Huge congratulations to Michael Kors this morning, as it's just been announced that the designer will receive the prestigious Artistry of Fashion award from the Couture Council later this year! "I'm deeply honoured to receive this award from the Couture Council," he said. "They do such an...

The Couture Council is a membership group dedicated to supporting the Museum of FIT, which mounts world-class fashion exhibitions and organizes amazing public programs such as the fashion symposium. Did you know this museum is the only museum in NYC solely dedicated to fashion? And it has a...

Fashion personalities Alber Elbaz, Carine Roitfeld, Sarah Jessica Parker and others are getting "Disney-fied" for Barney's "Electric Holiday" moving art show! ~ WWD Amy Adams has landed the starring role in Boy. Band of Outsiders' autumn/winter Polaroid campaign! ~ Fashion Etc. Valentino...

Zhang Ziyi joined Gemma Arterton and Pace Wu on the red carpet for the 'Lancôme Show by Alber Elbaz' party, held at Le Trianon in Paris, France yesterday evening during Haute Couture week. Like everyone else at this event, she wore a Lanvin dress. Her white frothy creation was selected from...

Things really came full circle for Alber Elbaz last night at the YMA FSF National Scholarship Awards Dinner, where Lynn Hirschberg presented him with the Geoffrey Beene Impact Award. When Elbaz moved to New York twenty-five years ago, he tried at length to get a job designing for Beene. "When...

Val's Gals On Wednesday, a veritable horde of some of the best dressed gals (and guys) in town (from all over the globe), converged on the David Koch Theatre at Lincoln Center, to pay homage to the legendary fashion designer Valentino. This year's illustrious recipient of the Couture Council...

Valentino Garavani may have stepped back from his label a few years ago, but he has never left the international stage. Yesterday, he was the man of the hour at the Museum at FIT's seventh annual benefit luncheon, where he received the Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion. Naturally,...

This year's Couture Council Award for artistry of fashion will be given to Italian designer Valentino by the Fashion Institute of Technology on September 7, reported Women's Wear Daily. "I have always admired FIT so much and I am so happy to have the chance to work with them," Valentino told...

Sarah Jessica Parker as on hand at the ceremony for the 2012 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion to Oscar de la Renta on Thursday (September 5) in New York City. The "Sex and the City" star picked out a red and white checkered dress with a v-neck and a double layered hem from the...

Valerie Steele, Director of the Museum at FIT, and Elizabeth Peek, Chairwoman of the Couture Council Jewelry designer Philip Crangi, foreground, and Cator Sparks Susan and Diane von Furstenberg, President of the CFDA From left: Bruce Hoeksema, designer of VBH; Anna Wintour; and...

 

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