Astronauts Suit Up For Vuitton; The Kaiser Actually Hates Swans

  • One of Annie Leibovitz's Louis Vuitton ads with astronauts Sally Ride, Buzz Aldrin, and Jim Lovell is out. (Gorby was busy that weekend.) [WWD]
  • Karl Lagerfeld: "Ballet is an extraordinary art: this torture of the body to make something so graceful. All this hard work, to look effortless."
  • » 6/01/09 11:30am 6/01/09 11:30am

Sean Combs's New Fragrance Is Called "I Am King." That Is All.

  • Sean Combs's new fragrance, "I Am King" will premiere as a Macy's exclusive in December. 'I Am King is a statement about all men," said Combs, during an interview at his Bad Boy Entertainment offices in Manhattan. "We are all descendents of royalty - and if we carry ourselves and respect ourselves in that manner and…
  • » 8/08/08 12:30pm 8/08/08 12:30pm

Marc Jacobs Is In Ur Blog, Pissy-Fitting In Ur Commentz

  • So, Marc Jacobs hater/International Herald Tribune critic Suzy Menkes may have loooved Marc's show, but general MJ fangirl, the NY Times' Cathy Horyn, missed it altogether! Only to then check it out online and write, "[I] can see why some people found it a little slack." Only to then be responded to huffily, via the…
  • » 2/14/08 11:30am 2/14/08 11:30am

Angelina Jolie's "Peanuts" Gallery Of Back-To-School Outfits

Ah, the first week of September — the beginning of the school year. (Well, at least for those of north of the Mason-Dixon line.) Luckily, the past few weeks have afforded those of us both in and outside New York ample opportunity to observe Angelina Jolie dropping off her United Colors of Benetton brood at New York… » 10/09/07 3:00pm 10/09/07 3:00pm

Remember When Clothing Ads Were Actually Good?

Have you been to Benetton lately? Yeah, neither have we. And that's the point Ann Ashworth makes in the Times of London today. She notes how the company's ad campaigns in the '90s made "cardigans hugely culturally significant." Today, the company no longer makes headlines (although photographer Oliviero Toscani, who… » 10/05/07 6:30pm 10/05/07 6:30pm

Rachel Zoe Shocks Universe, Proclaims Self More Important Than Anna…

  • Rachel Zoe: prepare to die. The celebrity stylist has announced herself mightier than Anna Wintour! Uh, didn't Zoe ever study Greek mythology in school? Don't taunt the gods. [WWD, 1st item]
  • Former Dior Homme designer Hedi Slimane is BFFs with French president Nicolas Sarkozy?! (Might they be interested in a…
  • » 9/13/07 10:00am 9/13/07 10:00am

Benetton Knows How To Accessorize Your Black Eye

  • We are sick and tired of reading about women beaten, shot, stabbed, raped and injured by men they know. But we don't know that pairing purplish scars with Italian knitwear is the best way to raise awareness about domestic violence. [Feministing]
  • Activists in Africa are turning to the Koran in an effort to cease…
  • » 5/29/07 3:04pm 5/29/07 3:04pm