Scents Memories: My Life in Cool Water, And Other Perfumes

If someone held me down and drowned me in a vat of Cool Water by Davidoff, that fresh masculine scent that somehow evokes a deep-reaching lake, the '90s, and passionate but inept sex, I'd die happy. That's how attached I was, how fond I remain, of my first perfume. And that's not just a strange quirk of my brain;… » 12/02/14 2:40pm 12/02/14 2:40pm

Christy Turlington's Calvin Klein Ads Don't Exactly Represent Grown…

Christy Turlington is forty-four years old. Christy Turlington says her body is aging naturally: "I haven't manipulated myself in any way." But when Christy Turlington talks about her new Calvin Klein underwear ads being "good" for people to see "images of women," Christy Turlington makes us pause for a moment. » 12/06/13 4:45pm 12/06/13 4:45pm

Calvin Klein's Super Bowl Debut: 97% Abs, 3% Underwear

Besides Beyoncé and the Clydesdale, there was something else eye-catching during the Super Bowl: Calvin Klein's first-ever Super Bowl commercial. Calvin Klein Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp, hired creative director Fabien Baron of Baron + Baron to create the 30-second spot, shot by Steven Klein and… » 2/04/13 3:40pm 2/04/13 3:40pm

Calvin Klein, for the Stoic, Color-Shunning Zen Minimalist in You

When it comes to the monochromatic neutral-hued ensembles Francisco Costa designed for the Spring 2013 Calvin Klein collection, it's all about details: Delicate strings layered over a strapless dress; a sculpted bodice encircled with a slender inky ribbon; tailored jackets quietly unadorned. And look, maybe there is a… » 9/14/12 4:40pm 9/14/12 4:40pm

Reese Witherspoon Fine After False-Alarm Pregnancy Complications

After being rushed to the hospital Tuesday, and then again last night, über-enceinte Reese Witherspoon is still pregnant, but totally fine. However, Tuesday's visit involved "complications" with the pregnancy, according to the source, making Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth very nervous. The baby is due in September,… » 8/23/12 9:00am 8/23/12 9:00am

Chris Brown Softens His Image by Becoming an Amateur Pit Bull Breeder

Clearly not that keen to soften his image, Chris Brown has decided to become an inadvertent pit bull breeder. Rather than, you know, spay the pets he keeps at his mom's place, he's decided to sell the eight pups his dog had for $1,000-a-pop. Though Brown's mom Joyce is marketing them as "Chris Brown puppies" on Twitter » 4/25/12 9:00am 4/25/12 9:00am

Sexy Lara Stone's Sexy Calvin Klein Ad Is Sexy

Here is Lara Stone's latest Calvin Klein ad, sure to inspire pearl-clutch-y local news stories across the nation once it hits billboards and bus shelters. Can you imagine! Calvin Klein is clearly using sex to sell its jeans and underwear. At least there are no hidden messages this time — that we can tell. [WWD] » 1/19/12 2:30pm 1/19/12 2:30pm


Calvin Klein Cast Kate Moss Because She Was 'Always Thin'

Calvin Klein gave a rare public interview at 92Y this week, where he spoke with former head of New York fashion week Fern Mallis. The 68-year-old retired designer discussed addiction, his boyfriend, 21-year-old porn star Nicholas Gruber, Kate Moss, selling his company — and growing up in the same Bronx neighborhood as… » 10/19/11 1:20pm 10/19/11 1:20pm