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…
- 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:
One of the most uncomfortable truths about the fashion industry is that most models begin working when they are in their early teens or even tweens; they are children. In this editorial, Vogue Paris cuts right to the chase.
There were literally dozens of oddly digitally altered models and celebrities this year, with a swipe of the mouse resulting in wonky elbows, whittled waists, new hands and unnaturally lightened skin. Here we have the very worst.
- After Target, which styles itself an LGBT-friendly employer, was caught giving thousands to rabidly anti-gay political candidates, it said it would stop. Well: Target has since given over $30,000 to anti-gay-rights candidates and causes. [The Awl]
Karl Lagerfeld's Pirelli calendar is getting lots of press for his inclusion of Julianne Moore in the famous nude periodical, and for his introduction of naked men. But what's potentially more interesting is Lagerfeld's gender-bending depiction of Freja Beha Erichsen.
- Victoria's Secret model and dater-of-Cristiano-Ronaldo Irina Shayk is suing Spanish GQ magazine after it digitally removed in post-production the underwear that she wore for the shoot, and then printed the resulting "nude" photos. [Daily Mail]
A reader sent in a link to a post at Tom & Lorenzo about a fashion spread in the May 2010 issue of Interview magazine.
Spring is coming, and March Vogue celebrates with vibrant floral colors — like beige, ecru, and taupe.
This January, Vogue is promoting expensive vacations and hipster boys in skinny pants. What is this, 2005?
When we're flipping through old magazines in thirty years, bemused by the dated art direction and the ridiculous clothing, some whippersnapper will doubtless point at an editorial and ask, "Who's that?" Chances are it'll be one of these ladies.
- 42-year-old Kristen McMenamy, whose deeply unconventional beauty shone in many of the most memorable fashion photographs of the early '90s, was chosen by Steven Meisel for the new cover of Italian Vogue. [FWD]
When it comes to magazine swimwear photoshoots, we're usually subjected to the same, rehashed concepts: A languid, passive model lying on a beach or propped on a river rock. Not in Paris Vogue.
A raft of one-namers nabbed the six covers of V's first swimsuit issue. So how did Kate, Claudia, Daria, Eva, Naomi and Gisele come out looking so bad?