“There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means that the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.” —Carine Roitfeld
Going behind the scenes with Her Excellency Carine Roitfeld, Outstanding editor in chief of Paris Vogue, in a 2009 documentary produced and broadcast by Revealed, the CNN television and web program.
Applauding the Excellent PR surrounding the Fall/Winter 2010 collection of Hakaan, 37-year-old, formerly obscure, now world famous, Istanbul and London-based designer, awarded First Prize at the Young Fashion Designers Contest organized by the Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporter Associations while still at university, recently discovered by Mert Alas, one half of top photo duo Matt & Marcus. Presented on Friday, February 19, 2010, Day 1 of London Fashion Week, the show was styled by Edward Enninful of American Vogue, with looks worn by supermodels Lara Stone, Natalia Vodianova, Natasha Poly, Rose Cordero, and Anje Rubik, and attended by Kate Moss and Carine Roiffeld of Vogue Paris, who flew direct from New York Fashion Week just for the occasion, which featured, according the Elle UK, “bottom-skimming wool bandage dresses, ostrich-feathered skirts and lots of ways with leather; from ribbed trousers to slashed coats, all in a limited palette of white, black and camel.” Says Rifat Ozbek, legendary Turkish designer, who witnessed (and was instantly impressed by) that winning student show of Hakaan (last name Yildirim) : “A new star is born.” Full collection slideshow at ELLEUK.com.
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Presenting an inspiring comment from the indispensably Excellent public relations executive collaborating with Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld, young art curator and son of Her Excellency Carine Roitfeld, editor of Paris Vogue, as given to the occasionally Excellent Vanity Fair. Informational What You Should Know About Art Curator and Dealer Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld dossier courtesy New York magazine. Tip via Gawker.