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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 on …
» 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

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…
» 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