Jill Stuart, For The Haute Couture Jessica Rabbit In You

Stuart told the press that this season's collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week was modeled after the British model Stella Tennant and her friends ("I was thinking about the beautiful dinners and the charades she and her friends play, and the great performances they see at the end of the night"). » 2/10/13 1:00pm 2/10/13 1:00pm

MAC Wants You To Lasso Some Wonder Woman-Inspired Makeup For Spring

Fashion Week Diversity By The Numbers

In September of 2007, it was reported that of all the 101 shows that took place during New York fashion week, one third employed zero models of color. Since then, we've tried to track diversity on the runway every season. » 9/24/10 2:47pm 9/24/10 2:47pm

Stealing Beauty At Jill Stuart

The ever-surprising Jill Stuart rolled out a Spring line straight out of a Bergman film. And while we mean that as a compliment (think Smiles of a Summer Night!) we're not sure the Kardashians and Cavalleris present agreed... » 9/11/10 4:30pm 9/11/10 4:30pm

Essence Picks A Trio Of Black Supermodels For September Cover

Jourdan Dunn Rules The Runway; Hairy Unibrows Give Us Nightmares

Fewer Models Of Color Work New York's Fashion Runways

After tracking diversity on the runways for several seasons, we took off last September because we thought the fashion industry was finally coming to its senses. Models of color were getting booked! How disappointing, then, to tally this season's numbers. » 2/22/10 11:00am 2/22/10 11:00am

Lindsay Gets Snubbed By Designer; Madonna Considers "Material Girl"…

Fashion Show: Jill Stuart

To call Jill Stuart's spring line "diaphanous" is a major understatement: it's a total Greek goddess wardrobe, layers of chiffon and sea foam gowns and Isadora Duncan-worthy tunics. And then, out of the blue, this random gym outfit. It's a lot of romance, kids - besides the gym outfit, I mean - and cynics shouldn't… » 9/08/08 5:50pm 9/08/08 5:50pm

Jill Stuart Jettisons Lindsay Lohan For Hilary Swank

Fashion Week Runways Were Almost A Total Whitewash

When New York Fashion Week kicked off, we swore to monitor the diversity — or the lack of — on the runways. CFDA president Diane Von Furstenberg sent a letter to designers, model agencies and casting directors last month, encouraging them to create shows "that are truly multicultural." Well, the NY Daily News reports… » 2/11/08 12:00pm 2/11/08 12:00pm

Fashion Show

Jill Stuart — who sold her first collection to Bloomingdale's at the age of 15 — is known for pretty, clean, wearable clothes. Her vision for fall 2008 included lots of black, midnight blue, satin and velvet; more mildly depressed poet than all-out goth. Judge for yourself: The annotated gallery begins below.
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The Celebrity Clothing Line: The Apple Eve Can't Stop Biting

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