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Can Giles Deacon Save Emanuel Ungaro?

After appointing the train wreck that is Lindsay Lohan to be artistic director, the people behind Emanuel Ungaro have come to their senses. Now, rather than banking on tacky celebs, they’re investing in real talent in the form of British designer Giles Deacon. Giles regularly rocks our world with his eponymous label, so we’re excited to see what he’ll bring to the table as creative director at Ungaro. If his previous collections offer any clues, we’re expecting awesome tailoring and interesting details galore. [Elle UK] Keep reading »

Is LiLo On The Outs At Ungaro?

Despite the fact that she’s still technically “Artistic Director” of the label, Lindsay Lohan apparently had nothing to do with the new Ungaro collection that debuted this morning. Backstage at the show, Ungaro owner Asim Abdullah told a WWD reporter that Lohan was “not involved in this collection” and Ungaro designer Estrella Arches took the show-closing bow alone. While we can’t say that we weren’t highly skeptical about Lohan’s appointment in the first place, early images of the new, Lohan-free collection aren’t much more promising than the epically ill-advised sequined pasties La Lohan came out with last season. (Pics here). Weird polka dot jumpsuits and outfits that appear to have been made by destined-for-failure design school first-years marched the runway alongside sad silk dresses that look more like $100 on the BCBG sale rack than $3,000 on a high fashion runway. [Elle UK] Keep reading »

Quote Of The Day: Emanuel Ungaro Is Not Stoked On Lindsay Lohan

“Lindsay Lohan’s collaboration was a disaster. I am furious but I can’t do anything about it. That happens to a lot of designers. We were the creators and patrons, responsible for the creation and destiny of our houses. But when we gave up our houses, we gave up our souls.”

—Emanuel Ungaro, founder of the legendary French couture house, discusses his, er, slight disappointment over what’s become of his eponymous fashion line and Lindsay’s involvement in it. [Independent] Keep reading »

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