Topic: Rochas

Olivia Palermo Inks Deal With… Rochas (!)

Olivia Palermo Inks Deal With... Rochas (!)

For a long time, Olivia Palermo existed as that nebulous creature “red carpet fixture,” “street style star,” “socialite,” or (best of all) “it-girl.” You’ll notice how none of those designations mean anything? She then added model to the resume and fronted some campaigns (Mango, Hogan) but we figured she’d just go on being pointless, maybe “design” a collaboration or two, and always be “that girl from that horrible reality show.” The City, was it? Now she’s shown us, however, by inking a deal with Rochas. Even WWD doesn’t know what to make of it. More »

Paris Fashion Week: Our 15 Favorite Looks

Paris Fashion Week: Our 15 Favorite Looks

The mood in Paris was somber. The runways saw countless covered figures (loads of sleeved dresses, capes and capelets topped dozens of wideleg trousers), though these are Fall collections, after all. Some silhouettes were unapologetically ladylike (like at Miu Miu and Nina Ricci) but there seemed to be a storm cloud over many of the shows: Chanel was staged in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, the Alexander McQueen collection was in honor of “the Ice Queen and her court,” and the backdrop for Lanvin’s austere looks was a weeping willow. Dark, maybe, but plenty to love.
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