Clearly it's not just us Brits who like a bit of celebrity-as-fashion-designer action. Last week, Sarah Jessica Parker unveiled her hotly-anticipated clothing collaboration with US high-street brand Bitten. But then Sarah Jessica Parker isn't just any old celebrity. Like Kate Moss did for Topshop, SJP has used her fashion-icon status to foist her style know-how upon an eagerly fawning public. The recently launched, hilariously irreverent online fashion magazine Jezebel, wrote the following about the the launch in New York, at which SJP signed autographs. 'The woman is impossible to hate, and in turn, so is her clothing line. Also, $8 for a bathing suit?
Monday, June 4, 2007
GUCCI's cult Jackie bag - created by Jackie Kennedy in the Fifties and the Holy Grail for collectors of vintage - is just one of the pieces YOOX.COM is selling this month in an exclusive online tribute to the house. The incredible collection includes handbags, scarves and dresses from the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies - meaning cyber-savvy fashionistas can tap into this summer's retro trend in rare and original pieces. Among the treasures on sale is a pure silk "foulard" scarf in Gucci's famed Flora print, which was designed by Rodolpho Gucci and Italian artist Accornero especially for Grace Kelly, signed by Accornero himself. Yoox worked in collaboration with Cavalli and Nastri, two renowned Milanese vintage stores, as well as private collectors to collate the tribute.