"At the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama wore a stunning gown by designer Peter Soronen. Looking absolutely amazing, the First Lady along with President Obama welcomed the President of Mexico Felipe Calderon and his spouse, Margarita Zavala to the dinner. The dress, a shimmering blue was a one shoulder strap outfit. Complimented by a thick silver belt and layers of chiffon the gown really appeared to sparkle. This is not the first gown Peter Soronen has designed for Mrs Obama. She also wore another of his designs at the Presidential Balls (which can be seen on display in New York City. An honor for designers who find major exposure when their gowns are worn." read more
(Washington Post)In grand fashion...
It's like a real-life Thomas Crown Affair, if only the thief were a charming and witty Pierce Brosnan. But really, how is this possible with all the security we have to go through nowadays? "A lone thief in Paris made off with five masterpieces in a daring midnight break-in at the Musee d'Art Moderne in Paris early Thursday. The perpetrator took works by Picasso, Matisse and Braque that were conservatively valued at $125 million but are otherwise of incalculable worth. Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoë said in a statement, "I am saddened and shocked by this theft, which is an intolerable assault on Paris's universal cultural heritage." read more
(Reuters)LVMH says has no plans to sell Kenzo
"LVMH said it had no plans to sell Kenzo, denying a report in Les Echos that said the luxury group was looking for potential buyers for the loss-making fashion brand. The newspaper estimated the fashion house's annual sales to be around 150 million euros ($186 million). Kenzo, unlike many fashion brands, still runs its cosmetics and perfume operations in-house. "LVMH has no plans to sell Kenzo," a spokesman for LVMH said on Friday." read more
(the Frisky)The Best And Worst Of Fashion Industry Songs
Ever wonder why everyone in the Fashion Industry that makes it big, for some reason MUST release a song? Well from Heidi Montag, to Kate Moss, to Gwen Stefani, there are some good ones and some "how were they even allowed out of the recording studio" ones. Here is the list of Best and Worst Songs
We hate to beat this Fashion News like a dead horse, but here is an article about SJP's style in light of the new Sex in the City movie. We are still not sure why Abu Dhabi was the chosen destination. (Fun fact: SATC2 was actually shot in Morocco) Here is the piece with lots of picture of SJP through the years. read more