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We take solace in the fact that even Jay-Z and Rick Ross know a thing or two about unrequited love.
For every 100 pairs of sneaker wedges there’s one pair of Rick Owens’ cult basketball-style high-top sneakers. Though unless you’re Daphne Guinness, you’re probably not going to risk them getting sweat-stained and scuffed on your morning run.
Prince-of-darkness designer Rick Owens wouldn’t be our first thought to shoot a spread for the dance-themed newest issue of CR Fashion Book, but editor Carine Roitfield knows what she’s doing. We’ve got an exclusive look at Owens’ first ever editorial.
Since we first got word that Rick Owens–designer of all things favored by People’s Rev staffer Andrew Mukamal, would be transforming New York City’s Salon 94 for a furniture exhibit we’ve been musing on how his at times brutal aesthetic would translate to the bedroom.
We love reading about fashion people and all their little eccentricities and peccadilloes. Think: Karl Lagerfeld and his love of porn, Dita von Teese and her lipstick maintenance, Lady Gaga and her predilection for crazy shoes. But every now and then, a fashion icon comes out with a statement so awesome, so over the top, we have to stop and laugh.
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Rick Owens will transforming New York City’s Salon 94 for a furniture exhibit inspired by his own home in Paris. According to WWD, the exhibit, titled “Pavane for a Dead Princess,” will include “a low bed and curvilinear headboard cut from Spanish alabaster…a daybed made of wood, bronze and alabaster…[and] a floor-to-ceiling sheared mink curtain.”
On Friday, Sarah Palin joined John McCain in Arizona for their first public appearance together since the 2008 election. Instead of focusing on the politics of what Palin was saying — we’ll leave that to Mediaite — we want to take a moment and ask Sarah, who on earth told you to wear that jacket?