For those following along, two weeks ago I spent a good amount of time in Miami, partying it up with our fellow fashionites at Art Basel. Today, I’m reliving my shopping adventure through Bal Harbour shops, a luxury destination for well tanned ladies with cash to spend. I lust after Chanel platforms, a Stella body suit, and McQueen after the jump.
The Barneys New York’s holiday campaign Electric Holiday featuring fashionable yet ultra skinny versions of Minnie Mouse and Daisy Duck has officially ticked off plus-size models and eating disorders specialists. Details on both sides of the argument below.
Combined, they are over 300 years old, or roughly 15 times older than Karlie Kloss and half as old as Cher. These four ladies have been generally owning the world since the Great Depression, and even though prices have gone up, they still have the receipts in the form of their flawless vitality. Set Shady Pines on fire and bust out the cheesecake ’cause we’re hanging with the girls today: baby of the bunch at 81, Carmen Dell’Orefice, the eternally elegant China Machado, relative newcomer Jacquie Tajah Murdock and “World’s Oldest Supermodel” Daphne Selfe.
I’m sitting on the front porch of a Savannah, Georgia cottage talking about custom made Barack Obama caftans with Andre Leon Talley. Does life get any better than that? Read ahead to check out our discussion on his 80 Black Dresses Exhibit, the symbolism of the exhibit’s hungry looking mannequins, stories about Anna Wintour, and things most people don’t know about the fashion icon.
It seems like New York Times writer Cathy Horyn is developing quite the collection of haters. The latest designer to have a gripe with Horyn’s reviews is none other than St. Laurent Paris designer Hedi Slimane. He took to his Twitter yesterday to pen a note a la Oscar de la Renta stating Cathy was a “schoolyard bully”.
Last month, French label Lanvin showed you there their Fall/Winter 2012 campaign that featured “real-life” people instead of models. Then we showed you what those “real-life” models looked like in real-life. Now they’ve unleashed their campaign video in which you hear what those “models” actually sound like. Peep the new release after the jump.
The full Fall/Winter 2013 Campaign for Lanvin was released featuring real people instead of models. Vogue Italia has the full spread and we’re realizing those “regular people” featured in the campaign might as well just join those skinny b*tches who walk down the runway. Here’s the story behind three of these “real people” after the jump.