Michael Kors

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    November 26, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Katy Perry Gets Lost in the Jungle on SNL

    Katy Perry was in severe danger of getting upstaged by Bruce Willis, who absolutely knocked it out of the park while hosting Saturday Night Live, and that's a feat considering how dead-eyed the Die Hard star/Mr. Clean look-alike is on a normal basis. Willis whipped out a harmonica during his openin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    Every Houston Reference on Drake's Nothing Was the Same

    By Brando This week Drake officially crowns himself the current king of not only the rap charts, but moving the needle (both on and offline) with the release of his third album, Nothing Was the Same. The buzz around the rapper has swelled to almost insane levels thanks to a smart roll out that feat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Fashion Week: JOIE Travels the Italian Coast, Anya Caliendo Brings the Crazy

    As NYFW hedged off its last full day, only the discreetly buffed security and a few visibly twitchy out-of-towners suggested that it was the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Yes, as if to issue forth a collective "suck it, terrorists," the tents were more energetic than we've seen them all week, wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    How to Become a #Time #Magazine #Power #Tweeter

    Today, Time Magazine published its annual list of the 140 Best Twitter Feeds (in the world!). The list is full of cultural tastemakers, newshounds and celebrities -- but it seems to missing something. That's right, it's missing you. You didn't make the list, despite your tireless dedication to Twitt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Welcome To The House Of Vans: The Shoe Company's Greenpoint Venue Returns For Year Two

    Last year, the concert promoter Sean Carlson put on what was perhaps his most successful event. He had been organizing shows around his native Los Angeles under the name FYF—including his marquee event, FYF Fest—since 2004, when he was 18. As part of the 2011 incarnation of FYF Fest, Car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Michael Kors Made Liz Taylor Cry--And Other Fascinating Stories

    Last night, mega designer Michael Kors spilled some fully baked beans to fashion biggie Fern Mallis at the 92nd Street Y. Christian Freedom was at the event and jotted down every terribly chic word:

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Live: Little Dragon Plays "The Hottest Club On Planet Earth"

    Little Dragon Le Baron Chinatown Thursday, May 3, 2012 When getting ready to see Swedish dance fiends Little Dragon at Le Baron Chinatown, I really only had one question: Would I actually get in? Yes, I was assured by one of the event's men behind the curtain, Fabien Moreau, but I didn't want to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Fashion Week, The Movie! They Unveiled It Last Night

    Last night was the end of Fashion Week, and Lincoln Center cleared of glitter, silk, and eating disorders so the emphasis can go back to opera for several months. But down at Tribeca Cinemas, the night marked a very special screening of The Tents, James Belzer's sweeping look back at the way fashio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2011

    Gay Wedding Cakes at Michael Kors -- UPDATED

    ​The happy brides, the happy grooms A week ago, when we inaugurated our pop-up Big Gay Food Blog with a piece on the hopeful wedding cakes in the window of openly gay fashion designer Michael Kors, the prospective votes for same-sex marriage were being counted and recounted, Democratic senato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Project Runway Finale: Someone is Robbed, Everyone is Shiny

    The Runway Rundown ​1. The fashion gods have spoken - and, also, Jessica Simpson. Season Eight of Project Runway has a winner at last - after 13 challenges at 90 minutes apiece, this distills to one resolution well earned. For everyone.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Project Runway:We Are All Birthing Chinese Prostitutes

    The Runway Rundown ​1. With only five contestants left, and a limp challenge receding into the distance (Andy's winning Lululemon knockoff was immediately co-opted without pay by Heidi Klum for Grey and Listless Athletic Wear), this week's Project Runway challenge is a welcome return to two s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Project Runway: Mondo's True Triumph

    The Runway Rundown ​1. This week brings a surprisingly heady jolt to the torpid Project Runway season. One contestant loses his (impeccable) muse. Another bravely reveals a decade-long secret and immediately helps de-stigmatize an immense societal taboo. We're not even going to mock Michael ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Project Runway: Plaster of Paris

