Iris Frost, the 12-year-old daughter of Jude Law and British actress Sadie Frost, finds herself at the center of some undeserved controversy after she wore a particularly cheeky dress yesterday while sitting front row at Vivienne Westwood. The Peter Pan-collared dress, which her mum said Iris had received as a gift, featured a print of candy hearts brandishing phrases such as “Blow Me,” “Drink Poison,” “Choke,” “Eat Shit,” and “Please Drown.” I don’t know where the contention stemmed from, but Sadie found it necessary to take to Twitter in order to explain the situation, saying, “I seem to have upset people and am shocked myself … Iris is a sweet, innocent girl.” I don’t buy it that neither Sadie nor Iris knew what it said on the dress, but I don’t care, either, because I think it’s awesome. Yes, she’s twelve, but I had much nastier things to say at that age than “I Hate You” and “Die Slowly.” All this dress tells me is that Iris Frost is pretty damn cool for a 12-year-old. [The Gloss]
While many labels have shifted to favor the avant-garde face, Burberry Prorsum is generally a show at which beauty is held in high priority. The Burberry girl is, after all, inherently pretty in the most natural way. Think spokesmodel for the Body fragrance, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, a woman on whom clothes seem superfluous — just a trenchcoat will do. Casual hair, a natural lip, and expertly blended neutral smokes all but comprise the Burberry muse. Keep reading »
Lana Del Rey is making big, big strides, if not in the music stratosphere then in the fashion world. Mulberry’s Autumn 2012 collection strode down the runway in London yesterday, and viewers caught the first glimpse of Lana’s new eponymous bag. Yes, that’s right — the brand that coined the ever-lusted-after Alexa, as in Chung, is now offering the Del Rey, a ladylike tote reminiscent of a larger-scale take on Fendi’s illustrious Baguette. Though clad in jeans and a varsity jacket while seated in the front row, her new custom bag didn’t stray far from her lap. Keep reading »
We love looking at all the crazy fashions on display at fashion week, but sometimes the hair is even better. While designers like Sister by Sibling and Louise Gray took their fashion show hair to a crazy place, other designers were a bit more subdued. Either way, they’ve given us plenty of inspiration for future hairstyles. Click through to check out the cool looks on display at London Fashion Week, and check back often for more hair updates.
Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design is home to one of the world’s oldest and most well-respected fashion design programs. The school has helped launched the careers of Alexander McQueen, Jenny Packham and Givenchy’s Ricardo Tischi, among others. Each year, the school hosts a show from the fashion program’s master’s students, showcasing their offbeat and avant garde collections. Click through to see some of the school’s most wild offerings — and possible future McQueens — in action.
Check out this model backstage at the Fyodor Golan F/W 2012 fashion show in London. That’s right, New York fashion week is over, but London’s is just beginning. Golan’s show featured a model in head-t0-toe lizard-like green paint. That’s going to be a messy post-show shower.