If The Economy's So Bad, Why Are Hemlines So Short?

By now we've all heard the saw that hemlines fall when the economy's bad. So, the FT » 9/17/08 3:00pm 9/17/08 3:00pm asks, what's up with all the minis on the Spring runways? Says writer Vanessa Friedman, "Either American designers are engaging in wishful thinking or they know something Wall Street doesn't." I'm gonna go with, neither. And you know…

Not Gay Enough For 'Project Runway'? Try Your Hand At 'Design Wars'

Now here's a sporting event even I can get interested in: Design Wars. Yes, it's just as creative and potentially-violent as the name suggests, a spectacle in which wannabe designers and actual designers alike duke it out to determine the fastest and craftiest fashion designer. And although it sorta sounds like … » 12/10/07 6:00pm 12/10/07 6:00pm