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When The Washington Post announced to its staff late yesterday that Pulitzer prize winning style columnist Robin Givhan would be leaving the paper, it didn’t say where she was going. Perhaps that’s because Givhan left to work at Tina Brown‘s properties, The Daily Beast and Newsweek, news operations both radically different from the Post.
You are a stunning television personality. Dentists would pay you for the privilege of maintaining your pearly whites, your skin has a glow that makes every other fake news show host envious, and “Daily Show” fangirls are forever enamored by your charm and razor sharp wit. But your beard makes you look like Jesse James.
Be honest — you’ve probably never given to much thought as to why you buy a magazine. Needless to say, it’s not a something the industry takes lightly. And now they’re looking past the typical celebs and pinning their last editorial chips on underaged and under-covered starlets like Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus or the cast of Gossip Girl
In our books, statement tees most definitely fall into the “Crime of Fashion” category. But a judge in Waukegan, IL took things a few steps further and actually jailed a woman over an “offensive” fashion statement.
Last week, Kelly Cutrone — tired of waiting for Bravo to greenlight a second season of “Kell On Earth” — launched a YouTube channel called KellyCutroneTV, which features “daily missives” from the people of People’s Revolution “served up piping hot.” Not done with her plans for total web domination, this morning Cutrone debuted a new web-based talk show called, “Wake Up And Get Real” with her BFF Justine Bateman.
We try and keep as up-to-date as is humanly possible about all the comings and goings of our favorite models –but sometimes even we like to re-read. Especially when it involves something particularly juicy like Danish stunner, Lara Stone’s recent revelation in Interview Magazine that she was a violent drunk. Miss that? You’re not alone.
It’s only Stefano Tonchi’s first week on the job as editor in chief of W magazine, and the masthead is already getting a makeover. New York Times Magazine heavyweight and editor at large Lynn Hirschberg has left the magazine for what sources say is a new home at W.
This morning, our hats go off to blogger BryanBoy who has become the recent owner of a super covetable copy of the November 1988 issue of American Vogue — we (and every other fashion nerd) are green with envy. If you don’t happen to be among those who hoard vintage glossies like something out of an A&E special, the issue is a total score.
Annie Leibovitz, who just last year found herself on the verge of bankruptcy and more than $24 million in debt, is being sued by the very firm who helped the photographer negotiate her financial troubles.
If there’s one issue getting more airtime than fashion’s Great Weight Debate, it’s photoshopping. From Ralph Lauren to Redbook, the incriminating evidence of a heavy-handed airbrush has resulted in some seriously bad press. And now France’s Marie Claire magazine is throwing their voice into the mix by publishing their April issue with — according to them — nary an airbrush in sight.
Carla Bruni has officially sealed her status as the First Lady of Fashion — French or not. The former model, current singer, and wife of President Nicolas Sarkozy has agreed to guest edit an issue of Madame Figaro magazine.
Speaking in Boston as part of a panel with Kors and model Natalia Vodianova, the Vogue editrix joined the politically correct chorus in calling on designers to “reverse the tyranny of sample size clothing that just barely fit a 13-year-old on the edge of puberty.” But as for her own hand in the prevailing thinness, youngness and flawlessness of those who grace her pages each month? Anna says her editors have made a “commitment” to using a wider variety of body types and only occasionally use Photoshop to erase “small imperfections.”
Our Sunday routine is a simple one: wake up, run a brush over the teeth (and, if we’re lucky, a comb through the hair), check phone for any embarrassing text messages and find our way to the New York Times Sunday Styles section to pour over the latest batch of snaps by legendary photographer Bill Cunningham. [...]
Tri-Staters take note: the Jersey Shore’s resident fashionista, JWOWW is readying a clothing line and says it will include more than just her signature boob-sling.