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John Galliano

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    PHOTOS: The Met's "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" Attempts to be Legit

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art is slightly loosening up its tie with their latest Costume Institute exhibition "PUNK: Chaos to Couture," which opens Thursday and is on view through August 14. "Punk began as an impulse, as a feeling," curator Andrew Bolton said during a press preview this morning. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Assembly Member Dov Hikind Celebrates Purim in Blackface

    It's only Monday, but Assembly Member Dov Hikind already has a commanding lead in the Most Spectacularly Racist Gesture By A New York Politician This Week contest. As Politicker first reported, Hikind celebrated Purim this year with a costume party, for which a professional make-up artist transform ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Photos Of Me As Donald Trump, Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian...

    ...Amy Winehouse, Lindsay Lohan, Snooki, Johnny Depp, Susan Boyle, John Galliano, Charlie Sheen, Mel Gibson, Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Lady Gaga... Virtually everyone who's ever lived. They're all linked here to bring you back to the time before I was dressed as Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    An Impromptu Interview With Courtney Love On The Occasion Of Her Debut Art Show

    Curiosity led us early Tuesday evening toward Fred Torres Gallery in Chelsea. Courtney Love, visual artist? That sort of makes sense. Given Love's unpredictable reputation, we were not expecting to see her at the press preview for her debut art show, "And She's Not Even Pretty," let alone have a sit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    2011: The Year In Kanye

    Remember the time?​Does Kanye West exist because the world gives him so much attention? Or does the world exist because he gives it something to pay attention to? Heavy stuff, man. Whatever the answer is, the rapper-cum-producer has both dominated critics' best-ofs and been a celebrity-news st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    The Biggest Losers of 2011

    ​Here they are, folks, in all their illustrious loserhood. Step up and throw a spit ball at them! (6) President Obama He had some triumphant moments, mind you, but he couldn't seem to polish the rotten economy he inherited, despite some poignant efforts. It was downright painful to watch ... More >>

  • News

    December 28, 2011
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    December 28, 2011

    My "Year In Review": NYC Became Fun City Again!

    In my breathlessly enchanting cover story looking back at 2011, I decide that New York became "Fun City" again thanks to the double-dipping economic crisis that had everyone taking the stick out of their asses and riding it to the streets for protest marches, bonding experiences, and general camarad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    My Christmas Gifts For Celebrities

    Here comes Santa Musto trying to squeeze his ass down various celebrities' chimneys to give them a steaming pile of the following appropriate presents for their futures: *A DVD of Schindler's List for the messy, mouthy John Galliano. Learn it, bitch!

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Fashion Week: Marc Jacobs Wraps the Week With a Lynchian Hoedown; Dakota Fanning Leans In For a Closer Look

    Angela Ashman​ Could there be anything more thrilling to the Fashion Week crowd than waiting for a Marc Jacobs show to start? The excitement had been mounting all week with talk that Jacobs was in negotiations to take over at Dior after the departure of John Galliano. Adding to the anticipatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Westboro Baptist Says They'll Protest Fashion Week

    ​Tired, perhaps, of protesting gay marriage, as well as the funerals of soldiers, people who have died from AIDs, and little girls, Westboro Baptist Church, the hate-based Kansas "religious" sect focused on protesting tragedies or equal rights in order to make people really mad -- so that they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Watch Out, Galliano! There's a New Hitler Lover In Town!

    ​For some reason, creative visionaries have felt emboldened to spill their deep, dark admiration for Adolf Hitler in public lately. First, designer John Galliano was ruined for screaming such thoughts at someone he felt deserved to be in an oven. And now, filmmaker Lars von Trier has been ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Coconut Oil Makes a Comeback; New Chile is World's Hottest

    ​Gabrielle Hamilton on Blood, Bones & Butter: ""I wrote a book in a way that I would like more people to write books. I'm not afraid of the real truth. There is nothing you can tell me about yourself that is going to make me clutch my pearls." [NY Times] Once maligned for its cholesterol and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Nazi Doesn't Care For My Book Blurb!

