One For the Kids: Lanvin Launches Children's Wear Line

An original Jeanne Lanvin sketch of Children's wear, dating back to 1929 While we're all making plans to spoil mom this weekend, here's a tasty tidbit geared toward her beloved tots. Lanvin has announced it's plans to introduce Alber Elbaz’s first designs for children alongside its 2011 resort collection. The 25-piece premiere line for girls …

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Christian Louboutin and Bella Freud Team Up for Footwear-Inspired Apparel Line

A Louboutin sketch for the Bella Fred collection Here's a new, neat collab. British designer Bella Freud is teaming up with footwear aficionado Christian Louboutin to create a capsule collection of knits for autumn/winter 2011. Inspired by the concept of fetishism (ooh la la!), Louboutin sketched a series of footwear drawings that Freud will transform …

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NYC Sale Alert! Jennifer Tyler Cashmere Stock Sale

Designer Cashmere, Spring Silks, Cottons, Tunics, Clothing, Accessories.Plus Designer Back Room featuring fabulous Scarf & Wrap Designer Ellen Raines-Martin with her Spring Collection. What you might find: Deep V-Neck Tunic/mini dress, was $295, now $95 Three-quarter sleeve, full- length dresses, were $450, now $99 Edge Kimono style Jacket-4 Ply cashmere was $495, now $150 Best …

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Designer News. Angelika Kammann to Design Karoo

Remember Karoo Eisen? The fabulous knitwear line? Well, Mark Eisen is out and Angelika Kammann is in. According to WWD, the decision to split with Eisen was made because he is in South Africa, which became a hindrance to the design process for New York-based Karoo. Eisen also designs Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s higher-priced George collection. …

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