Connect
To Top

Fashion News: Andre Leon Talley, Alexander McQueen + More

Today in Fashion News: André Leon Talley is no longer Vogue’s editor-at-large. Meanwhile, The ashes of late designer Alexander McQueen will be scattered on the Isle of Sky in Scotland, where his father Ronald was born.


• André Leon Talley (pictured) is no longer Vogue’s editor-at-large. Talley’s name appears under “contributing editors” on the masthead of the April issue, perhaps due to his commitments as a judge on America’s Next Top Model. [Bryanboy]

• Actress Mena Suvari has asked Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet to custom design a wedding dress for her nuptials, which will take place later this year. [People StyleWatch]

• At a Harvard Business School forum last night, Michael Kors, who was joined by Anna Wintour and Natalia Vodianova, announced that he will raise the minimum age of the models he employs to 16. [The Boston Globe]

• Beleaguered online retailer Chickdowntown is under new ownership. The Pittsburgh-based business defaulted on a revolving loan late last year and all but shut down. [Scoop Charlotte via Chickdowntown]

• French actress Mélanie Thierry has been tapped as the face of Yves Saint Laurent’s newest fragrance, which is due out later this year. [WWD]

• Julia Restoin-Roitfeld, daughter of Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld, is working on an “eatery concept” in New York that is “going to be something very new.” [WWD]

• Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy will design the costumes for Darren Aronofsky’s new film, Black Swan, which stars Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis. [WWD]

• The ashes of late designer Alexander McQueen will be scattered on the Isle of Sky in Scotland, where his father Ronald was born. [Vogue UK]

Leave a Reply

Or

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in BLOG