It has been reported that Phillip Lim's Fall 09 collection will be luxe and jewel-toned and that the kind of woman he has in mind is grown-up but knows how to have fun which, if you think about it, is something you might have guessed on your own. Lim's clarified his usage of the word luxe by saying that, in his collection, the luxe comes from an aesthetic depth rather than an increasing price point. Now that, is nice to hear.
Marc by Marc Jacobs has opened in Madrid, making it the first Marc by Marc store in all of Spain. Previous to this Eks, a multi-brand retailer, has had the exclusive on Marc by Marc merchandise in Spain. The relationship is said remain in tact as the products will be purposefully distinct between the the Marc by Marc and Eks stores.
We're not overly interested in gossip about models but we do like artistic fashion week photography. Style.com has commissioned model Iekeliene Stange to shoot backstage at New York Fashion Week and her photos are worth checking out. When a model is on both sides of the lens, the results are quite telling. Check out our version of this exercise at New York Fashion Week, with photographers Shannon Sinclair, Robert Malmberg, Jonathan Melamed, and Jusin William Lin.