Karl Lagerfeld’s New Store Has iPads in the Dressing Rooms—for Selfies

So it's come to this. Clothing stores are now picking up on the hot new trend to self-portraiture and the age-old tenets of consumerism by installing iPads into changing rooms. So that customers can take selfies while they're trying on clothes, put filters on them, and send them to their friends. And at the helm of… » 3/16/14 12:30pm 3/16/14 12:30pm

Chanel Fashion Show Thieves Thwarted, the Internet Does Not Rejoice

Karl Lagerfeld hosted Chanel's recent fashion show in a fabulous market, one with designers teas and other items that would probably fetch bank on eBay. But if you were hoping to snag some Chanel swag from Lagerfeld’s latest foray into luxury grocery-cum-fashion shows, we regret to inform you that your dreams are… » 3/05/14 3:45pm 3/05/14 3:45pm

Chanel's Fall-Winter Show Took Place in a High-Fashion Supermarket

Having just shown a couture collection in which the only footwear option was formal sneakers, it seems that Karl Lagerfeld is still devoted to provocatively (?) mixing the aspirational and the mundane. To wit: this presentation — which also heavily featured Fashion Sneakers, some of which were knee high — was… » 3/04/14 4:40pm 3/04/14 4:40pm

There Was a Shocking Dearth of Androgyny at Tilda Swinton's MoMA Gala

Last night, socialites, celebs, fashion's heavy hitters, and Lorde showed up to the Museum of Modern Art's gala honoring Tilda Swinton's film career. David Bowie was reportedly in attendance, but there are no pictures of him with Swinton, so it remains that they could still possibly be the same person. » 11/06/13 3:00pm 11/06/13 3:00pm

Karl Lagerfeld Gets Sued for Saying Dumb Crap About Fat People

Fashion's most unrepentant asshole Karl Lagerfeld has been doddering around making vile, fat-phobic and misogynistic comments for years now. Engaging in nasty body-shaming is kind of Lagerfeld's thing, along with worshipping a stolen cat, wearing a ponytail and creating edgy black tailored things. For the most part,… » 10/29/13 4:20pm 10/29/13 4:20pm

Whoa, Dannielynn Birkhead May Get $49 Million Piece Of Marshall Estate

The latest development in the seemingly never-ending legal battle between the Anna Nicole Smith estate and the late J. Howard Marshall's son E. Pierce Marshall may see 6-year-old Dannielynn Birkhead, the daughter of Larry Birkhead and Anna Nicole, $49 million of the elder Marshall's fortune, estimated to be anywhere… » 6/01/13 11:30am 6/01/13 11:30am

New Chanel Mini-Movie Features Keira Knightley, No References to Nazis

Well, Karl Lagerfeld's latest Chanel mini-movie has hit the Internet. The boondoggle features Keira Knightley in the role of Coco Chanel, and tells the story of Chanel's second boutique, a hat shop she opened in the resort town of Deauville in 1913 with financial backing from her boyfriend, Arthur "Boy" Capel. Aside… » 5/09/13 6:15pm 5/09/13 6:15pm

Chanel, for the Pouty Preppy Punk Schoolgirl in You

It is still Paris Fashion Week y'all. And Chanel is supposedly one of the highlights. What did Karl Lagerfeld cook up for fall/winter 2013? Tweed jackets and skirts. A shrunkenly girlish pink sweater. A boxy pink suit Blair Waldorf would love. Epic over-the-knee boots that sort of look like combat boots with white… » 3/05/13 2:30pm 3/05/13 2:30pm

Glam Gowns and Lurking Lagerfeld at the Fashion Group International…

Last night, fashion designers and celebrities convened at the 29th Annual Fashion Group International Night Of Stars. The FGI is a global, non-profit, professional organization with a mission to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design. But all we really want to know is: What did everyone wear » 10/26/12 2:20pm 10/26/12 2:20pm