Despite flailing amidst an overwhelming barrage of financial and legal problems, detailed in NYMag's Fall Fashion issue, Annie Leibovitz was selected to photograph the official White House portrait of the Obama Family. Adorable! You know how André loves him some Obamas.
Courtney Love Cobain has been living in New York City, recording the first Hole album since 1998's Celebrity Skin. Above, she sits frontrow at Narciso Rodriguez's Spring 2010 show with her friend and stylist Panos Yiapanis, performs at (Product)RED concerts in Vegas and at Carnegie Hall to benefit the Global AIDS Fund, records in her studio with her new guitarist Micko Larkin, and plays at Alexander Wang's afterparty during New York Fashion Week.
It was a few days ago and got little attention save for a front row appearance by one Mary-Kate Olsen, but I loved Giambattista this season. Loved the colors, loved the prints, loved the shapes, loved the frills and poofs and feathers, loved the girls, loved the explosion of fire on Dinee at the end.
He has a wonderful way of mixing flirty fun with artfulness; just what any thoughtful young fashionista should be wearing to all of spring/summer's most fabulous soirees.
For some reason, I just can't get over Luxirare's "Coffee Run" post in her delicious new Imagefeed section. Something about it just screams autumn chill to me. And, you know, it never hurts to have a little Balenciaga with your Starbucks.
I also love that she has the aesthetic sensibility to remove that unattractive "java jacket" for an unadulterated shot of the timeless white cup and green logo.
Chanel's never really all that compelling, nor is it supposed to be, but we all love it, because it's Karl and it's Chanel. We know we'll see a fun new variation on the tweed skirt suit, some flirty cocktail dresses, hilarious new logo-bedecked accessories, &c. It's cheeky, well-made, clever, luxurious - what we expect and what we want from Chanel.
This spring was no exception - Marie Antoinette's farm, Lily Allen in a pom-pommed frock playing Karl's favorite new song, Freja and Baptiste in a series of matching looks, even a supermodel menage-a-trois finale! Oh, Karl, you never fail to please, do you?
Wouldn't have killed you to throw in a Black woman or two, though, would it have, dear friend?