Donna Karan’s fall 2009 collection will be fur free.
And it’s because of Tim Gunn.
The make-it-work fashion expert has become the latest celebrity to lend his voice to animals by narrating PETA’s new skins video which he sent with a personal appeal to Donna Karan and Giorgio Armani.
The two designers are known for using rabbit fur in their collections.
Since Tim’s appeal, Donna Karan has indicated that she has “no plans” to use fur in the future.
No word from Mr. Armani yet.
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With a whole lot of evening events–and paradise getaways–coming up for the holidays, you’ll want to look your best.
Uncle Tim says, “think comfort and appropriateness.”
The key to special-occasion dressing — and we include vacations in the category of special occasions — is striking the balance between comfort and appropriateness.
The secret to keeping your style story hop, hop, hopping along is to be forever expanding your cultural horizons. Since style is ineluctably related to the culture in which you live, the more you see, read, sniff, hear, or eat, the richer your engagement with the world around you becomes. – Tim Gunn
Clothes do not exist to humiliate their owners. … They don’t fit. Toss ’em. – Tim Gunn
Does the name ring a bell?
He was a Project Runway season 2 finalist and now he’s written a book.
It’s called, “Fashion Inside Out: Daniel V’s Guide to How Style Happens from Inspiration to Runway and Beyond” (what a looooooong title!).
It will be released on October 28th, 2008 and will feature a foreword by guess who?
Photographs by Michael Turek will also be featured.
The literary masterpiece will retail at $29.95.
Buy it here.
Ok. So Leanne won Project Runway.
Some agree with the decision, others don’t.
I’m sure you’ll all be interested in hearing what Tim Gunn had to say about why he judged Leanne’s work more favorably then the others’.
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Since designers today borrow liberally from the looks of even the immediate past, buying vintage can be an excellent way to wear a trend without investing too much. – Tim Gunn
It takes hard work and commitment to look good, but it should also be fun. – Tim Gunn
Bravo’s excited about the return of Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style.
And we are too!
The show premiers Thursday, Oct. 2 at 11 PM ET/PT.
It will head back to its regular timeslot on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10 PM ET/PT.
This time around, his “fashion accomplice” is Gretta Monahan, fashion expert, personal stylist and owner of Grettacole Spas and Salons, and Gretta Luxe Boutiques.
But Gunn and Monahan won’t be making anyone over.
“With tough love and guidance,” say the folks at Bravo, “they’ll help people make themselves over.”
In case you missed it, on Friday, Project Runway’s six finalists showcased their collections at Bryant Park during Fashion Week.
Of course, the official announcement about the guest judge on the final episode was made. Read More »