The Good, The Bad & The Italian: Fashionistas Break The Rules At Uomo Vogue Party

Happy Monday, friends! So, here was one of those cases where our stodgy old American ideas of "good" and "bad" just don't apply — and the Euro-fashionistas at the Uomo Vogue 40th Anniversary Celebration Party in Milan wouldn't care if they did. We've got Naomi Campbell, Gucci creative director Frida Giannini, Natalia… » 6/23/08 10:30am 6/23/08 10:30am

God Bless Ridiculous Fashion Folk, Every One Of Them

  • God bless Vivienne Westwood for being so undeniably herself. Says the fashion designer-cum-philosopher: "I'd like to do less, but there are people dependent on me now. My thing has always been, just let me finish this pair of trousers and then I can read my book. We've all got to wear something, I suppose. So my…
  • » 5/06/08 11:30am 5/06/08 11:30am

At Costume Institute Gala, The Good Superheroes Took A Fashion Flight Of Fancy

Okay let's cut to the chase: Last night. Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala. Theme was "Superheroes." Everyone and their brother was there. I've broken the photos down into Good, Bad, and Ugly for your viewing pleasure. The Good — including Victoria Beckham, Christina Ricci, Diane Kruger, Iman, Mischa… » 5/06/08 10:30am 5/06/08 10:30am

Harvey Weinstein's Out To Get Nina Garcia, But In A Good Way

  • "We'll get her," says Harvey Weinstein of ELLE's Nina Garcia (Weinstein) is being sued for breach of contract for taking Project Runway from Bravo to Lifetime. While Weinstein is probably the first person to say anything about wanting to continue to work with Garcia, we find his statement more creepy than…
  • » 4/17/08 11:30am 4/17/08 11:30am

New Yorkers For Children Know How To Dress Like Adults

New Yorkers for Children is a really amazing organization, providing social service programming for kids in the New York City foster care system. Also, Vogue editor Anna Wintour is one of its lead supporters, which is why the who's who of fashion and Hollywood all turned up for the organization's annual gala last… » 4/17/08 10:30am 4/17/08 10:30am

A New Vuitton-Murakami Handbag Line "Will Help Make New York Strong Again!"

  • Takashi Murakami: would you just look at that fucking face? That is a face that will almost melt your cynicism away. You'll forget most people know who he is because he designed a line of handbags for Louis Vuitton...
  • And that handbag line got knocked off to the point that he's arguably America's most famous…
  • » 4/07/08 11:30am 4/07/08 11:30am

The Other Boleyn Girl Fashions: Off With Their Heads

Although last night's NYC premiere of The Other Boleyn Girl boasted plenty of boldfaced names from the worlds of fashion, New York society, and Hollywood, Scarlett Johannson was, strangely, nowhere to be seen. However, Natalie Portman was there, and the vegan shoe designer showed off one of her best looks as of late:… » 2/27/08 10:30am 2/27/08 10:30am

Egomaniac Movie Mogul & Marchesa Designer Say "I Do"

  • Miramax mogul Harvey Weinstein and Marchesa co-designer Georgina Chapman got hitched on Saturday night at Weinstein's home in Westport, CT. The bride wore Marchesa, the groom Tom Ford, the Gypsy Kings gave a private concert and even Vogue's Anna Wintour attended. Also there: Model Natalia Vodianova, celebrity stylist…
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Gianfranco Ferre, "Architect Of Fashion", Dies

  • Italian designer Gianfranco Ferre, the "architect of fashion" (and favorite designer of Oprah Winfrey) died yesterday at the age of 62 from a brain hemorrhage. In addition to designing his own eponymous label, he created scandal by being [gasp!] an Italian overseeing Dior, from 1989-1996. Nonsensical statement from…
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