Uptown Consignment to Move, Expand
The popular resale boutique is relocating to a larger neighboring space in its current strip at 4152 Cole Avenue in Dallas. Increasing the shop’s size from 1,000 square feet to about 2,400 square feet, this move will enable owners Camille Umland and Connie Dieb to offer even more designer finds to shoppers. A Grand Re-Opening Party is scheduled for February 17th.
A Virtual Fashion Week?
Prepare for some backlash on this one, folks. Via the New York Times, we learned that KCD, a company that produces runway shows for the likes of Marc Jacobs, has developed a new strategy through which certain Fashion Week shows will be presented entirely online.
Accessible by password, the service will aim to recreate the runway experience, beyond existing video coverage, for overscheduled editors and buyers. First up, Prabal Gurung for ICB will show online only, come February 15th.
Texas Times Two on Fashion Star
Yesterday, we reported that Dallas’ Oscar Fierro is set to compete on NBC’s new reality show, Fashion Star. Known for diva-like behavior, we are sure that Oscar will make for great TV. Also representing the Lone Star State, Austin-based Ross Bennett (pictured here) sounds like a true Texan at heart. His Fashion Star bio states that he loves to hunt and fish, in addition to designing clothes. The show premiers March 13th.
DVF Cameo in Louboutin/YSL Case
Finally, as the battle of the red soles between Christian Louboutin and YSL continues, Diane Von Furstenberg appeared this Tuesday at Louboutin’s side. British Vogue reports that DVF wore “gold-rimmed aviators and a long black sparkly jumper” to support her friend in court.
…Which makes us kinda excited to dress for our next jury summons.
(Photo credits, from top: 1. DFW Style Daily, 2. Style.com, 3. NBC.com, 4. DVF.com)