Pret-a-Reporter

Style Notes: Kim Kardashian Book Signing Disrupted; Courreges Appoints New Artistic Directors

AP Images
Kim Kardashian at the Barnes & Noble in New York City.

A little fashion news to help with your Cinco de Mayo margarita hangover.

Kim Kardashian's Selfish book signing in New York City drew more than just the reality star's biggest fans, who dreamt of meeting their "idol" — it also drew a crowd of anti-fur activists. Turns out they also think Kardashian is selfish, but in a bad way. [Complex]

French fashion house Coureges has tapped Sebastien Meyer, 26, and Arnaud Vaillant, 25, as its new artistic directors for their womenswear collection. The young designers are placing their current label, Coperni, on hold while they work to revive the 54-year-old brand, originally known for space-age looks first made popular by Andres Courreges in the '60s. [WWD]

Read more Heidi Klum, Patrick Demarchelier Honored at CLIO Image Awards

The dress that inspired a thousand memes, also known as Rihanna's Met Gala dress, got everyone buzzing about its designer, Guo Pei. Apparently, the Chinese atelier doesn't mind that her dress made the Internet think of pizza and omlettes, saying, "If people think the dress is interesting and funny, I think that's great." [The Cut]

Dame Vivienne Westwood is set to receive the Savannah College of Art and Design Andre Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award on May 15, though if you ask us, being immortalized in a Gwen Stefani song is enough of a lifetime achievement to make anyone happy. [Footwear News]

 

comments powered by Disqus