    The Runway Rundown ​1. This week's challenge is the product placement Waterloo. The task: to create a high-fashion (i.e. couture) look to match specific L'Oreal eyeshadows in a two-day constraint. The winning design garners $20,000 and appears in a L'Oreal advertisement. L'Oreal, L'Oreal, L'O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Fashion Week: Donald Trump Storms Back to Michael Kors, Anna Sui Channels Prohibition

    All photos by Stacey Anderson​Donald Trump took a break from his burgeoning mosque empire to drop by Michael Kors' presentation on Wednesday--and though his old limelight nemesis Anna Wintour was also in attendance, the runway was free of bloodshed. Trump did bray about God-knows-what in close ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Fashion Week Day One: Nicholas K; Michael Kors, Heidi Klum, and Jessica Simpson at the Extra-Long Project Runway Show

    ​We've been counting down the days until this very moment: the first day of Fashion Week at its new location. And although Bryant Park is a mere two miles away from Lincoln Center, it feels like we're in another world. We take our first glimpse of the new setup and see no sign of white tents or bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Project Runway: Go Eat Some (Gucci) Worms

    ​1. We open on the Runway contestants' Spartan apartment and an eloquent diorama of good versus evil, i.e. previous challenge winner Casanova chattering benignly about his recent victory as wicked sisters Gretchen and Ivy continue to verbally desecrate Michael C. Cut to stern, sepia flashback ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Project Runway: Vagina Icicles for Everyone!

    ​The Runway Rundown: 1. With great power comes a great superiority complex, if you're Gretchen. The willowy Portlander has won both of the season's challenges, and is gradually revealing herself to be pretty damn pleased with this. She is alone in this sentiment: "It's like she opened up an U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Project Runway: We've Got Their Number

    ​Last night's Project Runway's eighth season premiere encompassed a seemingly rebellious enthusiasm in the constrictive fashion world: more is...well, not better, if the glacial stride of these 90 minutes were any indication, but somehow worth having. More is just more. Hear that, ye waist-wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Project Runway: The Finale Stitch & Bitch

    ​Look, even your grandma was rooting for Seth Aaron to win. For all the judges' constant flurries of critique about various contestants not skewing "editorial," season 7 of Project Runway had a decidedly staunch narrative pretty established early on: Goofy daddy-o Seth Aaron was distilled down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Project Runway: Home on the (Limited) Range

    ​And then there were four. And then there was Fashion Week. And then there was indisputably no justice in this cold, dark, malicious universe. Also, there were gloves.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Project Runway: Scary Clowns, Scarier Stripes

    ​And so it has come to this. After a season of sequins and spangles and bitchery--oh my!--the last challenge before Project Runway's Bryant Park finale has to be epic, a worthy encapsulation of these ragtag dreamers' weary journey to the white tents and glory beyond. It must be in deference t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Project Runway: Draw, Baby, Draw

    ​Finally, there is some rest for the wicked on Project Runway. This season has been as wham-bam as any, with one-day challenges the norm and the designs often running unrealized as a result; then again, as we all know, Michelangelo's David was carved over a long lunch break (hold the prosciutt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Michael Kors Dresses Weatherproof Mannequin, Gets Taste of His Own Project Runway Medicine

    Michael Kors, Betsey Johnson, Diane von Furstenberg and 17 other top American designers are creating a summer-long "fashion show" that will march up Broadway from Herald Square to Times Square. The public art project, called "Sidewalk Catwalk" and put on by the Fashion Center Business Improvement D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Project Runway: Earth, Wind, and Pantsuit

