Gisele, it turns out, doesn’t sell.
Vanity Fair and Harper’s Bazaar each put Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen on covers this year, and both promptly had their worst-selling issues off the newsstand in 2009.
The May Vanity Fair, which featured a bare-bodied Gisele standing sideways with a come-hither look, sold only 280,000 single sale Read More
Finally someone is honoring Silda Wall Spitzer’s mortifying role in her husband’s debacle rather than criticizing her for it. Harper’s Bazaar has done a photo shoot titled "Stand By Your Man" inspired by the Spitzer sex scandal that appears in the magazine’s June issue. The images conceived by photographer Peter Lindbergh portray a narrative of Read More
There’s something undeniably alluring about Chloë Sevigny. The moment we met her in director Larry Clark’s Kids, her unique sense of style came wafting off the screen, securing her place in the fashion zeitgeist. Even now, on HBO’s Big Love, the 33-year-old actress manages to make polygamy attractive—perhaps it has something to do with Read More
Wired editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson announced the hiring of former EW writer Nancy Miller as a senior editor today. The memo follows.
Nancy Miller has been named a senior editor at Wired, it was announced today by Chris Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of the magazine. Her appointment is effective immediately. Ms. Miller will oversee most of Read More
Across the street from the Imitation of Christ show during now-thankfully-over Fashion Week, the label’s brand-new “store” was resting right in the middle of the Sixth Avenue sidewalk: a clear, Plexiglas phone-booth-style box with a red canopy over the top to protect customers from the heavy rain. Inside the phone booth, one lone ivory dress Read More
O.K. to be gaudy again? Hey, if Gwyneth Paltrow can bare her buttocks in the new Harper’s Bazaar, perhaps people are ready to plunge back into frothy glitz … or maybe it’s just Gwyneth. Tonight, the fashion mafia tests the waters as it shuttles between the Dia Center for the Arts’ fall gala Read More
You are the fruit of her loins, and yet your relationship with this woman is degenerating into a rage-filled psychodrama. Mother’s Day is looming, and all you can think about is what kind of sentence you’d be handed down if you strangled that hypercritical bitch during your mother-and-daughter day of beauty at Janet Sartin. You Read More
My initial, instinctive loathing for Lucky , the new shopping magazine from Condé Nast, has given way to a grudging acceptance, maybe even admiration. It is tempting to dismiss Lucky , which is really more of a telephone book than a magazine, a 200-page telephone book filled with merchandise hand-picked and baldly showcased by editor Read More
The announcement Aug. 4 of the departure of Danyel Smith as editor of Vibe -she was replaced, oddly many at the magazine felt, by the magazine’s fashion editorial director, Emil Wilbekin-was followed Aug. 9 by the announcement that three people running the Vibe Web site were quitting.
Those three people are Nathan Misner, Reggie Miller Read More
J une 28. Flight 199 to Los Angeles, American Airlines. Dear Diary: C’est moi , Phyllis Stine. Who else should it be in Seat 2A?
Très désolée . Très, très désolée … not to mention desolate, disconsolate and heartbroken. Ferociously depressed. It has been over two years since Mr. Stine went the way of all Read More