Diane Von Furstenberg & Pitti Uomo
Renowned Belgian-born, American based designer Diane Von Furstenberg, is set to receive the Superstar Award at the Fashion Group International's Night of Stars Annual Ceremony. The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the fashion industry, with past winners including luminaries such as Marc Jacobs, Robert Duffy and Carolina Herrera,
French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH is busily preparing to open a new factory in Tuscany, Italy in response to the demand created by the relaunch of Louis Vuitton’s footwear line. The new production centre will be dedicated exclusively to the creation of men’s shoes.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was on hand to open the Pitti Uomo trade show. Pitti Uomo, the worlds defining menswear trade show, fills a 59,000 square meter exhibition space with everything imaginable in the menswear fashion universe. The Prime Minister demonstrated his unequivocal support of Pitti Uomo by investing 2 million euros in the trade show and explained to the media the need to exalt the unique creativity and craftsmanship of Italy and the pivotal role that events like Pitti Uomo play in propagating this evolved dynamic image of Italy to the world.
American cosmetic giant Maybelline has announced that 33 year old Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima will return to work with the company, becoming the face of its summer campaign across print and television media. The model and Victoria's Secret Angel had previously been the face of Maybelline from 2003 to 2009.
18 year old Kendall Jennar the younger sister of American celebrity Kim Kardashian, has landed a coveted modeling job for Givenchy, with the trending model featuring in the French brands fall 2014 campaigns.