Topic: Alexander McQueen

The $12,900 Hermès Basketball & 13 Other Examples Of Offensively Priced Designer Sports Equipment

The $12,900 Hermès Basketball & 13 Other Examples Of Offensively Priced Designer Sports Equipment

Hermès insists it “can be used for play”–and thank fucking god for that. Who’d want a branded blue basketball museum piece?

…Well, the sort of person who’d want a Chanel surfboard, probably, or a Louis Vuitton soccer ball or an Alexander Wang jump rope. Which all exist, obviously–and there’s more in the gallery ahead. More »

Alexander McQueen Rep Apologizes For Posting Illegal Unpaid Internship

Alexander McQueen Rep Apologizes For Posting Illegal Unpaid Internship

While they are pretty much universally agreed upon to be exploitative, classist bullshit, unpaid internships are a sad fact of the fashion industry. (And other industries, but I won’t get into that now.) If you want any hope of ever getting paid, you have to work for free first. A lot. But believe it or not, some countries actually enforce their labor laws where unpaid internships are concerned, and this landed the Alexander McQueen brand in a bit of hot English water recently. More »

20 Facts About Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo (Adam Levine’s Fiance)

20 Facts About Victoria's Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo (Adam Levine's Fiance)

Yesterday, word broke that serial modelizer Adam Levine had reunited with his on-again, off-again girlfriend, Victoria’s Secret angel Behati Prinsloo. Not only that, they reunited via an engagement.

Though Prinsloo is well known in fashion circles, she may be a new face to those of us who don’t keep a mental backlog of every Prada exclusive of the last 20 years. More »

Red Carpet: Maggie Gyllenhaal Looked Spectacular In Dries Van Noten Last Night

Red Carpet: Maggie Gyllenhaal Looked Spectacular In Dries Van Noten Last Night

Earlier in the week, Maggie Gyllenhaal, a person whose name we will never learn to spell*, dropped by the premiere of White House Down wearing the bad peplum to end all bad peplums (well, excepting Kim Kardashian‘s maternity peplum pants; those were worse). The dress was Christian Dior, the peplum was knitted and floppy. While we loved the dress’ bodice, the whole look… was not good.

But! The actress redeemed herself in spades last night at the Gotham Magazine party celebrating her summer cover. More »