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.
Things keep looking up for the publishing industry. Magazine ad pages (with some notable exceptions) have been steadily increasing over the past few years--a trend that, according to WWD, we can expect to continue: The trade reports that this year's September issues are the biggest since 2008, right before the recession hit.
If you're anything like us at this time of year, you've spent hours traveling by plane, train, or automobile to the town--tiny or not--that you grew up in order to spend some relaxing days with your family and friend. Left with no work assignments to complete (we hope), and having accomplished all your gift giving goals you desperately need a fashion fix...and boy have we got you covered. What follows is a comprehensive list list of the most fabulous of fab fashion films to get you through those cold hard winter nights in EverywherebutNewYorkville, USA. Add your own suggestions in the comments. Happy couching!
Looks like Anna Wintour is finally ready for her closeup. The famously private Vogue EIC is set to be the subject of a forthcoming HBO documentary, according to The Daily Beast. Tucked into Robin Givhan's lengthy piece (worth a read in itself) on what role Wintour will take on post-Vogue--be it political or otherwise--is this little tidbit:
It looks like Lauren Conrad isn't the only one using The September Issue as inspiration for a new TV show. Amy Astley revealed months ago that Teen Vogue was developing a new television serious, though no other details were spared. However, we recently learned that The September Issue director, R.J. Cutler, is working on a TV show about the fashion industry as well. Now The Cut is reporting that the two projects are connected and that the show is off to a bumpy start. Cutler seems to be having trouble finding industry insiders who are interested and willing to make the commitment.
...and she published it on her tumblr. Here is that beautiful photo, shot by Steven Meisel and styled by Grace Coddington for Vogue's September 2007
Wannabe: Ellen von Unwerth shot Victoria Beckham's March cover for Glamour, which is probably why it's so great. The designer poses in glamorous aro