Hopper Penn Looks Suave in New Fendi Eyewear Campaign

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The new Fendi eyewear S/S 17 campaign sees Hopper Penn (son of Sean Penn and Robin Wright) strutting down a red carpet in some seriously sleek shades.

It’s not Penn’s first time entering the fashion world – he starred in the Fay ’16 campaign last year with his sister Dylan. He’ll next appear in the upcoming film War Machine, alongside Brad Pitt and Tilda Swinton, out next month.

Take a look at the fashion campaign below:

You can shop the latest collection of spectacles here.

Penn recently opened up to the Evening Standard about growing up in such a famous household, trying to avoid the all-too-common Hollywood elitism, and his battle with addiction to crystal meth: “‘I was doing a lot of stuff,’ he says, ‘but meth was the main one that brought me down. I went to rehab because I woke up in a hospital and my dad was like, ‘Rehab? Or bus bench?'”

 

Karl Lagerfeld to be Honored with Outstanding Achievement Award

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Image via Chanel’s Instagram 

Karl Lagerfeld is having a big week, which we’d imagine is pretty standard for the fashion giant. Following the news of his guest appearance on Kim Kardashian’s wildly successful mobile app, the British Fashion Council announced today the 82-year-old designer will receive an Outstanding Achievement Award on Nov. 23 at the British Fashion Awards.

Lagerfeld joins an impressive lineup of previous winners, including Vogue Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour, iD Founders Terry and Tricia Jones and Designer Manolo Blahnik. His award is in recognition of the designer’s impressive lifelong contributions to the industry as creative director of luxury labels Chanel and Fendi.

“Karl Lagerfeld defines outstanding,” said British Fashion Council Chairman Natalie Massenet. “In Karl’s hands the future of fashion will be an exceptional one.”

Insta-Critic: Fendi’s Furry Feet

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Fendi (& Karl) understand that winter is rough, and so why not take a puffer jacket and make it a strapless evening dress? Why not cover wedge boots in shearling? Such were the tones–of ultra-glam comfort in exclusively autumnal hues at Fendi this morning in Milan. Collars, turtlenecks, and gorgeously tailored coats met more voluminous, quirky fashions–the furs, the shearlings, and the leather pinafores. A bit of a 60s vibe echoed throughout the collection as well–think round shades, color-blocking in muted-tones reminiscent of abstract art, and a long white shag vest. May warmth in winter always be so chic.

Joan Smalls in a strapless puffer.

Wedge boot shown with every look @fendi #mfw #fall15

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Fendi wedge boots–and a single flower in the bag.

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Leather overall vibes and shearling feet.

A bit of fur @fendi #mfw

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All fur, everywhere.

Wishing You a Happy, Merry, Cozy Holiday

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Khadija Otero wears jacket by Shosh and Touch of Fur Baseball Hat by Fendi.
Styled by Alyssa Shapiro
Hair and makeup by Giselle Hernandez
Photographed by Logan Jackson

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Are Fendi Birdies the New Fendi Buggies?

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Who wouldn’t want to live in the whimsical, lighthearted world of Fendi’s new Qutweet collection, where chirping birds deliver Fendi boxes by their ribbons with gems and friendly-faced wallets pouring out?

If a happy-go-lucky, I’ll just carry these fabulous bird-adorned accessories forever vibe is what they were going for, they’ve certainly accomplished it in this sunny little video.

Inspired by fun and flying tropical birds, “exotic yet urban at the same time. Their joyful attitude symbolize the breaking-point of winter with an eye towards the next season.”

The colors are just as deeply felt. The bright rainbow colors are intended to “represent a pure and fantastic evasion from the cold foggy winter.”

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What a perfect way to combat dreary days like today! Happy Thanksgiving.

The Warmest Winter Outerwear Looks to Shop Right Now

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Josilyn (DNA) in Alexander Wang mesh bonded shearling parka, Fendi mesh top, and Cosabella Cortina pant.

We’re already dreaming of those dreary winter days ahead spent warming up inside with Netflix, a stack of books, and lots of tea wine. What better to wear then than the season’s best outerwear paired with our favorite cozy things?

Photographer Adeline Mai shoots Josilyn in the best outerwear looks for winter.

burberryadelinemaiBurberry alpaca wool topcoat, Marissa Webb tunic, shorts by Fendi (call 212-795-4646 for availability), Burberry cashmere print scarf, Rag Cuff arm warmers

cgadelinemaiCG raccoon-collar coat, Fendi mesh top, T by Alexander Wang Melange Fleece Sweat Pants with Stripe Rib

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Derek Lam Double Face V-Neck Coat, J.Crew Colorblock Stretch Shearling Sweater and Striped Scarf

fendiadelinemaiFendi Pink Wool Coat (call 212-795-4646 for availability), Ann Yee Bettine Honeycomb Sweater (call Bene Rialto 212-246-5984 for availability), T by Alexander Wang Melange Fleece Sweat Pants with Stripe Rib. Kumi Kookoon Lattice Cashmere Throw.

maxmaraadelinemaiMax Mara Printed Patchwork Coat, Weekend Max Mara Mochi Cardigan, Kumi Kookoon Ashley PJ set and sleep mask

Photographer: Adeline Mai
Fashion Editor: Alyssa Shapiro
Model: Josilyn (DNA)
Hair/Makeup: Mariko Hirano
Fashion Assistant: Emily Ovaert

Special thanks to The Ludlow hotel, 180 Ludlow Street, NYC. For reservations, click here.

