Today’s Fashion Headlines: Tuesday, January 28, 2014

January 28, 2014 • Fashion Blog, Fashion News


Schiaparelli Spring 2014 Couture

Proenza Schouler Exhibit Set for Le Bon Marché

Proenza Schouler is about to have a Left Bank moment.Next month, landmark Paris specialty store Le Bon Marché is to unveil an exhibition on its main floor devoted to the New York-based brand launched 11 years ago by Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough. Spanning about 2,500 square feet, the exhibit includes a display of 80 of the duo’s favorite looks, plus a short documentary showing their personal side. The installation incorporates large, concretelike blocks and benches, industrial touches that wink to their store architecture and Manhattan roots. The design duo have also put together a capsule collection of T-shirts, scarves and striped sweaters, as well as a range of leather goods, including the brand’s hit PS1 satchels and PS1 shoulder bags in exclusive colors and prints.

Jason Wu Talks Hugo Boss

Jason Wu, as of last June Boss’ artistic director of women’s design, who described the scene at hand as “Part one of my venture with Hugo Boss. It’s the first creative piece we’re launching.” Part two is his Hugo Boss fashion show. Scheduled for Feb. 12 during New York Fashion Week, it’s not only Wu’s debut collection for the company but also its first women’s-only runway show and the first time on the official New York calendar.“It’s a fashion-image piece that gives you a visual representation about the Hugo Boss woman I had in mind, and who she should be,” said Wu.

Schiaparelli’s Marco Zanini: The New Maverick

The revival of Schiaparelli is finally gathering steam. It was one of the most talked-about collections during Paris Couture Week, with creative director Marco Zanini receiving critical plaudits for his debut effort. “We have a full schedule of appointments for clients already,” he said in an interview. Farida Khelfa, a spokeswoman for the house, also cited a slate of invitations to bring the collection to other cities for order-taking and special events.

Anya Hindmarch Links With David James Associates

Anya Hindmarch has tapped the London-based creative agency David James Associates to create its spring advertising campaign, the luxury brand’s first time working with the agency. The campaign spotlights a series of still life images that take their cues from the designer’s spring presentation, during which the planet-inspired collection of handbags was suspended above the runway, as if floating in space.The campaign will break in the March issues of titles including the U.K. editions of Vogue, Vanity Fair and Harper’s Bazaar, along with Love, 10 Magazine and The Gentlewoman. In the U.S., the campaign will run in T: The New York Times Magazine.

–Mehar Singh

Photo and Source: WWD 

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