Is the latest New York Post editorial a parody of a New York Post editorial? Written by an angry libertarian teenager who doesn't understand why poor people can't "just get a job," like the afternoon gig he's got at Wingstop that helps pay for his Xbox games? That's seemingly the only way to parse t ... More >>
Dita Von Teese might be offended when we call her the Founding Mother of Modern Burlesque, but the shoe fits. Teese spent the 1990s dragging striptease back from the grimy brink of tawdriness, recovering a lost, pre-war world of fan dance glamor. So if you've enjoyed a burlesque show in the last 20 ... More >>
Just before Miley destroyed the world by dancing lasciviously with sad bears, the stars of Sunday's VMAs trotted their fit and happy haunches down the red carpet in front of a thirsty press corps eager to ask them who they were wearing and snap pics of them posing. Nothing too special, we suppose, c ... More >>
But I haven't given up on Sofia Coppola.
Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. Vinny Cha$e represents the new generation of rappers hailing from Harlem. Building on the buzz of his Golden Army mixtape, Vinny will be strutting the stage at S ... More >>
In her appearance at xl nightclub, the Mouth that Abhored unleashed it all to a crowd . Christian Freedom was there and told me the highlights of what Janice said. To wit: "Stallone has a penile implant. "Tyra is a greedy bitch who wouldn't give Janice a producer's credit/fee.
A fashion icon opens her wardrobe to the public
"Love means never having to say you're sorry," but unwanted sexual advances certainly do! That's what surreal artist Salvador Dalí learned when he put the make on Ali MacGraw way back when the beauty was a model, en route to being the Oscar-nominated co-star of the weepie phenomenon ... More >>
You don't have to understand her to get her. Pic by Stacey.Vanessa Paradis Town Hall Wednesday, Feb 16 Better than: Passing out in a nightclub with Kate Moss. So, it's Fashion Week again, as you may have observed from your safer vantage point of flat shoes and carbohydrates. Every season, t ... More >>
In 2009, the New York Observer dubbed Hadley Marie Nagel the "Egghead Debutante." At the time, Nagel couldn't believe she had received a four-year scholarship to Johns Hopkins. ("I mean, I didn't apply for it, so it was totally out of the blue!") She was the youngest lobbyist in Washington at ... More >>
Academy Awards heads-up: Basterds and biopsies.
Stacey AndersonBling bling! Silk is good. Flat champagne is bad. We are learning many rules at Fashion Week, but one seems more ironclad than all the rest: namely, the rage inside the photographer pit is inversely proportional to the playfulness of the clothes on the runway. Style photogs, it appea ... More >>
from New York Social Diary Bernie Madoff's niece Shana is "reserved," according to the Wall Street Journal. What the Journal fails to mention is that Ms. Madoff was less reserved when it came to exhibiting her expensive taste for high fashion. Back in 2004, the then 33-year-old Madoff, who worked ... More >>
Where did everything go? They're messin' with my frockin' town.
Instead try Canal Street.
Patricia Field's really big shoe propels me to Brooklyn. I even go to New Jersey.
Doc presents the icon in his natural, glitz-encrusted, jet-setting habitat
Transcending genres and avoiding landlords with Staten Island's mighty Budos Band
The dubious highs and extreme lows of Fashion Week
Yaeger Travels to the Hamptons. Rides Jitney. Eats Muffin.
If Angelina Jolie can wear a $26 evening gown, why can't you?
Styles come and go, but the glamour of drugs endures
Does a socialite's wardrobe at the Met represent the last gasp of couture?
Disney superstars and their accessible tales of growl power keep the record biz afloat
Announcing the first (and possibly last) edition of the Fly Life Nightlife Awards
Why women of color can't find good cosmetics
Pie, Anna Wintour, and the history of fur protest
Getting down for Gay Pride; a challenge to the cabaret law
Who else would have put Genet, Chanel, Beckett, and Fabian within the same covers?
Getting rid of a hot handbag, and other tales of consignment shops
An Informed Guide To The Fakes Of Canal Street; A Dip Into Martha's Kmart
Dropping Nasty Science Like Spirits in the Night
The Travails and Triumphs of Woodbury Common
Dance Music Accesses an Unseparatist Pop Sensibility
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Designer Handbags
American Fashion Awards Itself
Cheeky White-Chick Rapper Princess Superstar Minds Her Own Business, Butts Into Yours
Mr. Blass and Mr. Beene
The Miseducation of Vivienne Westwood