Fashion news: Crayon rings, music hearts fashion and a Dolce dress debacle

GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Fall 2009. Photography by Peter Stigter
GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Fall 2009. Photography by Peter Stigter

Issey Miyake speaks out for the first time on his experiences as a child in Hiroshima. “I have tried, albeit unsuccessfully, to put them behind me, preferring to think of things that can be created, not destroyed, and that bring beauty and joy. I gravitated toward the field of clothing design, partly because it is a creative format that is modern and optimistic.” [NYTimes]

Giambattista Valli has signed a licensing deal with Italy’s Mariella Burani Fashion Group. He isn’t saying yet what’s in store, just “I want to be known for all the parts of the wardrobe, not just the cocktail and evening dresses.” [StyleFile]

We eagerly await Tilda Swinton’s appearance in Pringle of Scotland’s Spring 2010 ads. [The Cut]

Madonna and Whitney Houston wore the same Dolce & Gabbana dress on the same night. It’s not like they were at the same event, but still–bad news bears. [The Cut]

The top ten fashion references in music. Hell ya, Prince is in there. [Refinery 29]

That whole “Kate Moss is teaming up with Sir Philip Green and Simon Cowell”? Yeah, probably not true. [WWD]

We love a bit of ridiculous and this fanny pack-style hat will do just fine. [Guardian]

You should come up with whatever excuse you need to buy these Timothy Liles crayon rings. [Gifted]

RIP, the House of Ossie Clark, which only relaunched in February 2008. [Grazia]

A round-up of the top fragrance award winners this year. On top: Chloé. [Now Smell This]

How did they know we like to eat cheeseburgers and then go sun-bathing? Peter Thomas Roth introduces a sunscreen powder than also soaks up oil. [I Heart Beauty]

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