These days the term Chelsea Girls calls to mind ass-swishing Muscle Marys mincing up and down Eighth Avenue, but back in the day—1966, to be exact—it was Andy Warhol's greatest film, and has been ever since. Well, we should qualify that by saying it got mostly terrible reviews at the time, but...

And now her Miu Miu label is giving fashion at large the think-tank treatment with a series of salons featuring leading names in fashion and art. Hosted by girl-about-town and Prada muse Shala Monroque, Miu Miu Musings are modeled after the traditional literary salon, a forum where...

As a kid I was a bit of a loner and spent time by myself reading books, fashion magazines and thinking critically about art and anthropology. My mom introduced me to philosophy texts as a kid. I studied literature and ended up doing my graduate thesis on James Turrell, who once said, "Light...

portraits of his family and friends, including Mick Jagger, Andy Warhol, and Jacqueline Onassis.

If Tumblr and Pinterest are any indication, Andy Warhol's Superstars, the eclectic group of stylish eccentrics championed by the artist, are just as influential as they were in their 1960s heyday. Along with socialites and muses like Baby Jane Holzer and Edie Sedgwick, many of them artists in...

Having graced the stage at Carnegie Hall and the Musee de Louvre, not to mention blue-chip fashion shows and parties, Bin currently has the creative world's full attention. Combining any number of eye-popping visuals and citing Maria Callas and Andy Warhol as influences, Bin cultivates a look...

The English label Meadham Kirchhoff did just that for fall, blending in a little Studio 54 and Andy Warhol for good measure. But in the haute-kitsch explosion of tinsel, sequins, glitter-dusted platform shoes, leopard-print panties, and intergalactic make-up were several fur jackets, not...

In 1961 he launched his own house, showcasing his signature white mini-dress, pantsuit, and flat boots. Occupying the space between modernism and futurism, Courrèges was responsible for many of the fabric and design innovations of the 60s. Both he and London designer Mary Quant claimed to...

"Fashion is as vital and as interesting today as ever," he wrote in The New York Times in 2002. "I know what people with a more formal attitude mean when they say they're horrified by what they see on the street. But fashion is doing its job. It's mirroring exactly our times."

Azzedine Alaïa has died in Paris at the age of 82, the French Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion announced today. It's thought the maverick couturier died suddenly from heart failure. The Tunisian-born King of Cling, as he was known for his sculpted body-con designs, was one of the last...

 

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