Model Vittoria Ceretti weds

Vittoria Ceretti has tied the knot with Matteo Milleri.The Italian model, who has walked the runway for the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Prada, and Fendi, took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce that she had wed the Tale Of Us musician on 1 June….

Vittoria Ceretti has tied the knot with Matteo Milleri.

The Italian model, who has walked the runway for the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Prada, and Fendi, took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce that she had wed the Tale Of Us musician on 1 June.

“From this day forward,” she wrote alongside an image of herself in a long white dress and Matteo in a black suit.

Vittoria also uploaded a slideshow of images from her big day and two short clips depicting the wedding ceremony inside of a church in Ibiza, Spain.

Simon Porte Jacquemus commented with a red heart emoji, with the 22-year-old having selected a white taffeta dress adapted from a number included in the designer’s spring/summer 2020 show for her wedding.

Vittoria’s post soon attracted a number of congratulatory messages from her celebrity followers.

Cindy Crawford wrote, “Beautiful bride! Congrats!” while Birgit Kos commented, “Congratulations you two,” and Duckie Thot added: “So happy for you baby!!”

Chiara Ferragni, Sara Sampaio, Carine Roitfeld, Amber Valletta, Eva Herzigova, and Valentino creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli also shared their own notes for the happy couple in the comments section.

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Anna Wintour excited for changes to fashion industry

Anna Wintour is excited to see how the fashion industry responds to new challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis.In an opinion piece published on Vogue.com on Monday, the U.S. magazine’s editor-in-chief marked the Covid-19 pandemic as a catalyst for …

Anna Wintour is excited to see how the fashion industry responds to new challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis.

In an opinion piece published on Vogue.com on Monday, the U.S. magazine’s editor-in-chief marked the Covid-19 pandemic as a catalyst for much-needed change in the industry, with her writing, “Fashion has talked about change for years and now it finally is changing”.

Despite her sadness for those affected, Wintour is glad the virus has forced people to adapt accordingly and is making fashion designers ask themselves questions such as: “How will new collections emerge? How will they be shown? Not in the old ways, and I for one am excited about that.”

She cited a recent episode of Vogue’s Global Conversations, a live video chat discussion among designers such as Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss, Simon Porte Jacquemus, Marni’s Francesco Risso, and John Galliano of Maison Margiela and praised them for “thinking about the future in radical ways.”

One designer who earned Wintour’s particular admiration was Giorgio Armani, who has relocated the presentation of his couture collection from Paris this summer to Milan in January 2021.

Applauding the move, Wintour wrote: “What a benefit to Milan, which has been hit hard by this pandemic, and what a positive model for the industry in that Armani’s collection will be seasonless, reflecting Giorgio’s important statement that fashion must respond to this crisis by making less, and creating more long-lasting designs. I applaud what he’s doing and know that others in fashion are watching these developments closely.”

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Kerby Jean-Raymond adamant format of fashion shows needs to change

Kerby Jean-Raymond is certain the format of fashion shows will change in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.The Haitian-American designer founded his Pyer Moss brand in 2013 and has quickly built up a reputation for using his shows to tackle social jus…

Kerby Jean-Raymond is certain the format of fashion shows will change in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

The Haitian-American designer founded his Pyer Moss brand in 2013 and has quickly built up a reputation for using his shows to tackle social justice issues, with his spring 2016 menswear line event using video and street art to reference the Black Lives Matter movement.

And while Jean-Raymond currently has no plans to hold a fashion show until at least 2021, in a chat with Simon Porte Jacquemus and Marni creative director Francesco Risso for Vogue’s Global Conversations series, the style star insisted it is time for the industry to undergo a major overhaul in relation to events.

“None of us would be here without fashion week. When the halo brands have a show during a specific (time frame), smaller brands can piggyback off of that because they know everyone is in town,” he stated. “I do think the concept of the show has to change… But it’s an entry point that is so important for young designers.”

Jean-Raymond went on to encourage designers and creative directors to consider how they can best harness the Internet until group gatherings such as fashion shows and events can be held again once the Covid-19 pandemic begins to ease.

“With the opportunities on the Internet, it’s not going to be the same (as a show), but maybe we can do a combination of real-life events with smaller crowds and more public-facing digital events simultaneously,” the designer asked. “In the past, when we live streamed our shows, it was really passive, but now I think the focus will be on creating that digital content, and spending more money on the digital side. We have to do our part as empathetic human beings to curtail the spread of this virus.”

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Jacquemus to celebrate 10th anniversary with show in Provence

Jacquemus is to celebrate its 10th anniversary with a show in Provence, France.Designer Simon Porte Jacquemus is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in the fashion industry, having started his own brand in 2009 when he was only 19. Now, Jacquemus…

Jacquemus is to celebrate its 10th anniversary with a show in Provence, France.

Designer Simon Porte Jacquemus is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in the fashion industry, having started his own brand in 2009 when he was only 19.

Now, Jacquemus will mark a decade of business by returning to his home region for a show on 24 June. An exact location is yet to be announced.

“I couldn’t picture myself in Paris at all – it had to be at home in Provence. It’s going to be epic. It’s a mind-blowing place,” he told WWD, adding that he was at first unsure about how to commemorate the occasion, after some comments from his team members. “But I was sure that we should mark it, because it’s part of the history of the brand and my personal story. I started at 19, I’m 29 now. How do I feel? Pretty good. It’s weird. It’s a lot of things. But I think this is going to be a new start for us, not just because of the anniversary, but because of the move.”

The anniversary event will be Jacquemus’ first co-ed fashion show, as he introduced menswear in June 2018.

While the designer is based in Paris, and has recently extended his office space, he also showed his spring/summer 2019 menswear show in Marseille.

