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Oscar de la Renta VS. Cathy Horn

15 Sep

Just when we thought that New York Fashion Week was over and behind us, a verbal feud has broken out between designer Oscar de la Renta and New York Times writer Cathy Horyn. While the most recent development occurred just yesterday morning, it seems like this was a year in the making.

Last year:

The bad blood might have started last year when Horyn left the designer off her list of must-see shows in New York, while younger brands like Alexander Wang and Prabal Gurung were mentioned. De la Renta then gave Women’s Wear Daily his reaction:

“It bothers me because I love my industry, and I love fashion. I think fashion is something of beauty and it really makes me mad when someone writes about fashion in a bitter way.”

Fast forward to this season:

De la Renta showed his spring 2013 collection earlier this week, and Horyn gave it mixed reviews.

“Mr. de la Renta is far more a hot dog than an éminence grise of American fashion. He opened his lively show on Tuesday with a red latex pencil skirt, a sleek ivory wool pantsuit and dairymaid lace. The models’ hair was streaked with war paint, and midway along, after bead-quivering jackets and neon-bright skirts, he sent out white lace with black pencil-like scribbles. It was wonderfully cantankerous, a good bit of window-dressing for the gooey stuff that followed.”

Finally yesterday morning:

Oscar de la Renta fired back with an open letter to the writer in WWD

His most meaningfull quote is:“I respect and accept criticism because in many ways it does help us develop; I try to make my work better each time. What I do not accept is when criticism is personal. If you have the right to call me a hot dog why do I not have the right to call you a stale 3-day old hamburger? My advice to you is to abstain from personal criticism. Professionals criticize the clothes, not the people.”




Best Dressed Celebrities of the Week

10 Sep

SEPTEMBER 6 2012 – Kristen Stewart in a floral Zuhair Murad Couture autumn/winter 2012 dress and Jimmy Choo heels at the On The Road Toronto International Film Festival premiere.

SEPTEMBER 6 2012 – Marion Cotillard attended the premiere of Rust and Bone, held during the 2012 Toronto Film Festival, wearing a Christian Dior dress, jewels and cobalt shoes.

SEPTEMBER 6 2012 – Emma Watson wore a printed Peter Pilotto pre-spring/summer 13 short dress to the MTV Video Music Awards.

SEPTEMBER 6 2012 – Kate Bosworth in a black playsuit and ballet pumps for a day out in New York.

SEPTEMBER 6 2012 – Edie Campbell and Pixie Geldof at the Mulberry Fashion’s Night Out party in London.

SEPTEMBER 6 2012 – Alexa Chung was the night’s DJ at the Moschino FNO New York event and wore a black strapless dress by the fashion house for the occasion.

SEPTEMBER 6 2012 – Miranda Kerr wore an Erdem floral dress to a Fashion’s Night Out event celebrating her Kora Organics beauty collection.

SEPTEMBER 6 2012 – Portia Freeman and Tallulah Harlech attended the opening of the Kusama pop up at Selfridges. Portia wore Louis Vuitton Pre Fall 2012 emerald green trousers and a printed top and Tallulah wore a red spot printed trouser suit.


Movie Premiers Red Carpet

6 Sep

Premiere of Anna Karenina September 4 2012


Keira Knightley wore a Chanel Couture autumn/winter 2012-13 gown and Rupert Sanderson heels to the London premiere of Anna Karenina.


Cara Delevingne wore a Burberry metallic dress to the London premiere of Anna Karenina.


Laura Bailey in Chanel on the Anna Karenina red carpet.


Sam Taylor Wood and Aaron Taylor-Johnson at the London premiere of Anna Karenina. The actor stars as Count Vronsky in the film.



Premiere of Bachelorette September 4 2012


Kirsten Dunst in a Stella McCartney brocade short suit at the New York premiere of her new film, Bachelorette.


Lizzy Caplan in a Halston cobalt leather dress at the Bachelorette premiere.


Isla Fisher attended the premiere of Bachelorette wearing a Stella McCartney beaded dress.



Premiere of The Words September 4 2012


Zoe Saldana wore an Elie Saab Couture gold beaded dress to the LA premiere of her new film, The Words.



