News: Alexander McQueen's Last Interview, EBay Expands Even More, Sephora Expands...
February 22, 2010
1. Alexander McQueen conducted his last interview with British boutique Matches six days before his death. The unabridged version of the interview will appear in Matches’ Spring/Summer 2010 magazine. If you are fiending for more McQueen, go see our tribute to the inspiring designer. [Grazia]
2. Ebay is really getting in on the high fashion game. will become more fashion focused with the launch of their own online sample sales in March, and the creation of an online outlet mall in the U.S. The e-tailer also plans on doing more capsule collections with designers similar to their collaborations with Narciso Rodriguez and Norma Kamali. Check out Rodriguez’s recently released capsule collection for eBay, which still has a few pieces for sale. [WWD]
3. Beauty retailer Sephora is expanding across the pond, opening its largest European store in Milan on Feb. 24. The three floor store will give brands a larger space to sell their products, and it will be set up similar to the apparel section in a department store. Get a leg up by seeing our reviews in our beauty roadtests. [The Independent]
4. Like many designers embracing the web, Donatella Versace is on board, and will will take questions from her Facebook fans starting today. We’re kind of intrigued to see her answers via video after her Milan runway show on Friday. Check out some sexy dresses in our cocktail dress buying guide in the meantime to get in the mood. [WWD]