What a scary time.
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The best part is that it’s like this campaign was made for her! Lisa Montague, CEO of the company, said:
“It was specifically Penelope we wanted, rather than working with a celebrity. Working with an Oscar-winning actress with international recognition will be impactful.”
Loewe’s creative director, Stuart Vevers, agreed, adding:
“Penelope is Spain’s most famous woman. For us to collaborate feels right and natural.”
Pene's expected to shoot the first campaign with Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot very soon since the ads are scheduled to debut in January.
Between pushing panties and this new gig, that means we'll be seeing lots of Miz Cruz in the very near future. Not that we're complaining!
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This may be his best idea yet!
At the Parisian launch of his Little Black Jacket exhibition, Karl Lagerfeld was asked about Balenciaga's soon to be ex-creative director Nicolas Ghesquière's future. As usual, his two cents were brillz!
Chanel’s captain said:
"Perhaps Nicolas wants to have his own label, which is not a bad idea. And it would not be a bad idea if somebody such as Bernard Arnault would invest in a new label because there are so many old labels [within LVMH]."
Also, how funny that he called them "old!" LOLz! Oh, Karl!
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They really don't like those Brad Pitt commercials, eh?
The EU's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety claims the scents are putting citizens at risk by including some of the 100 allergens that are regularly mixed into fragrances.
Really? Chanel N°5's been around for 90 years and they're just now becoming concerned!?
In fact, the committee wants to ban
The truth is starting to come out! Or at least some very reasonable speculation.
Now, it seems that it may have been Hedi Slimane's fault! Indirectly, of course.
So they were guilty after all!
After requesting an inquiry into how LVMH acquired their 22.3% stake in the company, the French market watchdog Autorite des Marches Financiers concluded the mega-luxury brand was guilty of "wrongdoing".
The specifics were not released, but AMF chairman, Gérard Rameix, did say a committee will examine the findings to decide how to deal with LVMH, which may include financial penalties.
A French court also asked AMF's opinion on LVMH's counter-suit that accuses Hermes of blackmail, slander and illegal competition.
Until the two meet again, we’re sure their high-priced attorneys will continue to do battle.
This is certainly getting very inneresting!
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