Fashion Week Observed
As much as we love Fashion Week, anyone who has ever been to the shows will tell you that it’s not an easy stroll down the tents. Instead, you have to contend with late start times, harried ticket scanners, dying electronics (due to lack of outlets at Lincoln Center/Eyebeam), and a myriad of other FW-related crises. In that spirit, we’re covering this season’s Fashion Week with YOU in mind, sending our intrepid reporters out to cover the important aspects of the shows…well, the ones that have nothing to do with the clothes.
After the jump: Our reviews of Angel Sanchez, Carolina Herrera, Porsche, and Dennis Basso.
The invitation for El Museo del Barrio’s annual gala, an evening of dinner and dancing to benefit the museum, enticed guests with the promise “Governor Paterson to celebrate his birthday with the Mariachis.”
Indeed, as Cipriani 42nd Street filled with ornate gowns and the buzz of Spanish chitchat on Wednesday, May 20, Governor David Paterson, Read More
The crowd at Josh Wood‘s LGBT gathering at Room Service was a fairly subdued one, with the majority of the mostly male crowd’s attention focused on the club’s various television screens.
In addition to the popular "Obama Pride" sticker, about one-quarter of the room was sporting name tags identifying their professions. "It’s a networking Read More
Victoria Beckham is launching a collection of dresses featuring “comfortable and supportive” corsets and belts. [WWD]
Italian designer Mila Schon has died at the age of 91. [Reuters]
Dominican model Arlenis Sosa, who is 19, will be the new face of Lancome. [WWD]
The Observer’s own Simon Doonan thinks that Sarah Read More