Next week, Opening Ceremony will put American designers aside in favor of featuring young Japanese designers whom owners Humerto Leon and Carol Lim discovered on their travels through Tokyo. [WWD]
Naomi Campbell‘s billionaire Russian boyfriend, Vladimir Doronin, bought her a $18.5 million penthouse in Brazil. [P6]
Tom Ford is co-hosting Read More
Tom Ford and Valentino saw my toenail fungus. I am suffering from foot shame.
Let’s dial back. All of us think we have gorgeous feet, especially when we are young. I always thought mine were kind of fabulous: sturdy little Celtic hooves, perfectly in proportion with my gnomelike physique. My high insteps recall, at Read More
Carla Bruni says she was seduced by Nicolas Sarkozy’s "physique and intelligence" in a new book, Carla and Nicolas, The True Story. [P6]
Ethan Hawke can’t get out of jury duty. [P6]
Gabriel Byrne studied Charlie Rose, Bill Moyers, and Dick Cavett to prepare for his role as a therapist Read More
Lindsay Lohan doesn’t want her "girlfriend," Sam Ronson, talking to people, gets upset when she ignores her. [P6]
Lydia Hearst will reportedly make an appearance on Gossip Girl! Lydia Hearst on Gossip Girl! [P6]
Natalie Portman got peed on by a dog in the West Village. And there is a photo! Read More
In the wonderful world of fashion, 2007 was the year designers sent up a collective chorus, begging, “Look at me!”—or, so says today’s Styles section in the Times. Revisiting disastrous runway trends that add up to a mere style-free cesspool, the piece points specifically to the hard-to-ignore lack of non-white models, Dolce & Read More
Our fellow blog, The Culture Czar, reported earlier today that the storied Gucci dynasty will be the subject of a new film by blood-and-guts director Ridley Scott. (Yes, the same guy who made Gladiator and G.I. Jane.) What’s more, as Fashionista reminded us this afternoon, Mr. Scott is Read More
Last night, there was a party for artist and photographer Marilyn Minter’s eponymous new coffee-table book at the vault-like Tom Ford boutique on the corner of 70th and Madison Avenue (forgot that Tom Ford, former designer for Gucci, has a boutique? We forgive you).
Think low suede chairs, snakeskin-covered coffee tables, and a disproportionately Read More
How to Get a Table at Graydon Carter’s Restaurant
Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter’s new restaurant, the Waverly Inn, supposedly has a secret reservation number. The Transom spent some time asking around town for this number, with not-so-good results. Finally, one Hollywood high-up set us straight.
“There are three ways you can get a table Read More
Ford signs some Estee Lauder crap.
Crain’s is reporting that Tom Ford has agreed to produce a line of clothing for Ermenegildo Zegna, which, at least at first, would only be available at Ford’s new digs, planned as a Madison Avenue flagship that would kick off a series of Tom Ford-branded stores.
Mr. Read More
This weekend brings the third annual version of the New York Times Magazine‘s Hollywood Issue–er, ah, “Great Performers photographic portfolio.” Because, y’know, it’s not about cramming the magazine with photographs of celebrities; it’s about cramming the magazine with photographs of artists. Or, as the magazine puts it, “Twenty-four portraits that limn the faces and Read More