It was around 26° last night when the amfAR New York Gala kicked off Fall 2013 Fashion Week. For some attendees, it was important to be somewhat weather-appropriate. Other folks just went right ahead and wore sheer dresses and showed plenty of skin, hypothermia (and good taste) be damned. »
Last night in New York, Zac Posen presented his Spring/Summer 2013 collection, and supermodel legend slash noted phone-thrower Naomi Campbell opened the show. According to reports, the crowd gasped when they saw Naomi. Also on the runway: Karolina Kurkova, Coco Rocha, Crystal Renn and Hilary Rhoda, among others. The… »
Plus magazine editor Madeline Jones drew plenty of criticism — including from our own Dodai — earlier this week when she was quoted saying some pretty objectionable things about model Crystal Renn, an eating disorder survivor who has had the gall to drop a few dress sizes over the course of the last three years. In… »
Crystal Renn is no longer a plus-sized model, like she used to be, and people are freaking the fuck out. Specifically PLUS Model magazine Editor-in-Chief Madeline Jones, who says: "Everyone rallied around her and now she's turned against us… We have been betrayed by her." Bullshit. While it is fair game to discuss her… »
Crystal Renn and Alana Zimmer star alongside Cirque du Soleil performers in this new editorial by Arthur Elgort for Vogue Russia. Read on for trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and couture. Oh, and clowns. Lots of creepy clowns.
Recently, a Japanese Vogue spread for which Crystal Renn had taped her temples garnered a lot of controversy when a behind-the-scenes video showed the tape (which didn't appear in the final spread thanks to the magic of Photoshop). Given fashion spreads that glorify or reference blackface have become common in recent… »
The gorgeous Crystal Renn works her ass off during this behind-the-scenes video of a Dolce & Gabbana story for Vogue Japan. But for the shoot — styled by Anna Dello Russo — Renn's eyes were taped at the temples, pulling them back into almond shapes. »
The "film series" Karl Lagerfeld made starring Rachel Bilson is kind of bizarre and awesome. As was its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. »I don't understand why Robert Tagliapietra and Jeffrey Costello aren't a perennial Halloween staple — maybe because they're already kind of in dandy lumberjack costumes,…
The theme of the 8th Annual New Yorkers For Children Spring Dinner Dance at the Mandarin Oriental was 'A Fool's Fete' — but there was nothing remotely foolish about the assembled fashions. »Speaking of Old-school glam: Crystal Renn! Few could pull off this intricate shape; Karolina Kurkova does more than that. …
Vogue Mexico is the first edition of Vogue to feature Crystal Renn on its cover. I dig the Gia-Carangi-1970s vibe of that hair and that BLUE EYESHADOW.
Fashion Week just roared by in eight days and nights of Kanye West not taking questions, money from the air, Twitter indiscretions, personal indiscretions, pieces filed, mis-spellings, spilled drinks, long walks on the West Side Highway, to the West Side Highway, and back from the West Side Highway, persistent status… »
In February of 2001, an ex-model, stylist, and fashion writer named Carine Roitfeld released her first issue as editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris. Today, she announced her resignation. In the intervening decade, she made French Vogue a creative powerhouse. [NSFW] »
When I next guest-edit an issue of a prestigious fashion magazine, I must remember to step behind the camera and snap out an homage to Jocelyn Wildenstein. And to put plenty of oral sex in it. Warning: NSFW. »