Style Notes: Reese Witherspoon Secures $10 Mil for Draper James; Uniqlo's Lemaire Collab Is in High-Demand
Friday fashion fun.
Reese Witherspoon, who launched her Southern-inspired lifestyle line Draper James in May of this year, seems to have found her footing in the celebrity brand game. The actress and proud Southerner announced today that she had secured $10 million in funding for the brand's expansion. Witherspoon also noted that her brand would never sell the color black ("We don't do black. Our black is navy."). Perhaps someone should tell her that Draper James black embellished shift dress? [Wall Street Journal]
Despite Uniqlo's relatively low-key launch of its new collection in collaboration with Lemaire, the collection is off to a sell-out start. However, there is good news for fans of the minimalist, affordably priced looks: A new collection is in the works for next season. [Fashionista]
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The Hermes Apple watch, which was announced earlier this year at Apple's San Francisco conference, will finally hit stores on Monday. Available in three styles, the hotly-anticipated watch will come in the French fashion brand's iconic orange packaging, marking the first time that Apple packaging has deviated from its signature white. If you've got $1,100 - $1,500 to spare, you can pick up the watch at select Apple and Hermes stores. [WWD]
Alexander Wang trotted down the Balenciaga runway for the final time today, and he certainly went out with a bang. The 31-year-old took showgoers by surprise by casting the likes of Zoe Kravitz and Bella Heathcote in his all-white spring 2016 presentation. [Vogue Runway]