W Magazine's 'Normcore' Story Involved $356K Worth of Designer Clothes

In its brief tenure on this planet, the concept of "normcore" riled up every fashionable person (including, or especially, Blake Lively); inspired a fleet of quasi-ironic think pieces; and then, as an fun Internet meme to reference on Twitter, it sort of got supplanted by "¯\_(ツ)_/¯". All of which means that it's high… » 7/15/14 12:20pm 7/15/14 12:20pm

Who Supports and Funds Terry Richardson? GQ and Bazaar, for Starters

Since 2010, women have been accusing photographer Terry Richardson of inappropriate behavior on the set of photo shoots. But many publications have hired Richardson — repeatedly — since the allegations surfaced. » 3/14/14 11:00am 3/14/14 11:00am

W's Best Performances Portfolio: All Your Fave Actors Looking Glorious

W's annual Best Performances portfolio it out today; it features basically every human you'd expect to be featured (but WHERE IS SANDY BULLOCK?) wearing beautiful spring 2014 looks. As was the case last year, it was shot by Juergen Teller, and the interviews were conducted by Editor-at-Large Lynn Hirschberg. » 1/07/14 5:00pm 1/07/14 5:00pm

Louis Vuitton Thinks Their Bags Aren't Expensive Enough

Even the brilliant minds behind Louis Vuitton are sick of their logo: their new purses much more subtle than the ones stamped with LV that they pumped out for years. Also of note: this new, sleeker look comes at a cost. As in, it will literally cost you more money than their bags did before. » 10/17/13 4:00pm 10/17/13 4:00pm

Jennifer Lawrence's W Cover is for the Birds

Black Swan is soooo two years ago, and yet: The new cover of W features Hunger Games badass Jennifer Lawrence impersonating a fine feathered friend. She does not look happy as a lark, or proud as a peacock, however: She looks like a sitting duck, dead in the eyes. » 9/14/12 5:45pm 9/14/12 5:45pm

We Read So You Don't Have To: The Year's Biggest Ladymags, Rated and…

In Ladymag Land, the biggest issues of the year are the September issues. And this year, Vogue, Queen of the Ladymags, had its biggest issue ever. Nine hundred sixteen pages: Absolutely GIGANTIC. But all of the Ladymags celebrated the fall season in a huge way, and we could not let this momentous occasion pass without… » 9/06/12 4:00pm 9/06/12 4:00pm

Secrets From 'Black Flower' Robot-Saint Condoleezza Rice

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has written a book. Unfortunately, much of that book tries to justify all that lying the Bush administration did to get us into Iraq. Fortunately, she spends some of the book indulging the public's desire to learn about how everyone in the Bush White House was behind closed… » 10/24/11 4:30pm 10/24/11 4:30pm

Baptiste Giabiconi Isn't Sure Why Karl Lagerfeld Loves Him

Julianne Moore Does Nude Calendar Pinup For Karl Lagerfeld

Valentino Collection For Gap Is A Big, Ruffled Mess

Karl Lagerfeld Thinks It's OK Kate Middleton Is A Commoner, Because…

Bush Says Kanye's Katrina Outburst Was Worst Moment Of His Presidency

— Or so he writes in his memoir Decision Points. Bush also tells Matt Lauer that "the misery in Louisiana affected me deeply as well," but Kanye declaring he "doesn't care about black people" was still a "disgusting moment." » 11/03/10 3:50pm 11/03/10 3:50pm

And This Is How You Totally Dominate The Cover Of Vogue Paris

Madonna's 1991 Letter To Steven Meisel, Unearthed

Mariah's HSN Line: Pink And Butterflies And More Pink

How Many Black Models Were In The September Issues?

In fall 2007, WWD and The New York Times published pieces about the absence of black models on the fashion runways. We did our own tally of black models in fashion magazines, and came up with some shocking statistics. » 8/27/10 4:50pm 8/27/10 4:50pm

See All The September Covers, By The Numbers

Here are 29 covers from the hallowed, heavy September fashion issues (click to soak it all in). So how do Vogue, Elle, and the smaller titles stack up? Let's put September to a full statistical analysis. » 8/18/10 3:00pm 8/18/10 3:00pm