Good news for Gloss readers across the pond: Yohji Yamamoto presented his debut collection thirty years ago in Paris and to celebrate, there will be a two-part retrospective. Here’s a shot from Nick Knight and the info. More
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The mood in Paris was somber. The runways saw countless covered figures (loads of sleeved dresses, capes and capelets topped dozens of wideleg trousers), though these are Fall collections, after all. Some silhouettes were unapologetically ladylike (like at Miu Miu and Nina Ricci) but there seemed to be a storm cloud over many of the shows: Chanel was staged in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, the Alexander McQueen collection was in honor of “the Ice Queen and her court,” and the backdrop for Lanvin’s austere looks was a weeping willow. Dark, maybe, but plenty to love.
Christian Lacroix is branching into fables. -The Telegraph
Teasers for Kate Moss’ upcoming Dior Addict ads have dropped. That was fast. -Catwalk Queen
She has also reportedly insisted that her fiance give up drinking…? -The Independent
Yohji Yamamoto likes “dirty” stuff, is thoughtful. -Racked
LVMH keeps on acquiring, Kirsten Dunst models, Abbey Lee doesn’t and More
Hint: the answer is not “His sweater!” More
People sometimes joke about how everyone in fashion–who doesn’t have girl parts–is gay… which is a pretty lame thing to say about an industry that produces a lot of brilliant work by a lot of talented people, some of whom happen to be gay. But hey, funny story, some of those dudes designing beautiful clothes for women happen to be straight, too! Here’s ten of ‘em and so much for boring generalizations! More
‘Tis the season for gift guides, round-ups and conspicuous consumption, so here’s 15 cool and sturdy fashion books–covering history, photography, models and designers–for your fashionable (but at least semi-literate!) friends. Some are new and some are solid stand-bys… and just in case you can’t drop a grand (or two) on Helmut Newton or Dior, we’ve ordered them from most affordable to most… luxurious. More
I have two questions about this goth-inspired look from the Yohji Yamamoto fashion show. 1. Does this mean the beginning of retro 90′s? 2. How do you feel about it?
Dear Adidas, I respect what you’re trying to do. Making stilettos comfortable is a great idea! Making “the world’s most comfortable stilettos” is an even better idea. It’s one that lots of designers – like Manolo Blahnik – spend a … More
Online retailer Modcloth raised $19.8 million in venture capital funding. – TechCrunch People around the world support equal rights for women. Well, except when they don’t. – New York Times Thierry Mugler will be doing men’s scents. What do male … More