Although we weren’t necessarily planning on going to Milan’s Fashion Week this year—the city’s social scene has become such a stale mess—Shindigger changed our tune when a gilded invite to the Foundation for AIDS Research’s 2013 Milano Gala arrived.
A few days later, we boarded a flight to Malpensa Airport and hit the ground running. Read More
At Diane von Furstenberg’s afternoon show on Sunday, Feb. 15, the front-row guests simply would not settle down—but perhaps everyone was simply thrilled they didn’t have to put their sad faces on in sympathy for the economy. “We need this!” said Project Runway mentor Tim Gunn, glancing around the tent at Bryant Park. “We need Read More
"If it’s Fashion Week, then I must have another book out!" said Vanity Fair fashion and style director Michael Roberts on Friday, Feb. 13, at the Madison Avenue Roberto Cavalli store. He wasn’t exaggerating: His latest, Fighters and Flowers, is a collaboration with Mr. Cavalli, who had thrown a party in honor of the book’s Read More
Just in time for the recession, Roberto Cavalli has introduced an exclusive snakeskin credit card. [Luxist via Cityfile]
Chicago-based designer Mario Pinto, whose designs are often worn by Michelle Obama, says the trick to designing the perfect dress is being able to wear the dress yourself. [Read More
Project Runway contestant Christian Siriano has signed a deal with Payless to design a line of affordable shoes and handbags. [NY Post]
Designer Roberto Cavalli has been cleared of all tax evasion charges brought against him in Italy in 2002 when he attempted to write off taxes on renovations to his Read More
Anna Wintour was awarded an Order of the British Empire for "services to British journalism and fashion in America." [Vogue UK]
Racked has a list of online sales, for those who prefer to kick off their holdiday shopping at home. [Racked]
Winona Ryder claims to have "lost" Read More
Halston, the ’70s-tastic label revived last year by Jimmy Choo designer Tamara Mellon and movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, has announced that it will show at the Museum of Modern Art during fashion week, even though designer Marco Zanini departed from the label recently. [FWD]
Model Agyness Deyn and her boyfriend, Strokes guitarist Read More
On a recent balmy Saturday on the Ladies Mile of lower Fifth Avenue, the windows of Intermix, Anthropologie and H&M were just beginning to transition into displaying fall collections, but many of the shoppers shlepping around in 90-degree heat were curiously dressed in what could be mistaken for winter wear: Frye boots! Knit Read More
The Michael Awards—the big black-tie fashion-industry smoochfest that gives out awards and raises money for the National Children’s Leukemia Foundation—won’t be held until May 7th, but at this early date! The Transom can now exclusively reveal 2007’s model of the year: Lydia Hearst.
“It’s basically the Oscars of fashion,” she said, while picking away at Read More
Over at Milan Fashion Week, Bergdorf Goodman’s fashion director of men’s wear, Tommy Fazio, was “unceremoniously asked” to give up his front-row seat at Saturday’s Versace runway show. Why? Because of Beyoncé, of course!
According to a dispatch posted on T Magazine’s Web site today, Mr. Fazio was forced Read More