The Eight-Day Week
Salvatore Ferragamo is celebrating 35 years of its iconic Vara shoe, the pump with a signature bow. The party features 21 “iconic girls,” from New York society staples Lauren Santo Domingo (dubbed the next Brooke Astor), designer Minnie Mortimer, Olivia Palermo and director Chiara Clemente to movie stars Camilla Belle and Lake Bell and supermodels Read More
Olivia Palermo made waves in the mid-2000s as a socialite manquée—a Manhattan princess who’d show up anywhere there was a photographer. That was the story, at least, promulgated on sarcastic websites like Socialite Rank, at the height of the bygone era when society girls could be famous for doing nothing. But after her stint on Read More
Fashion Week Observed
Morning shows are always a hard time to fame-spot, because everyone is tired, groggy, and still hungover from the night before. Even though 11 a.m. doesn’t usually count as “early morning,” exceptions are made for weekends, right? That’s basically a 7 a.m. in weekday time. Still we dragged our asses out of bed for Jill Stuart’s fall line, because we love her style.
A star-studded crew turned out for the premiere of Sarah Jessica Parker‘s new movie I Don’t Know How She Does It. Guests included Christina Hendricks, Olivia Munn, Sophia Bush, Katie Lee, Wendi Murdoch, Olivia Palermo, Dylan Lauren, Kevin Jonas, Tinsley Mortimer and Pierce Brosnan.
The screening, hosted jointly by the Weinstein Company and the Read More
Gilt, the online retailer, has been interviewing designers around town to explore the possibility of launching its own fashion line. [WWD]
Designing a line for H&M felt, for Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz, as if he were “living in a palace and opened some doors and said, ‘Have tea with me, taste the food.’” [Read More
Lateness is generally allowed for — encouraged, even — at Fashion Week shows, but the slow oozing of people into today’s first event at Milk Studios probably had something to do with the early hour.
Olivia Palermo, socialite and actress on The City, was on the tardy side herself, but told The Observer that morning Read More
From the previews for the next season of The City, we learn that socialite Olivia Palermo will become a video reporter for Elle.com and that Whitney Port promptly learns a lesson about New York’s fashion media: Just because you’re friends, it doesn’t mean you’re getting free press for your fashion line. (Though quite Read More
Eva! Georgina! Angelina! Inglorious glamour in the south of Read More
The actress Eva Mendes arrived at Parsons the New School for Design 2009 Fashion Benefit at Cipriani Wall Street on Wednesday, April 29, in one of Calvin Klein‘s charcoal, minimalist dresses from the fall 2009 collection. Someone in the crowd had yelled out that they liked it. And Ms. Mendes, brushing a strand of hair Read More
Fresh off her recent misdemeanor assault charge, comely fashion writer Kelly Bensimon arrived at the Openhouse Gallery in Soho on Thursday night, March 19, wearing a pair of striking black heels that lace up the leg.
“I love putting them on!” gushed Ms. Bensimon, co-star of the Bravo reality series The Read More