Posts tagged "designer collaborations"

Anthropologie Gets Into the Collaboration Game

Apparently, Anthropologie is jealous of the attention that stores like H&M, Topshop, and Uniqlo are getting for their designer collaborations. So the romantic brand nabbed Brian Wolk and Claude Morais of Ruffian to create four collections which will appear in 55 stores, beginning in November. Sadly, no pics yet, but think a total ’40s style…

Bianca Posterli / September 21, 2009

Coke Taps Designers To Create Bottles That Pop

Coca-Cola undergoes yet another makeover—this time, with primo designers for charity. In order to benefit young women affected by the earthquake in Italy’s Abruzzo region, Coca Cola Light asked eight female designers to come up with fashion-branded bottles for a money-raising auction taking place in Milan later in the month. The results, like Missoni’s signature…

Leonora Epstein / September 11, 2009

Anna Sui For Target/Gossip Girl Is A Mixed (But Mostly Cute) Bag

The day you’ve all been waiting for is imminent: Anna Sui’s “Gossip Girl”-inspired line for Target is available to the public this Sunday. We weaseled our way into a sneak preview this week though, and we’ve got the lowdown on how the collection looks in real life. As is to be expected, there are a…

Lily Q / September 11, 2009

Sneak Peek: Hussein Chalayan For Puma

When athletic brand Puma recently took on high fashion designer Hussein Chalayan as creative director, it was clear that Puma’s future collections would up its taste level—Chalayan is known for being overtly edgy through dressing eccentric characters like Bjork as well as incorporating crazy hijinks into his designs like remote-controlled layers and LED lights. Here’…

Leonora Epstein / August 19, 2009

Estelle And Rachel Roy Team Up For Jewelry Line

Singer Estelle will collaborate on a jewelry line with fashion designer Rachel Roy, whose clothing is demure and beautiful yet also alluring. Roy announced the deal via Twitter saying, “I am excited to work with @EstelleDarlings on a jewelry collection, which will debut in Spring 2010.” No details are available yet because the collection i…

Annika Harris / July 30, 2009

Pierre Hardy For Gap Shoes Do Not Make Us “Audibly Gasp”

Our friends over at Refinery 29 usually have pretty impeccable taste, but this headline, “New Pierre Hardy for Gap Shoes Send Us Into Cardiac Arrest, Almost,” gave us pause. When Amelia sent me the link, I was practically salivating: This shiz is gonna be AH-MAY-ZING! (I had plenty of time to anticipate this due to…

Erin Flaherty / July 29, 2009

“Limited Edition” Doesn’t Mean Designers Can Skimp On Their Jobs

Vivienne Westwood has released a line of limited-edition, postage-stamp pendants to commemorate her partners in London, Milan, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul. Only 300 of the individually numbered “precious keepsakes” have been made. The pendants are meant to infuse the history and culture of each place with Westwood’s design aesthetic, but the traditional scalloped-edged, polished…

Annika Harris / July 27, 2009

Converse Kicks It Up A Notch With Missoni Collab

For the man on a Missoni: Converse, the iconic old-school kicks, are about to get a major designer upgrade thanks to a collaboration with Missoni. The collection, “Premium Chuck Hi Missoni” for Spring 2010 takes the basic hi-top and slaps the classic zig-zag print on them to create two varieties—one with black laces and purple-grey…

Leonora Epstein / June 23, 2009

H&M Chooses Choo For Next Designer Collaboration

Designer collaborations these days are a dime a dozen, but here’s one you might actually purchase: luxe shoe label Jimmy Choo will be coming out with a collection for H&M in November. In the lineup are women’s shoes, bags, and also clothing (interesting! Hopefully it won’t be a literal interpretation that includes bedazzled leopard jacket…

Leonora Epstein / June 17, 2009

Quickies!: TMZ Wants You To Think Sasha Fierce Isn’t The Best Singer

TMZ says audio of Beyonce singing really badly on “The Today Show” was doctored. The jokes on … who? [Perez Hilton]
Sean Penn admires President Obama for his pearly-whites? [Très Sugar]
Foreign relations offer a welcome reprieve for one writer. But is a no-strings-attached relationship worth it? [Lemondrop]…

Annika Harris / April 22, 2009
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