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New Rules: Young Models Will Be Carded From Now On

The fashion industry says it’s going to be carding its youngest charges from now on and young models under 16 won’t be allowed to walk in fashion shows anymore. According to Council of Fashion Designers of America head Diane von Furstenberg, girls will be required to carry ID showing proof of age. The measure is ostensibly meant to guard against super young girls being exploited, but it seems like a bizarre arbitrary measure. Von Furstenberg herself was actually criticized for allowing 15-year-old model Hailey Clauson to walk in several of her shows, and some feel this is a personal response to that criticism. She sent out a statement to all members of the CFDA, writing: “The casting agents for the Diane von Furstenberg show will be doing [the age restriction] and we encourage others to do the same,”

The whole thing smacks of ridiculousness, considering the arbitrary nature of the age ban. Aren’t they all a bit too young to be strutting their stuff on a runway? Whether 14 or 16, shouldn’t these young girls be in school, rather than prancing around on a catwalk? [Fashion Indie] Keep reading »

Ask The Man Panel: Diane Von Furstenberg’s Purple People Eaters

These Diane von Furstenburg pants are really, really high-rise. And also really, really purple. Are they the definition of man repellent? Well… Keep reading »

Frisky’s Top 12 eBay Finds Of The Week

This week’s eBay finds feature dresses from Mary-Kate and Ashley, colorful ceramic pieces, and even a little Rodarte action. Check out our fabulous finds after the jump! Keep reading »

Diane Von Furstenberg Hates “The Real Housewives”

“You know what I don’t like right now about women in America? I don’t like when they are objectified in ‘The Housewives of Miami‘ and ‘The Housewives of’ … you know? What I resent is when women are objectified. … I just want every woman to know that they can realize their potential — but their potential is not necessarily fake tits.”

Diane von Furstenberg wants you to reach for the stars, ladies. You too can marry a Belgian prince and design a crazy popular wrap dress and then marry a possibly-gay billionaire. Think big! [NYMag.com] Keep reading »

Industry Report: Karl’s Rumored Chanel Departure (Again), DVF’s Makeup, And Prada’s Poor

  • Diane von Furstenberg just announced that she’ll be launching a new fragrance, cosmetics, and skin care line this year. We predict punchy colors will reign. [Elle UK]
  • Rumor has it (again) that Karl Lagerfeld will retire from Chanel in 2012 and that he’ll “stage a massive, never-before-seen, no-expense-spared farewell.” [Fashionologie]
  • Prada is apparently $1.4 billion in debt! (Didn’t see that one coming.) Some think the company might start selling public shares. [Styleite]

… More fashion news after the jump! Keep reading »

Limited-Edition DVF Camera On AHALife … Wait, What Is AHALife?

Cameras and social networking go hand-in-hand. Both make it possible to take your friends on your journey with you, even if they’re across the country. But for some moments of creativity or inspiration, a simple smartphone camera just won’t do. Instead, you need something that packs a stylish technological punch. Enter Diane Von Furstenberg‘s limited-edition Canon G-12. Not only is this super haute camera decked out with DVF’s iconic Andy Warhol-designed lip print in Swarovski crystals, but it also makes it really difficult to take a blurry picture. That’s a win-win for the true photographer and style maven! But you only have one day to snag the DVF camera on AHALife. Now before you ask, find out what exactly AHALife is after the jump. Keep reading »

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