Posts tagged "designers"

Our Favorite Looks From Fashion Week — So Far

New York Fashion Week is on, and designers are carting out their Fall/Winter 2012 Ready-to-Wear collections. We're only on Day 2, but we thought we'd show you some of our fave looks from the collections so far. Check back for more fashion week updates here and tell us what you think of these designers' look…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 10, 2012

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Jonathan Saunders, The New British Fashion Council/Vogue Fashion Fund Winner

Jonathan Saunders was chosen as this year's BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund winner, and will receive £200,000 cash prize. He'll also be able to take advantage of top tier mentoring opportunities -- not that he'll need it. Saunders' designs are already worn by the likes of Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker and Michelle Obama.  Saunders beat out…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 5, 2012

Marc Jacobs Is Glad He’s Not At Dior

"Well… it’s a little bit more complicated than that…but we agreed that it was probably best for everyone. It’s a great honor to be considered, and [head of Dior] Mr. Arnault is a super intelligent man and a very smart man and it was certainly a very great honour for him to know that I…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 14, 2012

In A Strange World Where Vogue Italia Takes Over The Home Shopping Network

In this clip from Vogue Italia, the mag imagines what might happen if QVC were to go really, really ridiculously upscale. The video is a companion piece to Vogue Italia's January cover, shot by Stephen Meisel, and features models Joan Small, Karlie Kloss, Natasha Poly and Caroline Trentin decked in collections from Chanel, Gucci, Alexander…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 9, 2012

Vivienne Westwood Isn’t Fond of Kate Middleton’s Style, Either

"I would have loved to have dressed Kate Middleton. But I have to wait until she kind of catches up a bit somewhere with style...I think she's got a problem with eye make-up! The sharp line around her eyes make her look hard. Either she should be smudgy or wear none. ... Let me put…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 8, 2011

The Nicholas Kirkwood x Keith Haring Collaboration is Out!

Nicholas Kirkwood is a bonafide shoe genius. And Keith Haring revolutionized the art world in the '80s and '90s by helping to show that activism and art could meld into bright, beautiful creations. So when it was revealed that Kirkwood would be creating a collection of shoes in honor of Haring, well, we couldn't wait…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 18, 2011

Frisky Q&A: Joe Zee Puts It “All On The Line”

If you're not familiar with Joe Zee, you're about to be. The much-loved creative director for Elle magazine, and one of the few voices of reason on MTV's reality show, "The City" -- where he had to contend with the likes of scheming socialite Olivia Palermo, ugh -- Zee is heading back to television once…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 29, 2011

John Galliano Arrested In Paris; Suspended By Dior

Dior designer John Galliano's been making headlines this week, and his designs (for once) haven't been what everyone's buzzing about. The Guardian reports that Galliano was arrested in Paris for "alleged assault and making anti-Semitic remarks after a late-night drinking session." Multiple news agencies including the BBC and The New York Times subsequently reported that…

By: StyleList Home / February 26, 2011

Lublu: Kira Plastinina’s Comeback

Remember Kira Plastinina? She was the Russian fashion mogul and style sensation who, at 14-years-old, brought her clothing chain to the United States a few years ago (helpfully backed by her very wealthy father, of course). Unfortunately, the plastic-y pink bedazzled styles didn't go over too well in America and the company had to file…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 4, 2010

Can You Match Up These Blurbs With Each Designer?

It's not easy to describe a piece of clothing or the mood of a collection for someone who has never seen it. As an example, take the most complicated item in your wardrobe: Can you recall all the technical details, like a sweetheart neckline, a tiered skirt, a ruched waist? Can you find a few…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 4, 2010

Oak & Co. Gives Young Designers Exposure

The hardest thing about being a new designer is not so much the creativity -- if you're good, you're good -- it's getting exposure for the awesome clothes you're creating. Some designers with amazing wares actually struggle for years just to get their clothes in front of the right eyes. New website Oak & Co.

By: Lily Q / July 30, 2010

Dolce & Gabbana To Outfit Chelsea Soccer Team

Soccer players are so in right now. Though the World Cup definitely deserves the brunt of the credit for that, we have no idea why it took so long for people to obsess over what is essentially an army of incredibly fit, hot men. Now that the world has arrived at the fairly obvious conclusio…

By: Lily Q / July 28, 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 news. Now, finally,…

By: Lily Q / July 20, 2010

Jeremy Scott On “The Young And The Restless”

Designer Jeremy Scott -- he of the world's most ridiculous sunglasses -- is following in James Franco's legendary footsteps by guesting on a soap opera. On today's episode of "The Young and the Restless," Scott and his ever-interesting coif is decked out in a wildly embellished matador jacket and bitchy scowl. He's playing a designer…

By: Lily Q / July 13, 2010

The Man With The 23-Inch Waist

Meet Gabriel Moginot, the man with the amazing 23-inch waist. Though his actual waist measurement is closer to 30 inches, as a student of legendary haute-couture corset-maker Mr. Pearl, Moginot has trained himself to fit into the 23-inch corset pictured at left. Though Mr. Pearl, whose tiny corsets are painfully beautiful, has shimmied his ow…

By: Lily Q / July 6, 2010

Tom Ford To Direct Another Film

Tom Ford, former Gucci designer, raging narcissist and surprisingly awesome director of "A Single Man," has confirmed that he'll be making another movie. We were skeptical when we heard last year that Ford was directing at all, but his debut film was actually pretty great, so we're excited to see what he's got for u…

By: Lily Q / June 28, 2010

CFDA Awards Redux: Best Tweets Of The Evening

If you're a follower of fashion, by now you probably know the news about the big winners at this year's CFDA Awards. And if not, Google will tell you all the basic deets in a snap. But, if you're craving some of the insider-y details, check out these Tweets from in-the-know editors posted throughout the…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 8, 2010

Levi’s + Gaultier = Denim Cone Boobs

With the news that Jean Paul Gaultier is leaving his post at Hermès, it's safe to assume that the designer will have more time to focus on creative collaborations such as this one with Levi's. The all-American jean company reached out to the eccentric JPG to create a collection of denim pieces complete with hi…

By: Bianca Posterli / June 7, 2010

Lorenzo Martone Tries His Hand At Swimwear

Marc Jacobs seems to be rubbing off on his adorable significant other, Lorenzo Martone, who's decided to give clothing design a shot. Having spent years working on fashion brands at advertising agency Chandelier Creative, Martone's no stranger to style and creativity, but the swimwear line he's creating with jewelry designer Jules Kim is his first…

By: Lily Q / June 7, 2010

Victoria Beckham Makes Menswear Chic

Though she's the queen of fitted dresses and slim silhouettes, Victoria Beckham is expanding her design portfolio into a new realm. Instead of sticking to sophisticated dresses and curve-hugging designs, Posh will enter the world of menswear, where the emphasis will be on tailoring. “I always design things that I love and I’ve been obsessed…

By: Bianca Posterli / June 4, 2010