Style Notes: Band of Outsiders Reportedly Shuttering; Tommy Hilfiger Designs Furniture
Your post-holiday-weekend fashion recap.
After a long series of unfortunate events at Band of Outsiders, including the departure of menswear designer Joseph Pickman (who has since begun working at American Apparel) and vice president of marketing and communications Nicole Cari, the 11-year-old brand is reportedly folding. Fashionista reports that the L.A.-based company, which also decided to forgo formal presentations at New York Fashion Week for their 2014 and 2015 collections, has now laid off a majority of its staff and canceled all fall wholesale orders. Founded by former CAA talent agent Scott Sternberg, Band of Outsiders was a favorite among celebrities including Jason Schwartzman, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Ocean and Rashida Jones, each of whom starred in the brand's signature Polaroid campaigns. [Fashionista]
More sad news from the world of high fashion: Honor is reportedly scrapping its ready-to-wear line in order to refocus its efforts on "bridal and special order business" beginning May 29. The 5-year-old brand, which is headed up by Giovanna Randall and counts Keira Knightley, Diane Kruger and Christina Hendricks among its celebrity admirers, stated that "the Honor brand credence will remain intact under the direction of Giovanna Randall and re-emerge in the future." [Fashionista]
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i-D magazine is celebrating its 35th anniversary with not one, but 18 different covers — each starring a model, of course. Lara Stone, Kate Moss and Jourdan Dunn are just a few of the famous faces gracing the series, which was shot by Alasdair McLellan. The indie-crowd favorite's summer issue will hit newsstands May 28. [i-D]
Tommy Hilfiger is getting into the furniture business with two upcoming collections, which will include living room, dining room and bedroom pieces, set to be released this fall. The elevated "New York" collection and coastal, country-inspired "Greenwich" range will be available in select department and specialty stores as well as online. [WWD]