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HEART OF (FASHION) DARKNESS
Tonight’s Fashion’s Night Out, Anna Wintour’s attempt to goose public interest in—and spending on!—luxury goods. At Bloomingdale’s tonight, for instance, there are 26 discrete events, including personal appearances by Matchbox Twenty and Twilight’s Kellan Lutz (Kristen Stewart was, we suspect, busy) and a manicuring session sponsored by Lady Gaga’s new fragrance. Oscar de la Renta Read More
Fashion’s Night Out is finally, mercifully over. And yet: the memory of our brief time at The Ace Hotel’s carnival—sponsored by uber-hip, spendy boutique Opening Ceremony (who has an outpost in the hotel) held court with a full carnival and a prominent Muppet—is still burned into our brains.
C IS FOR COOKIE
ON THE FOURTH FLOOR of the Versace boutique on Fifth Avenue, just stories above a screaming Fashion’s Night Out mob spilling into the street, 24 year-old world-famous hip hop sensation Drake sat on the armrest of a stiff-looking chair, not drinking the bottles of Dom Perignon chilling in front of him.
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Last night’s Opening Ceremony party at the Ace Hotel for Fashion’s Night Out is certainly deserving of its own report, which is coming shortly. The most coveted item of the night, however, may be the hippest cookie in the universe.
Wednesday, September 7
They’re making another Superman flick with some British gent—don’t they know that for screen magnetism as well as real-life heroism, the buck stopped with Christopher Reeve? The beloved screen icon, who became an advocate for the paralyzed after a horseback-riding accident, is remembered at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Read More
“I think this is the most incredible day of all week,” Fe Fendi (the very Italian wife of Fendi scion, Alessandro) told The Observer on Friday. A risky conjecture to make on the second day of Fashion Week–but possible, given we were chatting at the FIT Couture Council luncheon honoring fashion’s high priest, Karl Lagerfeld. Read More
We, somewhat unexpectedly, spent Fashion’s Night Out in the Meatpacking District last night; we’d planned to head over to Soho, but after we saw the parties Diane Von Furstenberg and Catherine Malandrino were throwing, couldn’t tear ourselves away.
Ms. Von Furstenberg spent the evening flitting back and forth between her Washington Street boutique and fittings Read More
Fashion’s Night Out, noted charity event in support of buying things, returns for its second go-round this fall. The excitement will include not one but two major television appearances, so surely this September 10th will be even grander than the last. But what will this year’s shopping festivities themselves involve? Fashionista has Read More
Anna Wintour may be shy, but this week she spent over an hour talking with summer interns at Condé Nast. According to Memo Pad, she was “enlightening the youth” but also recruiting volunteers to help with kick-off events for her September 10th Fashion’s Night Out.
Page Six reports today that Read More
The status of Fashion’s Night Out as the grandest event of our time will be made manifest with the grandest fashion show of our time. Reports WWD:
This year’s edition of the global shopping event, scheduled for Sept. 10, will be preceded by a public fashion show at Lincoln Center on Sept. Read More