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Brotherhood of the Traveling Dress, Facebook For Kids, Spain’s Olympic Fashion Envy

Facebook is planning on adding kids under 13 to its network of users, thus ensuring another few seasons of To Catch a Predator. [WSJ]

- During his opening monologue at the CFDA AwardsSeth Meyers donnned Marc Jacobs‘ lace dress from the Met Gala and made a John Galliano-Bar Mitzvah joke. Guess which one went over and which one fell faster than a auspicious design career? [The Cut]

Brotherhood of the Traveling Dress, Facebook For Kids, Spains Olympic Fashion Envy

Lauren Santo Domingo‘s billionaire husband, Andres Santo Domingo, pleaded guilty to a hit-and-run from 2011, further fueling the victim’s $100 million lawsuit against him. Ah, if we could all just get recklessly brushed by a Mercedes while crossing the street…one day [Huff Po]

Grace Jones hula-hooped her way through her performance at Queen Elizabeth‘s Diamond Jubilee concert while dressed…well, like Grace Jones. [Refinery29]

- Nicki Minaj cancelled her headlining gig at Hot 97′s Summer Jam after suffering insults from the station’s DJ Peter Rosenberg and Funkmaster Flex. But that’s all to the good because, to paraphrase the raptress, she gets money. SHE GETS MONEY! [Vulture]

- The Spanish fashion industry is livid that Spain outsourced its Olympic kit to Russia and fears that other nations wearing the likes of ArmaniPradaRalph Lauren and Stella McCartney will laugh at them. Who knew the Olympics was basically high school for countries? [Guardian]

Written by Lester Brathwaite

I was center square from 1969 to 1978, during which I perfected the art of the zing as well as a crippling cocaine addiction. Bea Arthur was responsible for both. @LesFabian lester dot brathwaite at gmail