Everyone wants to join the exciting world of fashion: it’s chic, it’s fun, it’s glamorous. And the very best job in the industry? Fashion designer. Fashion designers can do whatever they want, dress however they want, behave however they want and treat people like complete shit without any real consequences because everything they do is an act of self-expression! In fact, being a fashion designer is easily the most fulfilling and creative job in the world. It’s way better than being, like, a social worker or something lame. However, if you want to be a fashion designer, you have to make it first. This week’s Illustrated Guide will teach you how. More
Topic: Fashion Designers
Yesterday, I started part one of my two part piece on my year in fashion. Although I could delve into just how evil my boss J was or how he was one of the biggest divas I had ever met or how whenever he yelled at me he’d then corner me in the supply closet to “reassure” me that he did actually love me, need me and as he told his wife, supposedly, could never live without me, this isn’t The Devil Wears Prada type of story. No, this one is about P, the fashion designer from hell. More
As Fashion Week ramps up in New York City, runways and hemlines are making their bi-annual resurgence into the headlines. More
Lauren Conrad, the human equivalent of melted vanilla ice cream, was supposed to get a new MTV reality show that followed her as she launched her new fashion collection. It would have been her third collaboration with the network after Laguna Beach and The Hills. However, after she filmed a pilot, MTV passed on the show. More
Diane Von Furstenberg is many things: designer, businesswoman, CFDA president. And she’s also a badass. A Gloss operative told us that Diane, despite a skiing accident in Aspen that sent her to the hospital about a week ago, is not letting a little thing like a broken nose get in the way of doing her job. More
Why limit yourself to clothes? These days, designers are hedging their bets – and increasing their revenue streams – by designing everything from glasses to nail polish bottles. However, these dozen products go above and beyond the usual designer products. Are they offering regular folks a chance at luxury, or is this just a way to slap a logo on everything? More
She’s not actually a Jewish mother. But she is charming and caring. Caring enough that she will put food on your plate and insist you get seconds and make sure you get enough dessert when you have lunch with her. Because that’s what Jewish mothers do. They insist you do things you feel uncomfortable doing for the sake of being polite. And make you fat. More
If you think Lady Gage is a style icon, Tim Gunn begs to differ. He recently told Yahoo’s OMG, “Who would want to emulate that? It’s not fashion. Those are costumes.” He said this despite the fact that Lady Gaga … More
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Comic book geeks can be fashionable, too. – New York Times
Surprise! The best foundation for winter is actually mineral powder. – Marie Claire
It’s not just skin deep; girls and boys who suffer from acne are two to three times more likely to consider suicide than those with clear skin. – Allure’s Daily Beauty Reporter
Forever 21 stores are the same worldwide. – Racked
News to us: there are Fashion Weeks in Omaha, Houston, and Kansas City. - Luxist
And by best I mean incredibly outrageous. More
Lauren Conrad wants to get kids off drugs. During the 5 minute- long PSA about her experience (or lack thereof) with drug use, she manages to talk about drugs for probably a total of a minute, and gush about her … More
The Israeli designer should be better known for his designs than for possibly hooking up with Katie Lee Joel, but that’s the way it often starts. Meet the man himself here: More
Last night, Crushable editor Erin Carlson hit up an event for GLAAD in New York. She was nice enough to get some fashion goss for us while she was there. She spoke with Alex McCord and Simon van Kempen of … More