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...

Last year's luncheon, which honored Karl Lagerfeld, was the first Couture Council Luncheon held at Lincoln Center, was attended by over 500 guests, and raised over $600,000. This year, they have outdone themselves, surpassing that amount, in both the number of guests and money raised. (The...

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...

The Chanel Haute Couture Spring/ Summer 2011 dazzling display showcased this week. Karl Lagerfeld's inspiration for the collection was French painter Marie Laurencin and the Parisian style from the early years of the 20th century. The theme that ran through the collection was sharp...

2011 Italian fashion designer Valentino is this year's honoree of the Couture Council Award. New York – Valentino Garavani is respected in the industry for his beautiful designs seen on the runway and red carpet, and he just got more recognition for his work in fashion as he is this year's...

Couture Council founder and chairman Liz Peek called him "the undisputed maestro of fashion." Simon Doonan urged him to open an "ecole de fabulosity." Karl Lagerfeld sent a note to say, "Few know what Valentino knows about craftsmanship." But maybe the best praise came from Maria Grazia...

" Lagerfeld will also be launching Karl Lagerfeld Paris – a premium line with a price point ranging from $411 to $3,425. Karl Lagerfeld Paris will launch during Paris Couture Week.

But, then again not everyone can say their papa is Karl Lagerfeld. For those of you that haven't been keeping track of Karl Lagerfeld's cat Choupette, allow us a minute to fill you in. Choupette, as we've just mentioned, is Karl Lagerfeld's cat. Naturally, as the daughter of Karl Lagerfeld,...

Karl Lagerfeld will receive the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award at this year's British Fashion Awards on Monday 23rd November. The designer will be honoured at the ceremony, which will take place at London's Coliseum, for his unrivalled contribution to the fashion industry. "Karl...

~ Telegraph The all-mighty September issues are on their way, but it looks like Hearst is already winning the war! ~ Fashionista Online auction house, eBay, is upping its "fashion credibility" thanks to its latest sponsorship! ~ WWD Guess which designer has given his stamp of approval...

 

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