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Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan Walk the Prada Runway
Prada Has a
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Prada Has a Couple of Unlikely New Models

Jeff Goldblum, Kyle MacLachlan featured at Milan Fashion Week show

(Newser) - Jeff Goldblum infused Milan Fashion Week with some levity on Sunday as he shimmied down the Prada runway in a dark overcoat that cast a dramatic silhouette, the AP reports. The latest menswear collection in the 2-year-old collaboration between Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons as co-creative directors was at once...

COVID Kills Iconic Fashion Designer

Kenzo Takada dead at 81

(Newser) - Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81. The family said in a statement to French media Sunday that Takada died from complications from COVID-19 in a hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris. A public...

Virus Takes a Toll on Fashion Week
Virus Takes a Toll
on Fashion Week

Virus Takes a Toll on Fashion Week

Outbreak keeps buyers, journalists, and clothes from reaching show

(Newser) - Climate change demonstrators firing smoke flares blocked traffic in central London to call for the cancellation of London Fashion Week, which opened Saturday against a backdrop of the coronavirus outbreak. The scare has reduced attendance by investors, buyers, and journalists, Sky News reports, and the long-term effects of the outbreak...

Model Wasn't Happy With the Clothes, Protested While Modeling Them

'Mental health is not fashion' was written on Ayesha Tan Jones' hands

(Newser) - Ayesha Tan Jones walked in Gucci's Spring/Summer 2020 show at Milan Fashion Week—but they did so while protesting the very clothing they were wearing. The models were all wearing white straitjacket-like garments and similar outfits, and as Tan Jones walked the runway, they held up their hands to...

Nicki Minaj-Cardi B Fight De-Escalates

Minaj won't file police report after rival attacked her with a shoe

(Newser) - Cardi B may have a goose egg on her noggin after a confrontation with Nicki Minaj that got physical, but she won't have criminal charges, TMZ reports. That's because Minaj was uninjured after Cardi B charged her Friday night at a New York Fashion Week party—throwing her...

Vivienne Westwood's Beauty Secret: Bathing Just 52 Times a Year
Fashion Designer
Comes Clean on
Her Youthful Glow
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Fashion Designer Comes Clean on Her Youthful Glow

Vivienne Westwood reveals she only bathes once a week

(Newser) - Vivienne Westwood is known for her punk and new-wave style, and now also for her hygiene habits. The Guardian reports the 76-year-old British fashion designer was in Paris over the weekend for Fashion Week, and after her show put together with husband Andreas Kronthaler, Westwood was asked by reporters how...

Whoopi Stands Up for Tiffany Trump
Whoopi Stands Up
for Tiffany Trump

Whoopi Stands Up for Tiffany Trump

After first daughter gets dissed at New York Fashion Week

(Newser) - After an Elle fashion editor tweeted about switching seats at New York Fashion Week so that she and other editors wouldn't have to sit by Tiffany Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has come to the first daughter's defense. "You know what, Tiffany," Goldberg said on The View Wednesday,...

Meet Buzz Aldrin, Fashion Model
Meet Buzz Aldrin,
Fashion Model

Meet Buzz Aldrin, Fashion Model

Astronaut will walk in New York Fashion Week

(Newser) - Buzz Aldrin, fashion model? The 86-year-old former astronaut will walk in a fashion show at New York's Men's Fashion Week Jan. 31, Page Six reports. Designer Nick Graham, former CEO of Joe Boxer, is presenting a Mars-themed collection complete with "space-oriented formal wear," sources say, so...

Teen Acid Attack Survivor Becomes Fashion Week Model

Reshma Quereshi walked the runway for FTL Moda Thursday

(Newser) - Two years ago, Reshma Quereshi was permanently disfigured in an acid attack while walking to school in India. She was only 17. On Thursday, she walked in New York Fashion Week, ABC News reports. According to the Independent , Quereshi was held down by a group of men, including her sister'...

Kanye West's Fashion Week Show Was a Disaster

Yikes

(Newser) - Kanye West debuted his Yeezy Season 4 fashion line at New York Fashion Week Wednesday in an event that was also livestreamed on Tidal ... and it did not go well. For an hour and 40 minutes, the livestream showed pretty much nothing except for aerial views of New York City;...

