Our NEWSflash section shall review and show you the previous weeks’ hottest happenings in terms of designers, fashion, art and lifestyle. The words behind the headline strive to be a treasury of tips, inspiration and stories about the world of style that keeps an open eye over the ongoing themes. This week we have fashionable news featuring Woolmark Prize’s jury for 2015, the coolest collaboration between Karl Lagerfeld, Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams on the occasion of a new CHANEL movie and the Victoria’s Secret casting.
The Woolmark Prize jury 2015: “The ladies and gents who are taking part in the 2015 International Woolmark Prize now know who they have to impress, as the panel of judges for both the menswear and womenswear competitions have been announced.” – as being stated on fashionweekdaily.com. Last season the notorious award celebrated winners like Augustin Teboul or Asger Juel Larsen. The menswear final is taking place in London in front of designer Paul Smith, GQ UK’s Editor-in-Chief Dylan Jones, style.com’s Tim Blanks, and Nick Wooster. For the womenswear category in Beijing, the panel of judges includes Victoria Beckham, Vogue Italia’s Franca Sozzani, Vogue China’s Angelica Cheung, and fashion writer Colin McDowell. Besides providing a nice amount of pocket money, Woolmark Company signed MatchesFashion.com as the exclusive online retailer for the menswear award, while MyTheresa.com for the womenswear one.
Victoria’s Secret fashion show casting: Have you ever wondered what it really takes to be a Victoria’s Secret model? “Between the months of fitness training and the lack of clothing involved on the runway, it’s no surprise just how intense the casting for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is.” – reports style.com. This freshly released behind-the-scenes video from CBS gives an insight to what qualities an ideal VS model needs to possess. Among many others, it’s much about the body, the skin, the smile, the walk but most of all about the personality. The jury is looking for girls that are inspiring from the inside just like from the outside. Stay tuned to see which models make the cut when the show airs on December 2nd.
Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams in Chanel’s “Reincarnation”: Do you remember our teaser stating something about a beautiful collaboration among Karl Lagerfeld, Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams. “More of a long video clip than a short film, Chanel‘s “Reincarnation” is revealed and it reenacts a key episode in Gabrielle Chanel’s colourful life.” – reported WWD. The video clip is created and directed by Karl Lagerfeld to accompany the Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Métiers d’art collection to be shown on December 2nd 2014 in Salzburg, while the movie itself premieres on December 1st on chanel.com. For us the costumes, to others Pharrell Williams is the highlight, who composed an original song titled “CC the World”, which he sings together with Cara Delevingne. Looks like Cara is conquering the industry not only with her brows and crazy-gorgeous personality but as well with her voice. The collection though is expected to arrive in stores in May 2015.