Hitting Dillard’s stores next month, actor Matthew McConaughey’s new range of casual clothes and swimwear for men has a personal, charitable tie-in. Though still infamous for a certain naked drumming session, the Texan also turns heads with his well-styled threads. Called JKL, the line will include clean-lined basics with performance features (UV protection, moisture-wicking capability). A percentage of sales will go to the Just Keep Livin Foundation, formed in honor of the actor’s father, to educate kids on healthy living choices. For more on the story, visit WWD.
De La Renta, With A Dash of Galliano
“It was an example of opposing aesthetics not quite meeting,” wrote Suzy Menkes in the New York Times, following Oscar de la Renta’s John Galliano-tinged Fashion Week runway show. After an offensive drunken tirade in early 2011, Galliano (pictured above) was disgraced and dismissed as head designer at Dior. This year, he took small steps back into the game via short creative residency with de la Renta. Click here to read Menkes’ mixed review of the result.
Katy Perry, Rihanna Rock Grammy Red Carpet
Finally, among E!’s Best Dressed picks from last Sunday’s Grammy Awards red carpet were Beyoncé in Osman, Carrie Underwood in Cavalli, and both Alicia Keys and Rihanna in Alaïa. Making bigger news from the night, however, were those stars who pushed the limits of the event’s new dress code. Guidelines required that all bits be “adequately covered,” though celebs like Jennifer Lopez and Katie Perry had their own interpretations of the word.
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