It was around 26° last night when the amfAR New York Gala kicked off Fall 2013 Fashion Week. For some attendees, it was important to be somewhat weather-appropriate. Other folks just went right ahead and wore sheer dresses and showed plenty of skin, hypothermia (and good taste) be damned.
Paris Fashion Week is the real deal, and it's here you'll find the highest concentration of style icons in one place. Kate, Beth, Charlotte — you name it, they were at the tents and looking, well, iconic!
The French Vogue 90th Anniversary Party was a star-studded, high-fashion, My Fair Lady-style masquerade. And in the immortal words of Liz Lemon, we want to go to there.
Don't hate Vanessa Paradis because she's beautiful. And partners with Johnny Depp. And Chanel threw her a dinner last night for Rouge COCO at NYC's Mark Hotel with every major tastemaker. But you're allowed to hate her weird patchwork dress!
Chanel's 'Fete d'Hiver' benefit for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center was held, appropriately enough, at the Four Seasons (even if we would have called this more l'Automne.) And Blake Lively, Diane Kruger, Charlotte Ronson and friends looked amazing. Nina Garcia? Well....
- Miuccia Prada: "I'm working on [a men's collection] right now and someone at the office worriedly asked me, ‘You're not going to make short skirts again, are you?' So I'm now pushing it even further, just for revenge!" [BlackBook]
No, literally. Lagerfeld's countrified models writhed in haystacks and walked the runway with a side of hayseed. Whatever the opinions of Rihanna, Claudia and the other front-row staples, one thing's for sure: it's impossible to know what Prince was thinking.
- Yeah, Lindsay Lohan's line of leggings? I know what you are thinking: it goes without saying that the world should not be robbed of the opportunity to purchase the fruit of Lindsay Lohan's design skills, but leggings? What can you really do with leggings? Isn't the whole point of leggings is that they are not really…
- More rumored changes for The Greatest Show On Earth, Project Runway: Season 6 of the show, the first to be broadcast on Lifetime, may feature "More Than A Pretty Face" magazine Marie Claire in lieu of Elle as the affiliated fashion magazine sponsor. [WWD, 1st item]
- Whoah: Are New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn…