Posts tagged "milan"

How About No: Models In ‘Glittery Blackface’ At Milan Fashion Week

Oh fashion industry, you never learn, do you? This weekend during his Milan Fashion Week presentation, Italian designer Claudio Cutugno presented his his all-black collection — including the models donning glittery blackface. Ew. Why couldn’t this just be about all black clothes, man?

Cutugno says he was inspired by an artist and claims that…

By: Katrin Higher / March 2, 2015

Abercrombie & Fitch Force Workers To Work Out As Punishment

As if clothing brand Abercrombie & Fitch wasn’t already the worst, staffers at the store’s Milan outpost say they were forced to work out every time their supervisors caught them making a mistake. Men were given pushups, and women were given squat thrusts, presumably so they could get ever-closer to the perfect Abercrombie model body.

By: Julie Gerstein / March 8, 2012

Miu Miu Releases 46 Unique Bags For Fashion Weeks

It’s February already? Fashion weeks are fast approaching, that’s for sure, and New York is the first up as always, with shows beginning on Thursday. Regretfully, one brand us Manhattanites don’t usually hear much from is Miu Miu, which shows in Paris. This year, though, things are different. How different, you ask? Well, we still…

By: Rachel Krause / February 12, 2012

Quick Pic: A Fashion Week Hanger-On

Uh, you’ve got a little something…No, right there. A little to your left. Hanging from your ear. There, got it! Model Jethro Cave struts his way down the Costume National runway in Milan with…Gumby? [Men.Style.com]…

By: Nina Carbone / June 25, 2009

Quick Pic: Attack Of The Ponchos

Rain ponchos are in for Spring 2010. [Dsquared2 Fashion Show, Milan, 6/23/09]…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 24, 2009

Italian Hookers Have New Habits

While every girl wants to stop traffic, Italian women are being accused of causing car accidents because they’re so damn sexy. Due to these ridiculous claims, the governments in Rome, Milan, and Florence have just passed laws decreeing that women dress and act more modestly. The legislation states that women must refrain from “adopting pose…

By: Simcha / September 26, 2008

Gross Guy Trend: The Medge

At the men’s fashion shows in Milan, an interesting new shoe style for men appeared: the male wedge, aka the “medge.” We hope Tom Cruise is the only one who adopts this style. (Sidenote: When you do a search for “male wedge,” Google says, “Did you mean: male wedgie“. Ha.) [The Times, U.K.]…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 27, 2008