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Chanel's Runway Show in Cuba Was... Complicated

It seems that outsiders love to fantasize Cuba as a romantic place that time forgot, a time capsule to the early ‘60s, and/or a snapshot from a scene from Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, as opposed to the realities of it: a place where 11 million people live off $20 a month and where food is historically scarce; a place…

Fashion People Getting Too Exhausted By Fashion

Today WWD unleashed a crucial feature that asks the fundamental question, “Is Fashion Heading for a Burnout?” The endless schedule of fashion weeks—and the increasing demand on designers to churn out eight seasons a year to keep up with consumer demand—has been a font for soul-searching for several years now,…

Paris Fashion Week: Welcome to Chanel Airlines, Karl Will Be Your Pilot

Karl Lagerfeld, of late, has been somewhat obsessed with the domain of the proles—this idea of populist spaces, except they’re “elevated” to his standards of Chanel bourgeoisie. Recent runway shows have included a Chanel supermarché and a faux feminist protest, both of which were received with giddy enthusiasm, so his…

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Here are Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Singing a Duet for Karl and Bey

Supermodel-turnt-actor Cara Delevingne has been working with Pharrell on an album (of music!) as of late, and Tuesday in New York at Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel Métiers d'Art presentation, the duo debuted the fruits of that labor. She has nice tone but um, this clip is a tad pitchy, if you will. And because of that: on a…