Nina Ricci's show was feminine, ladylike and muted — and, of course, there was plenty of red-carpet fodder.
Monday I received an email about the March Free People catalog. "I am cleaning the vomit off of myself," wrote the tipster. "Just wait until you see the slouch clog." Yesterday? Another email:
Be thankful if you still have a job: After the hell year that was 2009, a lot of fashion people don't. Many designers were fired, some were hired, and plenty lost their businesses altogether. An overview of the tumult:
Writer Michelle Tea followed Beth Ditto through the whirl of Paris fashion week, and lived to tell The Believer. What's interesting about Tea's account is that it places front-and-center one of the fashion industry's biggest unstated issues: Social class.