Friday Fashion News Round Up!
By Nick Burns
What would Fashion Week be without the blonde bombshell Donatella Versace? Boring, that's what. Lucky for us, she's flying in for the occasion to booze it up with fellow designers, hold a launch event for the company's new "Hit" bag and a private shopping event for American Express cardholders. [WWD]
New York Magazine documents the five worst examples of fashion runway roadkill. [NY Mag]
CFDA reminds designers to promote healthy models, not waifs that will tumble over at the slightest breeze. [WWD]
Fall? Spring? Who cares? We'll still wear the same pair of jeans. [WSJ]
Zac Posen wants to be the teacher's pet. He designed a limited-edition tote inspired by his favorite teacher at St. Ann's School for the Arts in Brooklyn Heights. Proceeds from the back will benefit TeachersCount, a non-profit that supports teachers of course. [WWD]
Cynthia Rowley had three teeth knocked out while wakeboarding in Montauk. Ouch! [WWD]
The MisShapes book! See 1001 photos of oddly dressed creatures of the night...and a few celebrities like Madonna, Hedi Slimane...who attended the MisShapes party in NYC. Do people still go? Or is it totally over once you get the book deal? [NY Mag]
Yves Saint Laurent will distribute two million copies of YSL fashion propaganda newspaper dubbed "Manifesto," starting
Sept. 6 and 7 in New York during fashion week. Look for it in The New York Times. [WWD]
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