- Rocha: "It is unforgivable that an adult should demand that [a] girl unnaturally lose the weight vital to keep her body functioning properly. How can any person justify an aesthetic that reduces a woman or child to an emaciated skeleton?"
Last night, Sadie and I hiked through Manhattan in unseasonable wind and rain to attend Fashion's Night Out. As the stores opened to the boozehound hordes, we had many experiences that were challenging and puzzling. And some that were fun.
MSN just ran a gallery titled "What not to wear beyond your teens," excoriating various youthful and undignified trends. But the whole point of being an adult is that you can dress ridiculously if you want! Well, on the weekend.
- Agyness Deyn might try hypnotism to quit smoking. She "obviously" wants to stop so she can "settle down and have babies," says a friend of her boyfriend's. Obviously that's any woman's only consideration. [Daily Mail]
It was with horror and chagrin that we learned recently that the struggling Village Voice has ended the 30-year run of fashion writer Lynn Yaeger's "Frock Star" column(formerly "Elements of Style"), one of the most unique and awesome voices in mode journalism. For those of you unfamiliar with Yeager's idiosyncratic…
- Paris Hilton on dropping $3,880 in 40 minutes: "I think it's important to help out, you know, the economy out here, everywhere in the world... It's New Year's, I need a New Year's dress." [Breitbart]
Lynn Yaeger, one of the sauciest fashion critics around, was given the task of asking various celebrities and fashionistas that hated election question: "Who is chicer, Michelle or Cindy?" Susan Sarandon ignored the question. Kelly Cutrone admitted that she loves Michelle's style and that Cindy "looks like a baseball…