Premiere of The Bourne Legacy September 2 2012


Rachel Weisz attended the 38th Deauville Film Festival premiere of The Bourne Legacy wearing a Nina Ricci white tiered floor-length gown with Bulgari jewellery and Giuseppe Zanotti shoes.

Venice Film Festival 2012 continues…

4 Sep

As the Venice Film Festival is still in progress more and more well dressed celebrities stand out…


SEPTEMBER 1 2012 – Frida Giannini and Blake Lively – both in Gucci cocktail dresses – at the Gucci Première fragrance launch during the Venice Film Festival. Blake Lively attended the launch of Gucci’s new fragrance Gucci Premiere for which she is the face, wearing a sequinned cherry red plunging cocktail dress with matching high heeled sandals. Gucci designer Frida Giannini wore a one of kind gunmetal beaded crepe cocktail dress with peep-toe sandals.


SEPTEMBER 2 2012 – Salma Hayek attended the Gucci Award for Women in Cinema with husband Francois-Henri Pinault held at the Hotel Cipriani at the Venice Film Festival wearing a one of a kind black georgette Gucci floor length gown with beading, accessories with a black clutch and diamond earrings.


SEPTEMBER 2 2012 – Zac Efron wore a classic shawl collared tuxedo to the premiere of At Any Price.


SEPTEMBER 2 2012 – Laetitia Casta attended the Venice Film Festival premiere of The Master wearing an Elie Saab Couture autumn/winter 2012-13 pink dress, accessorised with Elie Saab T-bar heels.


SEPTEMBER 2 2012 – Olga Kurylenko attended the premiere of To The Wonder wearing a black tulle and leather gown, accessorised with a black box clutch and diamond drop earrings.


SEPTEMBER 2 2012 – Olga Kurylenko wearing a pale blue Emilio Pucci autumn/winter 2012-13 crystal embellished dress with nude patent pointed court shoes.

Venice Film Festival 2012

2 Sep

Always one of the most glamorous dates on the Hollywood calendar, the Venice Film Festival kicked off in style in August 30th of 2012 with an influx of stars jetting into the Italian city.

Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts and Laetitia Casta were among the first to board a gondola and grace the red carpet, sweeping in dressed in sumptous gowns designed by the likes of Marchesa, Dolce & Gabbana and Atelier Versace.

Highlights include the premiere of Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder and Paul Thomas Anderson’s much-anticipated The Master, while Miu Miu showed its latest short film on day one entitled “It’s Getting Late” .The short story follows four women as they prepare for a night out in Hollywood, and stars actresses Gemma Arterton, Aubrey Plaza, Patricia Clarkson and Rinko Kikuchi.


Now lets take a look at the gorgeous stars on the red carpet!!!


AUGUST 30 2012 – Winona Ryder wore a Dolce & Gabbana strapless gown to the premiere of her new film, Iceman.


AUGUST 30 2012 – Naomi Watts wore a Prada dress to attend the premiere of Miu Miu’s Women’s Tales, alongside her husband Liev Schreiber.


AUGUST 29 2012 – Kate Hudson chose an Atelier Versace asymmetric nude gown, accessorised with gems from the Fabergé High Jewellery collection and a Roberto Cavalli clutch, for the premiere of The Reluctant Fundamentalist.


AUGUST 29 2012 – Laetitia Casta arrived at the premiere for The Reluctant Fundamentalist in a Dolce & Gabbana black lace gown.


AUGUST 29 2012 – Fiammetta Cicogna at the opening night party of the Venice Film Festival in an Alberta Ferretti white gown.


AUGUST 30 2012 – Florence Welch wore a Miu Miu autumn/winter 2012-13 printed shirt and contrasting trousers to the Venice Film Festival premiere of Women’s Tales.

Obssesion of the day

15 Jun

MULBERRY has a new family addition – but, this season, the collection was inspired by the British public. And the new range has already been spotted on the arms of the brand’s famous muses, fromEmma Watson and Kate Bosworth to Lily Collins and Tali Lennox.


Mulberry beach party.



Mulberry’s new Tassel Collection hit stores 3 days ago with mini, oversize and regular styles all finished in luxe leathers and studded tassels.




These and many more colours & designs are available…

The prices range from $1200 for the small Lily tassel , to $1650 for the big one and raise up to $3500 for tha big animal print one!!!

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