TrendsParis Fashion Week
Day five was a social day. Instead of hopping from show to show, I took the time to stop and smell the roses. I started with a lunch en famille at Le Bristol, where I had the hamburger. So sue me, sometimes a girl can have too much cheese and croissant. Great people watching, and Read More
Thursday night on the steps of the New York Public Library, a sea of familiar faces flooded the red carpet for the third annual Inspiration Gala–a celebration of men’s style to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR). Chaired by Kenneth Cole and Dr. Mathilde Krim, with Marc Jacobs presiding as honorary chair, the evening featured a live auction, runway shows and a performance by Scissor Sisters that raised over $1 million dollars.
What Were They Thinking
Last night, the Fashion Week after parties in Paris had a run for their money, as Marc Jacobs threw a grand gala for friends and family (a very discriminating list) to celebrate the launch of Louis Vuitton – Marc Jacobs: The Exhibition. Paris’ Musée des Arts Décoratifs has devoted an entire floor to the two designer’s work, hoping to recreate the buzz of the Met’s Alexander McQueen‘s show last year.
Earlier this week, a fashion firestorm erupted when Jezebel picked up on an interview with Hailey Hasbrook, a 17-year-old model from Oregon. Ms. Hasbrook may have accidentally revealed to Women’s Wear Daily that she might not have been actually paid in dollars money for her extended-hours work for a Marc Jacobs’ show. She got free clothes though!
As Seen in SCENE
“I love Hitler. People like you would be dead today. Your mothers, your forefathers, would be fucking gassed and fucking dead.” Fashion designer John Galliano spewed these despicable, beyond hateful and offensive words, in February 2011 at his favorite watering hole, Café La Perle in Paris’ chic Marais district. Galliano—seemingly drunk or high, or both Read More