Remember when we got all hot and bothered about the idea that overalls were coming back after spotting them in various spring collections? Well, our worst fears have come to pass, as Jessica Biel is sporting a pair of Ralph Lauren’s farm chic denim in the February issue of Vogue. (Oh well, at least they’re more comfy than, say, corsets.) A few more shots from the cover shoot, after the jump. [Vogue] Keep reading »
M.I.A. hasn’t really been on the scene since giving birth to Ikhyd last year. But she’s making a comeback draped in gold. Seriously, only this style trailblazer could get away with knuckle rings, bold earrings, fringe bracelets, a statement necklace, a red lip, and polka dot Minx Nails (we suspect). [Fashion Indie] Keep reading »
“People still tell me I’m fat, but when I look in the mirror, that’s not what I see.”
–Lara Stone, size four model, tells Vogue in their January issue. We shudder to think what kind of person would consider her overweight, much less say so. Someone who eats “crazy pills” instead of real food maybe? [Vogue]
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Fashionista compares the Rachel McAdams January Vogue cover to Kate Gosselin. We like the retro vibe, although the makeup may be a bit much. What’s your opinion? [Fashionista] Keep reading »
In another ode to social networking technology, Vogue Italia has devoted its entire December 2009 cover to the magic that is Twitter and Twit pics. (Previously, Steven Meisel created the January 2007 issue inspired by YouTube and webcams.) The result is pretty rad—a new feel for a cover, actually, with all the cropped shots. Relative unknown, Kasia Struss, poses for, er, herself, alongside major models Lara Stone, Natalia Vodianova, Christy Turlington—and, surprisingly, the about-to-give-birth Gisele (looking as gorg as ever). Must have saved bundles on the photography budget for that month! [Fashionologie] Keep reading »
Oh, for crying out loud. Hillary Clinton is the Secretary of State, a big and important job in which the president actually listens to what she has to say. So why, then, is the entire first paragraph of a recent Vogue article about Clinton dedicated to the color of her pantsuit at the U.N. General Assembly meeting recently (red, in case you were wondering)?
In the next paragraph, we learn that one day at the State Department Clinton was “wearing no makeup” and looked “tired and cranky.” Fret not, though, because her deputy chief of staff handed her a cosmetics bag and Clinton applied her own mascara, lipstick, blush and powder.
Really, Vogue? I don’t care that Clinton does her own makeup and (still) wears brightly colored pantsuits. Keep reading »
Lady Gaga parades her way through the December issue of Vogue magazine in a bizarre reenactment of Hansel and Gretel costarring Lily Cole and Andrew Garfield that was shot by Annie Leibovitz. “I’ve always been an outspoken and extreme dresser,” Miss Gaga confesses. You don’t say? At one point, Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington reveals, she-who-wears-no-pants showed up on set “stark naked except for her white rubber raincoat and some very, very high heels.” It’s only a matter of time, one supposes, before the Lady forsakes clothes altogether, no? The full “Lady Gaga Does Hansel and Gretel” images after the jump. Keep reading »
We’ve all seen “The Devil Wears Prada” and caught a glimpse of Anne Hathaway’s character’s perfectly disheveled, and ginorm, downtown NYC apartment. (You wonder, if her boyfriend is a line cook and she’s an assistant, how do they pay the rent? Oh, yeah, it’s a movie.) Well, before you start thinking that movies imitate life, get a look inside one real fashion assistant’s home—in Japan. Even though Emi Kameoka works for Vogue Nippon, she’s got a pretty normal house in Tokyo (or is it her parents’ house?)—well, except for her insane Chanel stash, and even more bonkers “My Little Pony” collection. You can tell right away, this girl ain’t so much about what her space looks like and instead spends most of her paycheck on accessories and plastic horses. (Which, if she’s a young assistant starting out, pretty much fits with what I used to do. Drop all my cash on clothing and shoes and bags and not really give a second thought to where I was living.) She’s a must see—check out the insanity, after the jump! Keep reading »
Sure, critics say Vogue
has lost touch with today’s modern women, but uh, you kinda have to see it (via video) to believe it. In this edition of “60 Seconds To Chic,” host Louise Roe explores how to wear the winter boot. And boy, is it full of gems! There’s the batcrackers your-boss-will-think-you’re-insane first look that she suggests is “good to go to the office,” a screaming green fur Russian cap served up with the sunny, helpful, “Don’t be scared to wear a hat!” and, finally, bare legs and an evening dress paired with wild, ’80s-style Sorrel boots for an ensemble that says you are a very practical girl. You’re also freezing to death. [Fashionista
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Anna Wintour had a very special birthday yesterday. Not only did the Vogue editor turn 60 years old but President Obama hired her for a job! Don’t worry, Anna’s not leaving her masthead position any time soon, but she does have a new title to add to her resume. She’ll join fellow fashionista Sarah Jessica Parker on the President’s Committee for the Arts and Humanities. The job task ahead of her is all about giving Obama advice on how to bring the arts into society. We think she can handle that one. She’s already made a huge statement with Fashion’s Night Out, which was so popular that a sequel date set has been set. We certainly look forward to Anna’s projects as a part of the government, because if FNO was any indication, there could be a fashion national holiday in our future. Hey, getting a day off work to go shopping doesn’t sound so bad. [WWD] Keep reading »