The first day of Fashion Week kicked off with major attitude, and not from the fashionista wannabes trying to sneak into front-row-seating, but from collections that included chains, leather, anti-girly models in caps.
Gilded Age, known for their cool denim and sportswear, hosted a rumble, of sort ... More >>
Boris KuslitskiyAward-winning Broadway costume designer and "Project Runway" finalist Emilio Sosa has no preference over costume or womenswear design -- to him, the processes are virtually the same.
Perhaps that's why his Fall 2012 esosa collection, which premiered Wednesday night at Alvin ... 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 >>
"Super Taxi Driver" boxers, inappropriate for an actual taxi driver. Via Cafepress.Dress codes are hot right now, whether you're a banker or a cab driver. And since all of those who take cabs deserve to be driven by a man or woman with impeccable style, the Taxi and Limousine Commission is st ... More >>
Well, big media change: John Koblin was hired by longtime former New York Observer editor Peter Kaplan -- who is now the editorial director of Fairchild -- to go report on media for Women's Wear Daily. After being assured we were speaking with the actual Peter W. Kaplan (and not one of his ma ... More >>
All photos by Stacey AndersonThis season, Marc Jacobs recalled melancholic, Taxi Driver-era Jodie Foster with his eponymous line, but he took off Tuesday afternoon to play in the sand. His younger diffusion line, Marc by Marc Jacobs, surprised ready-to-wear loyalists with sharp strides away f ... More >>
The beach is the place where people come to shed their inhibitions -- and clothes -- and parade around in the sun and sand without any self-consciousness, even though they often look like grotesque primordial creatures oozing around in terribly undignified swimwear.
Sure, sometimes you can s ... More >>
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 >>
Photo via NJ.com/The Star-LedgerWe're gonna go out on a limb and say that it's the dude's hand that does it, the right one, in this billboard recently thrown up by T.I.'s Akoo clothing line--something about lovingly clutching a girl's head to your unbuckled crotch just screams fellatio, or do ... More >>
L.A.M.B. fashion show
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.
He may have been forced to admit this month that he did indeed use an AP photo as a source for his famous Obama "Hope" poster -- though he still argues that was fair use -- but L.A.'s Shepard Fairey still has a contract with Levi's to market his Obey clothing line, based on his other famou ... 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 >>
It's January all right! I'm talking about January Jones--no, not the person of that name who appears on Mad Men, but the January Jones who was a busty Vegas lounge singer with fleshy parts and an urge to shake them in swimwear while singing "Up a Lazy River" as if she'd just swallowed a whole mess ... More >>