Designer Charlotte Olympia is giving us another reason to have a haute Halloween. Her holiday inspired collection stays on point with her whimsical Fall 2013 collection, Once Upon a Time, which is inspired by fairy tales and enchanted forests. The Halloween additions will launch Tuesday, October 1 on her site, in her stores, and at Net-a-Porter.
My Addiction to Fashion-Inspired Art Continues
If you’re familiar with Dior art, such as the renditions of the iconic Miss Dior perfume, you’ve probably seen some of Rene Gruau’s work. The famed Italian born fashion illustrator worked closely with the Dior brand throughout his career, as well as other luxury brands like Givenchy and Balmain. Yesterday, Christie’s began an online auction of dozens of the artist’s masterful pieces. The event will run through Tuesday, October 8, and many of the illustrations have already reached bids in the five figures.
Barneys New York Enlists Another Pop Music Icon
It’s confirmed: New York native and music mastermind Shawn Carter, aka Jay Z, will team up with Barneys New York for their holiday window displays and an exclusive limited edition fashion line. You’ll remember in past holiday seasons the iconic New York based department store has called upon the creative direction of other big names, such as Lady Gaga, but I surmise Jay-Z will have a different vision for the project, titled “A New York Holiday.” This extravaganza will hit stores Wednesday, November 20. Mark your calendars.