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. 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
Just another gathering at Tom Ford’s place.
Tom Ford needs a really big house in his native Santa Fe, and now he can have it! So said the Historic Design Review Board of the Santa Fe city council, in an 11 p.m. vote Tuesday night. (Thanks to Luxist for the initial Read More
The Daily News tries to make up for yesterday’s lack of wordplay on the Busta Rhymes video shooting by coming up with lame wordplay instead. Still, it’s doing a full-front follow story on the crime, while the Post wanders off into celebrity grab-bag territory. “Britney baby shocker”? Because she didn’t use a car seat? Read More
Well, the debates are over, John Kerry is getting ready to watch the complete first season of The L Word on DVD, George Bush is getting ready to be the only monkey elected twice to the Presidency, and we still don’t understand tort reform (makes us think of pie). So we’re itchin’ to pick Read More
Social navigation requires a geisha’s wiles, so it was startling to hear Nan Kempner speak her mind about the $3,500 dinner ticket that the Metropolitan Museum of Art is charging for its April 28 Costume Institute Benefit-the opening night of its Goddess exhibit, which, according to the museum’s press release, will examine the way that Read More
A close friend recently succeeded in pushing her psychotherapist over the edge. Despite years of exhaustive therapy, my adorably neurotic chum was never quite able to exit her particular psychological cul-de-sac. Suddenly last summer, the drained and frustrated shrink finally snapped. In an unapologetically unethical outburst, the frenzied therapist operatically denounced her longtime patient as Read More
There in the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mick Jagger loomed above them all. Dressed in a white Kangol newsboy’s hat, a white double-breasted jacket with dark piping, orange pants and a sheen of sweat, Mr. Jagger’s arms, legs and even his magnificent lips seemed to be flying off in different directions Read More
In a backlash against male liberation and casual Friday wear, suits are making a comeback. But is this what men want? Sartorial contrition after seasons of experimentation. A Prada ad in the September issue of Vanity Fair shows a faceless lad tossing a stick over a cement wall, and no best-friend canine in sight to Read More
In late March, SoHo gallerist Sean Kelly sent a package of information about one of his artists via courier to Santa Fe, N.M. The package was delivered to Tom Ford, the creative director of the Gucci Group N.V., who was taking time off from a nasty takeover battle to visit his ailing grandmother in the Read More