Having recently concluded his 16-year tenure as Louis Vuitton‘s creative director, last week Marc Jacobs announced a new contract with the LVMH brand in which they hope to prepare his eponymous brand for a lucrative public offering. Though everyone agrees there is a lot of work that needs to be done before an IPO becomes a reality, the American designer is ready for the challenge, assuring the integrity of his brand will never be compromised. Fresh off his last LV showing and focused on the future of his namesake line, Marc Jacobs sits down with WWD to further discuss his current undertakings as well as his plans for the next few years. Read an excerpt of the interview below and click here for the full article.
Marc Jacobs' exit from Louis Vuitton was highly publicized after Louis Vuitton's Spring 2014 ready-to-wear showcase, and now the designer has told WWD about his future plans that follow his 16-year tenure at the French label. He talks about taking his namesake company public on the stock market, women designers, and about the desire for fashion.
Kate Moss' first ever photo shoot by David Ross was recently on exhibition at London's Lawrence Alkin Gallery. The black and white images, titled "Kate Moss: Roll 1," capture the supermodel at 14-years old. Check it out:
Sky Ferreira is the face of French label Maison Kitsune's spring/summer 2014 ad campaigns. Lensed by Henrik Purienne, the ads feature the blonde singer in style portraits inspired by the New Wave of New York music. Sky has been a fashion favorite throughout her career, appearing in images for Forever 21, Saint Laurent, Vigoss and more.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell has teamed up with photographer John-Paul Pietrus, who is half Filipino, for a set of prints with proceeds going to the Red Cross appeal for Typhoon Haiyan victims. The images can be purchased on johnpaulpietrus.com for £20. The prints are limited edition and will be signed by John-Paul. They'll be on sale till Thursday, November 14.
Alexa Chung's book debut is called "IT" and it's out in stores now. Her book is part memoir, part scrapbook, and part style guide. Alexa says her book's unusual title was inspired by the writing process: “The word it means a lot of different things, that’s why I chose it. At first it was a nickname that I had for the book and then it just became it. And it was ‘It’…gotta go home and work on ‘It’…It’s gonna be ok… this is IT. I love that word. It’s so small and can mean so much.”
Katie Holmes has always had a simple look. But now she's getting a makeover for Bobbi Brown. The new ads for the beauty brand's Old Hollywood Collection has her sporting a dramatic dark eyeliner, a red lip and flawless skin.
The November issue of Elle UK features two hot Thor co-stars, Natalie Portman and Tom Hiddleston. Apart from gracing the cover, Portman was interviewed by Hiddleston for the magazine.
Portman says of falling in and out of love on a whim, 'I see it a lot – this romantic view of the world where you fall in and out of love on a whim. It ignores the depth of trying to know another human being and respect them and love them, and puts in its place the excitement of an immediate intimacy. But really knowing some? That is such an opportunity.'
In 1926, Man Ray photographed Alice Ernestine Prin, or better known as Kiki de Montparnasse, a socialite in the Parisian bohemian scene of the '20s. The photograph shows Kiki resting her head alongside a tribal African mask. The image represented the Surrealist's affinity for African art.
L'Officiel Singapore's November cover features "Wolverine" actress and model Rila Fukushima. The Japanese beauty sports a sheared haircut in the main editorial which was lensed by Yoshiaki Sekine. Rila wears looks by brands like Paul Smith, Burberry Prorsum and Miu Miu, amongst others.
H&M tapped Christy Turlington, Liu Wen, Cora Emmanuel and Doutzen Kroes for its Holiday 2013 campaign. Lensed by Alexi Lubomirski, the campaign features the models in the Swedish retailer's main line and Divided collections.
Check out the new collectible covers for Spring 2014 issue of Style.com/Print, also known as Issue 05. The first features Belgian model Elise Crombez dressed in Dior on location in Antwerp, while supermodel Joan Smalls dominates the second cover.
Karlie Kloss is in Vogue Brazil's main editorial for its November issue. Photographed by Henrique Gendre, Karlie is glammed up in eclectic prints and patterns, surrounded by tropical plants in these studio shots.
Carmen Carrera made history when she publicly transitioned after "RuPaul's Drag Race" season three's conclusion. Carrera was a favorite on the TV show, and has been making headlines as a show-stopping part of W Magazine's "Showgirls," and a voice for transgender women through outlets such as GLAAD.
Vogue China's December 2013 edition marks its 100th issue. To celebrate this, the magazine enlisted some of fashion's top talent. Mario Testino lensed 153 images of fashion and beauty pictorials with actress Shu Qi on the cover. The inside pages features top Chinese models Liu Wen, Xiao Wen Ju, Tian Yi and Sui He.
Claire Danes covers Interview Magazine's November 2013 issue and was photographed by Fabien Baron and interviewed by Dustin Hoffman for her role in the Showtime Series, Homeland. Head here for the full interview.
Michael Kors tapped Mario Testino to photograph a youthful set of rock and roll-chic images for his Holiday 2013 ad campaign. “When I was designing holiday, I kept thinking about how can you have it all. I love the idea of this rock-and-roll, denim and diamonds Christmas. It’s cozy but glamorous—the perfect combination for the holidays,” says Kors.
Candice Swanepoel is the cover story of Elle UK's December issue. The South African blonde poses for the lenses of Kai Z Feng, as styled by fashion editor Anne Marie-Curtis. Candice wears a mix of prints and patterns from brands like Saint Laurent, Prada and Richard Nicoll in these striking studio shots.