The Betsey Johnson Show Delightfully Celebrated Marriage Equality

As usual, Betsey Johnson's spring 2015 collection was raunchy, girly, loud, and — above all — fun. While all of her shows are beauteous spectacles, this one was especially great: it was a ruffly, lacy, glittery celebration of marriage equality. » 9/11/14 2:00pm 9/11/14 2:00pm

Betsey Johnson: For the Intergalactic Pretty Woman In You

The theme of Betsey Johnson's fall-winter '14 collection is "hot," and hot it most certainly was (apparently, the show started late because it had been held for a tardy Paris Hilton, 2000s-era patron saint of the phrase "that's hot). » 2/13/14 4:15pm 2/13/14 4:15pm

Miss New York Accused Of Calling Outgoing Miss America 'Fat As Fuck'

Two days before the 2013 Miss America pageant, Miss New York Nina Dalvuluri —the self-proclaimed Miss Diversity — was allegedly caught on tape calling outgoing Miss America Mallory Hagan "fat as fuck."* Keep it classy, ladies. » 9/13/13 9:00am 9/13/13 9:00am

Betsey Johnson, for the Betsey Johnson Clothes Wearer in You

Do you think one of Betsey Johnson's frazzled assistants is yelling "BE MORE QUIRKY!!!" at the models before they walk onto the runway? I bet this show is either super fun or extra tiring because you have to pretend like you're having so!! much!! fun!!!! » 9/11/13 8:30pm 9/11/13 8:30pm

Weird See-Through Gowns and Hideous Shoes at the CFDA Awards

Last night at the Council of Fashion Designers of America, designers and celebrities hit the red carpet in ensembles both incredibly fashionable and incredibly ugly. » 6/04/13 1:20pm 6/04/13 1:20pm

Betsey Johnson Debuts the High Energy Champagne Workout

In January, Betsey Johnson announced that she would not be showing during Fashion Week this season and that her 2012 show had been her last. (Last year, she filed for bankruptcy and her NYC stores liquidated inventory.) But yesterday, Betsey Johnson staged a fashion show with a "secret theme." As MTV reports, those in… » 2/12/13 11:10am 2/12/13 11:10am

The 16 Most Hideous Looks From Fashion Week

There's an inherent weirdness that goes with the kind of creativity and artistic talent needed to work in the fashion industry. When properly harnessed, it can be the difference between boring and brilliant. When left unchecked, it can be the difference between a miss and a mess. » 9/12/12 7:00pm 9/12/12 7:00pm

The Night Belongs to Betsey Johnson

Let's raise our glasses/hot pink polka-dotted dresses to Betsey Johnson, who deserves a relaxing birthday this year. The designer filed for bankruptcy in April, but is currently working on a spring dress line; we knew she'd bounce back. » 8/10/12 6:45pm 8/10/12 6:45pm

Betsey Johnson Is Bankrupt

Betsey Johnson has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Johnson's company was given a temporary reprieve from bankruptcy in 2010 by Steve Madden, the shoe maker and convicted felon, after it defaulted on a nearly $50 million loan. Madden's company paid the debt, taking as collateral all of Betsey Johnson's… » 4/27/12 12:45pm 4/27/12 12:45pm

Betsey Johnson's Favorite Ex-Husband Is John Cale

Betsey Johnson has been breast cancer free now for "Eleven years," she proudly announced at a party at her SoHo boutique this weekend. "I tell you, it's kind of no big deal anymore, it's such a huge club." » 10/05/11 4:30pm 10/05/11 4:30pm

Betsey Johnson: Now With 100% More Nicki Minaj

Last night at Betsey Johnson, I was stalking the runway, trying to recognize if there were any celebrities around. A tiny blonde woman appeared and disappeared suddenly beside me; it was Kristin Chenoweth. (I think.) Then, just as I saw Johnny Weir, an entourage emerged from backstage. In its center was a pouf of… » 9/13/11 6:50pm 9/13/11 6:50pm

Betsey Johnson Breaks Hearts

You know what you're getting with a Betsey Johnson show: color, joie de vivre and plenty of pattern. But yesterday, you got double for your money: a Valentine's show that presented both Johnson's "Black Tag" line and the new, affordable "Pink Patch." They were themed, naturally, "He Loves Me" and "He Loves Me Not."… » 2/15/11 5:15pm 2/15/11 5:15pm

British GQ Features Naomi Campbell Nude, Floating In A Pool

Brangelina Make Tourism Look Good

Does it matter if The Tourist is any good? It has Jolie and Depp! Ditto the NYC premiere, which also had Pitt, Connelly, Ashanti and some great cold-weather clothes. » 12/07/10 10:40am 12/07/10 10:40am

Dolce & Gabbana's Tax Evasion Case Is Getting Serious

All Hail Red-Carpet Royalty

You'd expect the Women's Wear Daily 100 Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street to be studded with fashion stars, and serious fashion. And with Anna, Coco, Veronica, DVF, Mary-Kate, Ashley and many friends, you'd be right. » 11/03/10 10:35am 11/03/10 10:35am

And This Is How You Totally Dominate The Cover Of Vogue Paris

Cindy Crawford Nabs Iconic Cover, Looks Fantastic

Gisele Bündchen Seen Kissing a Dude Who Is Not Tom Brady

Fashion Week Diversity By The Numbers

In September of 2007, it was reported that of all the 101 shows that took place during New York fashion week, one third employed zero models of color. Since then, we've tried to track diversity on the runway every season. » 9/24/10 2:47pm 9/24/10 2:47pm