Fashion Roundup: Roberto Cavalli Tweets Away! Posh Spice designs a Range Rover! Gisele’s Niece . . . The World’s Youngest Fashion Designer?
Roberto Cavalli is in a complicated relationship with his Twitter account. The famed designer is becoming infamous for his micro-blogging. Last weekend Cavalli Tweeted some criticisms at Anna Wintour, stated that there are no true French designers and complimented Marc Jacobs’s on his namesake brand, as opposed to the show he stages for Louis Vuitton, which he described as being “for an old lady.” (New York Magazine)
In honor of Earth Day, Fashionista collected ten eco-friendly brands that design with organic materials or have environmentally-friendly work ethics. “Not buying at all is the most friendly, buying second hand is second best, but buying sustainable-designed clothes is certainly third best”. (Fashionista)
Is the Fashion Industry fueling the Presidential Race? According to Women’s Wear Daily, around $234,600 has already been donated to President Obama, while another $195,820 has been donated to Mitt Romney. Not including Anna Wintour’s Runway to Win, Obama campaign, featuring 22 designers. (Styleite)
The Spice Girl turned designer, Victoria Beckham, revealed her debut design for a Range Rover in Beijing. Inspired by husband David Beckham, who was appointed the creative design executive at Range Rover in 2010, Range Rover will produce 200 models with this design, selling at $127,000 each. (Telegraph)
With Barcelona Bridal Week set to start next month, the Fall 2012 Bridal Trend is sizzling hot at the moment and is due to go vintage, take a look at several items from this trend. (WWD)
Closing our list of fashion highlights for this week, Duda Bundchen, the 5-year-old niece of supermodel Gisele Bundchen, is designing for Brazilian clothing company Brandili Mundi. By doing so, Duda has set a new world record, according to the World Records Academy, becoming the world’s youngest ever fashion designer. See for yourself: