Truman Says

Late last week we took a trip uptown to peruse the racks at Barneys New York and Bergdorf Goodman to see what the buyers had decided purchase for their customers (we swear it was for research!) While back in February, the runways prognosticated shockingly bright outerwear, furry, wooly coats, and liberal use of kooky and charming patterns, the stores had placed their bets on black, black and more black -- obviously a proven hit with shoppers. 

September 06 2011 8:06 AM

Here in New York, the city is abuzz with tennis fanatics waxing poetic about the rivalries currently being played out at the US Open, so it may be hard to think of another sport causing a fervor more than 3,000 miles away.

September 02 2011 11:37 AM

"Even the way he [designer Tom Ford] touches a woman, the way he puts his hand on your back or the way he opens the car for you, he’s a gentleman. You’re dying that he likes everything you’re wearing, everything you’re doing, because his taste is very important to you. You want to seduce him all the time."

September 02 2011 8:43 AM

As New York Fashion Week steadfastly approaches, designers are finalizing all the last minute preparations for their presentations and shows. Model castings, fittings, and finishing touches are being worked out to ensure everything is perfect when its their turn in the spotlight. Most designers keep everything a big secret, but not Michael Bastian.

September 02 2011 7:47 AM

The shirtless boys who spend their days welcoming you to the Hollister have dating and sex advice for you. It's as douche-y as you think it would be. 

September 02 2011 6:29 AM


Supermodel River Viiperi's childhood photo has started surfacing... and yes, he's as adorable a child as you would assume. 

September 01 2011 9:00 AM

The boys over at Shipley & Halmos are toasting their fall collection with a complete digital redesign of their website and e-commerce operations, debuting today. The slick new site is totally easy to navigate (making it just a tad too easy to buy everything you want) and has an added does of whimsy to their fall offerings courtesy of the quirky mise en scéne they've crafted.

September 01 2011 8:47 AM

Just as we booked our ticket to board the Lady Gaga-train the pop tart has to go and start mouthing off right before departure, making us very wary of boarding. This morning, WWD reports that the fashion-crazed Mother Monster has taken to her latest column for V Magazine to diss one of our favorite fashion critics, The New York Times' Cathy Horyn. Hear that sound?

September 01 2011 7:47 AM