A few designers flipped the French government the bird during Paris Fashion Week: In the midst of a heated ongoing debate in the country regarding banning burkas, designers Marithé and François Girbaud and Jean Charles de Castelbajac incorporated interpretations of burkas into their shows. [Independent UK via The Cut]
Amy Winehouse is set to design for Fred Perry. Apparently she’s always been a huge fan, but…seriously Amy Winehouse is designing a collection for Fred Perry? Anyway, it hits stores in October. [Vogue UK]
Chanel had a 265-tonne man-made glacier shipped from Sweden, but you can’t import water into France, so they had to ship it back after the show. [The Cut]
Matthew Williamson is designing a capsule collection handbags for Bulgari. This is Bulgari’s first designer collab. [WWD]
Sarah Jessica Parker‘s debut collection for Halston Heritage is for sale Net-a-Porter. A few of the pieces will be featured in Sex and the City 2, so if you really dig the Carrie look, now’s your chance. [Racked]
Remember the Italian label Ellesse? No? They’re a sportif brand popular in the ’70s and ’80′s. The label is being brought back to life with blindingly bright oversized tees, over the knee socks, hats, sneakers and velour. [T]
Lagerfeld says: “We are in the middle of change, like the movies changed. There will be a change from two-dimensions to three-dimensions, just as films went from silent to talking. This is a very interesting period. There is nothing you can do to prevent it. These are our times, and if you start to fight against them, you are lost. You are a loser or a has-been.” Don’t hold back there, Karl.
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