For months now, we've gotten tips from readers about an alleged Photoshop of Horrors — except it seems that model Allie Crandell actually looks as pictured. Recently, fashion e-commerce site Revolve took the unusual step of promising she'll gain weight.
The PR honcho is so over revenge. In the contemporary Panopticon of social media, reality television, and e-mail forwards, Cutrone's rule is "don't ever put anything in writing and never say anything when anyone's around." Except for, apparently, this interview.
- An Australian designer told the press that she will not extend her size range beyond an Australian 14 — roughly a U.S. 8 — because to do so would "endorse unhealthy living." Said Rosemary Masic, of label Nevenka:
- "She's not involved in this collection," said Ungaro owner Asim Abdullah just before his show commenced this afternoon, Paris time. He was referring, of course, to "artistic adviser" Lindsay Lohan, whose future at Ungaro had long been in doubt. [WWD]
Be thankful if you still have a job: After the hell year that was 2009, a lot of fashion people don't. Many designers were fired, some were hired, and plenty lost their businesses altogether. An overview of the tumult:
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.
- Christian Bale looks dirty and hot on the cover of the new EW! Inside, he talks about that infamous rant that was so popular it got turned into a dance remix: