After showing their creations to the jury in the form of individual presentation, the ten nominees, already narrowed down from hundreds of applications, held their final show last night. Modeled by Raf Simon's own models, with a soundtrack by Paris' main fashion week sound engineer, one...

While Dior seemed to flounder, Giambattista Valli appeared to be victorious with the presentation of the house's debut Haute Couture collection. With a history rich in creating luxurious garments for the it-girls of the fashion world, it's easy to forget that this is the designers' first...

By Kimberley Foster Giambattista Valli has soared ahead by achieving couture status after just one season. The designer was welcomed into the couture club after its governing body, Fédération Française de la Couture, granted the Italian designer full couture appellation. This means he has...

Fashion Group International will honor Saks Fifth Ave CEO Stephen I. Sadove with the Superstar Award on October 27th at its annual Night of Stars gala. Also included in the honoring are professional turner of "It," Daphne Guinness and perennial Oscar snubee, Julianne Moore. Sadove joins a...

, Donatella Versace, Marc Jacobs, and Simons's Dior Homme counterpart Kris Van Assche — was "surely a first in fashion." br> Anna Wintour and Hamish Bowles were also at the show — Wendi Murdoch sat between them — and so were fellow editors Grace Coddington, Glenda Bailey, Alexandra Shulman,...

com Fashion Group International held its Night of Stars party last night at Cipriani Wall Street, where honorees included Raf Simons, Giambattista Valli, Daphne Guinness, and Amar'e Stoudemire. Proenza Schouler designers Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough, who were elected to the CFDA...

Raf Simons to Replace John Galliano at Dior Parisian fashion house Dior is set to announce Raf Simons as the next creative director – replacing John Galliano who was fired last year after making anti-Semitic remarks. The hiring of Simons marks an arduous search by LVMH chairman, Bernard...

(MTV Style) • The Cathy Horyn/ Oscar de la Renta/ Lady Gaga beef continues with a word from Horyn's current boyfriend, Art Ortenberg. The Liz Claiborne widower wrote in to WWD: "True, Cathy Horyn is my girlfriend. Nevertheless, I feel it necessary to cudgel Gaga for her badly informed,...

While performing on the Vivement Dimanche Talk Show in Paris, she went high-fashion in a $1,785 Giambattista Valli Sleeveless Colorblock Dress and a pair of $512 Giuseppe Zanotti Bi Color Specchio Pumps: Her dress is an expert study in one of the season's hottest trends, boasting red,...

â We went through sketches, reviewed fabrics â itâ s a lot of work!â He credits his highly stylish mother with influencing him at a very young age and piquing his interest in fashion. The lovely, Jessica Biel, dressed to the nines in Giambattista Valli couture, presented the star honoree for...

 

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