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Fashion World Enraptured By John Galliano's Dumb New Collection 

Four years after a drug-fueled anti-Semitic rant imploded John Galliano's career—resulting in his firing first from Dior, and later from his eponymous label—the designer has launched a comeback of sorts with an "artisanal" (what) collection for Maison Martin Margiela at the end of London's fall 2015 menswear… »1/12/15 7:10pm1/12/15 7:10pm

New Margiela Director John Galliano Isn't a 'Bad Boy,' He's a Racist

John Galliano has been appointed the new head of Maison Martin Margiela, an announcement made Tuesday that the fashion press ate up like petits fours from the tips their delicate and painstakingly manicured fingers. Even Kanye West tweeted. Margiela, one of the most revered Paris fashion houses, has been without its… »10/09/14 11:30am10/09/14 11:30am

Katie Couric's Dead Husband's Phone Makes 2am Calls to Cops

So this is genuinely bizarre: Katie Couric and New York police commissioner Ray Kelly are investigating a series of 911 calls placed in the early hours of the morning—Tuesdays at 2 AM—from a number registered to Couric's dead husband Jay Monahan, who passed away of colon cancer in 1998. Because it is highly unlikely… »2/14/13 9:00am2/14/13 9:00am

Calvin Klein Cast Kate Moss Because She Was 'Always Thin'

Calvin Klein gave a rare public interview at 92Y this week, where he spoke with former head of New York fashion week Fern Mallis. The 68-year-old retired designer discussed addiction, his boyfriend, 21-year-old porn star Nicholas Gruber, Kate Moss, selling his company — and growing up in the same Bronx neighborhood as… »10/19/11 1:20pm10/19/11 1:20pm

Six Months After Galliano's Meltdown, Dior Still Hasn't Replaced Him

Six months after John Galliano was fired for making racist remarks to a couple of strangers in a bar, Christian Dior still doesn't have a creative director. Galliano's halfway to having his reputation restored — he made Kate Moss's wedding dress, and the editor of Vogue Italia is now telling the press to get some… »9/28/11 2:05pm9/28/11 2:05pm

Marc Jacobs Not Opposed To Designing For Dior, Oh No

Marc Jacobs told a reporter "it would be an honor" to design for Dior. "There's no question that the two great couture houses in Paris are Chanel and Dior…. I think it would be a very hard thing to turn down." This is the first time that the designer has directly addressed the rumor that he is in talks to succeed the… »9/13/11 1:20pm9/13/11 1:20pm

Dior's First Couture Show Without John Galliano Was A Total Mess

After fifteen years at Christian Dior, John Galliano was fired for inveterate alcoholism and being rather racist this spring. While Galliano fights a court case, Dior has dragged its feet in replacing him. So the brand went ahead with a couture show in Paris yesterday without a new designer. The pieces in the… »7/05/11 1:40pm7/05/11 1:40pm