candidness, a hint of self-deprecation seeping through. "I'm lucky because what was essentially my hobby became my job. Some people have their jobs but have other hobbies like fishing, therefore the magazines they read on the toilet are fishing magazines. The magazines I read on the toilet...

In fact there's a tradition of male fashion designers posing nude or semi-nude. And you obviously have the physique for it. Do you see yourself as a sex object? I don't see myself as a sex object as much as an invention, and a flesh-and-blood expression of my aesthetic. My story is about the...

Further cementing its fashion authority-ness, Vogue has launched the encyclopedic resource to document the world of designers, models, actors, it-girls and more. But don't expect to find any dirt here (after all, there's Page Six for that). Voguepedia only chronicles people and places as they...

- Held April 13, it will be the largest show Burberry has ever staged, "celebrating British weather, fashion and music." (Which means you can expect a repeat of runway rain.) - The event will take place at Beijing Television Centre on a 2000-square-meter sound stage, which broadcasts to...

If, environmentally speaking, plastic has a half-life of forever, why not fashion it into an Yves Saint Laurent handbag? It seems so obvious now. Behold the Muse Two Artisanal Recycled bag, made by the impoverished yet industrious women of Burkina Faso, a small central African country, with...

It seems the over-the-top branding of Fashion's Night Out has spilled over into the art world. Luis Gispert's new photographic series, Decepción, which opens the same night at Mary Boone Gallery, takes the notion of appropriated luxury to all new levels. The artist's photos of Cadillacs and...

Givenchy's speedy rise to the top of the men's fashion game has turned into a flat-out gallop, a fact made clear by the swaggering front row line-up that included NBA sensation Dwayne Wade, the ubiquitous Kanye West, and Usher, hoisted up on this fall's platform sneakers. Besides, only two...

A rare snowfall has cast a mesmerizing white blanket over Paris, slowing traffic and turning sidewalks into hazard zones. But nothing could stop France's First Lady Valérie Trierweiler, Anna Wintour, and Stephanie Seymour's ubiquitous fashion-obsessed sons from attending the most anticipated...

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...

Should the sight of Prada's ad campaign in every fashion magazine not be enough for you this fall, Steven Meisel has started shooting videos to accompany his seasonal photographs. And it is fun to see the models try their hand at acting and hear their still-girlish voices (the...

 

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