It was very cool and very French in Los Angeles on Thursday night at the party celebrating the first year of the Isabel Marant boutique on leafy, intimate Melrose Place in West Hollywood. Like the best hostess, Marant floated around the party throughout the night, seemingly hugging and kissing everyone.
Andre Leon Talley is one of the most beloved, larger-than-life (literally and figuratively) personalities in the fashion industry. So it’s fitting that he was the latest fashion figure to sit down at the 92Y with Fern Mallis for her “Fashion Icons” series.
Yes, we exchanged words with the beacon of perfection and joy that is Kerry Washington. Don’t be jealous.
From perpetual boredom to her favorite Friends characters, here’s what we learned about Miss Chung.
Tavi is totally over fashion, so there’s an open call for new talent. Who’s it gonna be?
Social media maven Aliza Licht, aka DKNY PR Girl, is about to get way more than 140 characters to share her thoughts.
Okay, we get it: Tavi Gevinson is over fashion, but we didn’t realize how much just totally, really over it she was until now. In an interview with The Cut, the high school senior–who infamously made headlines at age 13 by wearing a massive pink bow to a Christian Dior show, blocking the view of many an old-guard editor–basically likened Fashion Week to that dreaded high school buzzkill: homework.
As part of his promotional tour for his new book Asylum, Simon Doonan sat down with Fern Mallis at the 92Y for a highly personal (and, of course, hilarious) chat. He dished about his life–like that time he auditioned alongside Philip Bloch and Robert Verdi for the role of Nigel in The Devil Wears Prada–but Asylum being a book about fashion, he also discussed the state of the industry.
We chat with Linda Wells, the first person to ever go backstage to cover beauty during runway shows, about how covering beauty has changed, and how Allure anoints their “best of beauty” products.