The Eight-Day Week
All the action was in L.A., where first the Golden Globes, then the Critics’ Choice awards and eventually the Screen Actors Guild awards were doled out. Shindigger, however, jumped over the pond to rejoin the fashion frenzy, which was reaching fever pitch. Read More
Get fashion insider status as New Orleans-based pop artist Ashley Longshore, who claims celebs Blake Lively, Salma Hayek and Katherine Heigl as fans and has been called “Warhol-like” by Town & Country, signs pieces from the limited-edition travel collection inspired by her work for Anthropologie.
Her work for them has included colorful bird lampshades and the vintage-inspired Jetsetter Weekender bag, her homage to New York, complete with a taxicab painted inside.
You’ll also get to check out a live painting of a canvas inspired by the collection.
The auction of Yves Saint Laurent‘s art collection in Paris last night brought in an astounding $262 million, according to Bloomberg. In fact, the sale set records for works of seven of the major artists, including Henri Matisse’s 1911 still life of cowslips in a vase titled Les coucous, tapis bleu et Read More
PPR chairman Francois-Henri Pinault married Salma Hayek in Paris over the weekend; the two have had an on- and off-again relationship since 2007. [Vogue UK]
White House social secretary Desiree Rogers attended Carolina Herrera‘s show this morning, and also plans to stop by Donna Karan and Thakoon. [WWD] Read More
Doesn’t it seem like we hear news about a famous actor or actress guest starring on 30 Rock at least once a week? The latest to join the Emmy winning show is actress Salma Hayek, who has been signed up for a two-episode stint at the behest of Tina Fey. Apparently Ms. Fey Read More
H&M lost profits in the third quarter because the company had to slash prices on their already inexpensive fashions in order to survive in a punishing retail economy. [WWD]
Valentino‘s designer, Alessandra Facchinetti, might depart from the fashion house only a year after taking it over from the retired designer, and Read More
Salma Hayek has reportedly called off her engagement to French businessman Francois-Henri Pinault, with whom she has a 10-month-old daughter, her rep confirmed this morning.
"We are sad to announce the engagement of Salma Hayek and Francois-Henri Pinault has been canceled. There will be no further comment," her publicist said in Read More
Seedy, sepia-tone losers struggling to survive in a Depression-era Hollywood of foggy alleys, rumpled bed linens, rat-infested palm trees, Jean Harlow cars and saloons with noxious sunshine bleeding through dirty Venetian blinds like Edward Hopper paintings: The images alone in Caleb Deschanel’s muted cinematography should make Ask the Dust something special in the junkyard of Read More
The tormented, turbulent and passionate life of legendary painter Frida Kahlo, an artist of unique and bountiful talent-and an icon of suffering who has become known in Mexico as the saint of the afflicted-was too big to fill a single canvas. She suffered for her art and made art out of suffering, merging art and Read More