Your Evening Cry: 5-Year-Old Girl's Birthday Present From Photographer…

When Austin-based photographer Jaime Moore was deciding how to snap photos of her daughter Emma to remember her 5th birthday, she combed the Internet for visual inspiration — and, naturally, came across a ton of young girls dressed up like Disney princess on their birthdays. » 5/11/13 6:00pm 5/11/13 6:00pm

Coco Chanel Posed Naked for an Anti-Semitic Cartoon

Over at The Gloss, Jennifer Wright has a fascinating round-up of Coco Chanel's activities in support of Nazism and fascism prior, during, and after World War II. Fascinating but also harrowing. And replete with anti-Semitic cartoons. » 11/14/12 4:10pm 11/14/12 4:10pm

New Chanel Lipstick Ad Does Not Say 'Men Hate Women Who Read'

Fashionista asks, "Is the model in this new (and awesome) Chanel lipstick film saying ‘Men hate women who read'?" Well, no, she's not. She is saying: » 8/23/12 4:20pm 8/23/12 4:20pm

Sunday Sign-Off: Happy Birthday, Coco Chanel!

The night mostly belongs to Coco Chanel, but also a little bit to Bill Clinton, since it's his birthday, too. In other words, if this night were a pie, Coco Chanel would get pretty much all of it and Bill Clinton would get that first "test piece" whose crust gets left behind in the pan. » 8/19/12 6:30pm 8/19/12 6:30pm

Coco Chanel Was Allegedly A Nazi Spy

A new biography of Coco Chanel sheds more light on her wartime activities, and the house of Chanel seems to be bracing itself for backlash. What was ol' Gabrielle up to during World War II? Palling around with Nazis at the Ritz, basically — but the house of Chanel is denying that its founder and namesake spied for the… » 8/18/11 2:00pm 8/18/11 2:00pm

The 12 Best Johnny Weir Quotes Of All Time

The best thing about Johnny Weir? Not his skating, his artfully coiffed hair, or his unabashed love of Chanel. It's his ability to create instant soundbites. Weir has a gift for spouting insane, enjoyable, marvelous proclamations. » 8/16/10 5:12pm 8/16/10 5:12pm

Photoshop Crackdown Discussed In U.K.

Heidi Without Makeup; Posh To Outfit Beyoncé?

Australians Can't Get Enough Of Blackface

Today in fashionable racism, we have: An Australian magazine with a familiar-looking cover, and a Karl Lagerfeld-directed movie that features heavily made up European models in Chinese roles. How very The Mask Of Fu Manchu. » 12/04/09 4:20pm 12/04/09 4:20pm

Supermodel In Abusive Relationship; Leona Lewis Doing A Clothing Line

Rachel Zoe's (Mostly Inaccurate) Overuse Of "Literally"

On last night's Rachel Zoe Project, the team (minus Taylor) went to Paris fashion week, where Rachel "literally" felt like dying and "literally" felt like "a cow about to moo." She also went shopping (duh) and toured Coco Chanel's apartment. » 10/06/09 12:00pm 10/06/09 12:00pm

Coco May Be Set Too Far Before Chanel

Critics say Coco Before Chanel, which comes out today, is an unusual biopic in that it focuses solely on who Coco Chanel was before she became famous. Some say it ends too soon, before revealing what made her a legend. » 9/25/09 6:30pm 9/25/09 6:30pm

Karl Thinks Feminists Are "Ugly"; Posh Spice Gives Up On Armani

Alicia Wants You To Buy Her "Stuff"; Marc's Outré New Campaign Raises…

Kristen Stewart Pregnancy Rumors; Michael's Star-Studded Memorial

Chanel Preview - Now With Subtitles!

We were psyched enough to just look at the costumes in the Coco Avant Chanel preview...but now we get to read for ourselves how defiant and sassy and modern pre-WWII movie-magic Coco was! [New York via Elle] » 7/02/09 7:45pm 7/02/09 7:45pm

Estée Lauder Face Kept Beautiful With Eucerin; Two Supermodels…

Coco Avant Chanel Poster Banned In Paris

France has a law against depicting smoking in advertising — so to avoid prosecution, the company that sells ads on Parisian public transportation banned a poster featuring Audrey Tautou as Coco Chanel holding a cigarette. » 4/23/09 1:20pm 4/23/09 1:20pm

"Do You Really Think A Something Something Is Going To Marry Himself…

What happens when you get a high school freshman with passing knowledge of introductory French to translate the trailer for Coco Avant Chanel, starring Audrey Tautou? Faux-Français! Clip embedded after the jump. [Videogum] » 4/21/09 5:20pm 4/21/09 5:20pm