October 1, 2000 |
Miguel Adrover, who has become the fashion world's most buzzed-about designer since who knows when, is eager to see L.A. The real L.A., not this glitzy Sunset Strip/Hollywood Make-Believe/Hipster Scene at the Chateau Marmont where he has been camping out the last few days.
January 5, 2001
Pink and green, Lily, Lacoste and L.L. Bean are all back in style. A Bush is heading to the White House. It's enough to make a preppy heart sing. When "The Official Preppy Handbook" (Workman Publishing) was published in 1980, it gave hope to anyone who had ever dreamed of sipping bourbon at the Harvard-Yale game, sailing off Martha's Vineyard or dressing like Oliver Barrett IV of "Love Story" fame.
September 14, 2001 |
By late Tuesday morning, the clothes, parties and the celebrities of Fashion Week simply did not matter as the nation grappled with the horrific attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. The tents at Bryant Park immediately went dark for the remaining four days of the spring 2002 shows, and many in the media here for the collections began reporting about the destruction and loss of life. There was no question about the irrelevance of the biannual fashion fest in a shattered city.
April 21, 2000 |
Here are the nominees and special award winners for the 19th annual American Fashion Awards sponsored by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. The awards will be held June 15 in New York. * Women's wear: Donna Karan, Helmut Lang, Oscar de la Renta. * Menswear: Kenneth Cole, Marc Jacobs, Helmut Lang. * Accessory: Richard Lambertson and John Truex; Helmut Lang, Janis Savitt. * Perry Ellis Women's Wear Award: Miguel Adrover, Jeremy Scott, Rebecca Taylor.
September 10, 2001 |
Watching the parade at New York's fashion week, it's easy to forget that fashion isn't just about $5,000 chain-link halter tops. The world is the inspiration for fashion, as National Geographic's lavish new book "Fashion" (National Geographic Society) aptly demonstrates with a collection of photographs culled from the magazine's century-old archives. "The idea was to examine what is fashion," said author Cathy Newman.
December 29, 2000 |
Notorious * The many misfortunes of Robert Downey Jr. prove that prison is hard on the hair. * Geena Davis showed the world her assets on Emmy night. * Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris found that making up is hard to do in the national spotlight. Sweep It Under the Red Carpet * Some would argue that "South Park's" Matt Stone filled out his pink Gwyneth Paltrow-esque dress better than she did.