Fashion News: Best Coast, Christian Louboutin + More

March 2, 2012 by


Fashion News: Best Coast, Christian Louboutin + More• Bethany Cosentino from indie band Best Coast is designing a line for Urban Outfitters. [Racked]

• Christian Louboutin has unveiled a new capsule collection to celebrate his 20th anniversary in fashion. [Vogue UK]

• Up-and-coming brand Cobra Society is expanding into handbags. [Elle]

• Daphne Guinness is auctioning off pieces from her personal wardrobe at Christie’s. All proceeds will go towards her new charity, the Isabella Blow Foundation. [Elle]

• Hermès has created a $2 million dollar solid-gold handbag. [FT.com]

• HSN has launched a charity collection inspired by the jewels of the late Rita Hayworth. [InStyle]

• At Hussein Chalayan’s fall 2012 show today, the audience will receive a preview of Chalayan’s upcoming collaboration with the International Palladium Board. [WWD]

• French designer Isabel Marant plans to open six new boutiques this year, in Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Paris, London, and Los Angeles. [WWD]

• Canadian retailer Joe Fresh plans to launch e-commerce in the U.S. later this year or early next year. [WWD]

• Images of Karl Lagerfeld’s collection for Hogan have been revealed. [Elle]

• Prabal Gurung is most likely designing the wedding dress for Leandra Medine, the blogger behind The Man Repeller. [Avenue]

• London-based designer Mary Katrantzou is looking into launching plus-size versions of her ornate designs. [Vogue UK]

• Navajo Nation is suing Urban Outfitters for trademark infringement. [Styleite]

• Next week, Yoox Group will launch a new site, Shoescribe.com, dedicated to shoes. [WWD]

Photo: @BestCoastyy