“Ah. Good evening,” sighed Diane von Furstenberg at the podium at the start of the Council of Fashion Designers of America award ceremony last night at Lincoln Center. She was dressed in a fluttery blue dress with colorful stripes. “Everyone is in such a good mood.”
The awards at Alice Tully Hall were scheduled to Read More
On the evening of Monday, Nov. 9, Aerosmith’s Joe Perry, who reportedly learned of lead singer Steven Tyler’s leaving the band in the press, tweeted that he was positively looking for a new lead singer.
Meanwhile, Mr. Tyler was dropping by Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year awards at Carnegie Hall to cheer Read More
You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, but when it’s as gusty as it was on Wednesday, Oct. 7, some kind of warning, or maybe a protective shield, might have helped. But the weather didn’t stop the stars from coming out to the American Ballet Theatre’s fall gala at Avery 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
Generalizing is generally bad business. Unless, of course, you’re talking about people in fashion. They’re all just sooo helplessly self-obsessed. Right? No—wrong, actually. Sure, they might go and make a video about all their good works after they’re done. But they are doing good. As stunning Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek told us Read More
Tim Gunn wasn’t the only recognizable pillar of style at last night’s Safe Horizon gala. Iman, who is married to skeletal singer David Bowie, was there too! The former model’s towering frame, visually striking as it entered the venue, bedimmed her vintage silver dress and faux fur-lined coat. Glowing as she was, we Read More
“How many sissies does it take to get a girl ready for a night on the town?” said Iman rhetorically, referring to the bevy of creative types whose joint efforts prepared her for a nocturnal sortie on Wednesday, Oct. 24. As usual, the sissies had all outdone themselves: clad in her purple/fuchsia Lanvin cocktail confection, Read More
“You know service is the best Prozac, or any drugs that are out there for stress. Service! It’s cheap, it’s good!” AIDS activist and Keep A Child Alive founder Leigh Blake told audiences yesterday at Condé Nast’s Black Ball in support of her organization.
Ms. Blake, who left school at 14 to follow the Who Read More
Also at the Baby Phat show on Friday Night: age-defying Dame Bethann Hardison–African American model from the 1960s, founder of her own pioneering modeling agency, Iman collaborator and confidante, and mother of actor Kadeem Hardison–was a veritable celebrity magnet.
Ms. Hardison, clad in a bare-shouldered summer print dress, was her usual outspoken self.
"I'm doing Read More
Tired of toeing the line? Dying to take a walk on the wild side? Looking to bust a new taboo? No need to look far: There could be one lurking on the top shelf of your closet. I’m talking about that beat-up Prada doctor’s bag, circa fall 2000. Dust it off, dangle it from the Read More