Alexander Wang: For the High-Fashion Dystopian Urbanite in You

Before his fall/winter 2014 runway show, Alexander Wang had told the media that the theme of his forthcoming line would be "survival." As evidence of his commitment to this idea, he forced the fashion elite to trek to Brooklyn — the Brooklyn Navy yard, to be specific — where he staged his show in a greenhouse. » 2/10/14 3:15pm 2/10/14 3:15pm

Free Shit Makes People Go Absolutely Insane

In my halcyon youth, whenever I encountered dystopian, post-apocalyptic fiction, I would have my doubts. "Really?" I would wonder. "After an apocalyptic event, would the human race really be so quick to drag around armies of catamites and chain people up in the basement for consumption? People are better than that, right?" » 8/02/13 6:20pm 8/02/13 6:20pm

Carrie Bradshaw 1.0 Slams Carrie Bradshaw 2.0 For Slamming Carrie…

After Sarah Jessica Parker called the AnnaSophia Robb-starring Sex and The City prequel The Carrie Diaries "odd," money-making enthusiast MAJOR Carrie Diaries fan Candace Bushnell hit back at SJP for being an old cronehag who doesn't understand how the world works. » 3/26/13 9:00am 3/26/13 9:00am

Alexander Wang's Friendship With Liberty Ross Might Make Working With…

It's official: Balenciaga confirmed this morning (via Twitter) that Alexander Wang will be its new creative director, replacing the widely acclaimed Nicolas Ghesquière. "Alexander Wang has responsibility for designing the brand's women's and men's ready-to-wear and accessories collections, as well as for Balenciaga's… » 12/03/12 12:40pm 12/03/12 12:40pm

Get Ready to Find Out What James Bond Smells Like

The new James Bond 007 fragrance debuts at Harrods next month, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise, and release of the 23rd Bond film, Skyfall (which hits theaters in the US in November). Because nothing says "secret spy" like having your agency code number on a fragrance bottle. So,… » 7/27/12 11:42am 7/27/12 11:42am

'Too Fat' Top Model Winner Triumphs In $85,000 Agency Lawsuit

Dutch model Ananda Marchildon has won her lawsuit against her former agency, Elite. Marchildon, who won Holland's Next Top Model and a €75,000 contract with Elite, was dropped by the agency after only having earned €10,000 in two years of working, and sued for the remaining value of her contract. Elite will now have to … » 3/07/12 1:40pm 3/07/12 1:40pm

Alexander Wang's Garment Workers Sue for $50M Alleging Mistreatment

Critical darling Alexander Wang has been hit with a $50 million lawsuit by garment workers at his Manhattan studio who say that they had to work 16-hour shifts without breaks or legally mandated overtime pay. Alexander Wang apparently saw revenues of over $25 million last year. The allegations are pretty serious: » 3/06/12 2:10pm 3/06/12 2:10pm

It's Time To Shut Up About Michelle's Damn Dress

As you may have heard, Michelle Obama recently wore a red Alexander McQueen evening gown to a state dinner held in honor of the Chinese president, Hu Jintao. This apparently made a lot of people very unhappy. » 2/02/11 4:40pm 2/02/11 4:40pm

Fashionable Baby-Making: Stella Has A Girl, Nina Has A Boy

Michelle Obama Fundraises With Donna Karan, Pisses Off PETA