Harper’s Bazaar Coup
Carine Roitfeld’s biggest project for Harper’s Bazaar will be unveiled on August 19. The project began in March and finished in May, Roitfeld explains, “This is a portfolio I’ve been dreaming of wanting to do even over my 30 years in the business…You need a magazine that has big shoulders for such a project.” The portfolio was shot by Sebastian Faena with creative direction by Stephen Gan. The portfolio will appear in all 30 editions of Harper’s Bazaar and will include stars such as: Lady Gaga, Cindy Crawford, Brooke Shields, Penélope Cruz and many more.
Bottega Veneta Brings Exhibit to Boutique
Bottega Veneta will be transforming their Saint-Tropez boutique into a museum through the exhibition called “When Your Own Initials Are Enough: The Knot” to celebrate one of the brand’s iconic designs-the small rounded box clutch with a closure in the shape of a a knot. The retrospective launched in February in Saint Moritz and will make stops in Barcelona and Bahrain in October, however, the Saint-Tropez leg is the most expansive so far. The exhibit will be open to the public from Friday to Sunday.
Serge Cajfinger Leaves Paule Ke
Serge Cajfinger will be exiting the fashion brand Paule Ke. Cajfinger served as is creative director and chairman since 1987 and is leaving to pursue “personal projects.” He is leaving behind a full spring collection, while fall 2015 will be designed by an in-house team. Additionally, the chief executive director since 2002, Antoine Bing will be leaving the ready-to-wear brand, but will stay on board until a replacement is found.