Just How, Exactly, Does One "Dress For Bono"?

  • The dress code at the Black Ball in New York tonight is "dress for Bono." [WWD, final item]
  • Designer Patricia Field on why she's keeping far away from the set of the Sex And The City movie: "If I was [there] I'd be telling the director what to do — I'd be finding something wrong with everything!" [Fashion Week Daily]
  • Tim Gunn on how to politely exit a conversation: "It's been lovely talking to you. But I'm needed across the room." We are pretty sure the whole "need" part would not work for us. [WSJ]
  • More news about Roberto Cavalli for H&M: The designs are primarily pared down replications of dresses from the Cavalli archives. Which means you, too, will soon be able to look like a knockoff Posh Spice. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Speaking of Cavalli, he's having a Halloween party. Replete with "designer vodka," which is the new "premium vodka"! Wake us when people stop referring to vodka as anything but "relatively tasteless and benign." [Fashion Week Daily]
  • Memo to hedge fund guys and nerdy philosophy-major types who buy all their clothes at Goodwill: the three-piece suit is back! [WSJ]
  • Auditions start next week for Australia's Next Top Model. PS - Anna will be in Australia then. Just a suggestion... [Sassybella]
  • Ugh, do not buy a $400 Tory Burch dress to use as a Halloween costume. [FabSugar]