Today’s Fashion Headlines: Thursday, March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 • Fashion Blog, Fashion News

Victoire de Castellane Jewelry Exhibit

Victoire de Castellane Jewelry Exhibit

“Precious Objects” exhibit opened on Tuesday evening marking Victoire de Castellane’s New York debut. The jewelry exhibit runs now through April 5, and showcases the new collection “Animalvegetablemineral” as well as some pieces from the 2011’s “Fleurs d’excès” exhibit. Animalvegetablemineral shows jewelry as part of a larger sculptural piece. De Castellane looked to numerous inspirations like nature but the biggest one was “the relationship of two people and how we live together.”

Moleskine Reveals New Accessory Line

Big names such as Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Ernest Hemingway used Moleskine notebooks to keep track of their ideas. Now the company has revealed their new accessory line. The collection includes: five wallets, a tote, backpacks, a messenger bag and reporter bag and will retail for $40 to $275. Available at their freestanding units in New York’s Time Warner Center, its Soho location, a New Jersey location and online. The products will feature several compartments and loops to help time pressed users find their belongings.

LVMH Unveils Finalists

The finalists for the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize have been revealed. The 12 contenders will compete for the title, a grant of $415,900 (300,000 euros) and also a year of coaching. The contenders are: CG by Chris Gelinas, Gabriele Colangelo, Shayne Oliver’s Hood by Air, Simon Porte Jacquemus, Miuniku by sisters Nikita and Tina Sutradhar, Thomas Tait, Tillmann Lauterbach, Tim Coppens, Simone Rocha, Suno by Erin Beatty and Max Osterweis, Vika Gazinskaya, and Julien Dossena for his brand Atto. On May 28 they will face a panel of expert judges such as: Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs and Raf Simons. Each judge voted for their top 10 favorites among 30 finalists. However because of a four way tie the number of finalists was bumped up to 12.

–Rachel Bogo

Source: WWD

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