Fashion Week Diversity By The Numbers

In September of 2007, it was reported that of all the 101 shows that took place during New York fashion week, one third employed zero models of color. Since then, we've tried to track diversity on the runway every season. » 9/24/10 2:47pm 9/24/10 2:47pm

Naomi Opens Up To Oprah; "Cougars" Drive Sales Of Lingerie

The September Issue: Anna Wintour Is The Madonna Of The Fashion World

R.J. Cutler's documentary about Anna And The Giant Magazine, The September Issue, may not really have a climax, but it has a number of great scenes. Like when designer Thakoon Panichgul (left/above) compares the Vogue editor to Madonna. » 8/25/09 5:00pm 8/25/09 5:00pm

Victoria Beckham Is A Birkin Addict; Michelle Wears Mizrahi, Alaïa

Dov Charney's Sexual Harassment Woes Are A "Grave Injustice"

  • In a video, skeevy CEO Dov Charney claims that "there's a conspiracy against celebrities in the Hollywood area" and that "the judges are generally patriarchal, they don't want to give celebrities a chance." Down with the patriarchy! [The Street]
  • Word is, Katie Holmes shot her Miu Miu campaign yesterday. [Fashionologie]
» 11/21/08 11:30am 11/21/08 11:30am

Michelle Obama In Vogue: What Should She Wear?

The rumors are flying that Michelle Obama will grace the cover » 11/14/08 2:00pm 11/14/08 2:00pm of the March 2009 issue of . What sort of ensemble will editor-in-chief Anna Wintour (and, presumably, Barack Obama supporter and editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley) choose for the First Lady? Good question. They'll certainly have to choose an American…

Michelle Obama: Fashion's Newest, Hottest Muse

  • Designers like Donna Karan, Elie Tahari and Thakoon are fighting to get to Michelle Obama. [WWD]
  • Even though her Narciso Rodriguez dress drew mixed reviews. [NY Times]
  • According to polls, 65% considered it a "Don't." [USA Today]
  • Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough on the election. “A shout-out to the gays? I mean,…
» 11/06/08 11:30am 11/06/08 11:30am

The Olsen Fashion Aesthetic: Twin-Sets No More?

  • Rumor has it that the mini moguls' "lifestyle differences" are tearing their fashion collabs asunder. "Ashley really wants to be a respected businesswoman and be taken seriously...MK does too, but she hasn't been willing to give up her lifestyle and act like an adult for their job." Result? MK is being "distanced" from the …
» 9/19/08 12:30pm 9/19/08 12:30pm

Jessica Simpson Is "Alluring," "Romantic," "America's Sweetheart"

  • Jessica Simpson's perfume is coming out. It's called "Fancy" and the following description doesn't even need to be parodied. '"Fancy is as alluring, feminine and romantic as Jessica Simpson herself. Her talent, charm and values have made her America's sweetheart and have shown her to be the kind of person that women of…
» 8/13/08 11:30am 8/13/08 11:30am

Diddy Is "The Only Reason" Roberto Cavalli Came To Fashion Week

  • Who knew Roberto Cavalli was such a big Diddy fan? Said the Italian designer at the Sean John show: "The only reason I'm still in New York is for Puffy. He is an artist and always puts on a real show. Maybe someday he will come to my show." [WWD, 7th item]
  • The British Fashion Council's demand that all models walking…
» 2/11/08 11:30am 2/11/08 11:30am

Amy Winehouse To Save The Children Who Gave Her Hair

  • Amy Winehouse is reportedly making donations to a Romanian orphanage as a token of appreciation for donating the hair that makes up absurd/awesome monstrosity on her head. [Sassybella]
  • Designer Keanan Duffy on his David Bowie-inspired line for Target: "Fashion is always out of fashion; what happens on the street is…
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