The Rise of Batshit Expensive 'Extreme' Lingerie

Women's Wear Daily has a story today about the trend for "extreme" lingerie, which seems to mainly mean "extremely expensive." (Hello Swarovski crystal bodysuits, gold star pasties, and $4,000 pricetags.) References to bondage in fashion are hardly new — Claude Montana, anyone? — but the ability to charge more money… » 1/23/12 1:50pm 1/23/12 1:50pm

Escada's Honored by Sarah Palin's Patronage...Because She's "Attractive"

  • After Palin names Escada as her fave brand, the creative director is gracious: "If she does wear Escada because she likes it, I mean, I’m honored actually. It’s not politics; it’s clothing, after all. No? She’s an attractive woman, so why not?" [New York Mag]
  • Fashion's totally in the tank for Obama — but we knew that.…
  • » 11/03/08 11:30am 11/03/08 11:30am

Stylist/Reality Star Rachel Zoe Would Like Some Sympathy

  • Poor Rachel Zoe! "I thought: I've done blood, sweat and tears for 15 years - why am I the victim here? I have had the nastiest things said about me! I don't understand." [NY Post]
  • Shockingly, the CFDA's "Health Booth" (which educates fashionistas about eating) is deserted. [NY Mag]
  • You already knew Sean Lennon was an…
  • » 9/08/08 11:30am 9/08/08 11:30am

Letterman Skeezes On Maggie Gyllenhaal's Agent Provocateur Ads

Last night Maggie Gyllenhaal was on Letterman, ostensibly promoting the Dark Knight, which comes out tomorrow. But Dave didn't really let Maggs say much about her performance along Heath Ledger and Christian Bale; he was more fixated on her Agent Provocateur underwear ads. In the clip above, Dave coos over how great… » 7/17/08 12:20pm 7/17/08 12:20pm

Illmatic: Nas And Fila Barter; Kim Kardashian Sorta Smells

  • Rapper Nas is partnering with Fila. The company will pay for his tour and album, he'll wear their stuff and create a "late-80's"-inspired line. [Adage]
  • You will be relieved and delighted to hear that celebrity? socialite? sex-taper? Aha! television personality Kim Kardashian is launching a perfume. "It all started…
  • » 7/03/08 11:30am 7/03/08 11:30am