With the clock ticking on his time in office, Mayor Mike Bloomberg is making sure he earns some cool points during his final term.
He kissed Lady Gaga. He chilled with the cast of Gossip Girl.
Now, he's talking fashion.
Similar to his love of the teeny bopper television hit, Bloomberg's love of ... More >>
No Shave Novembeard is upon us! Soon, the streets of New York will be filled with dudes growing out their stubble not just to look like attractive lumberjacks, but rather, to celebrate puns. There are also those growing moustaches for a cause: participants in Movember nobly grow moustaches to ... More >>
Today is November 1, which makes it the start of an annual movement in which men grow mustaches to help raise both money and awareness for men's health issues, a/k/a, Movember. "Mo" is slang for mustache in Australia, where the movement began when a small group of guys competed in a mustache ... More >>
"Oh, I get it, Fashion Week is like Comic-Con," someone obviously not in the fashion world said to us. After we got over the "How dare you mock fashion?" notion, we realized he was right. Fashion Week is much like the the annual comic book convention in which comic geeks dres ... More >>
Back in 2009 when Fashion's Night Out launched, Anna Wintour, the brainchild behind the event, aimed to celebrate the fashion industry and its consumers with an all-night party at shops and department stores throughout the city, in an attempt to spruce up retail sales in the wake of the marke ... More >>
Double the Bo.Despite the media focusing on any number of alleged "gaffes" on the part of President Obama (awkward toast, a car getting stuck, etc.), the Obamas have been quite etiquette-appropriate in terms of giving presents to their hosts. The following items have been given, according to ... More >>
I was innocently judging the Bruce Yelk-produced Mr. Philadelphia Gay pageant the other night when the Q&A segment brought a perfectly innocuous question to one of the finalists:
"Who's your favorite menswear designer?"
Not exactly rocket science, but it paved the way for one of the night's ... More >>
Uh, weird. The Museum of Arts and Design is launching a "Center of Olfactory Art" today, dedicated to perfumes and scent as an art form. The museum's director told the AP that it's launching the center because "scent is a really interesting part of the world of design" and MAD is a "sen ... More >>
via PoshLittleTutus.comIf you have a young child and you're involved in the fashion industry, you probably want to scream and pull your hair out this week, both Fashion Week and the first week of school. Realizing what a bitch these two yearly milestones can be, the New York Times wrote about bo ... More >>
Everyone's hating on American Apparel these days. Are we the only ones who think it's getting old?
Yes, a lot of the clothes are stupid (long-sleeved lace thong leotards should be banned). Yes, the company has a specific dress code and uses photos to recruit people. Yes, Dov Charney is one s ... More >>
David WentworthBackstage at Betsey.
Alas, another thrilling Fashion Week has come to an end. We partied at LNA with Metric and Patti Smith (who gave a heartfelt tribute to Alexander McQueen), cozied up to the handsome men modeling at the GQ Best New Designer showcase, got snowed on at Isaac M ... More >>
From McQ's 2009 collectionInfluential British fashion designer Alexander McQueen was found dead in his London home this morning. He was 40. Cause of death was apparently suicide, but police have not commented yet.
He was slated today to present his contemporary McQ line's Fall 2010 collectio ... More >>