2010 May 4
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(NEW YORK) Alternative fashion week: 'Latex is going mainstream!' [Guardian UK]
You followed Erdem, Burberry, and Matthew--but what of London Fashion Week's wacky little sister, Alternative fashion week?
Britney Spears Launching Fashion Line With Candie's [Stylelist]
Possibly the last pop star not to have a line jumps in with a collection for Candie's (naturally, the news was broken over Twitter)
Stella McCartney's mum chic [Times UK]
Stella's Spring collection has "got us all dreaming about being a woman like Linda [McCartney]— a wholesome, free-spirited, nut roast-cooking, home-schooling type with a conscience and a make-up-free kind of sexiness. Your mum (so long as it’s the right mum) is the surprise icon of summer"
Online Exclusive: Sophie Dahl’s Cookbook [WSJ.]
Recipes from fomer model Sophie Dahl's new autobiogrpahy-slash-cookbook, from "Eton Mess" to haloumi to baked onion to pear and ginger muffins
American Women on the March [IHT]
Suzy Menkes reports on the Met's new exhibition, “American Women: Fashioning a National Identity”: "What is missing from the exhibition are fashion crosscurrents to link past and present. Mr. Bolton might have found designers today to express the spirit of his chosen categories: an Oscar de la Renta gown to fit with the new money heiresses in their Worth gowns; a current Asian-American designer beside Anna May Wong’s dress; a Ralph Lauren chemise to challenge the flappers; and the troubling beauty of Rodarte among the Bohemians"
One of the coolest cats in the biz is Dennis Basso, and today the designer is receiving an honorary degree at FIT's commencement ceremony. We couldn't let this honor pass by without...
Last night Parsons was on parade! The design school held their annual Parson Fashion Benefit to debut their students' senior theses in a fashion show at Chelsea Piers to a packed house...
Daniella Helayel, founder and creative director of Issa London, will be exiting the company after over a dozen years at the label she launched. She will be succeeded by Blue Farrier...