Topic: Alber Elbaz

Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz On Hedi Slimane: ‘We Just Have to Give Him Time to Really Build a Story’

Lanvin's Alber Elbaz On Hedi Slimane: âWe Just Have to Give Him Time to Really Build a Storyâ

Lanvin creative director, design collaboration superstar and all-around loveable fashion gnome Alber Elbaz did time at the British Vogue Festival this weekend–and Simon Burstein, CEO of London luxury boutique Browns, saw fit to ask Elbaz what he thought of Hedi Slimane‘s critically-derided, commercially viable collections for the newly revamped house of Saint Laurent.

Elbaz, ever the diplomat, replied… More »

Gallery: See All The Crazy Fashion Industry Costumes At V‘s Halloween Party

Gallery: See All The Crazy Fashion Industry Costumes At V's Halloween Party

Last night, V Magazine feted their Carine Roitfeld-styled November covers with a splashy party in Midtown. Cover girls Joan Smalls (in maybe the best costume), Candice Swanepoel, Bambi Northwood-BlythSui He, and Hanaa Ben Abdesslem all showed up, along with the man who lensed them (and the night’s co-host) Terry Richardson, who dressed as… a Rabbi. See loads of models (Abbey Lee! Crystal Renn! Toni Garrn!), designers (Richard Chai! Phillip Lim! Alber Elbaz!) and other industry shining stars in costume. More »

Gallery: Enjoy Lanvin’s Kid Clothing With Quotes From Das Kapital

Gallery: Enjoy Lanvin's Kid Clothing With Quotes From Das Kapital

Remember when I told you about 19th Century oil tycoon Alber Elbaz’s decision to launch a “superluxury” line of children’s clothing, and most of you agreed that it would hasten the demise of capitalism by several decades? Well, Sir Elbaz made good on the threat, and now there are photos to prove it. (My anarcho-commie boyfriend is doing the Snoopy dance as we speak.) Is the Lanvin kids’ line ridiculously cute, or just ridiculous? You be the judge. More »

Link Love: The Day We Bought Michael Jackson Costumes at Urban Outfitters

Link Love: The Day We Bought Michael Jackson Costumes at Urban Outfitters

This headline FTW: “Hell is a Teenage Girl in Valentino.” -Fashion Indie

The Jackson 5 have released a collection “inspired” by MJ. Say what you like about grave robbing and bottom feeding, but momma wants that Thriller jacket. -J5 Collection via WWD

A gallery of all the weird, off-putting ingredients commonly found in beauty products. But NBD if you like bladder matter and baby foreskin. -BellaSugar

So, so in support of Jane Goodall as a style icon. -The Frisky

You know who’s better at scrapbooking than your Aunt Florence? Cecil Beaton. -Style Bubble

Make your own Burberry trench, Robert Pattinson’s artistic integrity, J. Crew gets Frosted and More »

Link Love: The Day Someone Claimed Curves Were Back (Again)

Link Love: The Day Someone Claimed Curves Were Back (Again)

The return of curves! This season’s Mad Men inspired stuff! This story shows up every two weeks! And the models at Louis Vuitton being size 2 instead of 0 does not signal the return of anything! -MSNBC

Speaking of Mad Men, Christina Hendricks did in fact inspire Karen Elson to go from “mousy” blonde to her signature red. -The Cut

Because conjecture and lies are more fun than actual news, here’s an imagining of Kanye West’s conversation with Alber Elbaz at the Stylemaker of the Year at the Accessories Council ACE awards. -Fashion Indie

Lady Gaga dressed like Andy Warhol-as-a-sexy-pin-up-nurse on Halloween. -Celebuzz

And Tavi dressed like More »

Link Love: The Day Julien MacDonald Went Missing

Link Love: The Day Julien MacDonald Went Missing

Designer Julien MacDonald claims Karl Lagerfeld used to carry around an old-fashioned black fan and hit colleagues with it when they displeased him. MacDonald better watch his back because Kaiser Karl doesn’t tolerate snitches. -Racked

An adult onesie from Norway is sweeping the closets of British celebs and assholes alike. -Daily Mail

Dutch company Suit Supply rolled out a creepy campaign featuring men looking up womens’ skirts and, uh, faux-raping them?! -Coco Perez

Inspire strangers to stop you on the street and ask invasive questions with this gallery of surrealist oddball footwear. Er, “statement shoes.” -Elle.com

Gisele Bundchen will “never retire,” plans on being beautiful forever. -Fashionologie More »