    ​In fact, he calls me a "schweinhund." This bizarre video is actually a promo for the book Beaver Street: A History of Modern Pornography by Robert Rosen. I'm quoted on the cover saying something saucy and approving about how ex porn magazine editor Rosen obviously took copious notes with hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Patricia Field Defends John Galliano!

    ​ Here's the 'Sex and the City' stylist's official statement: "IN PRAISE OF JOHN GALLIANO Beauty, intelligence and energy would describe John as I know him. Where in this trilogy could one find hate? I ask you! My second question is: What exactly did he say? And the third is. What is really ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Anti-Semitism Round-Up: Galliano Fired at Dior, Charlie Sheen's Jew Fight and More!

    ​Natalie Portman, the Oscar-winning, ballet-dancing, pregnant lady has officially spoken out against fashion designer John Galliano for making anti-Semitic remarks. Not long after, Christian Dior officially fired Galliano in response to his Hitler praising comments in a Paris bar, which became ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Natalie Portman Outraged Over Galliano's Jew Hating

    ​ Leading up to the Oscars, the big fashion speculation was whether Natalie Portman would wear Dior, which she's under contract to promote, or Rodarte, who did the costumes for Black Swan. Well, it's a good thing she chose Rodarte, because as she walked the red carpet to the awards, the huge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Pat Field Clarifies Her "In Praise of Galliano" Remarks

    ​ Patricia Field is a legend who's done the clothes for Sex and the City, Ugly Betty, and basically all of downtown. Earlier today, I ran her official statement about the John Galliano antisemitism brouhaha, Pat stating: "Beauty, intelligence and energy would describe John as I know him. Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Celebrity Anti-Semitism On The Rise

    ​ As you know, John Galliano was suspended by Dior after his allegedly anti-Semitic rant against a couple in Paris last Thursday (Galliano denies it and is crying "defamation"--but today, a clip surfaced of him saying "I love Hitler"). The same day, Charlie Sheen went into crazed radio-show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Show Biz Is The Worst! Hear Me Out

    ​ Yes, I know that every breathing creature on earth dreams of a life in show biz, but trust me: It's hell in a handbasket. Once you enter into "the biz," there's no stability, zero security, and incomplete satisfaction. Unlike most professions, the life of an actor is a job-by-job existenc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Alexander McQueen, Rebellious British Designer, Found Dead; Today's NY Fashion Week Show Cancelled (UPDATED)

    From McQ's 2009 collection​Influential 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 >>

  • NYC Life

    January 29, 2008

    ‘What Candidate Are You Wearing?’

    Taking the political pulse in the corridors of fashion.

  • NYC Life

    September 18, 2007

    Sui Generis?

    Anna Sui, others sue Forever 21: How original are you?

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2007
  • Art

    January 16, 2007

    Some Like It Haute

    Does a socialite's wardrobe at the Met represent the last gasp of couture?

  • NYC Life

    January 10, 2006

    Awards for Awards

    Fashionable highlights and lowlights from last night's Golden Globes

  • NYC Life

    September 6, 2005
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    July 26, 2005

    And Fashion, For All

    Björk's swan dress and free dress patterns from John Galliano on the web

  • NYC Life

    July 19, 2005

    G.I. Joe, You've Been Replaced

    High-minded toys for your little hipster

  • NYC Life

    February 1, 2005
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    May 4, 2004

    Swanning Around

    Not-so-extreme makeovers that'll put you far ahead of the fashion pack

  • Art

    August 5, 2003
  • NYC Life

    April 22, 2003

    What a Girl Wants

    Shopping With Shairi, Janine, and Jevonne

  • NYC Life

    January 28, 2003

    Fashion Forward

    In Dreams Begin Responsibilities

  • NYC Life

    September 24, 2002

    The Dead Zone

    The Drudgery and Dreams of Fashion Week

  • NYC Life

    May 14, 2002

    False 'Hood

    Faking It on Canal Street

  • NYC Life

    September 5, 2000

    Remembrance of Things Crass

    The Fashion Magazines of September 2000

  • News

    March 14, 2000

    Play Ball

    Beaux Arts and the Lessons of Cities

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