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Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci Is the King of Fashion Week. Photo Last Friday evening, a pier overlooking ground zero turned into the modern-day equivalent of “La Dolce Vita” when the Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci made his debut.

Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci Is the King of Fashion Week

Ostensibly, the show was about religion and the legacy of 9/11. But messages like that can become obscured when the impending arrival of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian holds up the proceedings for more than an hour. Nicki Minaj was there, looking in her leopard print dress like the incarnation of Jessica Rabbit. A few feet away was a more understated Julia Roberts, standing in her black tuxedo jacket and matching pants, with a dash of black eyeliner. And that was to say nothing of an older woman standing at the front gates professing to be a member of New York’s first family. “I don’t think we were expecting Governor Cuomo’s mother,” a member of Mr. Ah, well. Over the last decade, Mr. Ms. Perhaps it was in the stars. Women's fashion now mainly influenced by stars like Cara Delevingne. 48 per cent of women say celebrities impact strongest on personal styleNew survey reveals only 31 per cent turn to best friend for style advice 14 per cent of women aged 18-35 ask mother's opinion on clothes first By Caroline Mcguire for MailOnline Published: 13:23 GMT, 16 November 2014 | Updated: 15:44 GMT, 16 November 2014 Almost half of women trust celebrities more than their own friends and mothers when it comes to personal style.

Women's fashion now mainly influenced by stars like Cara Delevingne

Stars including Kim Kardashian, Cara Delevingne Victoria Beckham and the Duchess of Cambridge have become increasingly influential in fashion. Kim Kardashian is often seen front row at shows like Balmain, Givenchy and Balenciaga, while Cara has recently designed a backpack for Mulberry and an entire clothing range for DKNY. 48 per cent of women say celebrities have the strongest impact on their personal style. Kim Kardashian has a big impact on women's personal style Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% MinimizeExpandClose In a new survey in the latest edition of HELLO! 1. The 25 most powerful people in fashion. How Diane von Furstenberg Became The Woman She Wanted To Be - ForbesLife. Photo by Timothy White/E!

How Diane von Furstenberg Became The Woman She Wanted To Be - ForbesLife

In her new memoir The Woman I Wanted To Be, Diane von Furstenberg details her extraordinary life – from her fairy tale marriage to a prince to the creation of the iconic wrap dress. Yet despite the 67-year-old’s successful career, the memoir is not just about fashion, though it is ripe with business and life advice; rather it is an ode to New York, to love, to family. Most importantly, it is about living as the woman you want to be. For von Furstenberg, that means independent, resilient, perhaps a bit stubborn. Always looking to the future, and adapting to change, while embracing love and passion.

. “ ‘God has saved my life so that I can give you life.’ Diane von Furstenberg and her mother waiting for the Orient Express in 1952 — captured for a magazine. Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West, Julia Roberts, and More in Givenchy’s Front Row. Victoria Beckham’s Pre- and Post-Show Outfits. Rihanna’s Debut Collection for Puma. While she’s been taking New York Fashion Week by storm, it’s Rihanna’s off-duty style that has been making us swoon all summer long.

Rihanna’s Debut Collection for Puma

Whether in Vêtements or Ellery, or jamming in the studio in streetwear favorites like Thrasher and W.I.A., RiRi has demonstrated her distinctive approach to marrying high-low pieces with panache. She’s sported her Dior Diorama bag with everything from a Sean John tracksuit to fresh-off-the-runway Simone Rocha, but lately it’s her shoes that have been stealing the spotlight. Always one to add a sportswear element to her ensembles, the 27-year-old is now launching her first collection, Puma by Rihanna, with design assistance from Mr. Completely. The collection will be available tomorrow on Puma.com for presale and, from September 15 to 17, at an exclusive pop-up boutique at 312 Bowery Street, between East First and Bleecker Streets, in Soho.

The Puma pop-up store will be open from 12 to 5 p.m. on September 15, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on September 16 and 17. Rihanna is Fighting to Trademark Her Own Name — The Fashion Law. Rihanna, whose real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is in the midst of a battle with DC Comics to trademark her first name.

Rihanna is Fighting to Trademark Her Own Name — The Fashion Law

Turns out, in June 2014, the superstar singer, by way of Roraj Trade LLC (the company that holds the rights to her intellectual property) filed to federally register the term "Robyn" in the class of goods/services in connection with “providing on-line non-downloadable general feature magazines. " So, it appears Rihanna wants to use her real name in association with an online magazine venture. Enter: DC Comics, the American comic book giant, which has been responsible for publishing Batman since the 1930's and which has held a trademark registration for "Robin" (Batman's sidekick) for action figures and for comic books for years now. As a result, DC Comics is asking the U.S.