The CFDA welcomes more new designers, Milly does bridal, and Alice Temperley collaborates on a chic travel kit. Read on to get the scoop on what’s happening in the fashion world this week.
CFDA Adds Record Number of New Members
The largest group since their founding in 1962, the CFDA added a record high 33 new members. Among the group of newcomers this year are some RTR favorites including Christian Cota, Fenton/Fallon's Dana Lorenz, Haute Hippie’s Trish Westcoat Pound, Prabal Gurung, and Theory’s Olivier Theyskens. Congrats are in order! [The Cut]
Custom Bridal Boutique in Milly’s New Store
Michelle Smith, the designer behind sophisticated preppy line Milly, recently opened her first store in New York which features a bridal boutique with 12 limited-edition styles. Brides can shop for their wedding gowns as well as looks for the rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, and other events leading up to the big day. The wedding gowns are custom made and cut to order, perfect for finding that one-of-a-kind gown. [InStyle]
Alice Temperley and Elemis Collaborate to make Traveling Chic
Two leading British brands, Temperley and Elemis, have collaborated to make travel necessities chic. They created Safari Travellers- stylish animal-print bags filled with Elemis skin care products for either him or her. By purchasing a bag, you’ll be traveling in style while supporting Mothers4Children, an organization that supports children’s charities worldwide. [VanityFair]