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2011 March 28
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International superstar, uh, Tori's mom Candy Spelling isn't typical Chic territory, but then this picture came along. She attended the opening of the Broadway revival of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying last night and just worked that step and repeat. Who was Candy wearing? We don't know yet. Does it matter?
2011 March 28
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These hot shoes belong to a lady who has been on the cover of Vogue, Essence and Elle magazine. She's also pals with Karl! Any ideas? Hint: According to Wikipedia, she collects shipwreck artifacts. Who could it be? Find out by clicking HERE.
2011 March 28
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Talbots for twentysomethings? Say what?! Creative director Michael Smaldone, previously of Anne Klein, has been revamping the brand for the past three years and Chic is saying, "Oui, oui!" Fall 2011 brought on a slew of Old Hollywood-inspired ensembles complete with high-waisted herringbone trousers, breezy pleated skirts, chunky knits, and animal print separates. This season Smaldone channels Katharine Hepburn, simultaneously pleasing Talbots' core customer while tempting a younger attroupement. Retail deliveries are scheduled for August through October. Click on the Gallery to view the collection!
2011 March 25
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From March 28-30, Interview Magazine's April cover boy Lil Wayne will be seizing control of the glossy's website. Pourquoi? Who knows but it's quite a coup. That gives the rapper approximately 48 hours to do ANYTHING he wants. Fabien Baron isn't worried about the takeover. In fact, the editorial director is over the moon. “I am extremely excited at the prospect of seeing what Lil Wayne will come up with for our website. He's a man of many talents and many surprises, so...put your seat belts on and enjoy the ride into Lil' Wayne’s World.”
2011 March 25
Tom Ford reveals that shorts should only be worn on the tennis court or on the beach. Soccer feels hurt and forgotten.
Elizabeth Taylor arrives fashionably late to her own funeral. "She even wanted to be late to her own funeral," her spokeswoman explained. Adore!
Priscilla Queen of the Desert AKA the gayest show in the history of the world opened on Broadwaaaaay. Don't miss the gigantic Swarovski incrusted Manolo Blahniks. Actually... You can't miss it.
The news we've all been waiting for…. Sylvester Stallone is launching a clothing line!!! Lagerfeld has reportedly not slept since the announcement.
Penelope Cruz wore Brian Atwood. Camilla Belle wore Brian Atwood. Emma Roberts wore Brian Atwood. Jena Malone wore Brian Atwood. Bryce Dallas Howard wore Brian Atwood. Diane Lane wore Brian Atwood. We got media alerts!
Hedi Slimane doesn't think anything in fashion has changed since 2002. Hello?! Did the snuggie mean nothing to him?
Vogue has a chat with the designers of The Row. These two gals just popped up out of nowhere.
2011 March 25
Rebecca Minkoff is so dedicated to her travel column for Chic that she dropped everything and headed to Paris so she had content for her latest column. Now that's dedication! Merci, darling!
"I couldn’t possibly carry on with a fashion-meets-travel column without making my way by tram, Chunnel, or autoroute to Paris, France – a city with so much to offer, I am dedicating two posts as homage.
We have so much to thank the French for: berets, baguettes, champagne, CoCo Chanel, croissants, croque-monsieur, crepes… suddenly I’m hungry. But perhaps the greatest asset, as it relates to my recent travels through France, is their overwhelming dedication to the value of a great antique. When you live in the land of chic, it seems like every beautiful thing is properly cared for, stored, enjoyed, and passed to the next caretaker. Fashion in France is borrowed, never owned.
My adventure started with an early morning stroll through Les Puces de Vanves - hop off the metro at Porte de Vanves for a vast – but organized – selection of bewitching antiques (and trust me, I am a connoisseur of gently used treasures) located along Avenues Marc Sangnier and Georges Lafanestre. A bustling collection of interesting vendors invite you to chat about their offerings – humble hand-me-downs to priceless artifacts. The energy between the locals, the peddlers, the usuals, and us visitors brings the history of every piece to life as soon as you pick it up.
If you’re really serious about your antiques then there is no greater place in the world to get your flea on than Porte de Clignancourt, (a.k.a. Les Puces de Saint-Ouen) but a simple “Les Puces” – literally “The Fleas” – and any local knows exactly where you’re looking to go. Over 17 acres chock full ‘o vintage, it resembles a Smithsonian garage sale more than a flea market. Museum, café, museum, café – bed frames to couches, furs to jewels…I think I almost bought the necklace from Titanic…Yeah, it’s that good.
Paris, je t'aime – but I couldn’t seem to fit a vintage leather-covered headboard in my carry-on luggage… it’s just cruel.
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