The Genius Thom Browne Brought Out a Goddamn Unicorn at Paris Fashion Week

In Paris, American designer Thom Browne presented a cirque du freak that was breathtakingly beautiful and utterly melancholy. While Browne always toys with proportions and notions of outsiderism, this collection celebrated the beauty and alienation of sticking out; “Part of Your World” from The Little fucking Mermaid,…

Balenciaga Cuts Ties With Two Casting Agents After Allegations of 'Serial Abuse' of Models Arise

On Monday, casting director James Scully posted some scathing commentary on Instagram addressing the alleged mistreatment of models by casting agents Maida Gregori Boina and Rami Fernandes, who were working for Balenciaga. Scully’s Instagram called them “serial abusers” for allegedly making models wait in a darkened…

These Anonymous Fashion Editors May Be Ruder About Kim Kardashian's Robbery Than Twitter

When news that Kim Kardashian had been robbed at gunpoint broke on Sunday night, some Twitter users characteristically went to the darkest and snarkiest places they could imagine: rude jokes, dismissals, condescending admonishments. But for all the stupid quips on the Tweet feed, none were as rude or pointed as the…

Dior's First Woman Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri Presents a Feminist Collection, With Restraints

In July, 8 months after Raf Simons’ exit, Christian Dior chief executive Sidney Toledano told the New York Times, “I had it in mind that a woman designer might be interesting for a while now.” Maria Grazia Chiuri, formerly the longtime co-creative director of Valentino, is “very practical,” he said. “Very…