If you were one of the hundreds of people stuck on the corner of 59th Street and 5th Avenue trying to get into Bergdorf Goodman last night, don’t worry: the people inside the store didn’t see much more than you did.
The department store had a series of events scheduled throughout the Read More
Fashion’s Night Out drew a big crowd at Saks Fifth Avenue. People scurried about on the first floor: getting their make-up done, being sprayed with perfume and hand lotion, and, presumably, buying things.
On the second floor, designer Chris Benz stood awkwardly in front of a television with a sign next to it that read Read More
Gwen Stefani, 39, has kept busy in the last year. First, there was the birth of her second child, Zuma, followed by a huge tour with her recently reunited band, No Doubt. In between she managed to design the Spring ’10 collection for her clothing line, L.A.M.B., named after her first solo album, Love. Angel. Read More
Spirits were high at designer Elie Tahari’s show on the first day of Fashion Week, in the Israeli-born designer’s showroom kitty corner to Bryant Park.
“We’re expecting excitement,” Mr. Tahari said of the week to come. “We’re expecting the stores to cheer up from this tough year, and,” he paused, “for the press to also Read More
Fashion Week is a time to take ridiculous things very seriously and not feel silly doing so. Fine, O.K. But at the Duckie Brown runway show this afternoon at Bryant Park, a few snickers slipped out when a male model walked out in what was probably a bathing suit (but may have been underwear) that Read More
The invitation for this morning’s Vena Cava show indicated that it was a “presentation.” But when guests arrived on the second floor of Milk Studios, bleachers were set up with marked sections around a runway. The show’s coordinators instructed arriving guests that there would be no seat assignments.”It’s a presentation,” they said.
At 12:10 p.m., Read More
“My design rule of thumb is to make things I want to wear,” said the petite designer Rachel Antonoff at her presentation last night, set up on the stage of the The Henry Street Playhouse on the Lower East Side.
The models were posed on stage in tutus and ballet slippers, floral rompers, and pretty Read More
On the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 9, right on the heels of getting the CFDA’s International Designer of the Year award last year, the Belgian designer Dries van Noten received FIT’s Couture Council Award for the Artistry of Fashion at Cipriani 42nd Street. His presenter was the actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who arrived in a lovely Read More
Examining the Spring 2010 Fashion Weekschedule—and how futuristic that date seems; why are we not walking around in plastic spacesuits as Courrèges forecast?—one is struck by how designerly the whole affair has become—not about Cindys and Lindas and Naomis but Doo.Ri and Charlotte Ronson and Tory Burch.
This is partly thanks to idiot shows Read More
Andy Warhol said: “I like to be the right thing in the wrong place and the wrong thing in the right place. Being the right thing in the wrong place and the wrong thing in the right place is worth it because something interesting always happens.”
When Anna Wintour arrives at the Queens Center Read More