Writer Michelle Tea followed Beth Ditto through the whirl of Paris fashion week, and lived to tell The Believer. What's interesting about Tea's account is that it places front-and-center one of the fashion industry's biggest unstated issues: Social class.
Beth Ditto's 80s-tastic line for British fast-fashion chain Evans hits stores July 9th — just two weeks after the release of The Gossip's new album, Music for Men. The other thing about Ditto's collection? It's only available in sizes 14-32.
Lisa Armstrong argues that the fashion industry's embrace of Beth Ditto as of late is a clear sign that perhaps "fat girls are finally trendy." But is Ditto's recent popularity really a sign of change?
Last night in Los Angeles, the stars came out for Alexander McQueen, the British designer known as an enfant terrible. In attendance: Janet Jackson, Eve, China Chow, Vidal Sassoon, Jay Manuel, Kelly Lynch and many more. Who wore Good, who wore Bad and who wore Ugly? Find out, after the jump.