Paris Hilton's Fashion Will Embarrass Us All

  • The New York Times claims that if you put Paris Hilton in a fashion time capsule, the future members of our planet will eventually open it up and WTF? their asses off. [NY Times]
  • Fashionista reports that for the next Marc Jacobs ad campaign, celebs like Posh Spice and Dakota Fanning are out and regular models are in. I'm sitting on the edge of my seat waiting to see who the chosen, Juergen Teller-approved will be. [Fashionista]
  • LL Cool J is set to design a line of "hip-hop clothing" for Sears, which seems appropriate for some reason. Maybe it's because LL Cool J knows fashion like, uh, Sears knows rap music? [WWD]
  • "They don't understand where the line is between sexy and vulgar. I know where that line is," says designer Roberto Cavalli. Riiiiight. Read more to find out how much he dislikes Kate Moss' clothes and how he wants undesirable women who wear his clothes to "give them back." [Telegraph]
  • Whoopi Goldberg will be wearing a dress designed by Project Runway winner Christian Siriano to the Tony Awards. I really don't think it will be that hard to make a hot tranny mess look like a hot tranny mess, but whatever. [EOnline]
  • Japanese art director Nagi Noda, the genius behind a million things we don't know about I'm sure, has created these synthetic hair hats. You have to see to believe: [Fashionologie]
  • More dish on hockey player Sean Avery's dip into the world of Vogue. I'm still puzzled by this, but no one else really seems to be, so fuck it. Rumors on a cover and how much he gets paid in this New York Post snippet. [PageSix]
  • "Fashion for Peace will not change the world, although it does aim at changing people's negative perceptions of Kenya and Africa in other countries," a rep said in Nairobi National Park this past weekend, where a fashion show was held to help raise money for victims of Kenya's post-election violence. [Reuters]
  • A new exhibit at the Horniman Museum in London delves into where our recycled clothing goes; pretty interesting, considering my favorite shirt in the world was probably belonged to your mom in 1975. [Guardian]
  • Fashionolgie's little gossip corner touches on Natalie Portman's possible Vogue cover, Coco Rocha's airbrushed body, and an amazing picture of Michael Kors from 1984. More here: [Fashionologie]
  • Shoe guru Christian Louboutin got reprimanded at the Vanity Fair party at Cannes: A woman, bless her soul, yelled at him, telling him his shoes are too uncomfortable. Wait: has no one had the balls to say this to him yet? Actually it doesn't matter. Painful shoes come with the Being Fabulous territory. [NYDailyNews]
  • Narciso Rodriguez on climate change: "People aren't really interested in heavy winter coats. They want year-round materials because the seasons have become so erratic." [Guardian]
  • 22-year-old Australian Next Top Model hopeful gets bashed by judges for having collagen injections. "It's a tragedy what she has done," photographer Julia Balla says of the contestant. When model agents and fashion photographers - responsible for 99% of the images that glorify unrealistic examples of beauty every single day - disqualify a young girl for looking exactly like they expect her to, it is just that: A fucking tragedy. [News.com.au]
  • Target has announced that it is doing a back-to-school line of bedding, furniture, and stationary by designer Sami Hayek, younger brother of Salma. [Reuters]
  • Victoria's Secret is in the midst of a legal battle with a company called Sexy Hair Concepts, LLC. Both parties have issue with use of the word "sexy", claiming consumers are likely to confuse the two. Do they really think we're so dumb that we can't tell the difference between a bra and a bottle of shampoo? [MSNBC]