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Is Marco Zanini Headed to Emilio Pucci?

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Image: Getty

If rumors are to be believed, Marco Zanini may not be out of a job for much longer. The designer recently left his post as creative director at the revived house of Schiaparelli, after a rather brief stint at the label. But a possible opening at Emilio Pucci could have Mr. Zanini gainfully employed pretty soon. WWD reports that the designer could be a possible successor once Peter Dundas exits the label. Rumors are swirling that Dundas is on his way out and may be headed for Roberto Cavalli.

For now, these are just rumors as Zanini told WWD that he and Pucci aren’t in talks. We’re guessing the involved parties will want to keep everything on the low, at least until the time of Dundas’ rumored departure. Either way, it will be interesting to see who replaces Dundas should he leave the label.

[via WWD]

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Vogue Germany Devotes March Issue to Anna Ewers (Forum Buzz)

Magazines often dedicate issues to a single model. Doutzen Kroes graces Vogue Netherlands’ March issue, adding three fabulous covers to her ever-growing portfolio, and now Vogue Germany dedicates its March issue to Anna Ewers. The new model gets not one, but four new covers (and counting) for the celebratory issue. Anna took time out of her busy schedule to shoot with Patrick Demarchelier, Peter Lindbergh, Luigi & Iango, Daniel Jackson and Camilla Akrans for the occasion. Demarchelier’s cover (below) features the German stunner serving up natural beauty while wearing a suede Gucci coat.

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IMAGE: VOGUE.DE

Our forum members were quick to descend on the thread once the cover surfaced. “She’s flawless, go Anna!” Oxymore raved.

“So lovely! I like everything about it: the color scheme, the styling, the layout, the model choice…” added kokobombon in agreement.

Forum member gazebo shared the same sentiments: “Love love love. She is Germany’s supermodel, the perfect choice for March. Love the simple home girl, model next door look.”

“Anna looks fresh and beautiful on the cover. What a star she is!” complimented bluestar.

TeeVanity agreed and simply stated that it’s “a very gorgeous cover.” We agree!

“Anna looks stunning, completely deserves an issue dedicated to her,” declared fluorescentbeat.

Do you think Anna deserves the entire issue of Vogue Germany dedicated to her? Check out all the covers posted so far and share your opinion here.

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Farfetch Unrolls Its Very First Ad Campaign

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Farfetch, the online destination for designer wares curated from trendy boutiques around the world, is unrolling its first campaign without the help of a celebrity or fashion It girl. No, this time, the clothes do the talking.

The theme of the campaign is “Unfollow,” as in Farfetch provides a selection of clothing for people who are trendsetters, not trend followers. The ads will run in the U.S., Europe, Australia and the Middle East. Each image from the campaign is taken from the back, a kind of anti-selfie for fashion enthusiasts always on the cusp of what’s new and next. 

It’s definitely a cool approach, shooting from the back, relying on the content of the website to do the selling as opposed to scooping up a buzzy style star like Solange Knowles (though that would have been awesome, just saying) to do the heavy lifting. And if this image is any indication, the product certainly speaks for itself. 

[via WWD]

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Chanel Supports Emerging Designers with the ANDAM Prize

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Chanel is on the hunt for the next big fashion talent. The storied French design house has joined the Association Nationale de Développement des Arts de la Mode to throw support behind the ANDAM grant, which awards a young designer a chunk of cash and a mentorship with François-Henri Pinault. This year, not only is Chanel signing on as a sponsor, but Chanel’s President of Fashion Bruno Pavlovsky will take over for Mr. Pinault as this year’s mentor.

The New York Times speculates that Chanel’s interest in new designers could stem from the fact that its creative director (Karl Lagerfeld) is getting on in years. Cultivating emerging talent that could eventually step in as a replacement is a smart business move. Early bird gets the worm and all. 

Applications for the grant are being accepted from now until April 20. You can read the contest’s full rules here.

[via NYT]

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We’re Head Over Heels for Björk on T Magazine’s Spring Cover (Forum Buzz)

Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar aren’t the only fashion magazines in the business, and more often than not, it’s one of the other publications that excites our forum members. T Magazine‘s shared its Women’s Fashion Spring 2015 cover with its 114,000 Instagram followers and quickly set the forums ablaze. Björk was shot by Dutch photographic duo Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin to correspond with the release of her album, teaming up once again to create eye-catching imagery.

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Forum members stated their opinions loud and clear. “This combo always works!” raved Miss Dalloway within moments of the cover surfacing, about to set the tone of more comments to come.

“Yes the cover is amazing and yes to the Comme des Garçons shots, I’m so in love with this,” mistress_f proclaimed.

Forum member alienobserver shared the same sentiments: “Björk in Comme des Garçons is a dream. Solid issue. Love it.”

“The whole cover story is amazing,” credited burbuja8910.

“Always love what Björk brings to the table!” justaguy responded.

We’re lucky enough to have been treated to previews of the remaining fashion stories inside the thread. Check them out and share your own opinion here.

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Street Style Favorite Caroline Issa Launches New Collection at Nordstrom

Nordstrom Signature & Caroline Issa S/S 2015; Image: Nordstrom

Nordstrom Signature & Caroline Issa S/S 2015; Image: Nordstrom

Caroline Issa is no stranger to Fashion Week. The creative consultant and fashion director of Tank magazine is a street style magnet, but this season, she’s taking on a different role: designer. Last Thursday, in a tucked-away suite at the Greenwich Hotel, Issa debuted her wildly buzzed about Nordstrom Signature collection featuring 28 luxury essentials for the modern woman. The polished lineup, Issa said, drew references from icons like Lauren Bacall, Audrey Hepburn and Slim Keith. “Women who were confident, accomplished and wore clothes to complement their everyday life.”

The tightly-edited assortment of tailored blazers and trousers, day-to-night dresses, leather jackets, cashmeres and elegant knits has won over editors already pinning the style icon as “one to watch” in 2015. Luckily, the Spring/Summer 2015 collection, priced between $195 and $2,995, is available beginning today in 55 select Nordstrom stores and Nordstrom.com

Flip through the Nordstrom Signature & Caroline Issa S/S 2015 lookbook below. (more…)

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