Vogue Is Really Into Cats Now

I want to believe that the idea to run a slideshow of cats wearing, sitting on, or otherwise being around shoes was Grace Coddington's idea because it is both awesome and fairly incomprehensible at the same time. Why cats? Why shoes? How much photoshop went into making these cats look this amazing in print? How can I… » 3/15/14 4:00pm 3/15/14 4:00pm

Anna Wintour Went to a Kanye Concert and We Have So Many Questions

Did she have fun? Did she acknowledge the Kardashian-Jenners sitting a few seats over? Did she even exchange words with her seatmate Grace Coddington? Did she bob (heh) awkwardly along with the performance while hoping that none of the selfie-taking, screaming plebeians around her would notice that she can't dance? » 11/20/13 3:25pm 11/20/13 3:25pm

Grace Coddington Thinks Young Designers Need More Hardship In Their…

Grace Coddington says that young designers could stand to have "a few things going wrong in their life. I mean, I hate to say it, but it teaches you a hell of a lot, you know." Coddington continues, "I think they need time, and I think too many of the young designers really think that they can step right out of school and … » 11/19/12 3:10pm 11/19/12 3:10pm

Grace Coddington Lost Her Virginity With A Man Named Tinker

Grace Coddington's forthcoming memoir is excerpted in this month's Vogue. The passage is full of anecdotes about London and Paris in the 1950s and 60s — the life of a struggling newbie model, an engagement ended by an affair, flights over the channel with a pilot boyfriend who liked to do loop-the-loops, "snotty French… » 10/19/12 6:15pm 10/19/12 6:15pm

Grace Coddington Is Even More Interesting Than We Thought

Among the insights contained in More Intelligent Life's sensitively written profile of Vogue's Grace Coddington is that she was once briefly married to Michael Chow, who founded the restaurant Mr. Chow. (It only lasted six months, because, Coddington says, "I was useless at being a restaurateur's wife — much too shy to… » 3/15/11 12:06pm 3/15/11 12:06pm

Italian Vogue's New All-Black Fashion Spread

For the first time since its famous all-black issue of July, 2008, Italian Vogue has printed a magnificent 17-page editorial, featuring twelve black models. The story is definitely reaching for a languid, finger-curled, Harlem Renaissance feeling. Let's explore. » 2/07/11 5:20pm 2/07/11 5:20pm

The Picture That Caused A Fight Between Anna Wintour And Grace…

Taylor Swift And Blake Lively Are The Worst Ladymag Cover Stars

  • Worst-selling, that is. Swift's April Elle issue sold the fewest copies of the year, and her covers of Glamour and Marie Claire were nearly as bad. Blake Lively bombed on Vogue and Esquire, but weirdly sold well for Allure. [WWD]
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