Bicyclists with helmets, skaters that might have a marker stuffed into their socks, mommies pushing swings not high enough for toddlers who love the swoosh and freedom of flying up to the sky and drug/drink addled homeless in varying states of decay. Tucked into doorways and under bushes,...

Well, that was a long time ago. Yves Saint Laurent sued Ralph Lauren over copying the iconic YSL tuxedo dress he first showed in '66 and again during the fall '91 Haute Couture collection, collecting 395,000.00 for the finding of "counterfeiting and disloyal competition." Azzedine Alaia flew...

She dropped me off at a birthday party in Silverlake, admiring some very modern houses on the way, houses very different than our bungalow in Hollywood on a street where cars drove too quickly to leave it and there really was a stranger offering candy to children. I leaped out of her car...

There's something so humble and wonderful in Frank Sinatra's letter about a reluctant pop star. Sometimes it is just that simple, "Man up". My kid saved this on his desktop which of course makes me happy. Barbara Marx Sinatra and her best friend Bea Korshak were customers, shopping in...

I'm tempted to buy a ticket to Asia for Lady Gaga's Born This Way Asia tour, I haven't visited Hong Kong for 2 years and I'm itching! Today Giorgio Armani announced that Lady Gaga will wear a selection of his custom-designed looks for the tour, which kicks off in Seoul on April 27th. The Asian...

Lady Gaga to wear a selection of custom-designed Giorgio Armani for Born This Way Ball Asian tour "Collaborating with Lady Gaga is always an exciting experience for me. I admire the way she uses fashion as a scenic element and as a means to build a character," says Giorgio Armani. "She is...

00 with the buyers premium). A collector's dream and actually far less than Jane Birkin's Birkin auctioned to raise funds for the survivors of the Japanese Disasters at a sweet 167,000.00. Drowning in Birkins ... and extreme luxury. (umm, authentic and actually all are substantially less...

20 years ago i was a young hip downtown NY designer.....no money, lots of press, very creative small company designer fashion.....then downtown got claustrophobic and being poor stopped being okay and i moved uptown and my clothes lost a lot of their creative edge and became more commercial...

Like Bill Cunningham, his sexual preferences were discrete and unknown; his private life remained his. He closed his House in '68 because he didn't like the direction of fashion. Nicholas Ghesquierre is also a master of black.

Armani against other Italian designers. It's entirely declasse and unnecessary. Diego Della Valle snapped back with another take and an invitation to join him in raising money for a restoration of the Colosseum. Mr. Armani declined. It's just not seemly. While I was almost rhapsodic about...

 

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