Fashion: Katie Holmes tapes ‘Project Runway’ after divorce news


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Her pending divorce from Tom Cruise didn’t keep Katie Holmes from honoring her previous commitment to tape an episode of ‘Project Runway’ in New York City on Monday. She was articulate and engaged, a source told People. ‘She did great,’ said ‘Runway’ judge Isaac Mizrahi. [People]

We wrote Tuesday about Raf Simons’ lauded debut as creative director at Christian Dior on Monday during the Paris couture shows. While he drew on Dior’s history, Simons told that he is trying to change the psychology of people who are interested in couture, to make it more dynamic and to appeal to a person who is younger ‘in mind.’ []


Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are attending their first Paris couture shows as a couple this week, and one of them -- Stephane Rolland’s show -- reportedly started an hour behind schedule when the celeb duo ran late. [Fashionista]

Ellen Olivier of Society News LA is also at the couture shows and she ran into some of her favorite stars from the Hollywood party circuit, including Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Matthew Morrison of ‘Glee’ and Elizabeth Banks of ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’ (among other projects). They were attending the Versace show. [Society News LA]

As per tradition, Karl Lagerfeld closed Chanel’s show on Tuesday by sending a couture wedding gown down the runway. It was modeled by Lindsey Wixson. [The Cut]

Designer Prabul Gurung took to Twitter to deny reports of his death that went out in a Google alert. He is alive and well, he tweeted. [Telegraph]

Michael Kors won a lawsuit againt 35 online fashion counterfeiters. [Fashion Law]

For the debut issue of Twelv magazine, Hissa Igarashi and Sayuri Marakumi created a gown inspired by Alexander McQueen out of 50,000 Gummi Bears. [Styleite]



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Photos, from top: Katie Holmes is mobbed by the media as she leaves taping for ‘Project Runway’ on Monday. Credit: Mehdi Taamallah/AFP/GettyImages

Lindsey Wixson walks the runway in a Chanel couture wedding gown in Paris on Tuesday . Credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)