8 Things To Know This AM

Giambattista Valli is returning to his Italian roots and will debut a new ready-to-wear line come Milan Fashion Week. It's called Giamba and will apparently be "underground sexy" (whatever that means). (The Cut)
Hollywood's love affair with remakes continues with reboots of Cliffhanger and Stargate. (Vulture)
Advertisement
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is shelling out a cool $2 billion dollars to own the Los Angeles Clippers. (L.A. Times)
Good news: The government is working to make flying less troublesome (read: aggravating) by allowing the use of cellphones and laptops during takeoffs and landings. And, that's just the beginning. (Fast.Co)
President Obama accepted the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki. The VA's deputy secretary, Sloan Gibson, will replace him. (Associated Press)
In another part of the Capitol, the government also passed a bill that ends DEA raids on legal medical marijuana operations. The director of federal policies at the Marijuana Policy Project, Dan Riffle, believes we are nearing the end of pot prohibition. (BuzzFeed)
Meanwhile, Vimeo is looking to rub elbows with the likes of Amazon, Netflix, and Hulu. The video sharing site has purchased the next six episodes of High Maintenance, a (ahem) highly successful webseries about the everyday life of a New York City marijuana dealer. (ONTD!)
Advertisement
Finally, Apple is holding its largest event of the year, the Worldwide Developers Conference, in San Francisco today. Word on the street is it's going to be a big one. Here's what to expect. (The Verge)
8thangz1Photo: Courtesy of Giambattista Valli.
Advertisement

More from Designers

Carlton Banks, your moment as a fashion icon has come. On Wednesday, Miuccia Prada showed a collection that, at first glance, might not immediately remind ...
While other luxury heritage brands are sticking to what they know (meaning the dated, one-season-out showing), Burberry is keeping up with the times — and ...
Since taking the helm at Gucci at the beginning of 2015, designer Alessandro Michele has singlehandedly transformed the fashion industry. He (like ...
Sewing, cutting, draping, steaming — though you might not know how to do these things yourself, you’d recognize most of the processes of creating an ...
You don't have to raise your hand if you're among the people who choose to take a break from Instagram during Fashion Week; we know you're out there, and ...
Last February, we were treated to a crayon-colored, upbeat disco for Ashish's, fall 2016 presentation. This season, however, Ashish Gupta took a more ...
I have been working in the fashion industry for just over eight years now, but I’ve spent the majority of my life being big. Even in my wildest fashion ...
(Paid Content) Last week, Thakoon left convention behind when he presented his new collection at a scenic waterfront setting in Brooklyn, perfectly timed ...
J.W. Anderson's intimate show for spring/summer 2017 wasn't one for claustrophobes. The front (and only) row in a tightly-packed, vibrant green corridor ...
It's almost a running joke in fashion that the most universally disliked shoes can (and do) make unexpected, sweeping comebacks. Case in point: The Ugg x...
After the models stormed the catwalk, '80s super style, for the finale of the Topshop Unique show, editors, buyers, and A-listers shuffled toward the door...
In a Fashion Month with many established brands attempting to revive their houses via designer switch-ups and step-downs (and some labels just opting out ...
To the masses, Michael Kors' best-sellers may be handbags and ballet flats. And that's fine; it's how one builds a billion-dollar fashion empire. But each ...
Athleisure has taken many forms as it's flourished over the past few years. You can wear a sports bra designed by your favorite celebrity, like, say, ...