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Every Hour, One Russian Woman Dies At The Hands Of A Male Family Member

So far, our coverage of Russian women on this site has been limited to the fuchsia excesses of teen billionairess and burgeoning fashionista Kira Plastinina. Well, an NPR report that aired this morning shows a sobering reality of Russian womanhood that's so far from Plastinina and her rancid materialism as to be… » 7/17/08 3:00pm 7/17/08 3:00pm

Giorgio Armani Insults Anna Wintour To Her Face

  • Georgio Armani is co-chairing a dinner to celebrate a Vogue-sponsored Costume Institute exhibit called "Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy." Which is why he gave a press conference during which he professed to be "indifferent" to Anna Wintour while standing next to her. We assume he'll be too dead to make it to dinner.…
  • » 2/21/08 11:30am 2/21/08 11:30am

Valentino's Big Goodbye Won't Be A Weepy One

  • Valentino on his final collection, showing tomorrow in Paris: "It's a happy collection. It's not a collection with tears in between." Right, because then it would be a bipolar collection, and at 12 minutes or so that's a lot for any audience to take. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • And in other last-Valentino-show-ever news, the…
  • » 1/22/08 11:30am 1/22/08 11:30am