Fashion News: Raf Simons, Yves Saint Laurent + More

February 27, 2012 by

Fashion News: Raf Simons, Yves Saint Laurent + More• According to Cathy Horyn, the scene “at the end of the Jil Sander show — Raf Simons’s last for the house — was moving and spontaneous.” [NY Times]

• Beverly Johnson is getting her own reality show. [Styleite]

• Footwear brand Bruno Magli is planning to launch a women’s ready-to-wear line. [WWD]

• Jewelry label Dannijo is expanding into footwear thanks to a collaboration with footwear brand Matt Bernson. [WWD]

• This year’s Fashion’s Night Out event in Paris will be held on Rue Saint-Honoré instead of Avenue Montaigne. [WWD]

• Stockholm-based brand Happy Socks is launching an upscale line of unisex socks, called Premium Collection by Happy Socks, as well as a children’s line in collaboration with J Crew, called Happy Socks & Crewcuts. [WWD]

• Home décor designer Jonathan Adler is expanding into women’s handbags and accessories. [WWD]

• Rapper Kanye West designed the shoes for the Dion Lee fall show. [Fashionista]

• Former Sports Illustrated cover girl Kathy Ireland is reportedly the richest supermodel in the world. [Forbes]

• Kenneth Cole has made an offer to buy all shares of Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. that he doesn’t already own. [TWP]

• Nicola Formichetti will be livestreaming preparations for the Mugler fall runway show in Paris live on Tuesday and Wednesday at Ustream. [WWD]

• Russian model Natasha Poly is the newest spokesmodel for L’Oréal. [Women]

• British jewelry label Tatty Devine has accused retailer Claire’s of copying their designs. [Jezebel]

• The first Topshop and Topman stores in Las Vegas will open next month, while a Topshop store will open in Los Angeles in February 2013. [WWD]

• According to reports, Yves Saint Laurent will today announce the departure of its creative director Stefano Pilati, amid rumors that Hedi Slimane is poised to return to the brand. [WWD, AFP]

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