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.
It's baaaack. Like it or not, Fashion's Night Out keeps chugging along--and the official website for the globally expanding shopping extravaganza, no
To use one of our new favorite phrases, Fashion Week is “many things.” Too many in fact, to capture in one blog post. But can we try? Day three is already here but we're still poring over the hits and misses of day one. Here's our take: The Wigs at Gary Graham: We got his vision for the clothes. But the beauty notes lost us at hello. What were those wigs? No, seriously. What were they? The Front Row at BCBG: Yet again, just as much to look at off the runway as a laundry list of “celebs” from Kelly Rowland to Jennifer Love Hewitt perched on the front row. Wellies at Organic by John Patrick: Rainy days just got an upgrade with these to-die-for lace up rain boots. Swimwear at Norma Kamali: We are too delighted that Kamali showed on the runway to complain about anything. But if we did, it would be to ask how those unforgiving cut-outs would translate on real women.
I got a chance to hang out at Robert Verdi, Inc. this week to preview the first two episodes of The Robert Verdi Show Starring Robert Verdi, which pre
Could it really be that Robert Verdi's never had his own reality show? The celebrity stylist--who has shilled for everyone from Clorox to Lord & Taylo