Marilyn Monroe Dress Sells for $5.6 Million

It’s an image that everyone can picture in their mind because it has become so iconic; a brief and for its time very risque, scene from “The Seven-Year Itch” showing Marilyn Monroe standing on a subway grate and holding down the front hem of an ivory gown as a train passing below does its best […]

Naomi Campbell Shares Her Secrets With Italian Vogue

She graced the cover of Elle at 15 years of age and was the first black woman on the cover of Vogue Paris; throughout a career that has spanned three decades in the industry Naomi Campbell has become a true contemporary fashion icon. Earlier this month Naomi sat down for an interview with Italian Vogue […]

True Blood Red Carpet Report

For those that like their vampires to come with a little more bite than the teens in Twilight, the wait is almost over. This Sunday will be the season 4 premier of HBO’s smash success series True Blood and last night the stars traded in their blood stained fangs for high fashion and the red […]

It’s Penn vs. Miss Tenn in Latest Twitter Fued

As we reported at the beginning of the week Miss Tennessee Ashley Durham was the first runner up in this year’s Miss USA pageant, being narrowly edged out by Miss California Alyssa Campanella whose mature and thoughtful response to the judge’s questions, including one about her opinion on the legalization of marijuana, helped earn her […]

The First Full-Figured Fashion Week Comes to a Close

For the past week New York City has been host to Full-Figured Fashion Week (FFW), a new fashion show aimed at what its participants and organizers feel is a disenchanted and disenfranchised section of the fashion world that is steadily growing. The Saturday night finale brought together over a thousand potential buyers who were treated […]

Versace for H&M Coming in Fall 2011

Swedish mega-retailer H&M announced today that their newest collaborator for fall 2011 is none other than Donatella Versace. While the details of this new and intriguing fashion alliance are still under wraps it is obvious that H&M will be releasing a Versace for H&M collection this fall as they recently did with their Lanvin for […]

Alyssa Campanella Crowned Miss USA 2011

Alyssa Campanella, seen here modeling style 1370 from Clarisse

Last night at the Planet Hollywood Theatre for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada the annual Miss USA pageant celebrated their 60th year and Miss California Alyssa Campanella was crowned by judges Miss USA 2011. The lucky Los Angeleno, formerly of New Jersey, narrowly […]

Azzedine Alaia Turns Down Dior

Azzedine Alaia one of the last hands on couturiers and considered among his peers as one of the most influential fashion designers ever to live has reportedly turned down an offer from Bernard Arnault, chairman of Dior/LVMH to become the design house’s new Creative Director. Reports have been floating around for weeks about the big […]

A Gown Fit for a (Vampire) Princess

I am just going to assume that everyone here has at least glanced at a television or movie screen sometime in the last three years so explaining what the Twilight Saga is will be unnecessary. However for those of you who don’t hang on the every word of Bella, Edward and Jacob I will elaborate […]

Florence Welch Fires Up Frida Giannini

For anyone who wasn’t paying attention during the bleak days of February, Frida Giannini head designer for Gucci’s 2011 fall collections turned plenty of heads this year during New York’s Fashion Week and according to everyone from the Times to Women’s Wear Daily was the undisputed queen of the runways. What you may not have […]