Cocoa Couture: Ivory Coast Designer Works Sackcloth Style

Ivorian fashion designer Felicite Mai sees the clothes she crafts from jute cocoa bean sacks as a tribute to her father, a tailor-turned-cocoa planter who gave his daughter her first sewing machine. Cocoa is the Ivory Coast's top export, and Mai sources her materials from the warehouses of an Abidjan port. "'Ivory… » 7/10/08 5:40pm 7/10/08 5:40pm

How Tim Gunn Is Connected To J. Edgar Hoover, And Other Surprises About

Loving Tim Gunn is nothing new. He's just always so Tim Gunn. And during an appearance at NYC's 92nd Street Y last night, Tim did not disappoint. The Project Runway favorite ruminated on his life so far and we fell in love with him all over again. "Every day I pinch myself and say, When am I going to wake up from this… » 3/12/08 4:00pm 3/12/08 4:00pm