Today’s Fashion Headlines: September 25, 2012

September 25, 2012 • Fashion Blog, Fashion News

Nadège du Bospertus shown on the front row of the runway.

A Model’s New Role

Nineties model Nadège du Bospertus took a step down from her old position on the runway for her new role. Now du Bospertus can be known as a fashion writer, reviewing the runway for the Italian monthly fashion magazine Amica. The former model is planning on writing reviews for Roberto Cavalli, Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Versace and Alberta Feretti.

The new-found journalist spoke about how it was one thing watching the show, but another thing watching it along with taking notes and preparing for an article. Du Bospertus’ assignment entails of journal of sort for Milan fashion week. Aside from viewing the clothing, she also watches the models, noting the differences in facial expressions and overall looks between her generation of models compared to this generation. The piece will appear in Amica in the November issue.

Nicki Minaj Makes a Personal Appearance at Macy’s

While wearing her outrageous uniform – a pink jacket over a kaleidoscope colored bra paired with a latex hat and blue and white striped pants – Nicki Minaj appeared on the sales floor at Macy’s on Friday at the Herald Square location. The pop singer was greeted 300 screaming fans, helping her celebrate the release of her scentPink Friday.

Those who had purchased the $155 Pink Friday gift set was able to see Minaj appear in between her American Idol judging and The View interview. The gift set included a 1.7-oz. and and 3.4-oz. eau de parfum, along with hair mist and body lotion. Minaj spoke about the pleasure of meeting her fans, saying it is always a celebration. Although no other personal appearances are set, Minaj was coy about a rumored appearance at the Queens Center mall in November.

Traub Memorial Date Set

News regarding the memorial service for the past member of the Bloomingdale’s working family, Marvin Traub, was recently provided. Forty-one years were spent working at Bloomingdale’s, with Traub working his way up from a merchandise assistant to chief executive officer. This position was held for thirteen years until 1991 where he began a second career emerging markets such as Russia, China, and the Middle East. Traub acted as a consultant and deal maker for Marvin Traub Associates while working with these markets.

Traub passed away July 11th, suffering from bladder cancer until he died at age eighty-seven. The industry legend will have a memorial service at the New York City Center, 131 West 55th Street, on October 24th. Doors will open at 10:15 am with services beginning at 11 am.

– Lindsay Grundy

Source: WWD

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