Saint Laurent: For the Expensive Trash Enthusiast in You

Hedi Slimane presented the Saint Laurent spring 2014 line in Paris, and it is exceedingly tacky. Not subversive tacky, not thoughtful tacky — it looks like if someone took a teenaged girl with a vague interest in alternative music to a Forever 21 and said, "Quick! You have 15 minutes to find an outfit for my Courtney… » 10/01/13 12:40pm 10/01/13 12:40pm

Why Are Fashion Designers So Ridiculously Touchy About Press?

Yves Saint Laurent's treatment of the press under new creative director Hedi Slimane has been perhaps the most talked-about event of this fashion season. It's a perfect case study in how not to do public relations — but it's also an illustration of the broader problems that dog fashion, a field of endeavor that is… » 10/04/12 7:13pm 10/04/12 7:13pm

Street-Style Photographers Are Making Serious Bank

Move over, paparazzi: street-style chroniclers can now command up to $1,000 for choice shots. But don't get too excited: we're talking the "Bloggers Walk" at Paris Fashion Week — and apparently these require pap-level aggression and commitment. In other words, more than a casual interest and a digital cam. [… » 3/21/11 11:53am 3/21/11 11:53am

Gisele Bundchen Tops High-Earning Models List, Again

Christian Siriano's Maternity Clothes? 'Nuff Said.

  • Ooh! Sneak peek at Christian Siriano's bizarre "Moody Mamas" maternity line! [New York Magazine]
  • Russia's fashion elite feel the financial burn; neglect shopping. "Usually abuzz with Moscow's rich, the shop was populated only by the mounds of black caviar and giant lobsters left untouched in fridges." [Reuters]
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Victoria Beckham's Designer Dreams In The Bargain Bin

  • Poor Posh. After the embarrassingly poor sales of her denim line and ensuing abandonment by retailers, we hear that her men's dVb line has been pushed back "until next year" by L.A. boutique Kitson. Plucky Posh is undaunted, having spoken of her desire to launch a couture line and show at New York's fashion week.…
  • » 7/11/08 11:30am 7/11/08 11:30am

Maria Sharapova Denies That Menswear-Inspired Outfit Caused Her Tennis…

  • Maria Sharapova is denying that her controversial tennis getup had anything to do with her upset loss to Alla Kudryavtseva (dressed in a simple skirt and red-trimmed top). [Guardian]
  • Recessionistas take note: Richard Chai for Target is cute. First look! [Nylon]
  • No, seriously, Donatella. You need to stop talking.…
  • » 6/27/08 12:30pm 6/27/08 12:30pm

Pookie: The Magical Force That Bonded Tory Burch To The Misshapes

  • Who is Tory Burch's elusive 23-year old stepdaughter Pookie? On Mondays, Pookie interns for Bruce Weber, and the rest of the week she works as the assistant to the president of Carolina Herrera, and she was (allegedly) responsible for the magical pairing of New York's leading faux-WASP ice princess with Princess…
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