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.
The Academy has released an incomplete list of this weekend’s Oscar presenters. Based on past experience, what categories shall they present. Here are our best guesses!
Christian Bale will present Best Supporting Actress; Melissa Leo will present Best Supporting Actor; Colin Firth will present Best Actress; Natalie Portman will present Best Actor. This gender-swapping Read More
Fashion Week Observed
New York fashion week has finally come to a close. Amen! For those less-fortunate editors and fashion authorities (or perhaps we are the lucky ones) that have not jetted off to London or Milan, we finally get a moment to recover.
In retrospect, we relished the young talents of Prabal Gurung and Jason Wu. The Read More
Simon Cowell may have been the intimidating presence to American Idol viewers watching from home, but as we found out Wednesday night during the second episode of season 11, the performers on-stage are more freaked out by the strong, silent type standing right off-camera: British producer Nigel Lythgoe.
tonight in dvr
We’re here to tell you just how to set your DVR before heading out for drinks or dinner–or just watching something better on TV!
Say what you will of 1990s female stars–and we’ll say they were a lot more fun than your Emma Stones!–but they’ve proven quite Read More
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 Gap’s first-ever Chinese ad campaign features the petit, blond Julia Frakes. [Refinery 29]
Diane von Furstenberg left last night’s fundraiser with Michelle Obama at Donna Karan‘s home early to attend another fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal. Russell Simmons left early to go to yoga. [WWD]
Here is a Read More
Tommy Hilfiger spared no expense for his 25th-anniversary show yesterday; the invitations were notably elaborate, the runway was flanked by Astroturf, and even the run-of-show lists were printed on heavy-duty paperboard. (And that afterparty, at the Met Opera? We’ll get to that later.) It paid off, at least if you measure success by front-row Read More
Midday last week, a 26-year-old woman we’ll call Morgan opened the front door of her two-bedroom apartment in Williamsburg and apologized for being a little groggy. Morgan and her 2-year-old daughter, Kaitlin, had just awoken from a nap. Morgan was dressed in jeans and slippers; Kaitlin, a pink onesie and socks. Morgan’s long-term boyfriend (and Read More
The City star Whitney Port is "hardly ever in" the Diane von Furstenberg office (where she supposedly works). Meanwhile the actual employees have trouble getting things done because of the MTV presence. [P6]
It seems that Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony’s Valentine’s Day gift to each other will be a divorce. [Read More