My favorite thing about fashion week is the craaaazy things designers parade down the runways in an effort to stand out, like bondage hula skirts and models with giant, eye-less lizard heads. My second favorite thing is looking at the season’s fresh crop of breathtakingly opulent gowns, and the Spring/Summer 2013 collections didn’t disappoint. Here are 21 of the most gorgeous gowns that showed up on the runways this week, many of which quite literally made my jaw drop when I saw them. So. Freakin’. Beautiful. Click through to see for yourself!
Last night, the 2nd annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards were held. The big winners were … well, there were a lot of winners. But Christina Hendricks and Jon Hamm were honored for their work on “Mad Men,” Tina Fey won for “30 Rock,” and even Danny Devito took home a prize (the “Television Icon Award,” natch).
But what were they wearing? Click through to find out.
When Wendy Williams isn’t smoking Slim Jims (no seriously, that’s her preferred snack of choice) she’s dreaming up ways to humiliate both Hollywood celebrities and animals. Hence, Williams created couture doggie gowns emulating several Oscar attendees on a recent episode of “The Wendy Williams Show.” Like this Shar Pei named Knox, who sports a stunning orange gown, just like Jennifer Hudson’s Versace. To the dogs, we say. [People Pets] Keep reading »
Only 13 more days until Inauguration Day, and the fashion world is still in a tizzy about what Michelle Obama should wear. Style.com asked previous CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund designers to offer their suggestions since Obama has worn dresses by past Fashion Fund participants Thakoon and Jason Wu. Above, from left, Michelle’s Inauguration Night gown according to Alexander Wang, Vena Cava, and Derek Lam. We’re not so sure the first lady can get away with showing off her stems and her back on her husband’s first day of work, but the one-shoulder Derek Lam would be amazing on her — she has such nicely toned arms. Check out other designers’ recommendations at Style.com. Keep reading »
Women’s Wear Daily commissioned dozens of designers to sketch gowns for Michelle Obama to wear to the Inauguration Ball on Jan. 20. Every designer is dying to dress this budding style icon, but some of the proposed gowns were downright fugly. So we culled our top 10 picks and decided to leave the decision to the people. This is a democracy, after all. Keep reading »