Newlyweds Meghan Markle and Prince Harry as they leave for their wedding reception at Frogmore House. Meghan Markle’s bateau-neck Givenchy wedding dress will go down as one of the most talked-about gowns in history.
At Stella McCartney’s fashion show, the famously vegan designer sent 35 models down the catwalk in plaids, checks, and cruelty-free knitwear. There were also horse prints taken from George Stubbs, the famous 18th century British painter. The design details gave way McCartney’s finale, an a capella concert for guests like Salma Hayek and Pamela Anderson.
What better way to celebrate Fashion Week than with a shoot featuring a global icon in an assemblage of outré looks by the world’s best designers? We called in the best, most fashion-forward pieces of the spring 2016 season, and designers Rick Owens, Balmain, Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney, Jeremy Scott, and Sonia Rykiel all heeded our call. Check out the slideshow to see the exclusive looks.
At Stella McCartney’s Autumn 2016 presentation, the looks on display may not have been throwbacks, but the surprise musical performances certainly were as the designer took over independent music institution Amoeba Records. “It’s great fun, isn’t it?” McCartney wondered aloud, as droves of celebrity fans like Ringo Starr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Maya Rudolph, Mary J. Blige, and Kate Upton waltzed down the black carpet and into the store in anticipation of the designer’s first Los Angeles based show. So I’m following [his lead].” Earlier that day, McCartney posted an Instagram photo in honor of the late David Bowie. I just feel extremely honored to have met him.” While McCartney stopped short of saying the night was a tribute to Bowie, the late singer’s spirit was certainly felt.
Stella McCartney may be British, but she’s got a huge amount of support from over the pond, as these photos from her SS16 fall presentation show. The designer rubbed shoulders with a whole host of famous celebs, as the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Elizabeth Olsen, Emilia Clarke, Joanne Froggatt and Nicole Richie stopped by the LA event to take in McCartney’s new line - and model the 44-year-old’s latest designs.
PETA’s Convinced Stella McCartney to Develop Vegan Wool Another day, another PETA scandal. Underneath the above photo of seemingly content sheep enjoying a magical rainbow, British designer Stella McCartney posted a very sad message on Instagram: “I am very saddened to report that we have had to cease sourcing some of our sustainable wool from Ovis 21 in Patagonia. It was born as an amazing initiative to help protect a million acres of endangered grasslands in Patagonia whilst looking after the welfare of animals.