The Met gala is always a spectacular event from a fashion point of view. With the attendance by some of the best, dressed in their best, we had to pick the best of the best! Rooney Mara, Anne Hathaway, Sienna Miller, Gisele Bundchen and Cara Delevigne all rocked the punk: chaos to couture theme look very well. Most amusing on the red carpet was the guests that seem to have missed out on the whole punk thing (among them Anna Wintour of course).
To set the mood for this year’s Met Ball, taking place in New York tonight, the cofounder of Moda Operandi Lauren Santo Domingo hosted a dinner at St Regis last Saturday for the fashion elite. Moda Operandi being main sponsor of the gala was also celebrating its new range of luxury punk-inspired clothing, made in collaboration with designers at Balmain and Givenchy among others to honor the upcoming exhibition “Punk: Chaos to Couture” at the Met. The exhibition premieres tonight on May 6 at the Met Ball, but opens to the public on May 9 and will run to August 14.
In another part of New York, the founder of Net-A-Porter Natalie Massenet invited to dinner at the new restaurant Omar’s, attended by our own Elin Kling, Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing, Miranda Kerr and Kate Bosworth among others. And on Fifth Avenue, Giovanna Battagliga threw a party to celebrate the opening of Dolce & Gabanna’s new store at which Emlia Clarke, Gisele Bünchen and the Roitfeld family. Wonder which one was more
The spring/summer issue of 0320c comprises three covers, all three captured by the photographic duo of Sean and Seng. One cover features Karlie Kloss and her fitted body, and the other two cover star Cate Blanchett as well as Nicolas Ghesquiére and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Aside from the interview with the former creative director of Balenciaga which originally published on Business of Fashion a couple of weeks ago, the covers of 0320c promise another interview with the designer.
As reporting back in March, Riccardo Tisci’s latest project of designing ballet costumes for the production of Maurice Ravel’s Boléro at Paris National Opera Ballet’s premiered last Thursday. The dancers wore sheer catsuits with lace ornaments to resemble a skeleton, and according to Tisci he “wanted the dancers to feel naked somehow”. As the typically dark romantic aesthetics he usually presents for Givenchy, the costumes were almost like a simplified version of his haute couture gowns.
The June issue of Vogue UK with Kate Moss on the cover will for the first time enclose an additional issue called Miss Vogue featuring amongst other things a list of 21 girls under the age of 21 with an admirable style. And who is not on the cover and on top of the list but Miss Cara Delevingne. Photographed by Angelo Pennetta, Cara shines in pretty pink of matching sequins in front of a wall of roses. The list also comprises name such as Karlie Kloss, Chloe Moretz and Charlotte Free.