Dior, For The Modern Minimalist Ice Queen In You

Raf Simons' long-awaited first women's ready-to-wear collection for Christian Dior walked today in Paris. The house was rudderless for a long time after it fired John Galliano, known for his high-falutin' flights of fancy, immediately after he was arrested for directing a racist tirade at a couple of strangers in a… » 9/28/12 7:45pm 9/28/12 7:45pm

Raf Simons Just Presented His First Dior Couture Collection

Today in Paris, Belgian designer Raf Simons showed his first ever women's collection under the Christian Dior name. Dior, which had languished for a year without a creative director following the hasty firing of John Galliano (for that whole "being a racist" thing), hired Simons just after he was let go from Jil… » 7/02/12 5:00pm 7/02/12 5:00pm

Get to Know Raf Simons, the New Designer at Dior

Fashion writer Suzy Menkes is reporting at the International Herald-Tribune that Dior is set to announce tomorrow that Belgian-born designer Raf Simons will be taking the reins at the fashion house. Dior has been without an artistic director for more than a year, ever since longtime designer John Galliano was fired… » 4/09/12 7:00pm 4/09/12 7:00pm

Raf Simons Out at Jil Sander, Maybe in at Christian Dior

"Raf Simonsto leave Jil Sander. Show on Saturday to be his last." So Tweeted New York Times critic Cathy Horyn this morning at 8:53. By 9:04, the official statement was out and Horyn's post was up: Simons, the popular and critically acclaimed Jil Sander designer would leave the house on Monday, just after presenting… » 2/23/12 2:15pm 2/23/12 2:15pm

Is Madonna's Louis Vuitton Ad Worth The Hype?

  • First peek at Madonna's much-hyped, possibly exorbitant Louis Vuitton ad: the Steven Meisel shot features Madge in a Parisianish bistro, striking some unladylike poses. [Just Jared]
  • Carine Roitfeld denies that she's replacing the nuclear Wintour: “I’m very happy at Vogue France.” [WWD]
  • Naomi Campbell: "“I’m getting to…
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Pussycat Dolls Clothing Line Is... Less Than Classy

  • The Pussycat Dolls are launching a clothing line for La Senza. It's underwear...or is it? [The Sun]
  • Fashion "designer" Lauren Conrad knows her demo: sorority sisters! [NY Magazine]
  • Gwen Stefani and those four hapless Harajuku girls will be in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. Presumably their float will trail hers. […
  • » 11/19/08 11:30am 11/19/08 11:30am

Designer/Director Tom Ford Can't Move His Freakin' Face

  • Tom Ford has spoken: eyebrow wiggling is now a sign of displeasure. "I haven't had any plastic surgery — despite what people think, this is my nose...I have had Restylane and Botox, but I don't think of that as plastic surgery any more. It's true I can't really frown, but I can move my eyebrows, so..." [Guardian]
  • » 9/29/08 11:30am 9/29/08 11:30am