The news that O.G. socialite-turned-HSN costume jewelry designer Iris Apfel's creations are less than original should — to anyone who pays attention to the celebrity clothing line industrial complex — be less than surprising. The story here is that Apfel, whose taste in jewelry is deservedly famous, was approached to…
Somewhere is Sofia Coppola's story of an actor and his daughter. The premiere is the story of a bunch of indie stars in really bizarre clothes.
Karl Lagerfeld's Pirelli calendar is getting lots of press for his inclusion of Julianne Moore in the famous nude periodical, and for his introduction of naked men. But what's potentially more interesting is Lagerfeld's gender-bending depiction of Freja Beha Erichsen.
After three years and 14 collections, Kate Moss for Topshop will cease to exist as a regular line in October. It doesn't take an apparel mastermind to connect flagging sales to a contract not renewed.
Need more? Okay: How about DVF, Betsey J, Agyness - and more sequins than there are stars in the heavens. All were well-represented at the 13th Annual ACE Awards presented by the Accessories Council at NYC's Cipriani 42nd Street.
Julia Stiles realized she was, like the rest of us, sick to death both of celebrity fashion lines and the willingness of certain bold-faced names to jump on the "green" bandwagon. So she created the awesomely parodic Julia Stiles Styles.
- Fran Drescher is launching a skincare line — called FranBrand — this fall on HSN. The products are organic and paraben-free, because, as Drescher puts it, "Women are schmearing stuff on their décolleté, wondering why we're all getting breast cancer..."
- New lows in celebrity sartorial publicity: Dior would like everyone to know that Madonna was wearing its sunglasses when she visited the victims of her stage collapse in Marseille, which killed two workers and left eight injured. [WWD]