Designers

 
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Esteban Cortazar Out at Ungaro
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 06/05/2009 - 18:33

Sources tell WWD that acclaimed designer Esteban Cortazar will be leaving his post as head designer for Emanuel Ungaro. Colombiano Cortazar is said to have reached an impasse with Ungaro management over its marketing and advertising strategy.


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Designer Esteban Cortazar Refusing to Collaborate with Lindsay Lohan
By Mariela Rosario | 06/02/2009 - 08:45

Lindsay Lohan is in Paris, reportedly in talks to collaborate with the House of Emanuel Ungaro and sign on as a "creative consultant" for the fashion line. But Ungaro's head designer, Colombiano Esteban Cortazar is not feeling the partnership.

"Esteban is threatening to leave the company if they bring Lindsay on as a consultant," a fashion insider told he NY Post, "It has been a revolving door of designers there and if he leaves, his team will go with him."


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Mango Replaces Penelope Cruz
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/27/2009 - 15:51

Barcelona-based clothing chain Mango has replaced former spokesperson Penélope Cruz with her Vicky Christina Barcelona costar Scarlett Johansson. The blonde actress will be the face of its new fall/winter '09–'10 advertising campaign.

Mango executives were impressed by Johansson’s "extraordinary personality, fun, young; she's Mango's ideal urban woman, independent and cosmopolitan."


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Oscar de la Renta Launches Children’s Clothing Line
By Christine Estevez | 05/26/2009 - 15:30

Oscar de la Renta has been a prominent force in the fashion industry for over four decades and he’s not showing signs of slowing down any time soon. The Dominican designer has always had a fondness for the refined and feminine, a quality that has attracted high-caliber clientele like Sarah Jessica Parker, Beyoncé Knowles, Penélope Cruzand Jackie Onassis.


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Mariah Carey Debuts Dress Designed by Fan
By Christine Estevez | 05/21/2009 - 17:00

Last fall, Mariah Carey gave her devoted followers the chance of a lifetime: The opportunity to deck the pop diva out in an original “Luscious Pink” design, named in honor of the new fragrance she launched.


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Penelope Cruz Gets Outfitted in Chanel
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 05/18/2009 - 11:30

Penelope Cruz has all the luck. Not only does the Oscar-winning actress get to claim Javier Bardem as her man, but she was also dressed exclusively by Chanel in the upcoming Pedro Almodovar-directed Broken Embraces (see clips from the movie here).


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Nothing Comes Between Eva Mendes and Her Calvins
By Mariela Rosario | 05/07/2009 - 11:15

Eva Mendes's smolder was so intense in her first spot for Calvin Klein underwear that it was banned from television airplay in the United States. So, obviously the sultry cubana is pairing up with the sexy underwear line once again!


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Video: Fashion Industry Heavyweights
By Rebecca Louie | 04/03/2009 - 11:00

América Ferrera’s character on Ugly Betty is only one side of the story. Meet three Latinas who found their way to the top of the fashion world.

NINA GARCIA


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Nicole Richie to Launch Shoes and Accessories Line
By Monica Herrera | 03/31/2009 - 09:35

Nicole Richie is making moves to expand her fashion empire. WWD reports that the pregnant star has signed on with Creative Brands Group to create a line of limited apparel, shoes and accessories—including handbags, sunglasses and belts—under her House of Harlow 1960 lifestyle brand.


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Take a Peek at Fergie's New Line of Shoes
By Miranda Noland | 03/23/2009 - 15:55

Fergie recently told People.com that her budget-friendly footwear line (called Fergie, natch) was created with her fans in mind. “I would feel really irresponsible right now to have a line that was completely out of my fans’ price range, so I feel really good about it,” she said. The shoes range in price from $69 to $129, and they’re super-cute. Take a look at some of our favorites from the collection.


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