Today’s Fashion Headlines. August 23, 2012.

August 23, 2012 • Fashion Blog, Fashion News

Oscar de la Renta Brings Designer Hospitality Home

According to Oscar de la Renta the home needs a makeover. After revitalizing the designer home line, beginning in January everyone will have the opportunity to buy the perfect pieces to make guests feel right at home. The line, with a 100-piece gift and entertainment component, has a island and a color theme that is reminiscent of the designer’s life in the Dominican Republic. This collection includes everything from dinnerware to games to picture frames.

The current plan is for the designer pieces to be sold at freestanding boutiques of Oscar de La Renta’s and select stores, along with e-commerce sales expecting the be launched late this year or early 2013. The majority of the items will be priced around $100 to $1,000, but with a few gift items under $100 and some furniture items with a price tag higher than $10,000. The company also said that those who purchase larger pieces will receive a printed menu with a recipe that the famous designer might typically serve to friends during gatherings. Oscar de La Renta themed house parties? Something to definitely look forward to.

Small Accessories Soon to Come From Eric Javits

For all that adore Eric Javits‘ collection of handbags, footwear and headwear, you can now look forward to a small accessories line to be added to the spring collection. The accessories, which have been produced through a licensing partnership with Lodis, marks Javits’ first line that is devoted to tiny items such as wallets, coin purses and travel items. The pieces will not be unveiled until the Coterie trade show taking place in September. However, Javits stated that Neiman Marcus has already previewed the collection and plans on carrying it in stores this spring. Prices are set to sell around $33 to $129.

‘Most Powerful Women’ Announced by Forbes

Released online today, Forbes listed Diane Von Furstenberg as number thirty-three, surpassing Anna Wintour who ranked fifty-one. The magazine calculated this list by money, media presence, and impact on culture. While Miuccia Prada, the only other designer, ranked number sixty-seven, it was German Chancellor Angela Merkel who Forbes titled as the most powerful woman. Women of the media included Jill Abramson, New York Times executive editor ranking number five, ABC Television anchor Diane Sawyer with the twenty-third spot, and Time Inc.’s new chief executive officer Laura Lang, who was presented on the list for the first time ranked number forty-four.

– Lindsay Grundy

Source: WWD

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