It’s Official: the ASA Have Finally Lost Their Minds

Here at Promgirl News we have ended up closely following the exploits of Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in part because we believe censorship in fashion requires ongoing debate to ensure its proper use, but mainly out the morbid curiosity that comes from watching too much authority slowly turn an intelligent group of people into […]

Photos Released For Lagerfeld’s Macy’s Line

Last night Macy’s hosted a press preview to give the fashion world its first look at Karl Lagerfeld’s collaboration with the Macy’s Impulse label which will be available at all 230 Macy’s stores that carry Impulse as well as online at come August 31st. The photos, which show both individual shots of each item […]

Ann Taylor Taps Demi Moore for Fall Campaign

Courtesy photos have been released for the new fall 2011 ad campaign by American retail and design giant Ann Taylor featuring a debonaire looking Demi Moore, who according to an interview she gave to earlier in the week has always been quiet a fan of the brand. The photo shoot was done by Patrick […]

What Will Become of Amy Winehouse’s Clothing Line?

Before her untimely and tragic death last week Amy Winehouse had already released several completed collections from her collaboration with fashion label Fred Perry. The collections, which were heavily influenced by Winehouse’s personal style including her love of retro clothing, big hair and pencil skirts, have been successful sellers for the brand since they were […]

Vogue Sees Nearly 10% Boost in Ad Space and Hints at Plans for New Website

Yesterday Vogue magazine announced a 9.3 percent increase in the amount of add space purchased in their September 2011 issue as compared to September 2010. Proving once again that while there may be a whole world of fashion mags out there, there is only one Vogue. The September issue will feature 584 ad pages, a […]

Kelly Wearstler Introduces Ready-to-Wear and Jewelry Collections

If you consider yourself a fashionista and have never heard of Kelly Wearstler you can be forgiven for now. For the last 20 years the 44-year old mother of two has made a name for herself with one of fashion’s closest relatives, interior design and in the decorating world everyone knows her name. Wesrstler’s impressive […]

Chiuri and Piccioli Weave a Fairtale for Valentino

Valentino creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Picci0li, who took over after the 2008 dismissal of Alessandra Facchinette, have been celebrated these past few years for bringing a younger and hipper feel to the designer. Which is why many were surprised when their arrival at Valentino’s Haute Couture show was greeted by a […]

Karl Lagerfeld Explores the Dark Side of Chanel

With Couture Week in full swing and the darker days of fall and winter right around the corner Karl Lagerfeld unveiled Les Allures de Chanel yesterday a line of haute couture that was an inspired celebration of nightfall featuring many of Coco’s signature styles. The set for the show was a shadowy mock-up of the […]

Dior in Disarray

Yesterday marked the opening of the couture season with a Christian Dior Fall/Winter 2011-2012 Haute Couture show held at the Musee Rodin in Paris. The event was the first big show by Dior since the ugly departure of creative director John Galliano and was billed as a “team effort” between a number of designers, including […]

Material Girl to Launch Fall Advertising Blitz Featuring Kelly Osbourne

Material Girl, the juniors label started by the original material girl, Madonna and her daughter Lourdes Leon, is planning for a fall advertising campaign that is going to be hard to miss. The company will be buying advertising space in multiple magazines including People StyleWatch, Seventeen, Teen Vogue and Cosmo as well as high profile […]