Topic: Francois-Henri Pinault

Probing Question: Pajamas In Public Are A Bad Idea, Right?

Probing Question: Pajamas In Public Are A Bad Idea, Right?

Look, the obvious answer is, “No.” Don’t wear pajamas in public. Part of being an adult is putting on clothes. However, thanks to design houses like Louis Vuitton and (especially) Celine, pajamas have gone a little high fashion lately. Salma Hayek–who wears pretty much nothing but luxury labels now that she’s married to PPR CEO François-Henri Pinault–hurried though LAX wearing the above silk set.

We’ve been plugging our ears and covering our eyes for a little while, hoping this trend gets lost because the fashion industry has a way of getting you used to things that, rationally, you understand are stupid. Call us sartoial regressives (don’t actually; you’ll sound like a dick) but the only thing sillier than going out dressed for bed is spending thousands of dollars on silk pajamas. Check out a few examples and tell us if you’re swayed. More »

Linda Evangelista Demands Sh*tload Of Money In Child Support From François-Henri Pinault

Linda Evangelista Demands Sh*tload Of Money In Child Support From François-Henri Pinault

Last month, the world learned that the long-anonymous father to supermodel Linda Evangelista’s son was none other than fashion baron François-Henri Pinault, who is best known as chief exec of PPR (the French multinational holding company that owns Gucci, YSL, Balenciaga, McQueen, etc.) and Salma Hayek’s partner. Yesterday, Evangelista was in Manhattan family court to protest that Pinault hasn’t given her a cent in child support. Now, she’s demanding… $46,000. …A month. More »