Chloe’s House of Voltaire
Chloé’s temporary London boutique with arts organization Studio Voltaire opens today. Called House of Voltaire, the space was designed in collaboration with creative director Clare Waight Keller. Artists Cao Fei, Karen Kilimnik and Jenny Saville also designed limited-edition pieces for Chloé. The store sells clothes, accessories, art, home furnishings, and tech accessories all bearing the label “Chloé, The Beautiful is Always Strange.” House of Voltaire will remain open through December 20th and select pieces will also be sold on Net-a-porter.com starting November 17th. Proceeds from the pieces sold will help fund Studio Voltaire.
Giorgio Armani’s Photo Exhibit
Giorgio Armani is an official sponsor of Paris Photo, the annual event involving 150 international galleries. Running from November 13th – 16th at the Grand Palais, Armani himself has handpicked photos based on the theme of water for “Acqua #5.” Photographers Debra Bloomfield, Graciela Sacco, Facundo de Zuviria, Rong Rong & Inri, Joann Verburg, Trent Parke, Alison Rossiter and Joel Meyerovitz are all featured in the curated collection. “Thanks to the support of Mr. Armani, we have been able to invite important and major institutions to show their recent acquisitions. I think it creates an understanding of the diversity of ways of collecting photography,” said Julien Frydman, director of Paris Photo.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka for London Fog
London Fog has tapped Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka for its holiday ad campaign. Nino Muñoz shot the newlyweds in outerwear, clothing and accessories from the iconic brand. The campaign will debut in The New York Times on November 30th and will run in the January issues of fashion and men’s magazines. “We wanted a couple, and they to us really represented a modern iconic Hollywood couple. Each season we change it up a little bit, representing a modern family,” said Dari Marder, chief marketing officer. Past London Fog models include Eva Longoria, Christina Hendricks, Gisele Bündchen and Alessandra Ambrosio. Harris and Burtka are also set to appear in the spring campaign, where they will preview the fall 2015 men’s suit and sportswear collections.
Image: Chloé via WWD