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Fashion News: Gemma Ward, Lara Stone + More

American fashion designer Thakoon Panichgul was named creative director of Japanese jeweler Tasaki. “I am very honored to be appointed creative director of Tasaki,” said Panichgul. “It is exciting to be working with fine jewelry as it will unquestionably feed into my overall creative process.” [?]


• American fashion designer Thakoon Panichgul was named creative director of Japanese jeweler Tasaki. “I am very honored to be appointed creative director of Tasaki,” said Panichgul. “It is exciting to be working with fine jewelry as it will unquestionably feed into my overall creative process.” [FWD]

• An agent for Australian model and actress Gemma Ward has announced that she no plans to return to her modeling career. Gemma was recently the butt of attacks on her weight when fashion blogger Bryan Boy posted photos of a healthy-looking Gemma in New York City. [News.com.au]

• Dutch model Lara Stone has revealed in December’s issue of Vogue UK that she spent four weeks in rehab earlier this year. “I am a complete alcoholic. It used to be so easy to say to someone, ‘Get me a bottle of vodka,’ and they’d run and get it. Going to rehab was the best decision I ever made. The last six months have been the best of my life.” [Fashionologie]

• The Gucci Group has vowed to go green to help save the rainforests of the world, joining forces with the Rainforest Action Network. The Gucci Group will stop using paper from Indonesian rainforests and plantations as well as avoiding suppliers such as Asia Pulp and Paper. [3 News]

• American fashion designer Cynthia Rowley has teamed up with United Airlines to design new uniforms for their flight attendants. The new uniforms will roll out in 2011. [Mediabistro]

2 Comments

  1. Annie

    November 9, 2009 at 6:00 PM

    Whoop for Lara, she’s so “real”. I hate that stupid [hrase, but it seems appropriate.

  2. Annie

    November 9, 2009 at 1:00 PM

    Whoop for Lara, she’s so “real”. I hate that stupid [hrase, but it seems appropriate.

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