June 6, 2012 |
There is Black Friday for bargain hunters, Cyber Monday for tech lovers and Fashion's Night Out for fashionistas. It was only a matter of time before retailers invented a shopping holiday for kids. Enter Teen Vogue magazine, which has officially anointed Aug. 11 as Back-to-School Saturday, an event designed for students and their harried parents. Back-to-School Saturday will mimic other big national shopping days with dozens of retailers -- including H&M, Express and American Eagle Outfitters -- signed on as advertisers who will also offer sales and promotions as enticement, the New York Times reported.
June 5, 2012 |
The CFDA awards smiled on American designing sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen on Monday night in New York. The Olsen twins were named 2012 womenswear designers of the year by the Council of Fashion Designers of America for their label the Row, notching a serious validation for two Hollywood expats striving for legitimacy in the fiercely competitive fashion world. Rocking a new brunet 'do, Mary-Kate cut a gothic figure with sunny sister Ashley at New York's Lincoln Center, alongside attendees including Jessica Chastain, Anna Wintour, Zosia Mamet, Diane Von Furstenberg and host Seth Meyers.
October 24, 2012 |
Stop the presses. Breaking news. In this morning's inbox came a news release from Giambattista Valli confirming that Valli designed the gown Jessica Biel wore to wed Justin Timberlake. The release described it as a "haute couture strapless gown of silk mousseline and silk organza with a light pink floral motif and ruffles" as well as a veil containing Biel's heirloom pearls. To see photos, the news release directed readers to People.com, which bought exclusive rights to the photos and posted some today.
July 10, 2013 |
Model-actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley looks like a flower in a boy band bouquet, surrounded by the members of One Direction on the cover of Glamour's August Music Issue, which hit newsstands on Tuesday. Inside, members of four other bands and singer Andra Day model denim styles. [Glamour] Amanda Bynes sported a new look when she went to court in Manhattan on Tuesday to answer charges related to her arrest in May for alleged marijuana possession (and allegedly throwing a bong out her apartment window.)
September 1, 2010
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Andre Agassi; Miranda Lambert. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News Kat Von D. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert announce nominees for "The 44th Annual CMA Awards. " (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Jude Law; Mike Myers. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Dr. Drew Pinsky; Mindy McCready; Mackenzie Phillips; Jennifer Gimenez; Jennie Ketcham. 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors 11 a.m. KCAL The Oprah Winfrey Show Justin Bieber; Charice performs.
September 23, 2007 |
The lost-and-found caper of the crystal sheath -- a dress valued at $150,000 and promised to the Smithsonian Institution -- could've spelled disaster for any upstart diva. But when the Bob Mackie gown was stolen off a hotel luggage trolley a day before opening night at the Hollywood Bowl, its owner, Carol Channing, conveyed how a true star acts -- with oodles of grace and cool. No wonder the kids are embracing her, again.
April 24, 2014 |
The Duchess of Cambridge wore a pale outfit with a peplum top and box-pleated skirt by Alexander McQueen on Wednesday when she and Prince William visited Elizabeth, a suburb of Adelaide, Australia. Among other things, the pair tried out a DJ deck at a youth center. [People] And the duchess wore a white frock with a lace peplum by American designer Lela Rose to a cocktail party Thursday marking the end of the couple's tour of Australia and New Zealand. [People] First Lady Michelle Obama is to cut the ribbon officially opening the new Anna Wintour Costume Center at the Metroplitan Musuem of Art's Costume Institute on May 5. [WWD]
February 10, 2008 |
Forget the front row at Marc Jacobs -- this was the hottest place to be during New York Fashion Week. On Wednesday night, Gucci pitched an enormous tent on the north lawn of the United Nations and threw a party that felt like the Vanity Fair Oscar bash gone East. The evening, hosted by Madonna, was a benefit for the UNICEF Children's Fund and Raising Malawi, organizations that fight the effects of AIDS on children in Africa.
January 24, 2013 |
The presence of Valentino Garavani, founder of the brand that bears his name, created quite the buzz at the Valentino haute couture show Wednesday. Well-wishers made a beeline to his front row seat, beside longtime partner Giancarlo Giacommetti. Now that Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli design the line, we asked Valentino's opinion of the label's direction. "I like it very much," he replied. "It is keeping the mood and spell of Valentino and that is very important. " Also on scene were the VVIP fashion pack including editors Anna Wintour of Vogue Magazine, Glenda Bailey of Harper's Bazaar and Carine Roitfeld of CR Fashion Book, formerly of Paris Vogue.
September 5, 2012 |
A pop-up salon at the U.S. Open helps keep tennis players looking their best. NYC stylist Julien Farel is in his sixth year offering trims, braids, updos, mani-pedis and more to the likes of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Elena Vesnina. And occasionally shearing some hapless court VIP who has lost a bet. [The Cut] Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour has hosted a series of fund-raisers for President Obama's reelection campaign here in the States. Now she's reportedly going international with plans to hold fund-raising dinners in London and Paris in conjunction with fashion weeks in those cities this fall.