Style Scoop: Christian Louboutin Does Business with Friends, Kim Kardashian is Wearing a Car Payment, Frida Giannini isn’t Going Anywhere


You don’t always have to keep business and friends separate. “Everyone told me never to do business with friends,” Christian Louboutin said during his FIT commencement speech. “Well, I started my company with my two best friends and 23 years later, we are still the three best friends.” We’d say that worked out well. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Well, well, well. It isn’t enough thatKimberly Kardashian is traipsing around Paris with her family in anticipation of saying ‘I do’ to Kanye West. She must do so in an ultra-fitted, super intricate, heavily embellished minidress from Balmain’s Fabergè egg-inspired Fall 2012 collection. It costs $20K. [Fashionista]

Don’t believe the hype, Frida Giannini will remain creative director of Gucci. She’s not going anywhere. “These rumours are self-generated, and even engaged Francois-Henri Pinault, who came to Rome and told me they were not true,” the designer said. “Actually, he was concerned that the rumours would not let me work serenely.” [British Vogue]

Four costume designers—Girls and Orange is the New Black’sJenn Rogien, The Americans’ Jenny Gering, SNL and House of Card’sTom Broecker, and Scandal’s Lyn Paolo walk onto a stage… and the result is and hour-and-a-half of rousing shop talk of what it’s like to dress TV’s most popular characters. [Vulture]

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