Versace Sticks With What Works; Two More Labels Fold

  • The economic situation has encouraged a measure of conservatism in fashion, but this is extreme. Versace's Fall 2009 ads with Gisele Bundchen in a jewel-toned dress under strong directional light look exactly like Versace's Spring 2009 ads with Gisele Bundchen in a jewel-toned dress under strong directional light. […
  • » 5/29/09 11:30am 5/29/09 11:30am

Helen Mirren Is Pro-Sleeves, Possibly A Designer

  • A celeb designer we could actually get behind: Helen Mirren! If given a line for Marks & Spencer, she says she'd call it, "DWS: Dresses With Sleeves." [Telegraph]
  • Meanwhile, addressing the crucial shortage of celebrity fragrances, Patrick Dempsey launches "Unscripted," replete with "lavender top notes, fig mid notes,…
  • » 12/10/08 12:30pm 12/10/08 12:30pm

Katie Holmes As The New Face Of Miu Miu?

  • Katie Holmes is the new face of Miu Miu. Srsly? [New York Magazine]
  • Marc Jacobs' company has been accused of bribing a state official so the designer "could get a desirable venue for his fashion show." They're paying $1 million in fines. [TMZ]
  • In happier news, Marc is open to marriage! Even if California isn't. “I…
  • » 11/20/08 11:30am 11/20/08 11:30am

Madonna Might — We Said Might — Be Getting Really Expensive Necklace…

  • "Rumor has it" that Madonna-maybe-estranged-hubby Guy Ritchie is gifting the material 50-year-old with "a specially designed, bespoke diamond necklace from Bulgari worth, £250,000" for her Golden tomorrow. [ElleUK]
  • Apparently Diddy's "I Am King" campaign will involve Bond-like shots of him in a dinner jacket hanging…
  • » 8/15/08 12:00pm 8/15/08 12:00pm

Want To Support Your Man? Splurge On Some New Skivvies

With the BBC's Jeremy Paxman's recent outcry about the waning support of his favorite Marks & Spencer undershorts, men's underwear — and the way men feel about their underwear — has never been a more pressing issue. (Says Paxman, "Nothing I have ever done - interviewing Michael Howard, asking Tony Blair whether he… » 1/23/08 6:00pm 1/23/08 6:00pm

Dita Von Teese Wants To Give Our Breasts A Lift

  • Dita von Teese is collaborating with Wonderbra on a lingerie collection to be called — so original! — Wonderbra by Dita von Teese. Um, what would Dita von Teese know about needing a Wonderbra? [Vogue UK]
  • BBC reporter Jeremy Paxman, no stranger to calling attention to the pressing news stories of our time, is currently…
  • » 1/21/08 11:30am 1/21/08 11:30am

Louis Vuitton Says "Mais Non" To Britney Spears

  • Britney Spears has been served with a copyright infringement injunction by Louis Vuitton. See, she drove a pink Hummer with a faux Murakami-for-Vuitton cherry print dashboard in the video to her 2005 single "Do Somethin'." You can't really see the dashboard very closely in the video, not that you'd notice because…
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