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Fashion News: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and other celebs in Paris

July 5, 2012 |  8:51 am

Kanye and Kim
Ellen Olivier of Society News L.A. is attending the Paris haute couture shows, where top labels are showing their collections for fall-winter 2012-13. Hollywood is well represented, she says, with sightings over the last couple of days including Shailene Woodley and Zoe Saldana at Giorgio Armani Prive (along with screen legends Sophia Loren and Claudia Cardinale); Milla Jovovich, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Matthew Morrison, Christina Hendricks, Jessica Alba, Pierce Brosnan and Elizabeth Banks at Versace (along with Chinese actress Fan Bingbing and British recording star M.I.A.); Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at Stephane Rolland; and Jovovich, Sophia Coppola and Lelie Mann at Chanel. [Society News LA]

Louis Vuitton threw a cocktail party and dinner at the Ritz in Paris on Tuesday to celebrate the opening of its new store on Place Vendôme. Kirsten Dunst, Catherine Deneuve and Sophia Coppola were among the guests. [WWD]

Meanwhile a blurry Instagram photo captured someone who looks like Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour dining with someone who looks like disgraced fashion designer John Galliano on the night when Raf Simons, his successor as Dior's creative director, presented a much-lauded couture collection. [Fashionista]

Retailers liked what they saw in the recently shown Paris men's ready-to-wear collections for spring 2013, embracing the sports influences and creativity of labels including Lanvin, Dries Van Noten, Givenchy and Dior Homme. [WWD] (Subscription required.)

Katie Holmes is taking the next step in the fashion world. Her fashion line, Holmes & Yang, which she co-founded with stylist Jeanne Yang in 2009, plans to put on its first-ever runway show at New York Fashion Week in September. [The Cut]

Chloe Sevigny will star in Miu Miu's ad campaign this fall, succeeding Mia Wasikowska as the brand's celebrity face. Sevigny, 37, also represented Miu Miu in 1996. [Telegraph] 

J Brand reportedly is considering a sale or initial public stock offering. [WWD] (Subscription required.)


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--Susan Denley

Photo: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are among the crowd at Stephane Rolland's haute couture show in Paris on Tuesday.  Credit:  Ian Langsdon / EPA