The Latest In Fash

| January 26, 2015


Words by Hannah Rabbitt

GUCCI has a new head design honcho. Alessandro Michele has been officially announced as the house’s new creative director. He steps up to replace Frida Giannini who exited her role in the label on January 13th. “After a considered and thorough selection process, Alessandro Michele has been chosen to assume the role as Gucci creative director, based upon the contemporary vision he has articulated for the brand that he will now bring to life,” president and chief executive officer of Gucci, Marco Bizzarri said to WWD. Michele previsouly worked at Fendi and joined the Gucci team in 2002 as accessories designer and design associate. Big boots to be filled here Mr Michele.

Versace has also welcomed a fresh creative director. Anthony Vaccarello will now have arty reign over Versus Versace but Donatella will remain heavily involved with the process; she’ll be the artistic director and oversee all work done by Vaccarello.

It has been revealed that Gigi Hadid was actually turned down by Victoria’s Secret for their show last December. Her mother, Yolanda Foster, let it slip that she was sad her daughter didn’t walk for the coveted underway labels famed spectacle. “Obviously, Victoria’s Secret has been a huge dream of mine my entire life. But my audition was the first time I really went for it. They asked me to come to the casting, and I trained every day and worked so, so hard for it. And you know what? At the end of the day, I was just too shy,” Hadid said as she collected an award at the Daily Front Row Fashion Los Angeles Awards. Her shyness seems to have faded though; she’s already bagged a shoot with the brand.


The almighty clash between Rihanna and Topshop has finally reached its close. Britain’s Court of Appeal has made the verdict that chain store had in fact done the dirty on the singer by putting her face on their t-shirts without permission. They’ve been slapped with trademark infringement charges.


source: popsugar

Chanel has graced us all with show dates for 2015. The Paris-Salzburg Métiers d’Art collection (what a mouthful) will be shown on March 31 in New York, the always froth-inducing resort 2016 collection will be presented on May 4 in Seoul and for the Métiers d’Art collection will be taking the French chic label to Rome on the first of December. Instagram at the ready.

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