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Items Du Jour: Linda’s New Moschino Ad, DVF and Google

Robyn Lawley+ Linda Evangelista fronts a very 90's-esque Moschino's latest ad campaign shot by Steven Meisel.

+ Google is really trying to make Google Glass happen, so they've enlisted Diane Von Fursternberg to help them do so.

+ In case you already haven't seen Rihanna's CFDA Awards Old-Hollywood-meets-Rose-McGowan's-1998-VMA dress, here are some more photos of it (or if you just want to stare at it again, just like the rest of the internet is doing).

+ Model Robyn Lawley fronts a swimsuit campaign for Swimsuits For All, an online retailer that offers flattering summer pieces for women with fuller figures. Blogger and model Gabi Fresh also appears in some of the shots!

+ Tom Ford explains at his CFDA Awards appearance why he's been a little MIA in fashion lately: his son, Jack.

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Rachel Zoe Added to CFDA Board

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Celebrities, Fashion Designers, News,

Rachel ZoeRachel Zoe has been added to the Council of Fashion Designers of America's board.

The organization - a not-for-profit trade association of over 350 of America's foremost fashion and accessory designers - admitted 26 new members including Rachel, Joseph Altuzarra of Altuzarra, von Furstenberg's Yvan Mispelaere and Jean-Michel Cazabat. The CFDA also extended Diane von Furstenberg's run as president for another two years with the designer first taking on the role in 2009.

"Diane has done an excellent job as CFDA president. The time and resources she gives and the vision she has created is a huge benefit for our organization and industry," CFDA chief executive officer Steven Kolb told WWD.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen took home the biggest prize at the recent CFDA awards. The former child TV stars were selected as the country's top womenswear designers for their collection The Row. Jessica Chastain announced the 25-year-old twins as winners at the Lincoln Center in New York.

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Diane Von Furstenberg Launches GapKids Collection

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Fashion Designers, News, Boys, Girls, Infants,

Diane von Fursternberg for Gap Kids

Diane von Furstenberg launched her collection for GapKids and BabyGap on Saturday.

The Belgium- born designer - who is best known for her iconic wrap dress - saw the Gap store in The Grove in Los Angeles decked out with a miniature petting zoo and a railway for the collection, which she said she enjoyed the "optimism" of.

"I used to say no to doing kids collections because I wanted the little girls to grow up, but this is so fun and happy and I like the optimism of it."

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Diane von Furstenberg: ‘Less is More’

Diane von FurstenbergDiane von Furstenberg believes "less is more" with make-up.

The iconic fashion designer - who turned 65 on December 31, 2011 - thinks it is important to be sparing with facial cover ups as you get older, and she specifically believes in accentuating cheekbones: "As I get older, I've found that less is more when it comes to make up. My signature look has always been about emphasizing my cheekbones and I love Nars Multiple Bronzer. It's a great way of giving your face a mini-lift without the surgery."

Now, Diane - who has her surname thanks to her marriage to Prince Egon of Furstenberg, with whom she split in 1972 - keeps youthful with regular exercise and a healthy diet. "Although I think it's important to maintain yourself, it should be without too much labor. I love hiking and when I'm at the office I make sure I always take the stairs, even with heels on. I haven't always been an angel but I've never gone too crazy either. I live pretty cleanly, enjoy a glass of red wine every now and again. The food you eat is super-important - an unhealthy lifestyle will always catch up with you," she told Marie Claire.

Items Du Jour: Lara Stone Loves ANTM, Teens Go Make-Up Free

Victoria Beckham on Marie Claire—Victoria Beckham sports Jean Paul Gaultier’s shoulder-padded bra for La Perla on the November issue of Marie Claire. As usual, she looks fabulous.

—Whether it’s her red carpet

fiascos looks or her Sesame Street drama, Katy Perry has caught the eye of knock-off

shoe designer Steve Madden. The pair are currently in talks to collaborate on a collection together; however, neither sides have yet to confirm.

—Model Lara Stone admits that she’s a huge fan of America’s Next Top Model. When asked about whether or not she’s learned anything from the shoe, she admits, “Smizeing. I’m good at that.”

—A quirky teaser video for Lanvin’s H&M collection is out. Check back on H&M’s site November 2nd for the line’s fashion show. The collection, however, won’t hit stores until November 20th.

—CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg is to launch a beauty range with ID Beauty. The first product, a perfume, is expected hit stores this fall. The rest of the line will include cosmetics and skin care products.

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Dress Your iPhone Up in Diane Von Furstenberg

Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Fashion Designers, News, Sales,

Diane Von Furstenberg's iPhone cover

Considering the fact that everyone and their ten year-old kid has an iPhone nowadays, it’s no surprise that fashion designer has jumped on that opportunity and designed a sleek design to clothe the electronic lifeline.

For a mere $20, you can make your the most fashionable amongst your peers. So far, there’s only one hot pink design laden with bright, red lips on the back. While you’re at it, you ought to pick up that issue of Purple Diane’s on—how awesome is that cover?

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Quote of the Day: Gossip Girl’s Jessica Szohr Learns About Fashion

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Celebrities,

Jessica Szohr on Lucky magazine cover

“I’m learning more and more about clothes and designers from being a part of and living in New York. In fittings now, I’m like, ‘I love that Diane von Furstenberg skirt or this Rag & Bone jacket,’ whereas before, I wouldn’t have recognized those labels.”

-Gossip Girl‘s explaining the benefits of working on a fashionable series.

(Make sure to check out other notable quotes.)

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New York Fashion Week Recap


From Derek Lam and Alexander Wang to Max Azria and Jason Wu (and many more!), a quick recap of New York Fashion Week is covered in this 5-minute clip, spliced with interview clips from designers and celebrity fans.

Designer Phillip Lim had quite a tongue-twisting way of describing his collection: “It is about the mystery woman. Us as voyeurs, us being curious as who this woman is and how she goes on about her life, from day to night, weekend to weekday. And it starts with the idea of deconstructing construction to reconstructed.”

And you should hear what Michael Kors had to say about a certain pet peeve…

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Vera Wang Makes a Trip to Sesame Street

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Fashion Designers,

Vera Wang in Sesame Street

may be nearing 40, but the show clearly hasn’t gone out of style.

The PBS program has already played host to a long list of actors, musicians and even First Ladies. Now the famous address is serving as a temporary runway for some of fashion’s latest designs.

For the September 2009 edition of Harper’s Bazaar, a number of designers showcase their creations with help from a few of the street’s most colorful characters. In addition to , Oscar de la Renta (seen after the jump), Carolina Herrera, Diane von Furstenberg and Derek Lam join the fun.

You can see more photos from that issue here.

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