Fashion Week 2011
Three name cards were set at yesterday’s Calvin Klein Men’s show, and they would portend the feeling of the rest of the event: “JOE JONAS… ZAC EFRON… AMAR’E STOUDEMIRE.”
A front row lineup for the ages! The Efron-Jonas power duo arrived in near-matching suits — one black, one gray — fitted snugly and affixed with Read More
“Holy crap, it’s Martha Stewart!” gasped Precious star Gabourey Sidibe at the premiere of the The Big C hosted by The Cinema Society & Showtime at Donna Karan’s East Hampton cove-front home on Saturday, Aug. 7. “I like knowing how to make things out of pine cones,” she said, explaining her awe.
Arriving at Vogue’s annual Costume Institute gala at the Met (theme: “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity”), editor Anna Wintour emerged from a chauffered black SUV wearing a dove-gray gown covered in a Chanel silver-sequined jacket. It was the ultimate boyfriend blazer.
She was accompanied by her daughter, Bee Shaffer, in floor-length, ivory Balenciaga covered Read More
Size matters. But if you don’t have it, just trick people into thinking you do with a little cleverly constructed fabric. That’s the promise of the new Body by Calvin Klein Jeans—retail price, $79.50—with their “body-defining fit for an enhanced profile.” With some padded-fly trickery, Body Jeans presumably gives guys the optical illusion of more Read More
The VIP row at the Calvin Klein show on Thursday, Sept. 17 included actresses Kerry Washington, Rose Byrne, Thandie Newton and the brand’s current poster girl, Eva Mendes.
Designer Francisco Costa sent out his models looking like futuristic newborns: wet hair in minimalist ponytails, bodies glistening with baby oil. They wore neutral-colored dresses in high-textured Read More
At around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 18, a procession of women in billowing gowns was making its way in the courtyard of the Metropolitan Opera House for the American Ballet’s spring gala.
“I cannot wait to see Michelle Obama!” said the fit morning-talk-show host Kelly Ripa, adding that she was wearing fake eyelashes for Read More
The actress Eva Mendes arrived at Parsons the New School for Design 2009 Fashion Benefit at Cipriani Wall Street on Wednesday, April 29, in one of Calvin Klein‘s charcoal, minimalist dresses from the fall 2009 collection. Someone in the crowd had yelled out that they liked it. And Ms. Mendes, brushing a strand of hair Read More
There we were, lurking the front row about 20 minutes before the start of the Calvin Klein men’s show at CK Inc.’s West 39th Street headquarters on Sunday afternoon, when a storm of flashbulbs signaled what appeared to be the arrival of the first A-List celebrity. Um, is that Kurt Cobain?! the Daily Transom wondered Read More
Calvin Klein will launch a brand-new line of home furnishings by temporarily taking over one of the new Gwathmey Siegel-designed townhouses at Soho Mews. He’s dubbed it “the Calvin Klein Townhouse at Soho Mews.”
While the fashion house already sells linens, including its Organic Cotton Flowers and Petal King collections, this is the first Read More
Last night’s Calvin Klein 40th Anniversary party was held in a John Pawson-designed, temporary structure on 10th Avenue and 30th Street built specifically for the event.
Adjacent to the space—fittingly, it seemed to be constructed from the same building material used to turn Manhattan living rooms into second bedrooms—was the new Highline Park, which Read More