The New York Times reached out to Joan Didion for comment on her new Céline ad; Didion was all, "And you are...?"
DO NOT KNOW WHERE TO PUT MY HANDS. In the most perfect model casting choice in the history of fashion, Céline has tapped Joan Didion for its latest advertising campaign. But is it too on the nose? It's somewhat conflicting while being totally invigorating, at the very least because Didion's famously ice-cold stare is…
Ladies, having trouble keeping your phone charged at festivals and conferences like SXSW or Coachella? What’s the purpose of that fancy purse besides keeping your wallet, lipstick and iPad warm anyway? Well, there’s new clutch-cum-cross body bag that boasts a powerful battery in its pocket called the All-In-One bag by…
Even the brilliant minds behind Louis Vuitton are sick of their logo: their new purses much more subtle than the ones stamped with LV that they pumped out for years. Also of note: this new, sleeker look comes at a cost. As in, it will literally cost you more money than their bags did before.
So. Céline showed some weird shoes for spring. Weird, furry shoes. Um, okay. What better way to combine the frumpiness of fluffy novelty bed slippers with the acute discomfort of 4" heels?There were also shoes in beige leather that had realistic-looking molded, pedicured toes. Reminiscent of the famous Comme des…
Victoria Beckham, who reportedly has a slipped disc, is under doctor's orders not to wear her customary high heels until her back gets better. That's what Posh would be punished with if she were an uppity mortal in a Greek myth who got on the wrong side of Aphrodite. [Daily Mail]Spanish 's September cover is out,…
- Rachel Zoe is seven months pregnant, and in possession of a brand-new fashion line. She has a new assistant, and gets followed around by a team of 20 for her Bravo show. Also, she's having a boy. But the clothes:
- Tom Ford, a man who immobilized his forehead with Botox, thinks people should go naked. Especially, well... "Fat women almost always look better without the constraint and lumpy pinching of clothes, all the straps and elastic squeezing and sucking." [ContactMusic]
Here is an internal Harper's Bazaar document that lists the brands to feature in upcoming editorial spreads, ranked according to priority — and helpfully divided between "Advertisers" and "Non-Advertisers." This is how your ladymag sausage gets made.
- Gap, which last week announced it would be switching to a logo it had been trialling, immediately faced vituperative criticism. It first asked customers for better ideas, and then apologized. Now Gap has reverted to its boring old logo. [BBC]
- "She's not involved in this collection," said Ungaro owner Asim Abdullah just before his show commenced this afternoon, Paris time. He was referring, of course, to "artistic adviser" Lindsay Lohan, whose future at Ungaro had long been in doubt. [WWD]
- A London stylist says the upcoming V size issue is "such an extreme response to the size-zero hoopla...I don't think using outsize models is really the way to change perceptions." Others, however, are more positive:
Certain European fashion houses are upset that blogs have posted their Spring/Summer ad campaigns before they break in February fashion magazines. Are we really still having this debate?
- Emma Watson has returned as the Spring face of Burberry. This time, she brought her younger brother, Alex, along for the ride.