Plus the Kardashian sisters design for Dorothy Perkins, Narciso Rodriguez is Banana Republic's new design adviser, and Rodeo Drive salutes Diana Vreeland.
Fashion briefs: Thatcher's suits go on auction at Christie's
Thatcher's suits go on auction at Christie's
Margaret Thatcher's famed suits are going to be sold as part of Christie's British-themed auction on September 3. The pieces to be sold include the former British prime minister's yellow and navy skirt suit by Mansfield and a glossy Susan Small cocktail coat.
Kardashians design for Dorothy Perkins
Khloe, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian are collaborating with Sir Philip Green to work on a collection for the British retailer Dorothy Perkins. The 100-piece collection of clothing and accessories will launch in November. A footwear collection is in the works for 2013.
Narciso Rodriguez for Banana Republic
The New York-based designer Narciso Rodriguez was recently hired as Banana Republic's new design adviser. He'll be working with Simon Knee, Banana Republic's vice-president and creative director. The first collection involving Rodriguez will be for autumn/winter 2013.
Diana Vreeland gets tribute on Rodeo Drive
The late Vogue US editor Diana Vreeland is receiving a plaque on Rodeo Drive's "Walk of Style", becoming the first magazine editor to receive such a tribute. The plaque will be presented to her family on September 10.