The third season of everyone’s favorite IFC comedy-sketch show is fast upon us, with Portlandia slated to begin on January 4. In advance of the inevitable onslaught of new hipsterisms, hereto-unknown eccentricities and brand new organic fetishes, The Observer cornered co-creator Fred Armisen about what new “dreams of the Nineties” he would bring to life. Read More
For fashion editors, all roads lead to September: this month’s rag mags, engorged with advertisements, represent the triumph of the hypercapitalist ethos, the huge and the loud.
Fashion Week 2011
Taylor Swift, looking very vogue (Getty Images)
Hollywood Life has an image of the upcoming Taylor Swift cover of Vogue. (Cruelly, a cover line invites us to get “Smooth, Young Skin Fast,” a mission we might achieve were we a wealthy 22-year-old singer.) Ms. Swift is following in the Read More
The gridlock that seized the runway before the L.A.M.B. show last night had its heart near a cluster of seats in the front row — one seat, one empty seat, had pulled in a growing orb of press and PR flacks. When The Observer finally shouldered through the crescent of photographers and video crews ready Read More
Iggy Pop, in all his full shirtless and sweaty glory, stood gripping the mic stand on stage at Dasha Zhukova’s Pop Magazine party at Don Hill’s last night. It was the most buzzed-about event of Fashion’s Night Out and chances are, if you were there, you were there for a reason.
Too bad Iggy Pop Read More
It’s that time of year again when we get to marvel at the many things worn at Anna Wintour’s party the Costume Institute gala at the Met. This year’s theme, “The American Woman,” was perhaps a little bit easier for sartorially challenged celebrities to understand and therefore please their red carpet audiences.
After all, the 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
Anna Wintour styled British singer Adele in a black Barbara Tfank dress for the Grammys last night; Hamish Bowles was Adele’s date. [Fashionologie]
The new face of Myla lingerie, a position previously occupied by Lydia Hearst, is model and party girl Poppy Delevigne. [WWD]
The male model Read More
When actor Chace Crawford worked as a valet in New York, pre-Gossip Girl days, he was terrified when Suge Knight came in with his car (Mr. Crawford made one of the other valets move it!). [Us Weekly]
Eleanor Wohl will reportedly throw a party on Sunday at her Meadow Lane Estate Read More
Paul Starr, a makeup artist to celebrities such as Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Garner, was found dead in his Los Angeles apartment yesterday, according to Metro UK.
While the cause of Mr. Starr’s death is still undetermined, his friends said that they hadn’t seen or heard from Mr. Starr in several days. Read More