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Chris Benz Takes Over As Creative Director at Bill Blass

Chris Benz Takes Over As Creative Director at Bill Blass

  by Lauren Kaplan

Chris Benz sat the last few seasons out as far as showing collections for his eponymous collection goes, but he’s about to make a big comeback. The designer is the new creative director at Bill Blass, with his role beginning immediately. [...]

Tags: Bill Blass, Chris Benz, creative director, Jeffrey Montiero, social media, twitter
Nicolas Ghesquière On Classics and Complexities at Louis Vuitton

Nicolas Ghesquière On Classics and Complexities at Louis Vuitton

  by Lauren Kaplan

In his position at the helm of Louis Vuitton, Nicolas Ghesquière has everyone’s attention. But at WWD’s Apparel and Retail CEO Summit dinner on Monday, the artistic director assured us that he’s not going to try too hard to [...]

Tags: classic, Fashion, Louis Vuitton, nicolas ghesquiere, statement, women's wear daily, wwd
DVF Receives Superstar Award at FGI’s Night of Stars

DVF Receives Superstar Award at FGI’s Night of Stars

  by Lauren Kaplan

At Fashion Group International’s Night of Stars on Thursday evening, all attendees had the same person in mind: Oscar de la Renta. Though Diane von Furstenberg received the evening’s highest honor, the Superstar Award, she told [...]

Tags: Alexander McQueen, Brunello Cucinelli, Diane von Furstenberg, dvf, elie tahari, Fashion Group International, Howard Schultz, Johannes Huebl, Joseph Altuzarra, Marc Jacobs, Matt Lauer, Night of Stars, olivia palermo, Peter Copping, Rolf Snoren, Sarah Burton, Sean O'Pry, Viktor Hostring
Oscar de la Renta’s Iconic Fashion Moments

Oscar de la Renta’s Iconic Fashion Moments

  by Angel Lenise

Anna Wintour describes him as a tireless philanthropist: optimistic, fun, sunny, and romantic. His last words to her were “I love you,” and she replied the same. Fellow designer Diane von Furstenberg deems him “a couturier, an [...]

Tags: anna wintour, Beyonce, Diane von Furstenberg, freida pinto, jennifer lawrence, Oprah Winfrey, oscar de la renta, Penelope Cruz, Rihanna, sarah jessica parker, Style Scoop, style snaps, Taylor Swift
In Memory of Oscar de la Renta

In Memory of Oscar de la Renta

  by Bianca Posterli

Oscar de la Renta, a true fashion legend and an industry favorite, passed away at the age of 82. He was battling cancer. Born in the Dominican Republic, de la Renta began his career in the arts, studying painting before moving on to [...]

Tags: odlr, oscar de la renta, Peter Copping, RIP
Party Report: Celebrating “House of DVF” at the House of DVF

Party Report: Celebrating “House of DVF” at the House of DVF

  by Lauren Kaplan

THE PARTY: Cocktail party celebrating E!’s upcoming show, House of DVF THE PLACE: Diane von Furstenberg’s 5th floor impeccably decorated office, atop her Washington Avenue flagship store and headquarters THE DEETS: “Iconic” [...]

Tags: actress, Barry Diller, cocktail party, Diane von Furstenberg, dvf, House of DVF, Meatpacking, Michael Eisner, movie star, New York