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Review: Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky
"I want to breathe ," says Coco Chanel as she cuts off her corset.
Passion among the titans
| June 25, 2010
Looking through Portland’s creative kaleidoscope
The annual League of Young Voters ReEmergence event will, organizers hope, be revitalized in 2010 by a relevant, popular focus — Southern Maine’s creative economy — and a wide spread of involved parties who range from visual artists to local arts associa
| April 23, 2010
Wintour tackles weighty subject at Harvard
Brazilian fashion model Ana Carolina Reston was not the first model to die from an eating disorder, and sadly, she won't be the last.
Ice Age over at Vogue?
| March 26, 2010
As I watched this season's 16 Project Runway hopefuls squinting into the setting sun during their champagne reception atop the Title Guarantee Building in Los Angeles, it was hard not to view the scene as a sad little metaphor for the state of the sho
Is Project Runway walking in circles?
| August 28, 2009
Review: Valentino: The Last Emperor
In 2008, Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani stepped down from a spectacular 45-year career that had culminated in a wildly opulent retrospective exhibit in Rome.
The king of fashion
| April 17, 2009
One of the accepted truths of the fashion world is that it’s utterly bizarre.
Fashion deathmatches on Stylista and The Rachel Zoe Project
| October 16, 2008
Photos: Boston Fashion Week 2008
Photos from the La Perla's fashion show, and YourBeautyIndustry.com Launch Party and Fashion Show, at Boston's Fashion Week 2008.
Lingerie on the runway and more
| September 18, 2008
Ready to wear
It’s difficult to keep up when Jamie Lidell is talking.
Enough respect — Jamie Lidell wants you to like him
| June 02, 2008
War of independents
The IFFB is determined to wrest cinematic freedom from the imperial power of the Hollywood studios.
The Independent Film Festival of Boston fights for freedom of the screens
| April 22, 2008
“Have nothing in your houses,” Morris said, “that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.”
Then meets now at RISD’s “Evolution/Revolution”
| February 27, 2008
It’s impossible to discuss Lipstick Jungle without making comparisons to Sex and the City.
The Candace Bushnell-based series is no better than a cheap knock-off
| February 11, 2008
The merger of thought and glossy spreads of girls in streaming, DIY couture.
Two new Boston mags aimed at women beg the question, why not the perfect women's magazine?
| January 15, 2008
Karl Lagerfeld is a cherished enigma of the fashion world.
“Ephemeral, dangerous, and unfair”
| December 26, 2007
T-shirt trendsetters’ holiday sale
Maine’s very own little taste of couture, Rogues Gallery, will have another of its wildly popular sample sales on Saturday at SPACE Gallery.
| December 12, 2007
My roommate Mike enjoys watching reality television that depicts people with actual skills.
Project Runway ’s slump
| December 11, 2007
Green is the new black
Approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used and discarded worldwide each year.
How to be socially responsible in a $240 pair of pants
| November 08, 2007
Ever since Salvatore Ferragamo designed the first stiletto heel in 1955, podiatrists have faced a steady stream of female patients seeking physical relief from their devotion to fashion over function.
The MFA’s new ‘Walk This Way’ exhibit traces the history of footwear fashion, from sandals to stilettos
| September 26, 2007
Anna Wintour's hair tells all
By the time you read this, the frenzied seven days that are New York Fashion Week will be drawing to a close.
Why an editor’s locks are more revealing than her covers
| September 06, 2007
'Please kill me'
This article originally appeared in the August 16, 1977 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
The open-casket look vs. plastic punk
| August 20, 2007
What is it about MTV’s top-rated reality show The Hills , premiering its third season August 13th?
Lauren Conrad on MTV's The Hills
| August 13, 2007
A critical day for future fashion
Providence recently played host to some of New York’s hottest fashion designers at the RISD Auditorium.
Couture du jour
| May 18, 2007
The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 20-11
These guys couldn't turn on a radio
| April 12, 2007
Worst in breed: Newsmakers
Who are the unsexiest newsmaking men of 2007?
The 100 Unsexiest men 2007
| April 12, 2007
This is the stuff of millionaires and toothpicks, celebutantes and Vogue .
Pay tribute to the Fashion Weeks of the world with these chic cocktails
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| April 03, 2007
The Devil Wears Prada
If Lauren Weisberger’s bestseller was a Starbucks espresso — overall bland, but hot and quick — then David Frankel’s adaptation is the decaf version. Watch the trailer for The Devil Wears Prada (QuickTime)
Meryl Streep dominates
| February 20, 2007
Museum of Fine Arts's cocktails and couture
Boston Phoenix video wrap-up
| February 01, 2007
I feared for my life when I walked into the Downtown Crossing H&M one morning last November. Slideshow: "Fashion Show: Paris Collections 2006” at Museum Of Fine Arts
Haute couture storms the MFA
| November 09, 2006
Port Clyde is en Vogue
This month’s Vogue magazine includes pictures of Kirsten Dunst lounging around in ball gowns the size of small condos, an article on how to figure out what kind of silhouette you are, and, toward the back, a 14-page fashion spread shot on location in the
| September 20, 2006
Watch any red-carpet event and you're likely to feel less than picture perfect.
Stylist Erica Corsano dishes on the world of fashion
| March 28, 2006
After weeks of tormenting audiences with gems like Failure To Launch and The Shaggy Dog , Hollywood seems ready to shake off the Oscar doldrums and unveil its spring collection.
Hollywood springs back
| March 07, 2006
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