News Briefs: Brunello Cucinelli, Zang Toi, Erin Fetherston, Estrella Archs

Brunello Cucinelli Opens new Madison Avenue Boutique NEW YORK, Apr 21, 2010 / FW/ — Renowned for “redefining menswear for his bold blend of casual and corporate styles,” Brunello Cucinelli brings his inimitable approach to fashion at Madison Avenue with the opening of a second outpost in New York. To be joined by Donya Bommer, Charmaine Burden, Diana DiMenna,... 

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New York Junior League Hosts 11th Annual Spring Auction

St Nicholas Park in Harlem NEW YORK, Apr 20, 2010 / — On Friday, April 23 the New York Junior League (NYJL) will host one of its largest fundraisers, the 11th Annual Spring Auction, at Capitale in New York City. This special evening, one of the NYJL’s largest fundraisers, includes a live and a silent auction and cocktail reception. The event is expected to... 

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Future of Fashion in 3-D

NEW YORK, Apr 20, 2010 / — The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) is once again positioning itself as the nexus between creativity and technology by presenting this year’s annual graduating students runway show in three formats: live, webcast—and in a fully immersive, stereoscopic 3D simulcast. This will be the first time that a New York runway show has been... 

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Parsons 2010 BFA Fashion Thesis Show

NEW YORK, Apr 19, 2010 / FW/ — Parsons The New School for Design will present the top collection of the Class of 2010, including Designer of the Year on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 12:00 NN at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers. Presented by Julie Gilhart, Fashion Director of Barneys New York and one of the most influential people in fashion the Parsons 2010 BFA Fashion Thesis... 

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Calendar: “Classy” Launch in Dallas; Nixxi is Coming to New York

DALLAS, Apr 17, 2010 / FW/ — If you’ve ever wondered how to climb the social ladder with grace, how to feel confident in every situation, or even how to make a lasting impression (but not the kind that lands you on the latest “Worst Dressed List”), then Derek Blasberg’s “Classy: Exceptional Advice for the Extremely Modern Lady ” is a must read! On April... 

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Gilt Groupe Celebrates Earth Day with Eco-Chic Sale

Alex&Ani Pui Wood Bangle : Original Retail: $108, Gilt: $55 DALLAS, Apr 17, 2010 / FW/ — Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Gilt Groupe is holding an “Eco-Chic” Sale on Thursday, April 22, 2010 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the National Audubon Society and The Nature Conservancy. These “Eco Chic” sales will include designs from... 

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Vintage Fashion through the Eyes of an Artist

Ward Nipper sketching CHICAGO, Apr 16, 2010 / FW/ — Before there were fashion photographers, there were fashion sketch artists who up to today still sit and sketch during haute couture shows in Paris. Though most of them are either in New York, London, Milan or Paris, some, like Ward Nipper do not live in fashion capitals but live in other big cities like Chicago. A... 

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Get Fit and Get Healthy at the Fresh Event

DALLAS, Apr 15, 2010 / FW/ — Still packing the pounds you gained last Christmas. With the swimwear season just around the corner, there is no time to waste to get fit, get healthy and getting inspired to get the new you. On April 24 from 9am—5pm The Fashion Industry Gallery (f.i.g.) will host “The Fresh Event”, the Big D’s first premier event for the beauty... 

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Calendar: Eco-Friendly Fashion Show in Los Angeles, Richard Saenz Fall 2010 Fashion Show in Houston

In LOS ANGELES: F.A.M.E Los Angeles presents L.A. Fashion Corner 2010 Eco-Friendly Fashion Show “Its Caring With Style” Featuring eco-friendly fashion designs and sustainable products from today’s hottest designers and exhibitors. Hosted by Deal or no Deal’s “Lucky #13” Leyla Milani. Live performance from Djoir Jordan and Groovaholix. Seating available... 

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Designers & Agents: Americans in Paris

PARIS, Apr 13, 2010 / —- Calling upon their 12 years of success in the fashion industry, Designers & Agents (D&A) announces the next phase of their exhibition’s evolution. The launch of D&A Paris will run October 1 -4, 2010 during Paris Fashion Week. D & A Paris, will be held at Gallery Nikki Marquardt, located on the elegant Place des Vosges, in... 

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Urban Yogini Design Competition Runway Show Fetes Winner

NEW YORK, Apr 12, 2010 / FW/ — Lululemon athletica, in partnership with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), will host a celebration of fashion and function on April 20 at 8 pm at the lululemon athletica Soho store, 481 Broadway at Broome Street. The evening will feature a runway show of designs by eight FIT Fashion Design students selected as finalists in... 

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