small bites.

since models can’t be on the covers of regular fashion magazines, why not put them in bikinis on other mags? case in point, super carolyn murphy on the cover of the sports illustrated swimsuit issue, and now natalia, carmen and kk on the cover of the new vanity fair. it’s to hail the return of the eastern european supermodels. inside…
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transitional wardrobe picks


small bites.

the rochas f/w show was ladylike and Edwardian, with a twist. Olivier Theyskens is really turning rochas into a couture line, without the frivolity. I loved the longer skirt suits cut on the bias with fishtail trains, the dresses with cutaway necklines in colors like dove grey, cream, and black, the occasional jolt of dark teal and greens, and embroidered…
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f/w 05.06 paris: balenciaga and christian dior.

the balenciaga show yesterday was IT for f/w 05. nicolas ghesquiere got everything right in his presentation. just the right amount of fur (save raquel’s opening exit), the right amount of black, throw in some denim (tight at the top, cuffed and flared at the bottom), the right amount of pretty dresses (see above), add some flowy chiffon skirts with…
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small bites.

givenchy has named relative unknown Riccardo Tisci its womens creative director. his first show will be the f/w 05 couture collection. good luck with that… nicolas ghesquiere has given himself a year and a half to make balenciaga profitable. should be interesting as well. did you know his contract is up july 06? i hope he re-signs….
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million dollar babes.

my, my…the ladies sure did pull out all the stops last night, didn’t they? many variations in colors, accessories, hair, but my one complaint…what’s with the mermaid shaped dresses? strapless mermaids, spaghetti strapped mermaids, thicker strapped mermaids…yikes!! not every starlet can pull this look off (witness gwyneth’s post-preggers pooch), but they sure did try!! my best dressed has to go…
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