Fashion

John Oliver Obliterates Sweatshop Labor Shadiness of “Fast Fashion” Chains Like H&M

“Sweatshops aren’t one of those 90s problems we got rid of, like Donnie Wahlberg,” said John Oliver in last night’s… Read More

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20 Iconic Fashion Moments From Jane Austen Adaptations

“Our abuse of our gowns amuses but does not discourage me; I shall take mine to be made up next week, and the more I look at it the better it pleases me,” Jane Austen wrote to her sister. “My cloak came on Tuesday, and, though I expected a good deal, the beauty of the lace astonished me. It is too handsome to be worn — almost too handsome to be looked at.”

Although Austen’s novels almost all deal with the themes of self-knowledge, growing up, and the nature of romantic love, she was hardly above loving or thinking about fashion. … Read More

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“You’re Only as Good as Your Last Haircut”: The Collected Fran Lebowitz on Fashion and Style

The Internet’s favorite item this week, and with good reason, is Kathleen Hale’s Elle interview with professional New Yorker/noted Wolf of Wall Street actress Fran Lebowitz. For those who haven’t read it yet, it starts with Lebowitz refusing to talk on a cell phone and meeting Hale at Burger Heaven instead and only gets better from there. At 64, though, Lebowitz already has a treasure trove of style (and life) wisdom to her name, collected here now that we’ve been reminded we could all use a little more Fran in our… Read More

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France May Pass Bill Banning “Excessively Thin” Fashion Models and Jailing Those Who Hire Them

Reuters reports that France might be on its way toward passing legislation like that’s already been enacted in Italy, Spain and… Read More

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Without Joan Rivers, ‘Fashion Police’ Needs to End

On September 4, 2014, Joan Rivers passed away. With her, too, died one of the last bastions of insult comedy, a brand of humor that takes aim at anyone and everything, and that is either completely awful (Daniel Tosh, Lisa Lampanelli, plenty of others) or artfully abrasive (Rivers, Lenny Bruce, a scarce few more). The E! Network’s Fashion Police should’ve died, too. … Read More

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Kathy Griffin Leaves ‘Fashion Police’ After Seven Episodes, Cites Creative Differences

It’s been a rough few months of for E!’s Fashion Police. After Kelly Osbourne’s departure back in February… Read More

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High Fashion’s Embrace of ‘Zoolander 2′ Is Puzzling Yet Heartening

To close out Maison Valentino’s Fall/Winter 2015-16 runway show at Paris Fashion Week earlier today, Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson reprised their Zoolander characters for a much tamer walk-off than the one depicted in the 2001 film. (For one, Billy Zane wasn’t in attendance, at least not that we know of.) You can see in video from the event that the crowd of couture insiders didn’t quite know what to make of Derek Zoolander and Hansel McDonald’s sudden appearance, but based on the iPhone frenzy it sparked, there was clearly some excitement in the air. … Read More

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‘Zoolander’ Sequel Announced at Valentino Paris Fashion Week Show

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson made a really, really, ridiculously good looking appearance on the Valentino runway during Paris… Read More

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Watch Trailer for Yves Saint Laurent Biopic Starring Gaspard Ulliel, Léa Seydoux and Louis Garrel

Bertrand Bonello’s Saint Laurent premiered at Cannes in 2014, competing for the Palme d’Or, only five months after another Yves Saint… Read More

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The Best Quotes From Kanye West’s Tear-Inducing Talk with Zane Lowe

Kanye West set the music world on fire with his performance of new single “All Day” at the Brit Awards yesterday, and today his honest interview with BBC’s Zane Lowe resulted in genuine tears, introspection, bon mots and enigmatic catchphrases. We culled the best quotes below. … Read More

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