Valentine's Day is on Friday. But before you get all squirmy and pissed off about love, or the concept of celebrating love on one particular day, this week's best round-up of events isn't about that. Not really. Yes, V-Day events are already underway, but don't fret, we only honor the idea of being ... More >>
Yes, the polar vortex is back, but we've got a pretty good array of events that will all take place indoors. See, we're thinking about you. Housing Works Bookstore is hosting a party in honor of Asymptote's third anniversary; writers John and Molly Knefel host Radio Dispatch, a progressive political ... More >>
Sign Tavi Gevinson’s yearbook
Another Fashion Week has come and gone. Naturally, we used all of Sunday to nap and recover from 12 hectic days of runway shows, celebrity sightings, and chain-smoking free e-cigarettes. While in deep coma, we drifted back to all of the thrilling, weird moments that Fashion Week coughed up, without ... More >>
Hit the runway shows in Brooklyn
New York Fashion Week officially began today, but we've been diligently covering it for the past two days. Erin Fetherston kicked things off right after Labor Day with her Spring/Summer 2014 intimate presentation in Tribeca. For about eight years, the American designer has exhibited feminine wear u ... More >>
Candela Candela officially closed in January, but owners Shai Zvibak and Marchello Assante aren't giving up the valuable spot on Second Avenue. Instead, they're opening up an organic pizza spot in its place called Organika, said EV Local. Reportedly it will open in the next few weeks.
We're so confused about Betsey Johnson, you guys. Aren't you? What is she doing? Although we'll always love her for helping us fulfill our dreams of looking like a punk rock, glitter-infused cupcake at prom, its been a bumpy road for fans of the nutty 70-year-old designer. First, in April 2012, sh ... More >>
In a recent interview with USA Today, Iron Chef Cat Cora talks about the possibility of kitchens being run entirely by robots: "People will no longer be able to claim they're lousy cooks. Android robots will do most of the work. 'Technology will take over the kitchen,' Cora says. 'Even if you can't ... More >>
The latest up-and-coming designers hit Williamsburg
A new documentary remembers the tents
Zoe Kravitz There seemed to be a lack of symmetry during the Friday shows at New York Fashion Week in which the designers displayed collections unlike their signature styles, but the change made perfect sense. Rhe Fall/Winter 2012 lines we saw on Friday featured a definite shift, which kept ... More >>
For the fifth time, Concept Korea -- a group fashion show that helps Korean designers break into the U.S. market -- is at New York Fashion Week, bringing forth a variety of styles and and emerging talents. The selected designers for the Fall/Winter 2012 season are Doho (by DO HO), Lie San B ... More >>
Fashion icons talk past, present, and future
"It all started from just taking pictures of people," says Brandon Stanton as we walk onto a Queens-bound 7 train. Stanton is the editor and photographer of the New York City-based blog Humans of New York, a project that he initially started with the intention of taking a photographic census ... More >>
Brad WalshCarolina RamirezEvery Fashion Week we're in awe of how much models are put through. They're running around from show to show; they get their hair yanked, straightened, curled; they get touched on almost every part of their bodies by dressers, wear loads of makeup, and, probably the ... More >>
Michael White's open-faced tuna sandwich.Bon Appétit's now-annual pop-up café opened yesterday at Lincoln Center, just in time for the onslaught of New York Fashion Week. At noon today it was relaxed and leisurely; the fashionable and the damned mainly swanned around the fountai ... 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 >>
Stacey Anderson Gwen Stefani L.A.M.B. fashion show Milk Studios Thursday, February 11 Somewhere in here is a trenchant quip about Gwen Stefani getting "all tied up," but it is out of deep, California sisterhood that I will not sink to it.
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 >>
The people behind the Snuggie know they are bugging the crap out of you, and it's working out pretty well for them. The cultural impact of the sleeved blanket, largely due to those unbelievably campy commercials by Allstar Marketing Group, might've exceeded that of any other "As seen on TV" produc ... More >>
The folks at Shea and Yankee Stadiums want you to enjoy your final season in these hallowed ballfields, but if you try to filch a memento you will be led away in cuffs. That's the message of an obviously planted New York Daily News story, which states that "already this year, fans have been found st ... More >>
The usual heels, but knock off the complaining
A global model competition that wobbles. Plus, the latest example of displaying shell-shocked beauties.
Eat This, Skinny Bitches!
(Dali's in the house at Ben Cho) This week our fashion expert, Lynn Yaeger, weaves through the threads of New York Fashion Week and finds "the runways this season are heavily under the influence of the dogs of war." She observes: Of course, no one is admitting this outright. Vera Wang skirts aro ... More >>
The soul-sucking moments of Pet Fashion week
Talking with Project Runway bad boy Santino Rice
The final three: Will there be a Fashion upset?
A young designer takes on New York Fashion Week
Pie, Anna Wintour, and the history of fur protest
The Drudgery and Dreams of Fashion Week
Facing Danger, Media Puts Self-Interest on Hold