Skip Nav
Met Gala
See Every Stunning Met Gala Arrival
Tao Okamoto
This Japanese Actress Wore a Lovely Lace Wedding Gown Like You've Never Seen Before
Audrey Hepburn
The Real Reason You're So Obsessed With Audrey Hepburn's Style

Daphne Guinness Clothing Auction Raises $740K

Lady Gaga's Daphne Guinness Buy, Chanel's Couture Invite, and Yohji Yamamoto's For Sale Sign



Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.

  • Daphne Guinness's clothing auction at Christie's raised over $740,000 for the Isabella Blow Foundation, a healthy portion of which came from Lady Gaga. The singer spent an estimated record-breaking $132,000 on an Alexander McQueen dress from Guinness's collection. Guinness later tweeted "THANK YOU my friend Lady Gaga. You are a real person. and a great one!" [The Cut]

  • The invitation to Chanel's Fall 2012 Couture show features a Karl Lagerfeld drawing of Coco Chanel and the text "New Vintage." Do we smell a theme? [Fashionologie Inbox]

  • Yohji Yamamoto took a bow at his menswear show in Milan on Thursday wearing a blazer embroidered with the words "For Sale." Whether that referred to the garment or Yamamoto's company could not be determined — a spokeswoman said the designer wasn't available for interviews after the show. [WWD]

  • Peter Copping will introduce a new handbag inspired by the streets of Paris for Nina Ricci in September. The bag, called La Rue, will be advertised with black-and-white photos decorated with artist Jo Ratcliffe's illustrated flowers. [Vogue UK]

  • Apron pockets, ombre pastel suits, and prints inspired by beer cans are among the eclectic new trends from Men's Fashion Week in Milan. [BuzzFeed Shift]

  • Charlotte Ronson says fashion is in her genes, largely because of her mother, Annabelle Dexter-Jones. " She would show up at parent-teacher meetings late, wearing a leather skirt, and getting dirty looks from the other parents, or for sure the other mothers. We were proud of having a stylish, hot mother." [The Aesthete]

  • Remember the pink shoes Lena Dunham paired with the forest green Wes Gordon dress she wore to the Met Gala? Hamish Bowles picked them out for her. [Racked]

  • Chris Burch defended himself against accusations that his brand C Wonder plagiarizes the work of his ex-wife Tory Burch. "It certainly doesn’t look like Tory’s brand," he said. "It's the association of the name that gives some people that indication. . . We’re more about happy, fun, whimsical . . . Tory is serious, serious fashion." [Styleite]

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Opinion on Chanel Runway Show in Cuba
Chanel Resort 2017
Chanel Cruise Collection in Cuba
Willow Smith Chanel Ambassador 2016
Kendall Jenner's Fendi Snapchat Tour in Rome March 2016
Katie Holmes High-Waisted Pants at Chanel Event 2016
Chanel Facts

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fashion
X