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The Wrath of Lagerfeld, Sears Promotes Father-Son Bonding and Spanx a Billion


Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine decided it was time to start planning early for a future spent shilling on the Home Shopping Network by releasing his first fragrance. [Refinery29]

- Apparently not harboring any hard feelings, the model who blogged about Marc Jacobs’ unfair compensation policies recently walked in the designer’s Louis Vuitton show. [The Cut]

- Come see the soft porn side of Sears. Retailer is classing it up with “Hung Like Daddy” shirts for toddlers. [Fashionista]

The Wrath of Lagerfeld, Sears Promotes Father Son Bonding and Spanx a Billion

- A posthumous Aaliyah album may be in the works, thus rendering every female R&B star of the past ten years not named Beyoncé essentially useless. [Vibe]

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Robin Givhan was kicked out of her usual front row seat at Chanel for a scathing critique of Karl Lagerfeld. Well at least her seat went to a blogger, socialite or D-list celebrity — which could easily be the same person.[The Cut]

Sara Blakely, the lady who invented Spanx, is a billionaire. Who knew there was gold in them cottage cheese thighs? [Huff Po]

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