Truman Says

We've missed you so much while we were away eating herring and celebrating Midsummer in Sweden. Check out our online travel journal here. It's basically like when your grandparents used to make you watch slideshows of their vacations, but with hotter guys (including football stud Anton Hysén)

June 30 2011 5:30 AM

Pack your bags, kiddies. The whole Out team is headed to Sweden, and you're invited to join in the fun. While we may be on the road, we're bringing along our HP Minis so we can share with you all the fun stuff we're up to (listening to ABBA, eating Swedish meatballs, wearing ACNE jeans -- that kind of stuff).

June 23 2011 9:41 AM

Fashion legend Azzedine Alaïa has never been one to play by the industry's rules. He doesn't show his collections in a typical fashion, doesn't advertise and rarely gives interviews. In the modern world of self-promotion and designer as celebrity, he shies away from the spotlight and just does his own thing. In a recent interview with Virgine Magazine, the feisty craftsman has some choice words about two of fashion's leading players.

June 23 2011 9:15 AM

The John Galliano trial is in full-swing, and he's using the Winona Ryder defense of being all Valley of the Dolls-ed out when he went into his crazed tirade. Plus, he allegedly doesn't even remember saying the slurs. 

June 23 2011 5:30 AM

When Hedi Slimane debuted his razor-sharp, super-skinny suits for Dior Homme in the early aughts, the entire fashion industry followed suit. Before you knew it, everyone was sporting leaner clothing, making sure to emphasis their slender bodies. Karl Lagerfeld infamously lost nearly 100 pounds so that he could squeeze into Hedi's new silhouette. But, as is the case, the pendulum has swung in a new direction and this season the men's shows in Milan featured a looser -- sometimes downright baggy -- shape, especially on the bottom.

June 22 2011 2:13 PM

Here in New York, the countdown to the infamous Gay Pride Parade -- taking place this Sunday -- has begun. In addition to that, gay marriage in New York state has been a hot topic in the news, fueling the overall homo-centricity in our fair city. Perhaps one of the most wonderful things about living in New York is the general sense of support, and genuine affection, one feels towards the gay community.

June 22 2011 12:06 PM

As men's Fashion Week wraps up in Milan and editors and buyers are hopping on the next flight to Paris to continue the fashion marathon, some patterns are emerging (literally, in some cases). While last season bright -- almost fluorescent -- colors were all the rage, there has been a pretty solid swing in the direction of subtler, less-saturated tones hitting the catwalks. One that is plainly obvious is that of a rich, warm play on orange -- we'll just call it mustard.

June 22 2011 9:23 AM

Speaking of the designs, as someone who’s worked with big name retailers, how do you approach this particular niche market differently? How do you come to it? What inspires you to make it different, and what makes it special?

June 22 2011 8:20 AM

Um, we just found six reasons for you to start watching True Blood and they all live on Joe Manganiello's stomach. 

Miss Piggy wears a veiled hat, pearls and and a gray blazer with a brooch for her day job as editor at Vogue Paris in the new Muppets movie. That porky bitch is working it out!  

June 22 2011 6:47 AM