Today’s Fashion Headlines: Thursday, August 8, 2013

August 8, 2013 • Fashion Blog, Fashion News

Nina Garcia Google Glass

Nina wearing Google Glass

Nina Garcia will Wear Google Glass at NYFW

The Project Runway judge and Marie Claire creative director will wear Google Glass at Fashion Week. Nina Garcia’s photos and videos will be broadcasted live on Marie Claire’s social media pages, including Vine, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and the magazine’s website. Garcia will also be Tweeting and Instagramming the shows to her followers. She will be the first editor to cover NYFW with Google Glass.

Carolyn Murphy Poses for Blackglama

Blackglama’s latest advertising campaign features model Carolyn Murphy posing in a series of surreal winter settings. Murphy joins the ranks of Helen Hayes, Ethel Merman, Sophia Loren, Diana Ross, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor and Liza Minnelli, who have all posed for Blackglama campaigns. Shying away from celebrities and entertainers, the brand wanted to use a model to compliment their luxurious pieces. At its inception over 40 years ago, Blackglama was one of the only brands to shoot campaigns with celebrities.

Oscar de la Renta and John Galliano Contemplate Future

Oscar de la Renta won’t give up on John Galliano. Sources confirm the scandal-ridden designer is in negotiations with de la Renta about a permanent position at his fashion house. In January, de la Renta made a controversial decision to name Galliano as a “designer in residence” for three weeks in his NYC studio. It’s been almost two-and-a-half years since Galliano was fired from Christian Dior.

It seems as if de la Renta truly wants to give Galliano a second chance, saying, “We all loved having John here in the studio and would like to find a way of having him here more often.” Oscar de la Renta Inc. CEO Alex Bolen added, “As we have said before, we are deeply impressed with John’s talent and would love to find a way to work with him in the future.”

Sam Edelman to Produce Apparel 

Kellwood Company has signed a licensing agreement to produce apparel under the Sam Edelman shoe label. The Sam Edelman collection will include dresses, tops, sweaters, jackets, and bottoms and will be made in sizes for women, juniors, and girls. The collection will be available February 2014 and can be purchased at Sam Edelman stores and retailers where Edelman’s shoes are sold. The brand is also in talks to sell outerwear, jewelry and handbags. Beauty, fragrance, lingerie and home furnishings are also all possibilities for the future.

– Claire Mykrantz

Source: WWD, WSJ, Fashion Week Daily 

Image: WWD

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