Farewell to the Duchess of Alba, Spain's Beloved 88-Year-Old Eccentric

Spain's Duchess of Alba, Maria del Rosario Cayetana Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Francisca Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva—a.k.a. Cayetana—has died at 88. You might remember her as the zero-fucks-given eccentric who famously caused a ruckus in 2011, when she decided to marry a man 25 years her junior. (He was her third… » 11/20/14 1:10pm Thursday 1:10pm

Jackie O's Pink Suit Will Remain Hidden Away Until We're All Dead

Fifty years ago this week, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas as he rode in a motorcade alongside his wife Jacqueline. The now-iconic blood-spattered pink suit that the First Lady wore that day hasn't been seen in public since, but not because it's missing; it's because it's locked in a vault… » 11/18/13 4:30pm 11/18/13 4:30pm

Raiding Mom's Closet Is A Time-Honored Tradition

New York Times » 10/30/08 4:30pm 10/30/08 4:30pm "Thursday Styles" columnist Michelle Slatalla has a piece up today about . I sort of disagree about her conclusion — that her daughters steal her clothes because they want to appear older and baby boomers wear youngish clothes because they fear aging (because hello, daughters have been playing dress up…

Tom Ford: Designer, Provocateur, Film Director

  • Following his stint as guest editor of Vanity Fair, jack of all trades Tom Ford makes his directorial debut with an adaptation of Isherwood's 1964 novel A Single Man, which will apparently star Colin Firth as said man. Julianne Moore and Jamie Bell are somehow involved. [E]
  • Speaking of auteurs, Kate Moss sells a…
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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,…
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We Bet Caroline Kennedy Lets Her Daughter Eat The Cool-Whip She Was…

Jackie Kennedy was one of those moms who was always giving her daughter those pointed "are you utterly oblivious to the caloric content of that piece of bread or are you actually trying to sabotage the family name by allowing yourself to get so grotesquely big-boned" looks at the dinner table, a new book reveals. » 7/03/07 10:42am 7/03/07 10:42am

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