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Schiaparelli Launch Delayed With No Creative Director

Schiaparelli's Delay, Tamara Mellon's Book, and Coco Rocha's Full Moon


Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.

  • The relaunch of Schiaparelli has been delayed until "June or July" of 2013, according to the brand's spokeswoman Farida Khelfa. The reason? Diego Della Valle, who owns the brand, is still looking for a creative director. [Fashionista]

  • What's next for Tamara Mellon's life after Jimmy Choo? She's writing what she calls an "entrepreneur story" that will be published next year. "It's not strictly a business book and it's not strictly a memoir," she says. "It's a hybrid." [The New York Times]

  • Publishers of some of the nation's biggest fashion and lifestyle magazines, including Condé Nast and Hearst, were forced to close their New York offices during Hurricane Sandy. [WWD]

  • Actor Robert Pattinson will take on a new role as the face of Dior's men's fragrances. His contract with the brand is estimated to be worth $12 million over three years. [E! Online]

  • Twelv magazine hired ice sculptor Takeo Okamoto to create a dress out of ice inspired by Tilda Swinton's portrayal of the Ice Queen in the movie The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Photographers only had 30 minutes to shoot the dress before it melted. [Huff Post Style]

  • Just in time for Halloween, Coco Rocha stars in a decidedly spooky fashion film called Full Moon that Ellen von Unwerth directed for Vs. Magazine. [Styleite]

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