Francesca Versace: The Little Versace Who Could

Remember that newfound fascination and obsession with Donatella Versace? One of the other most interesting figures to emerge from the New Yorker profile on Donatella was her brother Santos (who is much more interested in things like saving the whales, the rainforest and the ozone layer than fashion) and his children,… » 9/24/07 6:00pm 9/24/07 6:00pm

Where Were You When You Learned Of The Versace Murder?

Unlike Cathy Horyn, I have never been to a Versace fashion show. I have never lounged poolside with Donatella as her children frolicked with mine. And most significantly, I was not flown to Miami by Graydon Carter to chase leads the moment the news broke that Gianni Versace had been murdered. Nonetheless, I remember… » 7/19/07 3:05pm 7/19/07 3:05pm

Djimon Honsou Is Packing It In For Calvin Klein

  • Actor Djimon Hounsou is the new face of Calvin Klein underwear for men and took "months" at the gym to prepare for his photo shoot. One of the flagship billboards is being erected around the corner from our apartment. [Fans self]. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Gisele Bundchen is in talks with Bono to star in U2's next music video,…
  • » 7/16/07 10:13am 7/16/07 10:13am

Halston Taps Design Head At Last, Nepotism Surprisingly Not At Play

  • A star is born? Halston has at last named its new creative director (and it's not Harvey Weinstein GF Georgina Chapman), Versace senior women's and men's designer Marco Zanini. Good luck, buddy. May the ghosts of Roy and Jackie O bless your journey. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Hermione Granger herself, actress Emma Watson, has…
  • » 7/13/07 11:53am 7/13/07 11:53am

Shocker: Daisy Fuentes' Clothing Line Produced In Sweatshops

  • Daisy Fuentes' clothing line for Kohl's has been earmarked by the National Labor Committee for using sweatshop labor. The weird thing is that this is the odd celebrity sweatshop scandal where we are more surprised by Kohl's (does Vera Wang know?) than Fuentes. After all, celebrities who stoop to doing infomercials…
  • » 6/19/07 10:02am 6/19/07 10:02am