Artist John Currin interviewed Tom Ford, and joked that sometimes innocent statements are "The small acorn that will grow into a great oak of a scandal later." Well! Ford then claimed, "I'm one of the least materialistic people that exist."
You'd expect the Women's Wear Daily 100 Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street to be studded with fashion stars, and serious fashion. And with Anna, Coco, Veronica, DVF, Mary-Kate, Ashley and many friends, you'd be right.
Detmar Blow on Alexander McQueen: "Money changed him and then drugs changed him. I remember reading of how he had flown his boyfriend somewhere for £130,000. What did Issie get? Some clothes. I find that quite shocking."
Courtney Lovehired Michael Mouris to create a short animated video about her life. Karl Lagerfeld comes to her and tells her she is "drowning in the kook," like a Teutonic fairy godmother of style. It is awesome. [WWD]
Erin Fetherstone, the platinum-bobbed designer currently creative director at Juicy Couture, did something different indeed with her Spring '11 show. By turns romantic and sharp, Fetherston called it "a feminine, chic, modern wardrobe offering." And then some.
Miranda Kerr nabbed the September Vogue Italia cover, which is her first. Shot by Steven Meisel, the cover and its accompanying editorial is in 3D. Kerr's Yorkie puppy, Frankie, shares the honors. Who can argue with a puppy? [Models.com]
Emily Blunt told British Elle that Photoshop is over-used. "I don't like it when they stretch you out and make you all long and skinny. It makes you look like a Barbie. Who the hell looks like that?" [Elle UK]