Rag Trade: Oprah's Next Step Towards World Domination: The Fashion Industry

  • Oprah will present Ralph Lauren with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming CFDA Awards on June 4. [WWD, 1st item]
  • The fashion world loves photographer Patrick Demarchelier. Probably because they have no idea what he's saying half the time. [WWD, last item]
  • Correction: Giorgio Armani does not speak Yiddish after all, but talks sufficiently dirty in his native Italian. [WWD, 3rd item]
  • The bra turned 100 this weekend with nary a peep from Gloria Steinem. [The Budget Fashionista]