Fashion news: Matthew Williamson to do bridal, Joan Smalls signs with Estée Lauder and Gaga’s wax treatment

Photography by Peter Stigter
Photography by Peter Stigter

British print and colour master Matthew Williamson is set to launch a bridal collection next year. “I wanted to create a bridal collection that is both a natural extension of the mainline eveningwear, but at the same time reflects the opulence of such an important celebratory event,” he said. [BlackBook]

Anna Wintour on lunch dates with Marc Jacobs: “At the end of it, I feel totally outclassed, out of touch, and certainly completely out of shape, but also at the same time, absolutely and wonderfully exhilarated because Marc is someone who makes you want to rush out and do things.” [The Cut]

Joan Smalls just became the first Puerto Rican model to be signed to Estée Lauder. [WWD]

Jean Paul Gaultier has noticed some similarities between Lady Gaga and Madonna. “I think [Lady Gaga’s] talented and very inpolitically incorrect, which I love. But I also think that she read up on Madonna’s life and learnt it like the Bible,” he said. [Telegraph]

Madame Tussauds unveiled eight Lady Gaga wax figures in London, New York, Las Vegas, Hollywood, Amsterdam, Berlin, Shanghai and Hong Kong including a very convincing rendition of her waxen derriere. [Daily Mail]

While Fashion’s Night Out will be returning for another year sources claim that the massive catwalk display, Fashion’s Night Out: The Show, will not be returning. [Fashionista]

It looks like 2010 is the year of Natasha Poly. The Russian bombshell appeared on more international magazine covers than any other model. [The Cut]

If you take Vanity Fair‘s International Best Dressed list really super seriously, check out the 2010 ballot Fashionista got a hold of. [Fashionista]

Sally Hansen will release Minx-like nail strips in the spring. [WWD]