Last night in New York City at the Armani One Night Only event, famous folks gathered and wore a lot of black. A whole lot of black.
Last night at the Council of Fashion Designers of America, designers and celebrities hit the red carpet in ensembles both incredibly fashionable and incredibly ugly.
Even though I've read stuff about the movie The Host — based on a novel by Twilight's Stephenie Meyer — I have no idea WTF it's about. Aliens, body image, love? (Also, I've already seen an awesome movie called The Host, it was a Korean monster movie.) All I know is there were some cute dresses on display at a…
The Bid to Save the Earth is "a one-of-a-kind "green-clusive" collaboration of people, business and environmental not-for-profits committed in spirit and action to protecting the future of our Earth." Translation: a big, fancy, star-studded, money-raising gala and fashion show for a cause, with serious sartorial…
- Chanel is apparently turning the Musée D'Orsay in Paris into a giant, sparkly, 2,890 square foot billboard for No. 5 perfume. We hope the museum is being rewarded handsomely for its services as a host for corporate messaging. [WWD]
On both sides of the pond, Fashion's Night Out has kicked off — and things will never be the same. (Okay, that last part was a lie. But there were a lot of celebrities in designer clothes.)
The 7th Annual New Yorkers for Children Spring Dinner Dance at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel is one of the big charity galas of the year: and models, actors, socialites, awesome clothes and, um, Lance Bass were ready:
- An Israeli nationalist group is very concerned about Bar Refaeli's relationship with goy Leo DiCaprio. According to the LA Times, the group's director "has nothing against Mr. DiCaprio, who I have no doubt is a talented actor." [via Gawker]
- Emma Watson has returned as the Spring face of Burberry. This time, she brought her younger brother, Alex, along for the ride.
On last night's episode, Elle sent Olivia Palermo to purchase items for a piece on why designer knockoffs are bad. Much like a fake Louis, Olivia's Canal Street experience wasn't at all authentic.
See, if I were a celeb, and I got an invite to the "U.S. launch party for the BlackBerry Tour Smartphone from Sprint" at NYC's Thompson Hotel LES, I'd probably toss it. Which is why I'm not a celeb.
The 6th Annual New Yorkers For Children Spring Dinner Dance at New York's Mandarin Oriental had the theme 'New Year's in April: A Fool's Fete' which apparently meant some awesomely odd clothing!
- Chris Brown has reportedly moved on. His new ladyfriend is actually an ex. She attends University of Mary Washington and they met in Virginia, which is where he's from. His reps deny everything. [Gatecrasher]