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Archive: March, 2013

'What Ali Wore' is the cutest blog you will come across all weekend

Friday, March 29, 2013, 4:34 PM
Meet Ali: An 83-year-old Turkish tailor who lives in Berlin. He's also the star and inspiration behind a popular fashion blog called "What Ali Wore." The tumblr, founded and managed by Austrailian photographer Zoe Spawton since October, traces Ali's sartorial style selections. "His outfits were so... Read more

Marilyn Manson stars in Saint Laurent ads

Friday, March 29, 2013, 2:35 PM
So does he make you want to buy clothes from Saint Laurent Paris, or run the other direction? The luxury label's latest ad campaign, shot by creative director Hedi Slimane, was posted Friday by Nicola Formichetti on Tumblr. The ad features rocker Marilyn Manson in a leather jacket, eerily staring... Read more

DvF recovering from accident on the slopes

Friday, March 29, 2013, 10:50 AM
She's an adventurous one, that DvF. The fashion designer, involved in her second ski accident in three years, is currently mending from "a bad fall" in Aspen. "I broke my shoulder in three places," von Furstenberg told WWD. "No surgery required." The designer, who's been recovering from her Los Angeles... Read more

Louis Vuitton accused of promoting prostitution in short film

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 11:31 AM
Haute mon dieu! A letter published by left-wing French newspaper Liberation accuses Louis Vuitton of "assimilating luxury with the world's second most profitable criminal activity after drug trafficking" - prostitution. Signed by the Scelles Foundation Against Sexual Exploitation, several politicians... Read more

Vera Wang is no longer charging fees to try-on her dresses

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 9:47 AM
The beauty of boutiques is this: Walk in, select a few pieces you like, step into a fitting room, take a few selfies, and purchase the products you like. Simple. Now imagine what would happen if boutiques charged a try-on fee: Business would plummet. Last week, a report surfaced that Vera Wang's... Read more

Burch bites back: Tory sues jewelry producer for ripping logo

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 3:59 PM
Don't mess with this billionaire. Valley Forge-raised designer Tory Burch filed a lawsuit against New York-based costume jewelry producer Bluebell Wholesale Inc. on Friday for selling "unauthorized reproductions" of the coveted double-T monogram logo identifying her brand. According to WWD, Burch... Read more

Kardashians exploring legal options over 'vile' Ford ad

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 2:25 PM
"Leave Your Worries Behind." So it says in the text of a leaked Ford Figo ad campaign mock-up that made its way onto the Internet last week. But it seems that there are many more worries ahead for the car company, including a potential Kourt Kase with the Kardashians. The offending advertisement... Read more

Buzz Bissinger: Best-selling author, self-proclaimed shopaholic

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 11:57 AM
What would Frida Giannini say? Best-selling, Philly-based author Buzz Bissinger clearly has a knack for writing and reporting. But a crippling addiction to shopping is the latest personal revelation from Bissinger shared in an essay published in the April issue of GQ magazine. "I have an addiction... Read more

Urban Outfitters to acquire Nasty Gal?

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 10:15 AM
Could it be true? Is Navy Yard-based company Urban Outfitters eyeing e-retailer Nasty Gal? In a profile with the New York Times published Sunday, Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso mentioned in passing that she is currently entertaining the possibility. Bigger competitors are taking notes. Urban Outfitters... Read more

Robin Roberts to receive DVF Award

Monday, March 25, 2013, 12:20 PM
Designer and CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg, an inspiration to young women around the world, created the DVF Awards in 2010 to celebrate women with courage, who possess "the power to survive and the leadership to inspire." In a statement released by the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation... Read more
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