You know that obnoxious “Stars: They’re Just Like Us!” page of every celebrity weekly? We saw one the other day that featuredÂ Kelly Rutherford from Gossip Girl, and she was pumping gas or feeding the meter or some shit under that very headline… only she was toting a $10,000 HermĂ¨s Birkin. Now, we can think of at least one way Rutherford isn’t just like us: we’re not stupid enough to spend $10k on a goddamn status billboard that carries tampons*. Look, we work in fashion, we see frivolity and conspicuous consumption everyday… and now we’re making fun of it! With crude drawings! Here are some assumptions we make about ladies with specific designer purses–YSL, Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Alexander Wang and more ahead. More
Emily Blunt has no idea why Yves Saint Laurent hired her as the latest face of Opium. More
It’s that time of year, guys! Here’s our hand-picked 25 favorite red carpet looks of 2011–including Cate Blanchett‘s unforgettable Givenchy, Janet Jackson giving Tilda Swinton a run for her money in Haider Ackermann, Kate Middleton‘s gorgeously uncomplicated Alexander McQueen, Leighton Meester’s suiting up and the most delightful collision of high fashion and genuine personality that graced the red carpet all year: Nicki Minaj in Oscar de la Renta. Let’s go! More
On Sunday, the fashion press did one big Coke Zero spittake when news of Raf Simons moving to YSL spread across Twitter. The story traced back to Â International Herald TribuneÂ online style editorÂ Jessica Michault, who had tweeted,Â ”Suzy Menkes breaks the news that Raf Simons is slated to take over the helm at Yves Saint Laurent,”effectively also breaking the news that Stefano Pilati was leaving YSL. BUT… More
She’s not a model and she’s not particularly known for her fashion sense? More
Happy Birthday to the magnificent Lauren Bacall, who turns 87 today. What can you say about Bacall that hasn’t been said? The woman’s presence, poise and beauty are legendary. Let’s just appreciate it all. More
Hi(gh)-low hemmed dresses–or mullet dresses as they are sometimes called–are usually associated with the obnoxious wedding dresses and prom gowns of the ’80s. But designers have now deconstructed the image of these bi-level beauties. They’ve added grungy, edgy touches for a more modern feel. The hi-low dress is the Billy Ray Cyrus of the fashion world, in the best way possible. More
We love Diane Kruger. Maybe it’s because the Chanel runway is effectively her closet? Or that the former model is flawless looking? Regardless, Kruger allegedly doesn’t use a stylist and however she shows up–whether she’s working minimalism, intricate beading or retro silhouettes–she always looks memorable. Also, if this point hasn’t been made everywhere it should be: the woman’s makeup is always, always, always on point. Please enjoy the following gallery of amazing red carpet looks from Diane Kruger, today’s Friday Style Icon. More
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Could He End Up In Jail For This?
Just to bring you up to speed: Christian Louboutin got pissed at Yves Saint Laurent after the French luxury house released a red-soled heel as part of its 2011 Cruise collection. Louboutin believes itself to be the only entity that can produce red-soled shoes. YSL thenÂ told Louboutin to suck it. Excitingly, attorneys for both brands are saying more things to the press! Much catty attorney-talk ahead. More
When you think denim, you may imagine “jeans” or maybe “a shirt” or perhaps even “chambray.” FOOL. Denim can be made into everything. Here’s a bunch of denim stuff, some of which may surprise you. More
Not bald eagle feathers and unicorn giggles?! More
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So, when we began thinking we should do a shopping guide of lightweight scarfs, the weather was a little more “transitional” as opposed to “torrential.” However, the weather is turning and when it does, you may want to top off your Spring outfits with a scarf, in the event there’s a breeze. …A few weeks from now. Until then, here’s our umbrella guide to supplement. More