Dowager of deconstruction, Rei Kawakubo isn’t running out of collaboration ideas any time soon, reinventing Barbie with a blown-out Gerhard Richter floral print. Stocking stuffer, hello.
In more miniature fashion news, Printemps has invited Alexander McQueen and Maison Martin Margiela, among others, to create one-offs for Alice in Wonderland, coinciding with Tim Burton’s cinematic remake. (WWD)
We couldn’t have written it better ourselves: Naomi Campbell is reportedly ready to challenge Tyra Banks with an ANTM-style show in the UK. Is it wrong to hope for a she-showdown with a “smize” to the death? (Vogue UK)
Another working girl, Daphne Guinness, landed the Akris spring campaign, looking icy and glamorous, which she achieves with enviable ease. (The Cut)
Everything is coming up roses for Erdem Moralioglu, whose much-lauded Erdem line is expanding into whimsical eyewear, in collaboration with Cutler & Gross. Snap up the round ones before they roll away. (W)