Fashion News: Mulberry’s Lana Del Rey bag goes on sale early

Lana Del Rey with her namesake bag There’s been so much demand for Mulberry’s Lana Del Rey bag, which had been due to go on sale this fall, that Mulberry is releasing it early. Limited quantities went on sale in London and New York on Tuesday, and a general release is planned for May 14. Elle calls singer Del Rey “the least established star for which a luxury good had ever been named.” [Elle]

Cambodian parliament member Mu Sochua is calling for a boycott of Nike after hundreds of workers at one of its factories there fainted in two incidents last week. Nike has sent a team to investigate. Almost 1,000 workers reportedly have become ill at Cambodian clothing manufacturing plants since January, so it seems like the country should be doing some investigating of its own. [WWD] (Subscription required.) 

Apparently a growing number of men are getting bikini waxes, including Brazilian waxes. Some are even bedazzling the newly smooth skin with crystals applied in various patterns. And according to one waxing chain exec, it’s men of all political affiliations, sexual orientations and age groups. [NYT]

West Hollywood boutique Kitson reportedly has apologized and removed some items from its website after a Humane Society investigation found garments with real fur that were being advertised as faux. [WWD] (Subscription required.) 

Mila Kunis stars in Dior’s “Summerset” eyewear advertising campaign. [Catwalk Queen]

“My Boyfriend Scales Walls” and “Your Web or Mine?” are the names of two polishes in OPI’s limited edition collection connected to “The Amazing Spider-Man.” The movie comes out July 3, the polishes in May.  [People]

Vogue Italia suspended its Twitter account and instead wants people to sign up to follow editor in chief Franca Sozzani, @francasozzani.  [Vogue.it]

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Photo: Lana Del Rey with her namesake bag at Mulberry’s London Fashion Week show in February. Credit: Dave Benett / Mulberry

 

Apr 12th, 2012 | Posted in Fashion
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