Carine Roitfeld had big news for us Friday. We chatted with the former Vogue Paris editor as she signed copies of her new book, Irreverent, at Marc Jacobs’s cleverly but obviously named Bleecker Street bookshop, Bookmarc. Much to our surprise (and delight), the beaming Ms. Roitfeld spoke exclusively to The Observer, revealing that next year she is to become a grandmother.
As Fashion Week draws to a close, the A-list of the industry gathered last night for V Magazine‘s Black and White ball. Guests partied at the top of the Standard Hotel, many (though admittedly not all) dressed in the evening’s thematic color scheme. Carine Roitfeld, Theophilus London, Prabal Gurung, Linda Evangelista, Cynthia Rowley, Read More
“No, I don’t own any Richard Hambleton,” Alberto Mugrabi, whose family owns close to 1000 works by Warhol, yelled into The Observer‘s ear. “But maybe I’d like to buy some?”
We had run into Mr. Mugrabi, the party-hopping titan of art collecting, at Indochine last night, where Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld and Andy Valmorbida were celebrating Read More
“This is a nice room,” Nicolas Pol said.
The Parisian artist was sitting in an empty white storage warehouse, wedged in a corner of the dirty cement floor, wallowing in the bits of clumping plaster.
“Yeah, it’s great,” The Observer responded. Asbestos was scattered about them.
A few rooms over, “Sick Atavus Read More
Carine Roitfeld’s is putting out a plus-sized issue of French Vogue for October, which marks the magazine’s 90th anniversary.
Ad pages for are up nearly 100 percent over October last year if you count the 276 pages of advertising and 104 pages of congratulations from designers in this year’s issue. According to Memo Read More
Diane von Furstenberg‘s afternoon show yesterday drew the usual glamorous crowd–though several audience members were spotted drinking Peroni beers right from the bottle, tac-ky!
Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter sat next Valentino’s Giancarlo Giammetti who sat next to actress Candice Bergen and her daughter, Chloe. Daily Beast editor Tina Brown was right across the aisle. Read More
The last time the Daily Transom caught up with Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld, the 24-year-old son of French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld, he had decided he would become an art show curator. He even organized a show at Collective Hardware during February Fashion Week for photographer friends like David Muchegan, P.C. Valmorbida and Salim Langatta. Read More
Eva! Georgina! Angelina! Inglorious glamour in the south of France Read More
Rodarte is the fashion equivalent of a Basquiat: people in the know really love it, but to everyone else it’s inscrutable or a little bit ugly. So it was no surprise that the couture-like label, designed by sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy, managed to attract to its Tuesday runway show an insider-ish crowd including Anna Read More
PETA was planning to protest the Giorgio Armani store opening today with dozens of volunteers dressed in giant rabbit suits. [WWD]
Carine Roitfeld told New York magazine that she is not, in fact, launching a teen version of French Vogue. [The Cut]
The last show White House social Read More