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

Sofia Coppola Overcomes Pitfalls Of Privilege To Design For Louis…

  • Newly-minted Louis Vuitton designer Sofia Coppola's road was not an easy one. "At the age when Marie-Antoinette was facing the rigid etiquette of the court of Versailles, the 15-year-old Coppola was working as an intern at Chanel in Paris, a city that her parents had always loved." No wonder, then, that "Coppola drew…
  • » 10/13/08 11:30am 10/13/08 11:30am

Rachel Zoe's Not Really One For Political Guerrilla Theatre

  • Would Rachel Zoe support Code Pink? Here's her response: "I’m embarking on a big initiative this year for ovarian cancer—that’s next. But if I lived in the ’70s, I would have been right in John Lennon’s bed with him and Yoko. God, I wish he were alive." We'll take that as a...maybe? [BlackBook]
  • Anand Jon: Rapist, or…
  • » 9/30/08 11:30am 9/30/08 11:30am

MIA's New Clothing Line Will Take Your Mon-Ay

  • "Think of the brightest shades of neon you've ever seen. Sparkles galore. Sequinned aerobics pants with scrunchy socks. Lions and tigers wearing vintage early '90s Cross Colors ensembles." In other words, exactly what you hoped MIA's clothing would look like. [NY Observer]
  • Sex addict David Duchovny dropped as the…
  • » 9/15/08 11:30am 9/15/08 11:30am

Dolly Parton Wants To Make Money By Making Others Look Cheap

  • For the love of God, please let Dolly Parton get her own makeup line. [Chic Report]
  • The Pope hates expensive shit. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • "We're one of her favorite stores," says a spokeswoman for Henri Bendel of Shopaholic Isla Fisher. [WWD, 1st item]
  • WTF? The New York Ranger's Sean Avery is interning at Vogue this summer?…
  • » 4/22/08 11:30am 4/22/08 11:30am

Vintage Top Model: Alleged Rapist/Designer Anand Jon Mingles With…


When we first heard that fashion designer Anand Jon was arrested back in March 2007 for rape, child molestation, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, we immediately remembered his appearances on America's Next Top Model (cycles one and three). Above is a vintage clip from the first cycle of ANTM, in which… » 11/21/07 4:00pm 11/21/07 4:00pm

Harper's Bazaar Dresses Up Kids Like Pretentious Designers (And It's…

  • For its 140th anniversary issue, Harper's Bazaar styles little kids to look like mini-versions of our favorite (and not) fashion designers. And oh my god, is it awesome. (Please note mini-Olivier Theyskens, at left.) This is 10 times better than that Simpsons fashion spread, which was itself pretty freaking inspired,…
  • » 10/19/07 10:00am 10/19/07 10:00am