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Fashion News: Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs + More

Today in Fashion News: Calvin Klein himself has revealed that while Kate Moss is “a great model” she is also “difficult” to work with. Meanwhile, Robert Duffy, Marc Jacobs’s business partner, has hinted on Twitter that a Marc Jacobs movie project might be in the works.


 Calvin Klein is the latest brand to jump on the live streaming bandwagon. Both its men’s and women’s runway shows will live stream simultaneously on CalvinKleinCollection.com and Facebook. Meanwhile, Calvin Klein himself has revealed that while Kate Moss is “a great model” she is also “difficult” to work with. On casting Moss alongside Mark Wahlberg in the 80s (pictured), he said: “It didn’t go too well. She didn’t like him at all. He was a pleasure. I have worked with so many women, great ones, and Kate was always difficult.” [WWD, The Telegraph]

• Catherine Malandrino has teamed up with Mary J Blige to cobrand a t-shirt collection that will empower women. The label, FFAWN + Catherine Malandrino, will feature tunics with hand-painted messages such as “I’m Free” and “I’m Power.” The collection launches next week. [WWD]

• Jen Brill has been chosen as a Chanel Beauty Ambassadress. [Beauty Banter]

• Model Natalia Vodianova will host the second annual Love Ball during London Fahsion Week. The event will raise funds for Vodianova’s Naked Heart Foundation. [WWD]

• Rachel Roy is collaborating with Fairwinds Trading on a design project that will help create jobs for women in Africa. Items that have been handcrafted in Africa by female-owned businesses will be integrated into Rachel Rachel Roy collections, beginning in the spring. [WWD]

• Robert Duffy, Marc Jacobs’s business partner, has hinted on Twitter that a Marc Jacobs movie project might be in the works. Meanwhile, Marc Jacobs is suing Christian Audigier over trademark infringement and trade dress over purse designs. [Fashionologie via @RobertDuffy, CocoPerez]

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