    ​New York "personifies man-made inspiration," waxes Tim Gunn philosophically, gesturing from his rooftop perch down to the humming city below. The Project Runway contestants, the brave remaining nine, blink back at him warily, and justifiably -- they're about to receive quite the hippie-dippie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Project Runway: Ankle Biters Rule the Runway​Forget sleek and sexy and bring out your best Punky Brewster look: It's back to being a kid again, as noted in this week's installment of Project Runway. The challenge: Make kids clothes that are fashionable and age appropriate. Yay, the workroom turns into a romper room! As Heidi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Ciao, Bryant Park! The Top 10 Trends For Fall

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2010

    Project Runway Tries to Trompe le Monde; Christian Siriano Transmits Girly Bliss

    Discussed: Project Runway finale, Christian Siriano Stacey AndersonJudges Heidi Klum, Faith Hill, Michael Kors, and Nina Garcia​"Reality" television? Not so much. Project Runway tried to dupe our fragile young minds on Friday at their finale taping, sending not just the top three finalists bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Project Runway: Let Heidi Klum Be Your Reward

    ​Welcome to the past. Or is it the future? Either way, they're both sparkly. Today, the top Project Runway finalists will display their collections at Bryant Park for the judges and 1,000 industry gawkers (including yours truly; check back here later for an appropriately cryptic report). But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Project Runway: The True Measure of Tim Gunn's Advice

    Jay and his winning design​Michael Kors, resident crepehanger of the Project Runway judge squad, is fond of saying that there are "no rules" in fashion anymore, usually as he is trying to impose improbable new style commands in his monthly Glamour column (wear short-shorts in the dead of winte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Project Runway Premiere: Fashion and Fabulousness Review

    Emilio's winning entry, via Lifetime. If half the Project Runway contestants designed their clothes as well as their sound bytes, this show would be a gladiator match. But in its seventh season, and second since moving to the Lifetime channel, the show again seems to be favoring attractive, med ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2009
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    October 25, 2009

    Author Julie Klam Picks New York's Best Bookstore and Best Reading Spot

    This week is the Voice's Best of NYC issue, our annual opportunity to bestow arbitrary awards like Best Public-Access Show and Best Alt-Museum. In turn, we asked a few of our favorite New Yorkers to name their favorite local things. ​ Julie Klam is the author of Please Excuse My Daughter, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Ha, ha, ha. The sweet release of death is a week closer. In the afterlife we can forget all about Kanye and all these ridiculous (but highly amusing) tributes. New York had a big Primary Day -- or, judging by turnout, a dinky one. Our hero Tony Avella went down to defeat. The heavily fund ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Fashion Week in Review: Michael Kors, Anna Sui, Pamella Roland, Max Azria, Betsey Johnson

    ​ 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 >>

  • Dance

    October 1, 2008
  • NYC Life

    March 14, 2006

    "Why I Didn't Win The Spelling Bee"

    Talking with Project Runway bad boy Santino Rice

  • NYC Life

    January 17, 2006

    Iced Out

    Figure skating is the hippest

  • NYC Life

    November 1, 2005

    Missoni Treasures in Bay Ridge

    Century 21: Brooklyn's Best Kept Secret?

  • NYC Life

    October 18, 2005

    Bloody Brilliant

    Pie, Anna Wintour, and the history of fur protest

  • NYC Life

    November 23, 2004
  • NYC Life

    February 18, 2003

    Orange Skirts and Code Orange

    The Fall 2003 Collections

  • NYC Life

    September 19, 2000

    Copy Shops

    Wretched Excess on the Cheap

  • News

    April 11, 2000
  • NYC Life

    December 7, 1999

    Shrunken Treasures

    Photograph by Nina Roberts

  • News

    September 7, 1999

    September Song

    The Silly Symphony of the Fall Fashion Magazines

  • NYC Life

    February 23, 1999

    Cool and the Gang

    The Fall '99 Collections

  • Columns

    January 26, 1999

    NY Mirror

    Faye said she felt Chinatown 'gave people something to put their dreams on.' (It's better than a wire hanger.)

  • NYC Life

    November 17, 1998

    In Dreams Begin Responsibilities

    The Spring '99 Collections