For resort 2013, Riccardo Tisci propelled the theme to new levels of modernity, taking paisley prints in chiffon or silk and working them into electrifying combinations, contrasting them with graphic black-and-white patterns. The effect was superb, at times hallucinatory, and clearly showed...

Not when she was dressed by Riccardo Tisci in head-to-toe Givenchy Haute Couture, starting with a cape hand-embroidered with gold metal pieces, studs, crystals, sequins and paillettes, followed by a black gladiator-style mini-dress with a leopard print short cape, and ending with a black silk...

For his concentrated, 10-look couture show, Riccardo Tisci mashed together his latest obsession, gypsies, with archival Givenchy gowns from the sixties—and the result is a collection in the round. Take, for example, the black leather cape on Lea T (front row, second from right). Only when...

Claire Danes wore a custom Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci pre-fall '13 dress with black and white embroidery to the SAG Awards. Marion Cotillard wore a Dior couture ivory silk-faille bustier and green skirt in leather satin. Julianne Moore wore a black-and-white Chanel dress from spring '13...

Riccardo Tisci's fall men's collection for Givenchy didn't have the spanking newness and shock value of last season's tropical escape, and there's a reason why. The designer is apparently in a nostalgic mood, preferring to sample the major themes of his brilliant four years designing men's....

Givenchy There's a lot to love in Riccardo Tisci's vaguely Parisian pre-fall collection. Tie-front blouses, flared skirts, and olive separates are effortlessly chic, complete with a splash of the now requisite Givenchy print. But the real story here is that Tisci may have stumbled upon the...

She once said, "I don't have space to enter examples or the history of this, so I'm left with having to make the bold statement that culture is extinct." - Her first runway show was held exactly 30 years ago, in 1981. The theme? Pirates, kicking off a lifelong obsession. In 2000, she moved...

totally made-up plot lines we'd love to see in the new episodes of Absolutely Fabulous, airing this fall with the original cast... - Edina gets it in her head that she's a gay man trapped in a woman's body, but stops hormone therapy when a photo of aggressive back hair appears in a...

" - He starred in the London hit musical Taboo, based on his own life, but chose to play the role of the late, great performance artist Leigh Bowery. In the New York run, he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical Score. - He was arrested in the home not once, but twice. The first...

Almost two decades later, Boy George's musical of the same name, which included a character based on Leigh, became a West End hit. - He sat several times for Lucian Freud, who, after seeing him at Anthony d'Offay gallery in 1988, became obsessed with capturing his tragic-comedic,...

 

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