Diane von Furstenberg Accused of Being 'Feminist Icon,' Kanye-Shrugs

DVF is promoting her new book, The Woman I Wanted to Be, appearing on Colbert Tuesday night to discuss it. His first question: "You have been a princess; you have been a fashion designer. Which are the two most popular Barbies. Is there any kind of women that you wanted to be that you never were?" » 11/12/14 3:45pm 11/12/14 3:45pm

Anne Hathaway Is Alive Because of a Diane Von Furstenberg Wrap Dress

Well well welllllll...Anne Hathahaters and Anne Hathalovers and Anne HathasheseemsfineandniceIdon'treallyhavethoughtsabouther now have an article of clothing to blame/delight in/feel ambivalently about. Hathaway's mother has revealed that without Diane Von Furstenberg's wrap dress, there would be no Anne Hathaway. » 10/13/14 6:30pm 10/13/14 6:30pm

Diane Von Furstenberg, for the Fun-Loving Jet-Setter in You

In the midst of New York Fashion Week, Diane Von Furstenberg provided a welcome oasis, sort of literally: Oasis is the title of her bright, upbeat spring/summer 2014 collection, and the playful vibe was hugely refreshing. Lots of color here, lots of bold prints, and a playful take on a "safari" inspiration. Especially… » 9/09/13 4:20pm 9/09/13 4:20pm

M.I.A. Loses Her Shit on Twitter Over Son's Custody Battle

Queen of Controversy M.I.A. is currently embroiled in a vicious custody battle over her 4-year-old son, Ikhyd Edgar Arular Bronfman, with her estranged ex-fiancé Benjamin Bronfman, the environmentalist son of Seagram heir Edgar Bronfman Jr. (and part of the younger generation of almost-too-cool dilettante-ish… » 3/14/13 9:00am 3/14/13 9:00am

Cleavage, Sideboob and See-Through Dresses at the Vanity Fair Oscar…

In the immortal words of R. Kelly, after the show it's the after party. Last night, Oscar-nominated A-list celebs flocked to the Vanity Fair bash, where they mingled with TV stars and luminaries of the music world. The dress code was half pretty, half sexy. It was a night of many beautiful mammaries. Some ladies let… » 2/25/13 4:40pm 2/25/13 4:40pm

Yay? Models Get Gross Lawn Water Half Off During Fashion Week

In an obvious gambit to get the gazelle-like clotheshorses of Fashion Week to drop a few pounds of water weight in order for a dress to hang juuuust right, the Council of Fashion Designers of America have announced a new partnership with Gwyneth Paltrow-approved juice cleanse/detox brand Organic Avenue that will allow… » 1/26/13 1:30pm 1/26/13 1:30pm

Celebs Don Long Sleeves and Pantyhose for Glamour's Women of the Year…

Last night in New York, Glamour magazine held its 22nd annual Women of the Year Awards — a fancy schmancy party, where ladies making big moves mixed and mingled. 20-year-old Selena Gomez is on the cover of the December issue, which honors the women of the year. Fun fact: All of the ladies were photographed for the… » 11/13/12 12:00pm 11/13/12 12:00pm

Celebs Channel Black Swan and the Rare Red Swan at the New York City…

Last night, a small galaxy of fashionable stars hit Lincoln Center for the New York City Ballet Fall Gala. This season, Valentino is designing for the ballet, creating stunning handmade costumes (some of which you can see here). With a big name couture designer involved, you expect some fancy-ass red carpet ensembles,… » 9/21/12 1:40pm 9/21/12 1:40pm

Diane von Furstenberg Loves Dressing the Chinese Because They're Just…

Diane von Furstenberg gave an interview about China, where she has been expanding her business. "When I was a little girl, and I didn't eat my dinner, my mother would say 'Think of all the Chinese who have nothing to eat,'" recalls the designer. "My children's generation is the Chinese making everything, and now my… » 6/21/12 1:20pm 6/21/12 1:20pm

Tyra Banks Is Now A New York Times Best-Selling Author

Tyra Banks' YA novel Modelland just débuted at number 2 on the New York Times' best-seller list, children's chapter books section. You can read an excerpt — this is the story with the protagonist named Tookie De La Creme, remember — here. [NewNowNext] » 10/10/11 12:55pm 10/10/11 12:55pm

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How Forever 21 Keeps Getting Away With Designer Knockoffs

In addition to its history of labor violations, Forever 21 has been sued more than 50 times for allegedly stealing the work of other designers and passing it off as their own. Despite this long legal history, Forever 21 continues to get away with it: The chain has never lost one of these cases in court. » 7/20/11 4:20pm 7/20/11 4:20pm

DVF Designed The Wrap Dress For One-Night-Stands

Diane von Furstenberg talked to the Telegraph about feminism, women, China, and Kate Middleton — with whom von Furstenberg, as a commoner who once entered into a dynastic marriage with a European prince (though not, as this article states, a "German" one; Egon von Fürstenberg was Austrian), has a few things in common.… » 4/07/11 11:55am 4/07/11 11:55am

Chuck Close Photographs Diane von Furstenberg After Ski Accident

Diane von Furstenberg sat for a portrait with Chuck Close six weeks after a skiing accident left her with a broken nose and fractured bones in her face. "I gave up on my looks a long time ago," says the designer. In fact, she wishes Close could have taken this color Polaroid closer to her accident. "I should have come… » 4/04/11 1:13pm 4/04/11 1:13pm

John Galliano's Fall Collection May Be The Prettiest Thing A Nazi Has…

Until last week, John Galliano designed for two high-profile labels: Christian Dior and John Galliano. Now, Galliano is out of a job at Dior, and the future of his namesake label is in serious doubt. That's the wages of being filmed talking about how awesome Hitler was for gassing people to death, it turns out!… » 3/07/11 6:15pm 3/07/11 6:15pm

DVF Apologizes For Having An Underaged Model In Her Show

  • When you're the president of an organization — the Council of Fashion Designers of America — tasked with asking its members not to hire girls under the age of 16 as runway models, it's pretty embarrassing when a 15-year-old turns up in your own fashion show. (Even if she allegedly turns 16 next month!) But that's…
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