Daily Fashion Alerts: Singers and Their Fashion Ambitions, Alexander Wang Launches Men’s Ready-to-Wear and A Dress You Can Live In

Designer on a roll Alexander Wang follows-up his nomination for the CFDA Swarovski Emerging Designer of the Year for Menswear (for his T line) with the debut of his first men’s ready-to-wear collection. Yay, for giving the people what they want. [StyleFile]

Vogue vet Alexandra Kotur is jumping ship for Town & Country. Kotur has been with Vogue for fifteen years, most recently serving as the mag’s style director. (On a side note, with that last name could she not work in fashion?) [WWD]

If you’re not in New York and have been unable to catch the documentary on Bill Cunningham, you can at least catch a glimpse of the famed street photographer here, in a clip covering his early days as an imaginative milliner. [NYT Lens]

Despite getting kicked out of  the Paris shows, there is someone in France’s fashion crowd who wants to work with Kanye West. Design duo M/M and the singer have collaborated on a limited edition of silk scarves inspired by the art of West’s latest album. [Nowness]

Does the Malaysian government have a shoe fetish? Looks like Jimmy Choo’s chances of buying back the shoe company named after him have gone up since he’s gained some financial support from his birthplace. [Vogue UK]

In other shoe news, Kari Sigerson and Miranda Morrison, founders of the Sigerson Morrison shoe line, have announced that they are leaving the company after 20 years of bringing us our favorite pointy-toed flats. [WWD] via [Fashionista]

No money left for rent after that latest shopping spree? Thanks to Portable Home, your outfit can be your bed, too. The skirt-cum-tent and bag-cum-shelf make up a concept project by three Middlesex University students. [Ecouterre]

The Jessica Simpson clothing empire is expanding. Soon you may be able to buy everything jeans to bridalwear in a freestanding Jessica Simpson store. [WWD] via [The Cut]

We already fawned over the 1930s costumes for HBO’s “Mildred Pierce” miniseries, but here’s another great interview with designer Ann Ross. [LA Times] Plus, more photos for those of us without HBO here. [LA Times]

The Royal Wedding is within sight, so it’s only fitting that people are taking a look back at the last hyped-up royal wedding and the dress that everyone remembers. Princess Diana’s dress designer Elizabeth Emanuel talks about how they kept the design a secret. [Grazia Daily]

Credit: Kate Winslet as Mildred Pierce courtesy of Andrew Schwartz/HBO via

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