David WentworthBetsey Johnson's road has been rocky lately; no wonder she wanted a lift. But surfeit financial problems could not dampen the irresistible spirit of her "Le Tour de Betsey" runway show on Monday night, the designer's long-overdue return to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
The film world last week lost a great historian, an irreplaceable resource and, for many, a cherished colleague with the sudden, untimely passing of Callie Angell. A woman of considerable intelligence, passionate dedication, fierce integrity, and wry humor, Callie devoted her life to avant-ga ... More >>
The Under 100 office, not to be confused with this new DD172 thing. Photo by Rebecca Smeyne.Under 100, the DIY showspace run out of rap mogul Dame Dash's basement, may have disappeared into a December maelstrom of unwanted publicity, never to be spoken of again. But DD172--the suspiciously si ... More >>
It's been impossible to keep up with the recent adventures of Matt & Kim: guesting on Jimmy Kimmel, winning the Breakthrough Video VMA for their cold-weather streaking parade "Lessons Learned," greasing the stage for spider-suited Weezer on Halloween (with Kim costumed as Edie Sedgwic ... More >>
October 14, 1965, Vol. X, No. 52
By David Bourdon
The latest Arthurian exploit of the legendary Andy Warhol occurred last Friday at the public opening of his first comprehensive exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art on the University of Pennsylvania campus. (The show clos ... More >>
From the Betsey Johnson collection. Photo by David Wentworth.
When Michael Kors tires of crafting pastel Barbarella dresses, he can sell designer migranes. I had one watching his Wednesday exhibition at Bryant Park -- not just because his pastel gowns caught the harsh glare of the revolvin ... More >>
All photos by David Wentworth.Ida Maria
Betsey Johnson Spring 2010 Fashion Week Party
As Betsey Johnson showers her with kisses - on one cheek, on the other, on the forehead, smack, smack, smack - the Norwegian synaesthetic Ida Maria smirks and adjusts her brilliantl ... More >>
Stacey AndersonPatricia Field is just that into you
Yesterday was day four of Fashion Week and also President's Day (pour a Veuve Clicquot on the curb for McKinley!), and your correspondents were happily back in our own turf: downtown. The Bryant Park tents in Midtown are glamorous, sure, with thei ... More >>