Fashion news / Digest No. 03


Fashion news, stories and events via British fashion blog
What a week it's been! Absolutely... BREAKING. It began in a slow motion modestly dotting pieces of information here and there, but came Friday, the wobbly bubble bursted again. Here are the highlights...

Congratulations are in order for Alber Elbaz who was promoted from Knight to Office of the Legion of Honor, France's highest civilian distinction.

Alber Elbaz promoted from Knight to Office of the Legion of Honor / fashion news via
Another legend fronts Saint Laurent campaign as Jane Birkin becomes the face of the house's Le Smoking project photographed by Hedi Slimane.

Jane Birkin photographed by Hedi Slimane for Saint Laurent Le Smokin Spring 2016 campaign / fashion news via
And the rumours becomes true for Hedi Slimane who existed Saint Laurent on Friday.

Hedi Slimane leaves Saint Laurent / fashion news via
Every Manolo girl will now be able to buy her shoes without leaving her home thanks to FarFetch Black&White service selling monobrands via separate websites starting with

Manolo Blahnik online store launches / fashion news via
Rejoyce, fashion lovers - Conde Nast is releasing thousands of photos from its Vogue and Vanity Fair archives in partnership with Getty Images. Over 20000 images are already available to buy for Getty's subscribers, however a collection of prints will be sold via for you to frame and bring home.

Conde Nast releases photos from Vogue & Vanity Fair archives / fashion news via
Photographer turns to paintings that express his inner world as Nick Waplington known for his Work in Progress series featuring Alexander McQueen showcases his art at These Days in Los Angeles. For opening dates and details visit These Days.

Nick Waplington shows paintings at These Days / fashion news via
Carine Roitfeld talks David Bowie, Gucci, Lagerfeld and perfume debut in a wonderful interview for Buro 24/7 (at the moment it's in Russian, but you can either translate it with Google - otherwise I'll do it myself soon)

Carine Roitfeld interview with Buro 24/7 / fashion news via
On a bonus note, from now I'll also be sharing a few fantastic sale and pre-loved finds for your wardrobe. On this week shopping list are Lanvin shoulder bag (£300), Isabel Marant earrings (£43), Malene Birger necklace (£63), vintage Givenchy dress (£43), Nina Ricci bag (£103), Christian Louboutin pumps (£158 - BRAND NEW!!!), Alexander McQueen lace shoes (£51 - BRAND NEW!!!), Hermes necklace (£166), Bottega Veneta sunglasses (£55), Yves Saint Laurent dress (£95), Max Mara top (£55), Chanel silk scarf (£171) and Christian Dior sandals (£79)

Designer sale finds for less via
Photo source: T Magazine / The New York Times, Alber Elbaz at Lanvin Spring/Summer 2015 via Journal Du Lux, Jane Birkin photographed by Hedi Slimane for Saint Laurent Le Smoking campaign, Hedi Slimane via Hyperbeast, Manolo Blahnik in his London store via Vogue, a photo from 1948 Conde Nast archives via Quartz, Nick Waplington exhibition via The New York Times, Carine Roitfeld photographed for My Theresa, Kate Moss photographed by Tim Walker & styled by Grace Coddington for Vogue US April 2012

1 comment:

  1. Oh my Natalia - some of those Vestiaire Collective finds are going to prove very hard for me to resist!