Good news for tall, graceful "beautiful people" who happened to be browsing the internet and looking for work. Castingdujour.com recently emailed a call for 130 extras for a Yves Saint Laurent job, thought to be for a fragrance campaign. The call, seeking beauties ages 25 to 50, specified that the job would be in and around Paris between Dec. 13 and 15. The pay? Expect 150 euros.
For those of you who loved Natalie Portman in 'Black Swan', take heart: the screen beauty will show up again in the new Miss Dior Cherie campaign, both on TV and in print. Tim Walker and Sofia Coppola are back to shoot the ads, which makes sense, as the duo helped launch the brand's Maryna Linchuk ads in 2008. Portman said of her costar: "I felt like a big old cougar. He's, like, 20."
Kanye West has allegedly brought Christophe Decarnin on board to design his outfits for his upcoming tour.The news definitely comes as surprise especially as many were expecting the singer to collaborate with Alber Elbaz for Lanvin after meeting him at a fashion event recently.
According to Hint, West has Decarnin remaking looks from Balmain's fall 2010 collection and according to their sources, we can expect to see lot of seventies-style pantsuits, gilded jeans and cutaway coats.
Following in the footsteps of Jason Wu, Matthew Williamson has confirmed that he's launching a bridal line. Next year looks like a busy one for the designer. The bridal line will hit stores late next year and October saw him announce the launch his first diffusion line, 'Muse by Matthew Williamson' which is also set to be released next year.
As the Cut points out, white hasn't appeared in any of the designer's mainline collections. After all, he's known for his eclectic mix of colour so it will be interested to see what he does. On the announcement of the new he told ELLE UK:
I wanted to create a bridal collection that is both a natural extension of the mainline eveningwear, but at the same time reflects the opulence of such an important celebratory event. The pieces are characterised by feminine, diaphanous silhouettes in richly embellished luxurious fabrics.