.
Tait beat out a collection of worthy contenders. Finalists included Shayne Oliver of Hood by Air, Simone Rocha, Vika Gazinskaya, Miuniku's Nikita and Tina Sutradhar, Tillmann Lauterbach, CG by Chris Gelinas, Suno's Max Osterweis and Erin Beatty, Tim Coppens, Gabriele Colangelo and Simon Porte Jacquemus.
Congrats to Thomas Tait and his line! It will be interesting to see how his label develops with this injection of cash and backing from one of the world's largest luxury conglomerates.
The CFDA Fashion Awards are fast approaching, with the big winners set to be feted at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall on June 2. Want to know what's going through the nominees' minds as the big date creeps closer? WWD went behind the scenes with some of the designers and honorees up for a prize in their respective categories. The industry trade released an on-set sit-down they had with each of the nominees they could get together for a photoshoot.
Of course, each graciously thanks the CFDA for their consideration and are tremendously #blessed to be recognized in this way. But perhaps the best bit comes from Bethann Hardison, who will receive the Founders Award for her work promoting diversity in the industry. Her reenactment of her reaction to hearing that she was getting the honor is simply adorable.
Watch interviews with Marc Jacobs, Rosie Assoulin, Public School's Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osbourne, Joseph Altuzarra, Alexander Wang and more above.