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Kim Gordon Resisted the Urge to Put Wikipedia Entries in Her Upcoming Memoir

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:17

At yesterday's prep-school-inspired luncheon for Chloë Sevigny's Opening Ceremony collection, the Cut ran into former Sonic Youth front woman, current Body/Head member, reverse-aging icon, and soon-to-be-memoirist Kim Gordon. What should we expect from her book — another Just Kids? "More like Joan Didion," she told us. "It’s kind of a portrait ... More »

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On TV and Online, Gymnasts Aren’t Just Cute Little Girls Anymore

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:55

Gymnastics is one of the most-watched sports of the Summer Olympics — between Games, however, it tends to disappear, its stars retiring often in their teens or retreating to the chalky semi-obscurity of training. Yet there’s some sense that’s changing. Today’s pop-culture churn, after all, demands endless new celebrities, and ... More »

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19 Glorious Moments From the End of New York Fashion Week

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:34

It's over. New York closed another tidal wave of frocks, socializing, power struggles, manic pageantry, and hangovers. And what a week it was — from Thom Browne's inspiring showmanship to Britney Spears's less-inspired lingerie presentation at the New York Public Library; from Marc Jacobs's concept of love and war to ... More »

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Holy Negroni! 10 Chefs Share Their Favorite Spots for the Classic Italian Cocktail

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:30

If you've read Blood, Bones & Butter or have been to any respectable bar or fabulous dinner party lately, you will know that food lovers are hard-core Negroni-crazed. We are too! Our personal favorites? The Negroni served at the magnificent St. Regis in Rome and recently, a mezcal mash-up right ... More »

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Karl Lagerfeld Is Launching a Satirical Broadsheet

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:59

In a move straight out of the 18th century, Karl Lagerfeld has announced that he is launching a "satirical broadsheet." (Between this and the powdered hair, he's really channeling the Enlightenment.) In a few weeks, 150,000 copies of the paper, titled The Karl Daily, will be distributed in Europe and ... More »

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NYFW, Day 8: 5 Things I Liked on Thursday

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:55

Last night's Marc Jacobs show signaled the end of NYFW, and what a week it was. Here, the highlights from the shows that closed it.  1. Calvin Klein was on point with ethereal midi skirts paired with chunky patent platform shoes.  2. At J. Mendel, the texture of an astrakhan ... More »

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Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence Enter Back-Rub Stage of Relationship

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:38

Clear the room of innocents and brace your soft, sweet heart: There is some potent information ahead. Participants in allegedly symbiotic companionship Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin are not only interacting physically, but — according to salacious reports — they are getting into doing the back rubs. Morality leaflet E! has the details:When Martin ... More »

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Seen at Fashion Week: Push-ups and Golden Talons

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:40

Another New York Fashion Week is in the books and it ended on a spectacularly colorful note. Marc Jacobs capped off a whirlwind eight days with a model army marching against a bright bubble-gum-pink backdrop. The color extended all the way down to the floor, which prompted one showgoer to ... More »

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Report: Peter Copping Headed to Oscar de la Renta

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:19

Could Nina Ricci designer Peter Copping be making a trip across the pond? This morning, WWD reports that the designer is rumored to be taking on a lead role at Oscar de la Renta. Neither Copping nor de la Renta has commented on the speculation. However, it's not the house's ... More »

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News del Giorno: Gucci House Arrest, Animal Rights Uproar

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:10

Guccio Gucci, great-grandson of the original Gucci founder, is under house arrest in Florence for tax evasion totaling €400,000 and fraudulent bankruptcy of €800,000. We hope he was at least sporting non-fraudulent Gucci when the police arrived. [The Local] Animal rights activists are furious over the death of a rare brown ... More »

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Michael Rohrer: The Statement Piece

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 08:05
To me, fashion is about expression, personality, experimentation. One just needs to be brave enough to make bold choices and possess the confidence to own the room.

Read more: Style News, Nyc, Cole Haan Shoes, Style, Shopping, Accessories, 5th Avenue, Express, Fall Fashion, Fashion, Clothes, Madison Avenue, Confidence, Style News

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Fashion GIFs: 99 Bang Problems at Marc Jacobs

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 07:31

For the Cut’s GIF maestro Clint Spaulding's final New York Fashion Week GIF reporting, he captured the march of flippy wigs at Marc Jacobs. And all the bird-flipping, of course.  Where did you go? Oh, there you are! One more time? Alright. Peekaboo! If that isn’t a Martha, did I do ... More »

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Lili Balfour: The Devil Made Miuccia Prada a Multi-Billionaire

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 05:16
We all know the old adage, "The love of money is the root of all evil." I joke. Of, course. I don't believe we need to be "evil" to build wealth. However, I do believe we need to be focused on wealth creation to create wealth.

Read more: Ipo, Style, Raising Capital, Fashion, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship, Dilution, Investors, Small Business News

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The Making of Those Black Marc Jacobs Wigs

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 20:43

Tonight, Marc Jacobs’s models — including Adriana Lima, Kendall Jenner, and Gigi Hadid — walked the runway in military-inspired clothes and, surprisingly, not a trace of makeup. They each wore jet-black wigs with bangs that made them look virtually unrecognizable. The wigs were the brainchild of Jacobs and his longtime hairstylist Guido Palau, Redken's ... More »

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Marc Jacobs’s Latest Collection Captures War and Peace

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:11

At the dot of 5:59, a woman carrying a toddler practically dove into a pink-shag-carpeted front row of the Park Avenue Armory as the photographers’ pit jeeringly counted out. "One, two, three!" André Leon Talley, wearing a maroon dinner caftan, watched the scene impassively.As usual, the Marc Jacobs show began ... More »

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Chloë Sevigny Does Prep-School Cool

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 18:20

Chloë Sevigny’s presentations for Opening Ceremony always take clothes outside of a fashion-show context: Last season, she outfitted a cool lineup of lady musicians in her clothes — and today, she brought editors and celebrities (including Kim Gordon) back to high school. Over a civilized seated lunch at the High ... More »

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Marc Jacobs’s Models Wore No Makeup Whatsoever

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 17:50

Today, Marc Jacobs showed zero makeup on the runway. The end.  At probably the most stress-free runway show of his career, master makeup artist Francois Nars was on hand backstage tonight to apply absolutely nothing to the girls' faces. Nada. Nothing. Zero. Not even perspiration or lip balm. This was ... More »

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Skip the Gym — It’s Fashion Week

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 17:12

If you’ve been meaning to try a pricy workout class but are intimidated by the crowds and their fancy leggings, now’s your chance: As far as I can tell, no one works out during Fashion Week. It’s the one time when members of the world’s most image-conscious industry — for ... More »

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Watch the Marc Jacobs Show Live

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 16:50

Starting at 6 p.m., the Marc Jacobs show will stream right here. Enjoy! ... More »

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