Village Voice nightlife columnist Michael Musto has sharp words for Calvin Klein, seen here with boyfriend Nick Gruber. "Get a grip on yourself, girl, and nail some dignity to the floor before this kid steals it all away from you."
Australian model Abbey Lee and an apparently ageless Susie Bick — that would be Mrs. Nick Cave — star in the 72-year-old English photographer's delightfully bizarre new i-D spread. Full steam ahead for disability chic, chess, and lots of nudity.
Alexa Chung hates: "Bad manners," "When people talk about The Wire beyond season one," and "That I have a far-from-pretty voice. This, coupled with the fact that karaoke is basically my favorite activity, makes for some very sad evenings." [Blackbookmag]
"You can't say, 'That's a Helmut Newton picture,' because you don't know who took the picture. 'Who did the retouching?' is the question you ask. It makes mediocrity look good." — David Bailey, VogueUK photographer for 50 years. [Guardian]
Model Liskula Cohen has confronted the woman revealed as the author of a hate-blog directed against her. Cohen told the woman that she forgave her, but the blogger did not apologize — probably because a defamation suit is pending. [P6]