Last night saw the Fashion Group International’s annual Night of Stars Gala–drawing out some of the industry’s best and brightest (and tallest). Check out what a host of designers and supermodels wore, featuring Kate Upton, Doutzen Kroes, Alexa Chung, Karlie Kloss, Joan Smalls and, yes, Miley Cyrus. More
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This morning, we were surprised to learn that beloved Italian designer Valentino Garavani follows a stunningly strict diet–without going too deep into it, the regimen involves “no sugar, no milk, no dairy except goat cheese, no gluten pasta, Bio Rice, no meat, some fish (not the ones with mercury), vegetables, no potatoes, no bread except rice crackers or grissini, one glass of red wine, sugarless sherbet, all sweets made with almond milk and xylitol sweetener, and one coffee a day.” So, basically hell.
Still, we were surprised that designers eat so strict when their bodies aren’t the primary focus of the industry’s scrutiny (well, not as much). This got us thinking: is Valentino unusual? Or extreme? We researched 10 designer diets to determine the answer. More
Hey, it’s really nice outside in New York this week! Colder climes everywhere are just now coming out of the frost and even verging on lightweight coat weather… which is to say, it may be time for a Spring trench. The versatile, practical middle ground between winter coats and, uh, tank tops is also one of those eternally cool wardrobe essentials. So, we put together a bunch we like at a moderate price (plus one porny aspirational Burberry, of course).
Thus, cute Spring trench coats in a variety of colors and shapes, all under $200. More
Being a fashion designer isn’t all about fingerless gloves and cocaine, apparently: as soon as they start breeding, even the impossibly glamorous lives of fashion royalty must realign with new priorities. Luckily, their skillset makes them awesome parents during Halloween! Here’s a few shots (via WWD) featuring the children of designers like Cynthia Rowley and Betsey Johnson and their lucky progeny. More
Spring is the time for prints: florals, usually, and this past fashion week saw some weirdo forays into Hawaiian. However, three of the biggest trends to emerge for prints weren’t actually about flowers: we saw geometric patterns, plenty of ombre and animals. …I don’t mean leopard spots or tiger stripes, but prints of animals: birds, butterflies, even a few zebras. Let’s take a look. More
There’s the notion that being stylish goes into everything you do for the truly fashionable. From what they eat, to what they drive, and how they live…it isn’t only about what they wear. Who embodies this better than interior designer … More