Fashion news: Coco Rocha is engaged (!), Lacroix to launch new products and Wintour-alikes protest in Milan

Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for IMG

Coco Rocha is engaged to her boyfriend, interior designer James Conran. Congrats you two! [Oh So Coco]

Natalia Vodianova appeared as a fairy in yesterday’s closing ceremonies, part of the Russian presentation for the Sochi 2014 games. The presentation also included performers in bouncy glowing orbs.

Christian Lacroix (the label–the man himself cut ties with the brand) is teaming up with various labels to launch four new product categories in hopes to get their profits back on track. Expect to see eyewear, stationary, wood panels and home textiles over the course of the year and into early 2011. [Vogue UK]

When the Milan Fashion Week schedule was re-jigged after Anna Wintour announced that she could only stay three days, the mayor got upset and the city followed suit. Protestors were seen in Milan mocking Wintour during fashion week, donning blonde wigs, sunglasses, and tees reading “I will only stay three days.” We’ll just say it again: No one made you change the schedule, Milan. [Fashionista]

Kate Moss is swapping stilettos for pointe shoes, being cast in a ballet film opposite the famous ballerina (and famous SATC boyfriend of Carrie’s) Mikhail Baryshnikov. With filming for Baryshnimoss (god, we hope that’s just a rumour) starting in July, the model is supposedly ditching her party lifestyle to get fit for the role. [Vogue UK]

Just two months after Jourdan Dunn gave birth and mere weeks after she made her runway comeback, her boyfriend, Jordan Cummings, has been arrested for drug possession, and sentenced to three and a half years in prison. The long term is reportedly a result of similar prior convictions. [Sun UK via Fashionologie]

Oprah Winfrey is doing some spring cleaning and auctioning off items in her closet on eBay from March 1 to 11. That includes a Chanel handbag, Carolina Herrera dress, Jimmy Choo shoes. [Frillr via Stylelist]

Giuseppe Zanotti unveiled the latest project-jewellery-at his presentation at Milan fashion week on Saturday. The rock-inspired collection incorporates hardware from the footwear collection, like rhinestones and spikes. [WWD]

More Style