Barneys creative director/fashion guru Simon Doonan is "seething with frustration." Why, you may ask? Because he wants to see more American men wearing smaller swimsuits, and he wants to see them NOW.
When is a compliment not really a compliment? When is praise not really praise? Here's a hint: When you're a white man reminiscing about the good old days, when black people wore Afros. Yeah...no. Talk about reducing something complex to something simple.
Last night, fashion designers and celebrities convened at the 29th Annual Fashion Group International Night Of Stars. The FGI is a global, non-profit, professional organization with a mission to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design. But all we really want to know is: What did everyone wear…
Last night in New York, Tyra Banks presented the Flawsome Ball, a gala benefiting the Tyra Banks TZONE at the Lower Eastside Girls Club. According to the official site, it's a "leadership development center" offering development workshops, mentoring and community-wide events, so that preteens and teens can build…
In his new book, Gay Men Don't Get Fat (a play on Mireille Guiliano's controversial French Women Don't Get Fat) Simon Doonan gives irreverent lifestyle and dieting tips for straight women from the point of view of the all-knowing homosexual male. In an interview with the New York Post, he lists some of these…
We keep hearing that it's a "new classic," that it's "back," that everyone should be wearing leopard! It's like there's a powerful leopard-print lobby at work trying to convince us that it's not ridiculous. But it never really works.
In today's New York Observer, fashionable curmudgeon Simon Doonan comments on "the new stupidity." In his words, "Young people today are breathtakingly stupid."
Martin Howard has written a paean to "eccentrics" — the lobster-walking, mole-eating, own-buttcheek-caressing weirdos who, he argues, make the world a better place. Which made us think of our favorite eccentrics — and what eccentricity is in the first place.