Mia Wasikowska of 'Alice in Wonderland' made it to the Independent Spirit Awards this weekend in Fall '09 Rodarte. (She chose catwalk Look 2, originally worn by Heidi Mount at New York Fashion Week.) Carey Mulligan, star of 'An Education', wore the same Fall '10 Christopher Kane dress as model Carla Gebhart just showed off at London Fashion Week.
Daisy Lowe wasn't exactly shy at Thursday's royal world premiere of Tim Burton's 'Alice in Wonderland' in London. Her outfit amounted to a sheer black dress over purple satin lingerie, worn with black thigh-highs.
Last Saturday, The Fash Pack was lucky enough to be amongst a select group - including Jefferson Hack, Derek Blasberg and Catherine Ostler, editor of Tatler - to be invited to the first-ever screening of the innovative Tim Burton's Disney film, 'Alice in Wonderland'. After having a preview of the designer collaborations involved in the project, the film was introduced by Alice Temperley who has collaborated with Disney on the film.
The movie, which is set to have its UK premiere tonight and will be in cinemas on March 5th, took us on a fantasy 3D adventure. The eccentric characters, played by Johnny Depp (The Mad Hatter), Mia Wasikoska (Alice), Helena Bonham Carter (Red Queen) and Anne Hathaway (White Queen), added a source of inspiration for a string of designer collaborations.
Due to release in March, Disney's new Alice in Wonderland feature seems to be a hot spot for collaborations recently. We've seen Stella McCartney, O.P.I and Paul & Joe get in on the act, however we reported last week that St Martins graduate William Tempest had chosen a different Disney fairytale to work with - the new animated film, The Princess and the Frog.
Starring Anika Noni Rose - who rose to fame through the musical Dreamgirls - Tempest designed a neatly folded turquoise number for the main character, Princess Tiana. Whilst Rose looks the ultimate princess in the sculpted dress, Vogue asked Tempest which Disney character he would love to play - "It would be fun to be the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland for the day, and also Mowgli from The Jungle Book."
After reporting last week that the new Tim Burton film, Alice in Wonderland, was taking the fashion world by storm, the new jewellery range from Stella McCartney for Disney and O.P.I's Alice-inspired nail varnishes have been revealed.
We love the contrast of big, chunky gold blinging bracelets with delicate, muted charms featuring Swarovski crystal details from Stella's jewellery offering, but we can't pick between the four O.P.I. colours - 'Off With Her Red', the striking orange/red, 'Thanks So Muchness!', a beautiful shimmering berry colour, 'Absolutely Alice', the signature Alice-blue packed with micro-glitter, and 'Mad as a Hatter', a colourful mishmash of glitter in a clear base. So now we have the nail varnish and jewellery to get into the Alice spirit, we just need the film to come out. Bring on March!
Photos courtesy of Getty & Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
For the window displays of SS09, we saw mannequins suffocated by masses of colourful, inflatable dinosaurs, and for the AW09 ad campaign, Bambi and friends surrounded model Sigrid Agren in a mix of illustration and photography. It should, therefore be no surprise that quirky British designer Stella McCartney is rumoured to be releasing a jewellery line in collaboration with Disney, for a collection full of fantastical Alice in Wonderland inspired "rabbits, Mad Hatter's hats and hearts and spades."
The line will launch in time with the release of Tim Burton's remake of the classic film, starring Johnny Depp, however Stella isn't the only one to be celebrating the new release with a special collection. Nail brand O.P.I. are said to be producing four Alice inspired nail colours - 'Off With Her Red', 'Thanks So Muchness!', 'Absolutely Alice' and 'Mad as a Hatter' - while Urban Decay relaunch their Book of Shadows complete with an Alice In Wonderland pop up scene, exclusively for the film.
Costume designer Colleen Atwood won an Oscar for her work on the 2005 film 'Memoirs of a Geisha', starring Zhang Ziyi as an enchanting Sayuri Nitta. Atwood was probably used to the recognition since she took the same honour for 'Chicago' in 2003.
The designer also worked with 'Nine' and 'Alice in Wonderland'. Think she'll impress the academy again?