In an effort to cut costs and be sensitive to the times, Vera Wang plans to show her Fall 2009 collection in her new Mercer Street store instead of at Bryant Park. [WWD]
Betsey Johnson has also dropped out of showing her collection in February at Bryant Park, a venue that Read More
Katie Holmes put in "two minutes" at her apartment building’s Christmas party before making her way to her waiting SUV. [P6]
Citing cost issues, designers Betsey Johnson and Carmen Marc Valvo have decided against staging shows in the Bryant Park tents at this Feburary’s Fashion Week. [WSJ Read More
Inside the tent where Betsey Johnson would show her Spring 2009 collection, cupcakes and colorful swirly lollipops were laid out on petite party tables covered in starred table cloths that substituted for the front row, which was looking more like a children’s birthday party than a fashion show.
The arrangement was rather tight despite Read More
Betsey Johnson said she once made out with Anna Nicole Smith because she couldn’t resist her post-Trim Spa slimmed-down bod and bullet bra covered in roses. [Vogue UK]
The shoppers of Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney, and Kohl’s reportedly favor John McCain over Barack Obama. [WWD]
Victoria Beckham is Read More
On Thursday evening, at Betsey Johnson’s 30th anniversary party for her eponymous label, almost everything was hot pink and yellow: the clothes, the glitter, the hair, the flowers, and, oh yes, the cupcakes.
Running around her Soho store were lots of mini-Betseys: twentysomething young women in red lipstick, various shades of intense hair color, Read More
VH1 has yet another fashion-themed reality show coming this fall. The subtly titled Glam God is brought to you from stylist Phillip Bloch and Vivica A. Fox, and will crown the next celebrity stylist. [The Cut]
In an interview with an Israeli newspaper, Katie Couric compared herself to Hillary Clinton, claiming that Read More
On a recent Friday, the bathing-suit department at Bloomingdale’s on 59th Street was bustling. Pat Walsh, 54, a slim blonde administrative assistant from Staten Island, was inspecting a retro-inspired red polka-dot Anne Cole one-piece with thick straps and a bosom-enhancing sweetheart neckline for an impending trip to Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic. “I always Read More
“I’m a very lucky man, I get to sit with Tyra quite regularly,” British photographer and America’s Next Top Model judge Nigel Barker told the Transom, referring to divalicious ANTM hostess Tyra Banks, after Betsey Johnson celebrated 30 years in fashion at Bryant Park on Monday. “That’s another thing that puts a smile on my Read More
In a city where grown women walk around in broad daylight with pink hearts and jaunty little mottoes stenciled across the backseat of their sweat pants, the designer Corey Lynn Calter is a beacon of hope and tailoring. Los Angeles Fashion Week continues to be something of an oxymoron, with labels like “2 B Free” Read More
Fall Fashion Week was a grim and violent affair. Betsey Johnson’s Technicolor pixies, Anna Sui’s mod slags, Michael Kors’ Hermès-y snots–these were but brief amuses-bouches in a long and Lord of the Flies kind of a week.
On Valentine’s Day, at approximately 9:30 p.m. at the Ukrainian National Home on Second Avenue, white-trash models toting Read More