Posts tagged "new york fashion week"

Look Like Barbie! At Least In The Face

Barbie gets everything. Really, it’s not fair. Sure, it’s her 50th birthday this year, but, jeez, she is getting the coolest presents! Besides a fashion show during New York Fashion week and a customized pair of Christian Louboutin shoes, Barbie also gets a collection of makeup by Stila. The limited edition series features four “Decade…

Catherine Strawn / January 13, 2009

Christian Louboutin To Make Barbie Shoes For Her 50th Birthday

As you know, Barbie’s turning 50 next year, but don’t worry, she isn’t going to start wearing orthopedic shoes any time soon. Christian Louboutin is designing a pair of pumps in Barbie Pantone 219 Pink that will make their debut at the Mattel runway show during February’s fashion week in New York. “I guess I…

Catherine Strawn / December 16, 2008

Barbie’s Big Birthday

Barbie is turning 50 next year (doesn’t she look good for her age?), and her birthday celebration is going to be huge. She’s getting a line of beauty products, collaborating with Vera Wang on a wedding dress and Jeremy Scott on a capsule collection, and getting her own show at New York Fashion Week i…

Catherine Strawn / November 14, 2008

Rewind: New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week ended on Friday after seven days of sometimes amazing — and sometimes hideous — clothes, a gazillion models, gallons of makeup, and a fleet of shiny black Town Cars filled with pretty young things. In case you were under a rock last week, here’s how it all went down…


Catherine Strawn / September 15, 2008

Fashion Week: Where Are The Black Models?

The lack of black models on fashion runways and in ad campaigns has become a persistent issue in the fashion industry. The issue was most recently highlighted by Vogue Italia’s “Black Issue,” which featured only black models on its pages. Some, including editor Amelia, saw the magazine as a gimmick, but it nonetheless got people…

Annika Harris / September 12, 2008

Quick Pic: Shoes, Glorious Shoes

Sort of Boho, no? [Backstage before Anna Sui, 9/10/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / September 11, 2008

Quick Pic: Agyness Eyes Herself

Doesn’t model/Albert Hammond Jr. fiancée Agyness Deyn look purdy? [Backstage before Oscar de la Renta, 9/10/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / September 10, 2008

Fashion Week: Betsey Johnson, Narciso Rodriguez

Yesterday was the fifth day of fashion week. Keep reading for some awesome fashions from Betsey Johnson and Narciso Rodriguez…

Annika Harris / September 10, 2008

Quick Pic: Leaning In For A Kiss

Too bad she’s not going to get anything but a nice coat of lipstick. [Backstage before Max Azria, 9/9/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / September 10, 2008

Fashion Week: Derek Lam, Monique Lhuillier

Fashion week continues, keep reading for photos of some lovely dresses from Derek Lam and Monique Lhuillier…

Catherine Strawn / September 9, 2008

Quick Pic: War Paint

No, her makeup did not look like this when she walked the runway. (And look! Even models use those earbuds you get for free with your iPod!) [Backstage before Monique Lhuillier, 9/9/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / September 9, 2008

Fashion Week: Luca Luca, Marc Jacobs

Yesterday Luca Luca and Marc Jacobs were among the designers who showed at New York Fashion Week. We don’t really have anywhere to wear Luca Luca — the clothes are little too sleek, fancy, and space-age for our everyday needs — but the Marc Jacobs jacket thing (below, far right) rules our world.

Catherine Strawn / September 9, 2008

Quick Pic: Multitasking Is Essential

This is not pampering, this is work, people! [Backstage before Luca Luca, 9/8/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / September 9, 2008

Quick Pic: Nude Toenails Are In For Spring

A Doc Marten-wearing model gets her tootsie’s painted by a manicurist with very long, black fingernails. [Backstage before Carolina Herrera, 9/8/2008]…

Catherine Strawn / September 8, 2008

Fashion Week: The Spring/Summer ’09 Color Forecast

Yesterday was the official start of New York Fashion Week, when designers in the U.S. send their collections down the runway for Spring/Summer 2009. And every year Pantone, a company that makes color-related products for graphic designers, publishers, and other design-y people, forecasts each season’s color trends by talking to fashion designers about their collections.

Catherine Strawn / September 6, 2008
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