Fashion Week Observed
Don’t mess with Alexander Wang. This message was more than clear. KCD guarded their most sought-after invite with a check-in process worthy of the North Korean border. Street photography happened 20 yards from entry gates. Photo I.D. required.
Terry Richardson may have shot Mila Kunis for this month’s GQ, but the Transom saw him walking the red carpet for the actress’s casual-sex rom-com Friends With Benefits with a beautiful brunette of the totally opposite vocation. The mystery Read More
Philip Green, the owner of Topshop, has reviewed England’s finances and has declared spending inefficient: “There is no reason why the government should not be as efficient as any good business.” [Vogue UK]
Alexander McQueen will take control of the McQ contemporary line starting with the fall 2011 season. [WWD]
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Last night was the Met’s annual Costume Institute Gala, and this year’s theme was “The American Woman.” This meant Oprah, who cohosted, plus lots of designer collaborations with the Gap, whose Patrick Robinson was the evening’s third cohost.
Further reflections on Americana: The American Woman is polite–according to Cathy Horyn, most guests “did Read More
On Monday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will once again swell with celebrities, socialites and fashion editors for the annual Costume Institute Gala to kick off the this year’s exhibit titled “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity.” But since this year Gap is the official sponsor and Gap creative director Patrick Robinson is honorary co-chair Read More
Someone should have told director Bryan Goluboff that indie filmmakers are supposed to make “serious” pictures and not derivative and fun high-school comedies. Alas, maybe next time.
Mr. Goluboff’s directorial debut, Beware the Gonzo, had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival last night, and it immediately feels like the type of late-summer indie Read More
For the past couple of weeks, director Joel Schumacher has been shooting scenes for his upcoming film Twelve on the Upper East Side.
The movie is based on Nick McDonnell’s 2002 novel of the same title about a Manhattan teen who deals drugs at his private school. (Mr. McDonnell, son of Sports Illustrated editor Terry Read More