Condé Nast Fires Self Editor and Vice President/Publisher

In news that's very interestingly timed, Condé Nast said Thursday that Self magazine editor Lucy Danziger had been let go from the publication, as had vice president/publisher Laura McEwen. Danziger is being replaced with Cosmopolitan executive editor Joyce Chang and McEwen is being replaced by Mary Murcko from the… » 4/03/14 5:40pm 4/03/14 5:40pm

L'Wren Scott Dead at 49 in Apparent Suicide

The Daily News and the New York Post are reporting that designer L'Wren Scott died Monday morning from an apparent suicide. There's little information available now, but what we do know is very sad: Scott's assistant reportedly found her hanging from a scarf tied to a doorknob in her apartment in Chelsea. A former… » 3/17/14 12:59pm 3/17/14 12:59pm

Models Rally Behind the Cause of Fashion Diversity

Perhaps they've been fired up by the continually low numbers of non-white faces presented during this past New York Fashion Week, but models are particularly vocal right now about the lack of diversity in the fashion world. The latest is Jourdan Dunn, who told The Guardian that it's "lazy" for fashion editors to say… » 9/20/13 1:00pm 9/20/13 1:00pm

New York Fashion Week Was Chock-Full of White Models. Again.

Now that New York Fashion Week is over, we've crunched the numbers. Of the 142 shows out of the 184 that showed at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2014*, there were 4637 looks. Of those close to 5,000 looks, around 80 percent were modeled by white women. (80 percent. That's a number that, if you look at… » 9/17/13 3:40pm 9/17/13 3:40pm