Cozy Up to the Season’s Softest, Fuzziest, Furriest Sweaters

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Jackson O’kief (Re:Quest) wears sweater by Tim Coppens, boxer briefs by Calvin Klein.

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Ian Sheridan (New York Model Management) wears sweater by Calvin Klein.

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Fielding Lewis (New York Model Management) wears sweater by Fendi.

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Jackson wears sweater by Givenchy.

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Ian wears sweater by Burberry.

Photographed by Rémi Lamandé in NYC
Styled by Alyssa Shapiro

Major SS15 Trend Seen at Fendi + Marc Jacobs + More

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Fendi SS15 illustrated by Joseph Larkowsky

Fashion month is nearly winding down…  We’re onto Paris, but during Milan, the Italian fashion capital kicked things into swing with Gucci and Fendi. After the Karl Lagerfeld headed Fendi, famed for its furry goodies, (and  after I looked through the crafted leather and denim jodhpurs and the smallest embellished bags I’ve ever clapped eyes on,) I realized that behind the pretty pastel organza and printed orchid culottes, there was an underlying edge of rebel teens, ready to light up a cigarette behind the bike sheds or sit at the back of the bus and intimidate the new kids. The more you stare at the shredded leather jackets, you realize it’s not a degradé fade, it’s a bold stroke of black spray-paint, or the metallic gladiator sandals, reminiscent of the gaggles of girls in London’s East End.

This isn’t something just seen at Fendi. Marc Jacobs closed NYFW with a parade of military women, each of their looks becoming more adorned with cabochons, luxe materials and couture silhouettes. Selection of patch worked looks bandies together from swatches of fabric in oversized military jackets and nurses uniforms enforcing the idea of rebelling against the regime. Although it’s the spring season, there is something very dark and broody about the collections we have seen.

Back in Milan, Roberto Cavalli produced denim jackets, slit and slashed, worn and fading to reveal a punky, sequin covered second skin. Could the new trend for spring 2015 be “unleash your inner rebel,” or are these girls just pseudo rebels? Is the spray painting, the secret embellishments and the anti-normcore idea of it all a little too… twee in itself?

Donatella went full out punk a few seasons back, all PVC and spiked chokers. This season she did something we never would imagine, sports (or at least, Donatella’s version of ‘sports’). Underwear waistbands on slit skirts and a million miles of Swarovski-adorned fabric later, you have to wonder if Donatella has rebelled against her own aesthetic. Does the Versace customer want a pair of Medusa head track pants, or do they prefer the snake-headed dominatrix where she is normally seen, on crotch grazing mini-dresses? (There were still some of those, to be fair. The world hasn’t gone mad).

I can see how the idea of undercover rebels could be alluring to some. The Park Avenue Princess convincing her mother to buy her the Ralph Lauren black organza shirt, not letting it slip that the leather ties really do completely unlace…

But who am I to judge rebels? Anna Wintour just answered Vogue’s now infamous “73 Questions” in which she stated she hates seeing “all black’. I’m comfortable enough rebelling against Anna by continuing to wear the same black uniform I have for several years, but who knows, maybe next season I’ll pull a Karl at Fendi and spray-paint myself for the gods.

Furry Fendi Bracelets and Karen Gallo Haircalf Booties: Get Furr’d Up, Part 3

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Anni Jürgenson (Marilyn) photographed by Ben Rosenzweig in NYC

Fall: we’re two days in.

Before the weather gets way harsh, Tai, we have a few perfect weeks when a furry accessory is all the extra warmth you need — so to celebrate early fall, we rounded up our favorite shoes, bags, and even jewelry to keep you looking cozy, and the best pieces to wear it with to make sure you stay cool.

For the perfect fuzzy Coach creepers and full fur Fendi bag, click here… for a quite cheeky pink fuzzy Fendi bag and cozy Reek Krakoff pumps, click here… And keep an eye out for new looks all week.

We’re really into these sleek, bottle green haircalf booties by designer Karen Gallo. And that Fendi bangle? I mean…

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Anni wears silk top and leather shorts by Karolyn Pho, druzy and fur cuff by Fendi, and haircalf booties by Karen Gallo. Karen Gallo shoes available on the Spring app and through the designer’s website.

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Photographer: Ben Rosenzweig
Fashion Editor: Alyssa Shapiro
Hair Stylist: Corey Tuttle
Makeup Artist: Giselle Hernandez
Fashion Assistant: Emily Ovaert
Photo Assistant: Caroline Dorn