Imelda Marcos, former Philippine first lady and current member of the country's House of Representatives, left behind a whole lot of designer shoes and clothes when she and her husband, former Philippine dictator and Barong shirt enthusiast Ferdinand Marcos, were forced into exile back in 1986. Unfortunately, after…
Says writer Elizabeth Ohene, "Every revolution, every hated dictator, indeed, it seems every leader must have its femme fatale, the Lady Macbeth figure who is held responsible for the problems of the regime." Do we smell a scapegoat?
- Creator of this season's mightiest shoes, Alexander McQueen, is suing Steve Madden. McQueen's lawyers say the only reason the Madden is a knock-off and not a pure counterfeit is the omission of the logo'd zipper pull. (L-R: McQueen, Madden.) [WWD]