Posts tagged "betsey johnson"

Fashion Week Poll: Don’t These Dresses Look Like Baked Goods?

Perhaps I'm just hungry, but is it me or do these Fashion Week dresses look like baked goods? I instantly thought 'wedding cake' when the Marchesa model (left) walked down the runway wearing a dress that seemed to be made out of ruffled icing. And then there was this Betsey Johnson number (right) ... I…
By: Katie Oldenburg / September 12, 2013

Betsey Johnson Before She Was Betsey Johnson

Betsey Johnson has been around for a long ass time. Here she is in 1966, checking out models in her studio (Betsey is seated on the left), looking the picture of mod coolness.
By: Julie Gerstein / November 3, 2012

New York Fashion Week Day 7: Rachel Roy, The Row, J. Crew And More!

Today, J. Crew showed its wares for next season, so you know Amelia was stoked. We swooned, on the other hand, for the new collection from Assembly, which has a real understated cool to it. The Row's collection of oversized, flowy garments seemed to really reflect the Olsen twins' personal style. And Rachel Roy'…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 12, 2012

Today In Sad Fashion News: Betsey Johnson’s Liquidation Begins

A couple weeks ago we read that favorite fashionista Betsey Johnson declared bankruptcy, and was forced to shut down many of her stores. Cuts were made to her design team and production on her next line was halted. Well it seems there's even more bad news for the legendarily wacky designer: A deal has bee…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 11, 2012

Betsey Johnson Is Getting Her Own Reality Show

Hold on to your sparkles, Betsey Johnson, fashion's original wild child, is primed to get her own reality TV show on the Style Network later this year. Tentatively titled "Betsey + Lulu," the show will follow Ms. Johnson and her daughter Lulu's adventures and mishaps. The show is slated to focus on the relationship betwee…
By: Julie Gerstein / April 20, 2012

Model Inner Monologue: Safety First

This model at the Betsey Johnson Fall 2012 Ready-to-Wear runway show is sporting a neon outfit that's both fashion forward and safety conscious. Check out the complete collection here.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 15, 2012

Ask The Man Panel: Fishy Fashion

Betsey Johnson is known for her crazy prints, and this "fish jacquard tunic dress" is certainly no exception. My first thought? Betsey might want to consult this flowchart to better understand the definition of a "dress." Second thought? I'd love to know what the Man Panel thinks about this thing...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 2, 2011

Nailin’ It With Simcha: Betsey Johnson-Style Mexicali Roses

I go bananas for nail art and Betsey Johnson, so, I decided to combine their awesome powers for my polish this week, a tribute to BJ's Mexicali Rose print. But as every rose has its thorn, I've got too much booty to fit into her print pantyhose. Oh well, I just saved $28…
By: Simcha / October 21, 2010

Tweezing Never Looked So Fabulous

Tweezing is way too painful to be glamorous or pampering. But if you add a little Betsey Johnson to the experience, you can at least feel fabulous while you pluck. Betsey has teamed up with Tweezerman to create the Betsey Johnson Slant Tweezer Collection. Choose from three options: black with a "Marilyn" face, neon pink…
By: Annika Harris / August 30, 2010

Quotable: Betsey Johnson’s Advice For The Future Frozen Faces Of America

"It's a free country, it's a free life, do what you want. But get a good doctor! For crying out loud, pay the money to have a good doctor!"— Betsey Johnson on Botox. If you're going to stick needles in your face, at least follow her advice! [NYmag.com]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 13, 2010

Betsey Johnson Brings The Noise To “Project Runway”

Fans of the '90s, tulle, and "Sassy" magazine, get ready! Ebullient designer Betsey Johnson will be the guest judge on tonight's episode of "Project Runway." Tonight, the designers will be asked to make wearable items out of party store supplies (crepe paper bolero, anyone?). It's a tough challenge -- apparently one designer end…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 12, 2010

First Look: Betsey Johnson’s Eloise-Themed Suite For The Plaza

At long last, the Plaza Hotel has opened up its Eloise-themed suite designed by Betsey Johnson. The New York Times has the scoop: It's done up in two-toned pink stripes, has custom fabric with Eloise-y phrases ("Charge it, please"), a princess-like bed, and a few dolls and toys. It will only cost you…
By: Leonora Epstein / July 29, 2010

What Should Betsey Johnson’s Plaza Hotel Eloise Suite Look Like?

It was announced last September that fashion designer Betsey Johnson would be designing an Eloise-themed suite for The Plaza Hotel in New York City. Those of you who were obsessed with Eloise to the extent that we were as kids may or may not have peed your pants in excitement at the…
By: Lily Q / July 20, 2010

Pretty As A Rosebud

Betsey Johnson never fails to deliver when it comes to making super fun yet utterly feminine clothing. However, this particular skirt (part of her Opening Ceremony collection) not only cries out Betsey, but we think it's perfect when trying to conceal any tummy bulge. You know, if we cared about that sort of…
By: Edo Chorm / March 30, 2010

Your Daily Shoe Porn: Pretty In Pink

Betsey Johnson Calandra pink heels, $154…
By: Susannah Breslin / March 9, 2010

Your Daily Shoe Porn: Painted Soles

Betsey Johnson Marilyn Monroe Heels [The Red Sole Bride]…
By: Susannah Breslin / March 1, 2010

Betsey Johnson Does Her Own Floral Arrangements

Backstage before her big Valentine's Day runway show, designer Betsey Johnson picked up a pair of scissors and did her own flower arrangements -- while wearing spangly pants! [NYC, 2/14/10]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 15, 2010

The Next Celeb Fashion Collab Could Involve Simmons Sisters

There's really nothing like a good collaboration in fashion because it's as if two creative minds have merged in one and created something totally unique, like Anna Sui for Target or Manolo Blahnik for Rachel Roy. During the madness before Monarchy's Spring 2010 collection, between a Janice Dickinson sighting and Robert Verdi on-air moments,…
By: Bianca Posterli / September 13, 2009

Betsey Johnson Releases Awesome Vintage Runway Footage

If you love to watch old runway videos as much as I do, has Betsey Johnson got a treat for us today! The designer just posted her runway archives, which, even if you're not a huge fan of hers, are amazing for the following reasons: a.) They are a fascinating glimpse back at some…
By: Erin Flaherty / August 18, 2009
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