Archive for April 5th, 2010

SIZE MATTERS When the lights came up on the Joe Fresh runway, a dark-haired beauty with a seductive stare appeared at the mouth of the catwalk. Crystal Renn may only be 23, but she is no stranger to fashion; in fact she’s been making sizable headlines as of late. Her career includes highlights such as […]

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London, UK – This summer, Somerset House is proud to host Maison Martin Margiela ’20’ The Exhibition; a major exhibition celebrating 20 years of one of contemporary fashion’s most influential and enigmatic designers. Following the success of recent exhibitions ‘SHOWstudio’ and ‘Skin and Bones’ this show will explore the designer’s artistic and conceptual approach to […]

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CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN may be the shoe designer of choice for stars including Victoria Beckham, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jennifer Lopez (who even wrote a song about his sexy heels), but the designer has revealed that his “supertop customer” is actually author Danielle Steel. “She comes to Paris, and she literally buys everything,” Louboutin says of the author, who […]

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Fashion Know It All: Colorful Plastic Anne Slowey shows you how to pull off the season’s plastic pieces Dear FKIA, How do I wear all this season’s colorful plastic without looking like I’m auditioning for the part of Goldie Hawn on Laugh-In? In Tokyo 10 years ago, I met Fantastic Plastic Machine, a rather rotund […]

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There’s some eye-catching female nudity in this shoot, courtesy the amazing body of Heidi Harrington Johnson. But we see enough female nudity these days. So instead I’ve decided to feature some male eye-candy for a change, in the form of a smoking, cat-ears wearing Sam Webb. The pair star in this stunning black and white […]

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In a pole on Time’s website, the public can vote on who they think the most influential people of 2010 are. Lady Gaga has skyrocketed from No. 54 to No.1. She is followed by Michelle Obama at 14, Snooki at 16, and Beyoncé, who is woefully underranked, at 19. Also underranked by these standards are […]

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Drew Barrymore’s hair at the 2009 Golden Globes looked older that her “Grey Gardens” costar Jessica Lange’s, who played her mother in the movie and is 26 years her senior Quick: What is it about your hair that can add unwanted years to your look? Hint: It’s not necessarily those pesky grays. It’s the parched, […]

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WHY WE LOVE IT This season, soft is not just about frilly blouses. Pick any article of clothing and you can find it in tempting colors and textures. Pieces in jersey, cashmere or silk are layered and draped with an emphasis on smoothing over curves and adding a sense of ease. Spring’s biggest delight is […]

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Bangles Leomonogram bangles, $385 each Zemonogram bangles, $290 each at Louis Vuitton 1 E. 57th St., at Fifth Ave.; 212-758-8877. Striped resin bangle, $29 at Banana Republic 626 Fifth Ave., at 50th St.; 212-974-2350. Freedom Jewelry for Topshop, $45 for the set 478 Broadway, at Broome St.; 212-966-9555. via Summer Pieces and Trends — New […]

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MATTHEW WILLIAMSON will be going down in Gossip Girl history. Williamson has teamed up with the soap’s designer, Eric Daman, to create window displays at his Meatpacking District store inspired by an April 5 episode. The episode will see Leighton Meester’s Blair Waldorf character shopping at the boutique wearing a silk halter dress from Williamson’s spring […]

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