Milan Fashion week has officially concluded. Next stop--Paris!
The designer representative for India and the Middle East, Rahul Mishra, has won the International Woolmark Prize. "For me, Rahul has won because of his ability to apply his knowledge of embroideries through wool, one of the most versatile fibers with originality in an unexpected way," said Frida Giannini, Gucci's creative director. [Fashion Times]
Rose Byrne is MAXMARA's Women In Film Face of the Future Award recipient for her "embodiment of style and grace"during her performances. Given to actresses who are at a "turning point" of their careers, the honor has also been bestowed onto Chloe Moretz, Hailee Steinfeld, Katie Holmes, and Zoe Saldana in past years. [Vogue.co.uk]
Jonathan Adler has collaborated with TOMS for a limited-edition collection of colorful and vivacious sunglasses, sandals, and slip-ons, each decorated in Adler's iconic designs. Pieces include the Correa Sandal (a brand new silhouette for TOMS) and the classic Alpargata, each for $59. The Kitty, Marco and Lobamba sunglasses are available from $160-$170, each inscribed with the phrase “our glasses make you look smarter." Learn about Adler's inspiration for the line, a giving trip he went on in NYC's Rockaways, here. [GLAM Inbox]
Adidas has opened shop in Beijing. Their new futuristic, conceptual store is completely interactive--guests enter through a sports tunnel to the sounds of cheering fans and can try products on in the team room. [WWD]
Pablo Coppola got a bit of a promotion! The fashion industry leader, who has Tom Ford, Christian Dior, and Alexander McQueen on his extensive resume, has traded in his position as Bally's accessories design director for the Swiss luxury brand's design director. [Vogue.co.au]
Louis Vuitton has released the first images for their spring 2014 campaign, and to say their stunning would be an understatement. Set in South Africa and titled "The Spirit of Travel," elegantly clad models Karen Elson and Edie Campbell pose with the background of the safari wildlife behind them. [Elle.com]
Forever 21's latest line, launching March 7, features a collaboration with, wait for it, the National Basketball Association! The Forever 21 x NBA Collection will feature fitted tank dresses, shorts, and tops with logos and designs for teams like the Lakers, Clippers. Knicks, Nets, Heat, Bulls, and Celtics. [GLAM Inbox]