Everyone's been talking about whether this season, designers and casting directors would be putting more faces of color in their runway lineups. Well! We have the facts and we're voting a qualified yes. Let's explore.
Before fashion week, there were reams of stories offering dismal outlooks on the party scene. Nobody was having an after party. Nothing would be the same. The Economy. Etc. I haven't found this the case.
For a refreshing, balanced look at the allegedly glamorous world of male modeling, read this story about a (really, really ridiculously good-looking) kid from Tennessee named Petey. [New York Magazine]
- Valentino ex-chairman Matteo Marzotti has bought the house of Vionnet. Madeleine Vionnet invented the bias cut in 1922, making John Galliano's life immeasurably easier. Let's hope this revival is more Balenciaga and less Halston. [WWD]
Falling on the runway is my biggest fear. The bruises to ego and ankles. The flashbulbs. The awkwardly extended hands from the front row. The sick sensation of single-handedly bringing everything to a stop.
"Paxil Rose." "Meth Rogen." "Sheepshead Gay." "Grandpa Got Lost On The Way To The Bookie." Best Week Ever hilariously reminds us that men's runways can match the women's shows, insanity for inanity. [Best Week Ever]