Big Hair Is Sexy, Cigarettes Whiten Teeth, Not Having Cellulite Is…

Sometimes you can't even get to the heart of the editorial content of a magazine because there are so many ads. And while a few ads are innocuous, pretty or straightforward, many are just bad. Hence, Badvertising! After the jump, some of the worst advertisements from recent issues of Elle, Allure and Glamour. » 7/03/08 2:00pm 7/03/08 2:00pm

This Fall, We'll All Be Flappers On Acid In French Boarding Schools

New York Fashion Week kicked off on Friday at the tents in Bryant Park, and in the ensuing three days, plenty of big-name designers have given us their vision of what women can look forward to, sartorially that is, once winter passes, summer swelters, and the chill sets in again. Designers as disparate as Diane von… » 2/04/08 10:30am 2/04/08 10:30am

Marc Jacobs: Starting His Show Two Hours Earlier Next Year*

  • You may not recall this inconsequential blip on the screen of recent fashion history, but chronically-late designer Marc Jacobs showed up more than two hours late for his September New York fashion show, and a handful of people were annoyed, and so now Marc has apparently thought up a solution: taking an earlier slot…
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Victoria Beckham Wants To Rearrange Your Face

  • Victoria Beckham's latest professional endeavor is a makeup line called "V-Sculpt," which is supposed to give its users finer features. It launches today in Tokyo. Because Asia is known for its coarse, exaggerated features? Also: what? [WWD, 1st item]
  • Kate Moss had 18 advertising contracts last year; now she has 11. …
  • » 9/27/07 10:00am 9/27/07 10:00am

Vera Wang, Proenza Schouler, Catherine Malandrino: The Critics "Speak"

It's shocking, we know, but some people take Fashion Week really, really seriously. Designers shudder and quake in anticipation as the world's top "fashion journalists" pull out their best and most pretentious purple prose reviewing the Spring/Summer 2008 collections. In our next primer on what the major critics have… » 9/10/07 12:00pm 9/10/07 12:00pm

Meet The Newest Baby Phat Designers. They're Toilet Trained And…

  • Kimora Lee Simmons's five and seven-year-old daughters are the latest celebrity "designers." Because they mastered the art of coloring within the lines, like, months ago! But they're not taking all the credit: Their party planner helped. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Fast Retailing Co., Ltd (which also owns Uniqlo) offered to buy…
  • » 8/01/07 10:30am 8/01/07 10:30am