fall 2009

Umm, Biker Shorts For $365, Why?

Is edgy, New York City designer Alexander Wang secretly pulling his inspiration from suburban malls? First he produced this leather sleeved jean jacket, which reeks of an Aeropostale catalog knockoff,…

Zandile Blay |

Dsquared2 Fashion Show Showcases “Starlet Trash” Look In Milan

WWD revealed on Friday that Dsquared2 has created the wardrobe for Britney Spears’ Circus tour, which kicks off tomorrow in New Orleans. The label, which is designed by Canadian brothers…

Catherine Strawn |

Poll: Would You Wear This?

One of the beauty trends at New York Fashion Week was the reverse French manicure, where the moon, rather than the tip, is a different color from the rest of…

Catherine Strawn |

The Wobble-Inducing Heels Of London Fashion Week

We just go from one city’s fashion week to another’s, and right now designers are showing their Fall 2009 clothes in London. Unlike New York Fashion Week, where the heels…

Catherine Strawn |

Runway DJ: New York Fashion Week Music

Fashion Week isn’t just an event for seeing next season’s clothes and spotting celebs sitting front row. It’s also one of the best places to hear new music (and remember…

Catherine Strawn |

The Jewelry Of New York Fashion Week

Just as you probably don’t leave the house without adding at least one bracelet, ring, or necklace to your outfit, fashion designers don’t let their models walk onto the runway…

Catherine Strawn |

Poll: Would You Wear These?

These half shoes, half boots appeared at yesterday’s Zac Posen show. Would you wear them? …

Catherine Strawn |

Quick Pic: Oh, This Old Thing?

[Anna Sui, New York Fashion Week, 2/18/2009] …

Catherine Strawn |

Poll: Would You Wear This?

A lot of strange hats are being show at New York Fashion Week, including this orange trapper from Michael Kors. Would you wear it (during the dead of winter, of…

Catherine Strawn |

Quick Pic: We Thought This Kind Of Hair Dryer Was Extinct

[Backstage at Narciso Rodriguez, New York Fashion Week, 2/17/2009] …

Catherine Strawn |

As Markets Fall, Heels Get Lower

While models stumble and tumble while strutting the runway in Fall 2009 shows like Hervé Léger, a few smart designers and fashion insiders are forgetting all about gorgeous-yet-painful high, higher,…

Catherine Strawn |

Poll: Would You Wear This?

Last night at the fashion show for Justin Timberlake & Friends’ line William Rast, a Snuggie-like cape appeared, paired with a plaid shirt and jeans. Would you wear something that…

Catherine Strawn |

Quick Pic: Models, They’re Just Like Us!

Ways in which models are like normal people, as illustrated in this photo: 1) They drink regular Coke. 2) They have iPhones. That is all.

[Backstage at Tracy Reese,…

Catherine Strawn |

Poll: Would You Wear This Hat?

At yesterday’s Diane Von Furstenberg fashion show, the models wore knit hats loaded with pom-poms. Would you wear one? …

Catherine Strawn |

Quick Pic: So, Does That Mean You Don’t Like Your Hair?

[Backstage at Erin Fetherston, New York Fashion Week, 2/15/2009] …

Catherine Strawn |

Ashley Dupre And Kelly Cutrone Are A Match Made In Reality TV Heaven

Who sits in the front row at a fashion show is a big deal. It demonstrates to everyone what kind of people the designer appeals to in addition to what…

Catherine Strawn |

Is Pink The New Black For Men?

For the most part, men have three color choices when it comes to suits: black, gray, and navy blue. They’ve been able to expand their shirt and tie options from…

Catherine Strawn |