Lavin Gets Real

Many an aspiring young model living in New York City or L.A. has fantasized about a casting agent walking up to them on the street and informing them that they are perfect for the latest high fashion ad campaign. However for 62-year old former schoolteacher Tizporah Salamon that fantasy hadn’t been on her mind for […]

Stella McCartney Talks Designing Olympic Uniforms

With the opening ceremony for the 2012 summer Olympics just a few days away everyone is gearing up to cheer on their country’s athletes as they compete on the biggest stage in the world. However in the world of fashion a number of designers

have been hearing nothing but boos when it comes to the […]

Xena Warrior Princess Inspires in US Army’s Quest to Design Female Body Armor

The 21st century is full of opportunities for women that their mothers and grandmothers never had, but in many ways it is still a man’s world and to the thousands of young women serving in the United States military one of the first steps to changing that is combat gear designed with the female body […]

CFDA, Neiman Marcus and Target Team Up for Epic Designer Collaboration

Saturday December 1st 2012 is a date you are going to want to mark on your calendar now if you’re a fan of mass market designer collaborations because it will signal the release, both in stores and on the web, of the most expansive designer collaboration ever attempted. As any hardcore fashionista can already tell […]

Seventeen Responds to Online Petition with Photoshop Pledge

In response to a petition started by one of its readers the August issue of Seventeen will contain an eight-point Body Peace Treaty authored by Seventeen’s editor-in-chief Ann Shoket that vows to never use Photoshop to “change a girl’s body or face shapes” and “always feature geal girls and models who are healthy”. The Treaty […]

Raf Simons Starts Strong with Dior Couture

It wasn’t long ago that we reported, after rumors about Azzedine Alaia, then Marc Jacobs, then Alexander Wang that Dior had FINALLY settled on a creative director in Raf Simons. And it turns out, that unlike so many things in fashion these days, the result was worth the wait.

This past Monday Raf Simons […]