Lana Del Rey May Not Be at Fashion Week But She’s Going to the Met Ball With Joseph Altuzarra
By DHANI MAU
Monday, Feb 13, 2012 / 10:00 AM
The fashion industry’s love affair with Lana del Rey continues.
While flipping through Friday’s issue of The Daily, waiting for a show to start, I noticed an interesting tidbit in The Fix. The page was loaded with quotes, but my eyes were drawn to one casually thrown in from J.Crew president (and the chicest lady of fashion week), Jenna Lyons. She told the magazine of her Met Ball plans: “I’m going with Lana del Rey and Joseph Altuzarra!”
What!? That is a pretty big deal. Lyons and Altuzarra makes sense–she’s one of the judges for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion fund, which Altuzarra won this year. And I guess we should have known del Rey would end up going on the arm of some designer. Her recent fashion magazine takeover (T, Vogue UK, Lovecat, etc.) at least warrants a Met ball invite, right?
Altuzarra is a young designer who is definitely having a moment right and del Rey’s undeniably having one too (though del Rey’s involves way more haters). Plus, last week, there were rumors that del Rey was postponing a spring tour in the wake of her harshly criticized SNL performance. So, why not establish some more fashion cred in the mean time? We see a few more major magazine covers and maybe a major fashion campaign in her future.
So the question remains: Who is Azealia Banks going with? Or is she too edgy for Anna and friends?
UPDATE: We just heard from Altuzarra’s PR and while they’ve confirmed that Del Rey will be Altuzarra’s date to the Met Ball (and presumably wearing his creations), Jenna Lyons will not. The two are friends and she attended last year’s fete with Altuzarra, Eddie Borgo, and Arizona Muse, but she won’t be officially going with Altuzarra this year. So that’s that.
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She looks amazing in the T style magazine, best look yet! I like listening to her talk in interviews than hear her sing live. Eek its true I can listen to her songs on the radio and what not but live I cringe! I can listen to her talking voice though!
I feel her music is an acquired taste, at first I didn´t like it at all but now I can´t stop listening to her album
it´s like her music belongs to a Quintin Tarantino movie, specially Kill Bill...
in some songs, her singing style reminds me of Gwen Stefani´s... which for me it´s a +
The Del Rey
It’s the morning of our London Fashion Week show and Claridge’s Hotel in London is buzzing with activity! But we just wanted to take a moment to announce some exciting news!
We are launching a new bag, the Del Rey
- inspired by American songstress Lana Del Rey.
Lana has mastered the style of Old Hollywood, mixing it with an edgy sense of fun. This contrast appeals to us: we love mixing eclectic references with classic details in the way that Lana does.
The Del Rey bag is infused with this idea, combined with the easy sensibility and English common-sense practicality of our heritage icons.
Love Lana but having a bag designed after her? That's a bit too much
+ this bag is not even that nice, quite disappointed with Mulberry