Some Celebrity "Designers" Just Knock Off Clothes From Their Closets

The news that O.G. socialite-turned-HSN costume jewelry designer Iris Apfel's creations are less than original should — to anyone who pays attention to the celebrity clothing line industrial complex — be less than surprising. The story here is that Apfel, whose taste in jewelry is deservedly famous, was approached to… » 5/20/11 3:10pm 5/20/11 3:10pm

Taylor Swift And Blake Lively Are The Worst Ladymag Cover Stars

  • Worst-selling, that is. Swift's April Elle issue sold the fewest copies of the year, and her covers of Glamour and Marie Claire were nearly as bad. Blake Lively bombed on Vogue and Esquire, but weirdly sold well for Allure. [WWD]
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Lindsay Lohan Is The Only Designer Beating The Recession

  • LiLo's "Marilyn Monroe-inspired leggings" (?) are "blowing off the shelves." [NY Daily News]
  • Speaking of qualified designers: is Victoria Beckham's collection just a Roland Mouret ripoff? "Rumors are circulating in the fashion industry that the man behind the famous Galaxy dress — the hourglass dress that made women look …
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Is American Apparel In Another Uncomfortable Position?

  • More hot water for American Apparel: an accountant is suing for wrongful termination, saying he was fired for refusing to cook the books. [WSJ]
  • A Bosnian company is starting an Obama-inspired suit line. Now is he obliged to wear one?! [Breitbart]
  • Joan Rivers critiques Michelle's "horrible dress." In fairness, she's…
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Karl Lagerfeld And Claudia Schiffer: Divas Separated At Birth?

  • After shooting her for a Dom Perignon campaign, Karl Lagerfeld expressed amazement at Claudia Schiffer's ability to play the diva at the heart of the campaign's storyline. We further express amazement that Karl got over his own whopping diva attitude to actually compliment someone other than himself. [WWD, 1st item]
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