At Fashion Show, the Hottest Accessory Was Pimples

Moto Guo's spring 2017 collection is titled 'Picnic in the Society'

(Newser) - Malaysian fashion designer Moto Guo appears to be making some sort of statement about pimples, but exactly what, and whether they may actually now be fashionable, remains unclear. GQ reports that in his Milan Men's Fashion Week debut on Monday, Guo's makeup artists created blemishes on his models'...

One Stat Shows Fashion World's Race Problem

79% of models at Fashion Week were white

(Newser) - The fashions that appear on the catwalks of New York, London, Milan, and Paris during the spring/summer fashion weeks come in an array of colors. The same can't exactly be said of the models that wear them. Data from 117 shows during this year's spring/summer fashion season finds...

Kanye Interruptus Hits Fashion Week

His last-minute addition creates drama with another designer

(Newser) - Kanye West announced on Friday that he'd be holding a show at New York Fashion Week tomorrow—at the same time Anne Bowen was scheduled to present her own streetwear collection, which is in direct competition with West's Adidas line. "You can’t compete," Bowen tells...

Marc Jacobs' Party Dress Code Must Be Seen to Be Believed

Marc Jacobs-hosted party requires you 'DRESS TO KILL'

(Newser) - Marc Jacobs is hosting a Fashion Week release party next month for Gloss—a book about fashion photographer Chris von Wangenheim, "whose shocking work epitomized the glamour and excess of the 1970s and reflected the fashionable underworld living life on the edge," according to its description . If that...

Fashion Week Milestone: Model With Down Syndrome

Actress Jamie Brewer will walk the runway

(Newser) - Visitors to New York Fashion Week will see a first today: a model with Down syndrome walking the runway, reports USA Today . Actress Jamie Brewer, best known for her work on American Horror Story, will do the honors, wearing an original by designer Carrie Hammer as part of Hammer's...

Chanel 'Supermarket' Looted After Paris Show

Karl Lagerfeld thinks the supermarket is 'the pop art of today'

(Newser) - Chanel's show at Paris Fashion Week yesterday had a somewhat pedestrian theme: The Grand Palais, where the show was held, was turned into a Chanel supermarket. There were rows of food and household items, all with Chanel-branded names like Coco beer and Tweed cola, and models pushed shopping carts...

Catfight Alert: Giorgio Armani vs. Anna Wintour

Designer slams 'Vogue' editor for skipping his show

(Newser) - Rowr: After Anna Wintour failed to show up at Giorgio Armani's autumn/winter 2014 fashion show yesterday in Milan, Armani did not hide his displeasure. "There are some who prefer to snub the Giorgio Armani show and go to Paris," he said at a press conference after the...

Model, 81, Stuns at NY Fashion Week

Carmen Dell’Orefice makes two appearances

(Newser) - Who says the models at New York Fashion Week have to be young? Carmen Dell’Orefice, 81, surprised attendees this year with two runway appearances Sunday, ABC News reports. Dell’Orefice, known as the oldest working model in the world, started modeling in the 1940s and was on Vogue's...

New York Socialite Dies in Front Row at Fashion Week

Zelda Kaplan collapses at Joanna Mastroianni show

(Newser) - Zelda Kaplan, a style icon and fashion connoisseur who, it has been said, could "out-party even Paris Hilton," collapsed in the front row of the Joanna Mastroianni Fashion Week show yesterday and was later pronounced dead. The 95-year-old "slumped forward," witnesses say, and was carried out...

Ashely Mears: Pity the Models of Fashion Week
 Pity the Models 
 of Fashion Week 
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Pity the Models of Fashion Week

Their 'precarious' jobs aren't so 'glamorous' out of the spotlight, writes Ashley Mears

(Newser) - To most of us, Fashion Week is all glitz and glam—but behind the scenes, modeling is a “grueling” job, writes model-turned-professor Ashley Mears. It’s freelance work, so there are no benefits, and models “never know when their next job is coming.” It’s also grossly...

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