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Fashion News: Lily Allen, Lanvin + More

Today in Fashion News: Lily Allen’s wedding dress will be made by Chanel. Meanwhile, the entire Lanvin team was reportedly in tears yesterday.

Fashion News: Lily Allen, Lanvin + More• Pop star Lily Allen’s wedding dress will be made by Chanel. [WWD]

• Vogue UK editor Alexandra Shulman reportedly suggested the Alexander McQueen label to Kate Middleton. []

• With no clear direction in the wake of Christophe Decarnin’s absence, several assistants have left Balmain. [NY Times]

• Family-owned luxury brand Bulgari SpA announced on Sunday that they had agreed to sell their 50.4 percent stake to LVMH for 1.86 billion euros, or about $2.6 billion. [WWD]

• Footwear designer Charlotte Dellal has collaborated with milliner Victoria Grant on a capsule collection of hats to go with her fall Charlotte Olympia shoe line. [WWD]

• Derek Lam is launching a diffusion line later this year. [WWD]

• Giambattista Valli is designing ready-to-wear pieces for Longchamp. [Vogue UK]

• Gap has teamed up with Glamour magazine to create a reality show especially for the Apple iPad. [Styleite]

• At Sunday’s John Galliano presentation, Sidney Toledano, the CEO of Dior, which owns 92 percent of the Galliano label, told Reuters, “For the moment, the [John Galliano] business continues.” [Reuters]

• Simon Cowell’s brother says Kate Moss is being considered for a judging role on The X Factor. [The Daily Mirror]

• The Lanvin team was reportedly in tears yesterday. [@StyleDotCom]

• Matthew Williamson is launching a 12-piece bridal collection. [Catwalk Queen]

• Russian model Natalia Vodianova competed in the Paris Half Marathon on Sunday, in aid of the Naked Heart Foundation, the charity she set up in 2006 to create safe play areas for deprived Russian children. [Vogue UK]

• Patrick Demarchelier will release a new book in November, titled Dior Couture by Demarchelier, which will feature a number of Christian Dior couture creations from the brand’s beginnings through today. [WWD]

• Riccardo Tisci and Haider Ackermann have responded to rumors they are possible replacements for John Galliano at Christian Dior. [NY Mag]

Photo: Karl Lagerfeld

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