Diane Von Furstenberg is sure getting a lot of press these days. It is reported that Whitney Port of "The Hills" will be working for her meaning that there will be cameras all around her studio and now Project Runway boasts that the contestants will be making a garment for her collection in its upcoming episode next week.
Who doesn't remember the outfit Madonna wore in the material girl video when she acted like Marilyn Monroe in "Diamond's are a Girl's Best Friend". Who else could actually pull off acting like Monroe? And that Gaultier black satin conical bra she wore on the blonde ambition tour. Madonna has had some crazy outfits and now they are to be on display in February at the Old Truman Brewery in East London. The exhibition will be entitled "Simply Madonna, Materials of the Girl" and the pieces are assumed to be auctioned afterwards.
While Shirley McClaine may be acting as the fashion guru in a lifetime movie, it is Audrey Tautou, the current face of chanel no. 5, that I am looking forward to seeing playing Coco Chanel. Karl Lagerfeld will be involved in re-creating the costumes of the time, which obviously makes the film a must see. Filming starts September 15 in where else?, Paris.
Rachel Zoe is premiering a new shoe on Bravo all about her work as a celebrity stylist. In a quote, Zoe states, " The biggest challenge of my life is trying to have a personal life and trying to build my brand." Zoe is best known from working with celebrities such as Joy Bryant, Molly Sims, Anne Hathaway and more. You may remember her from her "feud" with Nicole Richie, but anyways, from water disasters to interns that don't get along be prepared to watch the series premiere on September 8th.
Vogue has a new online show which features new models Austria Alcantara, Cato Van Ee, and Madeline Kragh. The show follows these young girls as they get their start in fashion - each with a different story and struggles. The show airs online at bebo.com every friday. So far two episodes have aired one as just an introduction to the girls and the other about Cato's departure from her native Holland.
So for the second year in a row a Brit takes the cover of September Vogue. Keira Knightley steals the cover. The magazine votes 798 pages of fashion, but less ads were taken out than last year - another sign that the magazine is struggling along with other conde nast publications.