Thierry Mugler drops Oscar Pistorius from fragrance ad campaign

Oscar Pistorius attends the 2011 launch of French designer Thierry Mugler's fragrance A-Men in Johannesburg.
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South African “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius has been dropped as the face of Thierry Mugler’s A-Men fragrance. Not unexpected, since Olympian Pistorius has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day, which he has said was an accident. [WWD]

Rihanna is partnering with MAC Cosmetics on multiple collections of makeup that are set to roll out this year. [WWD]

Russell Crowe and Steve Martin were among presenters at the 15th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night. “Downton Abbey,” “American Horror Story,” “Anna Karenina,” “Skyfall,” and “Mirror, Mirror” were among the films and television shows whose designers won. [Los Angeles Times]


London Fashion Week wrapped up and the fashion crowd moved on to Milan where Gucci’s show was dark, romantic and sexy. [The Cut]

Model Kelsey Rogers walked in Oscar de la Renta’s show during New York Fashion Week, and she reports that John Galliano, working as a temp advisor, brought a calming vibe and was “very sweet.” She also shares that the male models tied to beds during Thom Browne’s show (in which she also walked) spent rehearsals lying there and texting. Of course. [WWD]

The U.S. Postal Service is cutting out Saturday deliveries to save money, but it also has come up with a new revenue stream. Officials announced a new licensed apparel line called “Rain Heat & Snow” -- a riff on the postal service’s unofficial motto (“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stay these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds”). Initial offerings will include all-season clothing for men, with plans to expand into women’s wear. And it’s not really all about money. It’s also about “brand recognition.” [Yahoo]


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