July 22, 1994 |
As Spy magazine rises from the grave with a summer issue that reprises some of its greatest hits about Hollywood, the New York Times and other media institutions, it also features a new mediacentric department, "Magazine Heaven," to chronicle the fab, clubby and ruthless ways of New York's mag industry. Spy starts with four pages about Conde Nast. And is it any wonder? Conde Nast Publications Inc.
February 3, 1999 |
If you can't beat 'em, hire 'em. Details, a fashion and entertainment magazine for young men that's been hovering below 500,000 in circulation, has hired as its new editor in chief the editor of an increasingly more popular rival.
September 23, 1993 |
Confirming rumors that had circulated for about two weeks, the Hearst Corporation on Tuesday replaced Terry McDonell, the gruff, straight-shooting editor of Esquire magazine with Edward Kosner, editor and president of New York magazine. Hearst press releases did not explain the reasons for the shake-up, and neither D. Claeys Bahrenburg, president of Hearst Magazines, nor Alan Stiles, Esquire's publisher, would comment.
July 27, 2001 |
Proving to be a chameleon to the core, the Material Girl once again pushes fashion boundaries with her latest North American "Drowned World" tour. From geisha girl kimonos to urban cowgirl chaps, concert-goers are being treated to a virtual trip around the world. During the themed two-hour show, Madonna explores her husband Guy Ritchie's Scottish roots, wearing a kilt-like creation. Audiences are fooled by the custom-made black-and-white tartan "bum flaps" designed by Phillip and Schmidt.
March 30, 1995 |
What better way to spend the pre-Oscar Sunday than at a pool party at the Chateau Marmont to celebrate the opening of the Ford Models Inc. Los Angeles office? No one swam, save for a brave 6-year-old, who, of course, had no cellulite. The models wore satin dresses and strappy sandals, and smoked cigarettes. Caving to that old New York-L.A. fashion phobia, Angelenos didn't turn up in native costume: There was only one baseball cap in evidence. It didn't seem fair.