Musicians and Magazines Inspire the Beauty Looks at New York Fashion Week
Willie Nelson and Gilles Bensimon are trending.
New Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibit Explores the 'Pop Couturier''s Iconic Muses and Diverse Designs
“Our role as designers is to feel what is happening in society at the moment and interpret it through fashion," explains Jean Paul Gaultier, who’s i
Amy Winehouse's Soon-to-Be-Auctioned Dresses Stolen From Her London Home
Well this is just terrible. According to Amy Winehouse's father Mitch, as told to The Sun, two dresses belonging to the late singer--due to be auctioned for her namesake charity later this year in New York--have been stolen from her house in Camden, North London, where she died last July.
Jean Paul Gaultier Was Surprised No One Else Made an Amy Winehouse Collection
As you may recall, Jean Paul Gaultier's spring/summer 2012 haute couture collection was a highly produced homage to the late Amy Winehouse. There was a barbershop quartet singing her music while models traipsed down the aisle with beehive 'dos, heavy eyeliner, cigarettes, and form-fitting clothes that recalled the British talent, who had passed away only six months prior. It was a little uncomfortable, especially when Winehouse's father, who was understandably still grieving, spoke out against the show, saying it was "in bad taste" and "an insult" and "To see her image lifted wholesale to sell clothes was a wrench we were not expecting or consulted on.” Gaultier hasn't said much about it publicly until now and it doesn't sound like he has any regrets.
Fashionista's Week in Review: Victoria's Secret Goes High End, Amy Winehouse's Family Is Not Happy with Jean Paul Gaultier's Homage, and Chanel Couture Takes Flight
Victoria's Secret Launches a High End Line: As much as we all love neon pink panties and sequined bras, Victoria's Secret has launched a higher-end line of lingerie which we could see grown-ups wearing. Amy Winehouse's Family Not Thrilled with JPG Couture: Though critics enjoyed Jean Paul Gaultier's tribute to the late singer, her dad said it was in "bad taste." Will a public apology follow? Scott Schuman and Garance Dore Talk Integrity: We're talking about their blogs, people. Here's how the couple navigates the fine line of maintaining editorial integrity and making money. CFDA Releases 2012 Model Health Initiative: And they mean it this time. Diane von Furstenberg is getting serious about the 16 and up rule after last year's hoopla over then-15-year-old model Hailey Clauson. Who's Who in the Brazilian Fashion Scene: Brazil is contributing more to the fashion industry than just banging hot models. Pencils out--it's time to take some notes. Get to Know Model Myla Dalbesio: New Ford plus size model and performance artist Dalbesio is someone you're going to want to know. We interviewed the rising star.
Amy Winehouse's Dad: Jean-Paul Gaultier Couture Show Was "In Bad Taste"
With beehived hair, winged eyeliner, and a barbershop quartet singing her tunes, Jean Paul Gaultier's Haute Couture show was an obvious homage to the late Amy Winehouse. Only not everyone thought it was such an honor: The songstress' dad, Mitch Winehouse, has spoken out against the show saying it was "in bad taste," the Associated Press is reporting. "We're still grieving for her loss, and we've had a difficult week with the six month anniversary of Amy's death," Winehouse told UK paper The Sun (as quoted in the AP). "To see her image lifted wholesale to sell clothes was a wrench we were not expecting or consulted on."
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The Best (and Strangest) Beauty Looks from Couture
We look forward to the couture collections for so many reasons--the pure fantasy of it all, the exquisite details, and of course, the often equally as fantastical beauty looks. We've already broken down the gorgeous looks at Chanel (left), but here's a look at the rest of the collections. From elaborate hair accessories to full-face makeup, click through for our favorite beauty looks from the spring 2012 couture collections.
Jean-Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Spring 2012: A Tribute to Amy Winehouse
PARIS--Jean-Paul Gaultier’s couture shows are always incredibly fun. Not only is the production grandiose, but the crème de la crème of Paris is always there, too--Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Goude, you name it. This time, the designer, who has always celebrated pop culture, decided to pay homage to the late Amy Winehouse, whose bold personality and rock and roll Barbie figure became an emblem of London.