Vogue's New Cover, Oscar's Mea Culpa

cityfile · 04/13/09 07:40PM

• The model-centric cover of the May issue of Vogue—timed to coincide with the model-centric Costume Institute Gala, of course—has been revealed. And for the third month in a row, a black woman (Liya Kebede) makes an appearance. [Style.com, The Cut]
Oscar de la Renta appeared on The View today to try and dig himself out of the giant PR hole that followed his not-so-sweet comments about Michelle Obama in recent weeks. [Jezebel]
• Speaking of the First Lady, she's added a full-time makeup artist to her traveling entourage, just in case you happen to be keeping tabs on the White House payroll. [NYP]

D&G Get Religious, Fashion Week's Official Coffee

cityfile · 02/09/09 05:17PM

• Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabanna are playing priests in Rob Marshall's new movie, Nine. Yes, that's right, priests. [WWD]
• McDonald's is the official coffee of Fashion Week. Yes, that's right, McDonald's. Free espresso all week, folks! [AdAge]
• Did Saks screw up retail forever when it slashed prices last November? Possibly. [WSJ]
• Istithmar says it has no plans to sell Barneys. [NYT]
Vera Wang plans to branch out to footwear this spring. [WWD]
• Henry Holland's Grammy dress for MIA earned him tons of attention last night; he's now gearing up for London Fashion Week. [Telegraph, Independent]
• Jason Wu talks about what he has planned for Fashion Week. [NYDN]
• Alexander Wang is introducing limited-edition condoms. They'll be sold at Thompson Hotels and the proceeds go to Planned Parenthood. [NYM]

Doo-Ri's New Line, Rachel on the Verge of Disappearing

cityfile · 12/09/08 04:45PM

♦ Rachel Zoe is scary skinny these days, no? [NYO]
♦ On the heels of Zac and Thakoon, Doo-Ri Chung also plans to launch a lower-priced line. [WWD]
Andre Leon Talley's latest accessory? "A $20 black knit cap bearing the name 'Obama' spelled out in sparkly stones." [WSJ]
♦ Victoria Beckham's line at Bergdorf Goodman is quickly selling out, you'll be pleased to hear. [NYM]
♦ What do your nails say about you? [Fashionista]
♦ Henry Holland has a new set of tees with drawings of John Galliano and Agyness Deyn in the buff. [Grazia]
♦ There's a big Charlotte Ronson sale that begins tomorrow. Proceed with caution! [Racked]