And in spite of his success, Jacquemus is determined to remain an independent company and continue to act as both creative director and chief executive officer of his label.

“I talk to a lot of people, but I have a strong character. Anyway, I’m going to stay independent. I’m never going to work for anyone,” the designer shared. “I love the journey, all these men and women with whom I have built this. Some people joined as interns and now hold important jobs, so that’s something I’m really proud of, because that’s what moves me the most.”

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Designer Bruno Sialelli in talks to join Lanvin – report

Loewe designer Bruno Sialelli is reportedly in talks to join Lanvin in a key role.The French luxury fashion house has been in a state of flux since the departure of long-serving creative director Alber Elbaz in late 2015, with Lucas Ossendrijver, Bouch…

Loewe designer Bruno Sialelli is reportedly in talks to join Lanvin in a key role.

The French luxury fashion house has been in a state of flux since the departure of long-serving creative director Alber Elbaz in late 2015, with Lucas Ossendrijver, Bouchra Jarrar, and, most recently, Olivier Lapidus, among the names who’ve held the post of head designer for brief stints.

But according to editors at WWD, Lanvin bosses are in negotiations with Sialelli to take over the role of creative director. However, neither Lanvin executives nor Sialelli have yet commented on the speculation.

A rising star in the fashion industry, Sialelli has helmed the menswear department at Spanish heritage brand Loewe since March 2016.

Before that, he worked in womenswear at Paco Rabanne, as well as at Acne Studios, Balenciaga and Azzedine Alaia. His LinkedIn profile also states that he studied at the Studio Bercot fashion school in Paris in from 2008 until 2010.

In recent months, designers floated as potential successors for Lapidus have included former Berluti designer Haider Ackermann and Simon Porte Jacquemus.

Since executives at Chinese conglomerate Fosun acquired a majority stake in Lanvin in February, revamping the design team has been a major focus, with new chief executive officer Jean-Philippe Hecquet tasked with finding fresh talent.

And in August, former Louis Vuitton employee Hecquet explained that he was committed to finding the right people as part of a new strategy.

“Clearly our objective and our goals are very ambitious, and the road may be a bit bumpy. It’s never easy to bring back to life a luxury brand… I don’t take it as an easy project,” he told Business of Fashion. “My role and the role of the executive committee will really be to bring back the confidence, to bring back the positive vibes.”

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Jacquemus to unveil debut menswear collection in South of France

Jacquemus has decided not to present its first menswear collection in Paris.The French fashion house, founded by designer Simon Porte Jacquemus, confirmed plans to launch its debut men’s range in February (18), as the brand concluded its fall/winter 20…

Jacquemus has decided not to present its first menswear collection in Paris.

The French fashion house, founded by designer Simon Porte Jacquemus, confirmed plans to launch its debut men’s range in February (18), as the brand concluded its fall/winter 2018 womenswear show held as part of Paris Fashion Week.

Though there were no clues as to how the label planned to unveil the upcoming collection, Jacquemus has now confirmed that it will be showcased during Paris Fashion Week: Men’s, with the show to take place in a city in southern France on 25 June.

The exact location has yet to be officially announced, but according to WWD, the 28-year-old fashion star emphasised his strong ties to Marseille when speaking about the presentation at a recent press event.

“I grew up 40 minutes away from Marseille, but I was obsessed with the place,” he explained. “I would take three buses to get there to go swimming. If you look at the sea there, you think you’re in Greece. It’s really special to me.”

The company has already hosted a fashion show in the city, having been welcomed as the special guest of the OpenMyMed festival last May.

Designer Jacquemus has also shared a teaser of what to expect from his debut men’s collection, taking to Instagram to upload an image depicting French rugby player Yoann Maestri posing in a pair of white shorts while on a beach with a white dog.

“Super proud that I shot Yoann Maestri, the international rugby player as the first Jacquemus man. A new chapter for myself and Jacquemus now begins,” he captioned the photograph.

Jacquemus will also be showing during Paris Fashion Week in September.

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Simon Porte Jacquemus set to launch men’s line

Simon Porte Jacquemus is gearing up to launch his debut men’s collection.The French designer is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in fashion, having started his own brand in 2009 when he was only 19. Jacquemus has been teasing a big announceme…

Simon Porte Jacquemus is gearing up to launch his debut men’s collection.

The French designer is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in fashion, having started his own brand in 2009 when he was only 19.

Jacquemus has been teasing a big announcement on his social media pages over the past week, and at the conclusion of his fall/winter 2018 womenswear show on Monday night (26Feb18), presented as part of Paris Fashion Week, he confirmed that he is working on a men’s range by wearing a brown hoodie printed with the words “L’Homme Jacquemus” printed on the front as he took his bow on the catwalk.

“I see the Jacquemus man as I see the Jacquemus woman, it’s my own story and emotions – all that inside a collection,” Jacquemus told WWD, adding that his inspiration for the collection is very personal. “I started to imagine the man when last year I fell in love.”

Jacquemus will present his new line as part of Paris Fashion Week: Men’s in June, though he is yet to decide if he will stage a full runway show or more intimate unveiling.

If his womenswear designs are anything to go by, fans of the designer can expect a range of simple silhouettes and the use of deconstructed fabrics. At his show on Monday, Jacquemus showed a number of flowing tunics, cotton shirt dresses and wool coats in an earthy palette of off-white, olive, taupe and tan shades.

One model wore a draped mini dress made out of dark green silk and carried a small red purse, while another wore a shirt made from the same fabric that was matched with tailored brown trousers.

There was also draped skirts matched with simple white T-shirts, knitted dresses with low necklines, belted trench coats, as a well as a dramatic dark green cape jacket.

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