Before Diane von Furstenberg announced this year’s CFDA nominees at a cocktail reception at the rooftop gardens at Rockefeller Center on Monday, March 16, she wanted to welcome the designers, editors and publicists back from Paris.
“It’s good to see American designers sticking together,” she said, surveying the room. “We’re going to surf this tsunami!” Read More
Gisele Bundchen is putting several pieces of jewelry—including a colored diamond ring estimated to bring in $15,000 to $20,000, and a diamond pendant necklace estimated to fetch up to $150,000—up for auction at Christie’s. The jewelry is believed to be gift from her former boyfriend, Leonardo DiCaprio. [WWD]
Anna Wintour‘s Obama fundraiser that Read More
On a recent sunny Thursday, Simon Spurr, men’s wear designer, was at the Denise Williamson Showroom in Soho, perusing the garments that will be included in his debut New York Fashion Week presentation on Sunday Sept 7. Among these were a slim, dark gray three-piece suit with a four-pocket, eight-button vest; several pairs of jeans Read More
I felt like such a turd on the night of Monday, June 2. “Turd’” is a very underused word. At some point soon I will dedicate my life to restoring it to popular usage. In the meantime permit me to elaborate on the circumstances that occasioned this unpleasant feeling.
There I Read More
Last night at around 8 p.m., André Benjamin (a.k.a. André 3000) showed up at a party space in Rockefeller Center, where GQ and the C.F.D.A. co-hosted a celebration honoring the best new menswear designers in America. After Mr. Benjamin, 32, said hello to GQ’s editor-in-chief, Jim Nelson, the ever-nattily-clad OutKast musician-actor-designer spoke with the Daily Read More