Christian Audigier, the man who in the mid-2000s dressed an astonishing number of people in fake tattoo-and-rhinestone t-shirts, died this week in Los Angeles at the age of 57, reports LATF. In January, he had been diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome, also referred to as “bone marrow failure disorder.” He leaves a…
After a month on the lam, former Ed Hardy and FHM model Simone Farrow has been taken into custody on charges of heading a drug ring out her Hollywood apartment. The model, who has also been attempting a pop career under the name Simone Starr™, is accused of internationally trafficking in high grade crystal meth.…
- Precocious-in-the-bad-way tween "designer" Cecilia Cassini, who sells $500 dresses, says she took "like, three" sewing classes, but quit because her teacher was "like, rude." We have a feeling one day soon Cassini will be horribly embarrassed of all this.
Annabelle DeSisto—who appeared on an episode of season two of Jersey Shore in which The Situation booted her from the house after refusing his advances—is speaking out, painting an unflattering portrait of the infamous guido's behind-the-scenes creepiness.
Miami's annual festival of spray-tan and spandex, otherwise known as swimwear fashion week, packed up its bronzers and stiletto sandals yesterday. While there were some pretty suits, there was also a whole lotta fug.
There are numerous Jersey Shore jokes to be made here, but I'll go with this one: If you find yourself faced with one of these, you're definitely got a Situation on your hands. [The Gloss]
- An Australian designer told the press that she will not extend her size range beyond an Australian 14 — roughly a U.S. 8 — because to do so would "endorse unhealthy living." Said Rosemary Masic, of label Nevenka:
The City of New York has quietly been paying to shred and incinerate tons of unworn clothing seized in counterfeiting raids. Knockoffs used to be donated to charities; since last April, the charities kept calling, but city officials ignored them.