Fashion News: Lauren Conrad, Christie Brinkley + More

December 5, 2011 by


Fashion News: Lauren Conrad, Christie Brinkley + More• Former reality star Lauren Conrad has teamed up with BlueAvocado on an eco-friendly line of home storage, travel and cosmetic accessories. [Celebrity Gossip]

• Badgley Mischka is launching its first fine jewelry collection at Bloomingdale’s this week. [WWD]

• Supermodel Christie Brinkley has reportedly received a tax bill from the IRS for $531,720. [TMZ]

• Shaun Kearney has left his role as creative director and executive vice president at Cynthia Steffe. [WWD]

• Tommy Hilfiger’s wife Dee Ocleppo is partnering with HSN on a line of handbags. [WWD]

• Chris Burch is reportedly looking to sell his stake in ex-wife Tory Burch’s eponymous brand. [NY Post]

• Colin Firth’s wife Livia Giuggioli Firth has partnered with Yoox and Reclaim to Wear to create a line of eco-friendly dresses. [Racked]

• Los Angeles-based designer Louis Verdad staged his first runway show in three years on Thursday. [WWD]

• Michael Kors announced on Friday that his company is going public. The company is seeking to raise $792.3 million in its initial public offering. [Bloomberg]

• Moncler is launching two unisex sunglass models in collaboration with German brand Mykita. [WWD]

• Thanks to a new licensing agreement, eyewear brand Oakley will produce a line of women’s swimwear. [WWD]

• Surfwear brand Quiksilver has teamed up with fabric house Hoffman to create a heritage collection. [Lucky]

• Accessories designer Rebecca Minkoff has created a limited edition Baby-G watch. [InStyle]

• Roger Vivier teamed up with the French Footwear Association and the French government to score many of the top lots at an auction of Roger Vivier’s private collection, in order to prevent the collection being scattered among collectors. [WWD]

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