Matthew Williamson's latest It-girl offering skewed a little less foam party and more boho happening. (Okay, an exclusive one.)
- The Australian government has developed a vaguely worded, voluntary code of conduct for designers, modeling agencies, and fashion magazines intended to foster healthy body image among consumers. The code includes these provisions:
Matthew Williamson's Fall 2010 collection is filled with perfect party dresses, frilly ruffles, a touch of shimmer, and a dash of fur, which all combine to create a romantic, modern take day on retro styles. Let's take a look!
Last night's episode involved a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where the designers saw exquisite gowns — YSL, Balenciaga, Dior — from the Costume Institute. Then they participated in that hallowed NYC tradition: Throwing someone under the bus.
- A London stylist says the upcoming V size issue is "such an extreme response to the size-zero hoopla...I don't think using outsize models is really the way to change perceptions." Others, however, are more positive:
- A rare, left-handed Michael Jackson glove — the one the star wore when he unveiled his moonwalk at Motown's 25th anniversary in 1983 — is to be auctioned in November at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square. [CTV]
- Michael Jackson's entire family — including the kids — reportedly wore Versace to his memorial service yesterday. The singer was a longtime admirer of Gianni Versace's work, and LaToya Jackson contacted Donatella Versace to arrange for the custom outfits. [InStyle]
- Madonna's fall campaign for Louis Vuitton leaked online, and the star — captured by Steven Meisel and 23 psychedelic Photoshop layers — sort of looks like a marble statue. [Fashionologie]
- Jennifer Lopez is getting out of the U.S. clothing business, closing her brand, Sweetface. In 2007, Lopez shuttered JLO, replacing it with Justsweet — which then closed after two seasons. It's tough out there for a wannabe fashion mogul. [WWD]