Reporting From London: Bouke de Vries’ “Smashing Talent”

Bouke de Vries, in a hat he was trying on for a friend's fancy-dress birthday party; one of his artworks in his London studio

I met Bouke de Vries in the mid-80s just after my magazine colleague and good friend, Miles Chapman had come from London with Tina Brown to edit Vanity Fair. He and Miles had just met themselves and I was working for the magazine as a designer. One day Miles wore a fantastic shirt, silkscreened in black on white with blaring Mick Jagger/ Jerry Hall ... See the Rest

Mad Maus Alert In NYC!

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Fashion world enfant terrible Christopher Lee Sauvé first got our attention when he did a line of "Save Anna" tees, after rumors started swirlin' that the Vogue Editor was being sacked. His latest project Mad Maus is a series of poster prints, merging the infamous Mickey ears and iconic figures. Making the hit list this time...John Galliano, ... See the Rest

Screen Grab OTD: John Galliano on Charlie Rose

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The Galliano Rehabilitation Tour marches on. The formerly disgraced designer turned up on Charlie Rose last night, minus the rakish mustache and pirate attire that might read as "too seedy," and instead we have a bright-eyed boy with neatly combed hair and a sensible navy suit (no tie, because he's casual and open like that, see?). He smiled, ... See the Rest

Celebrities at Large: Twosomes

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Celebrities roaming the streets, from top left: couple Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson walk in New York's Soho district; hotelier Andre Balazs handles girlfriend Chelsea Handler fondly at Los Angeles International Airport; Vogue's Grace Coddington and designer John Galliano make a striking couple in Manhattan's West Village; and decorator Nate ... See the Rest

Hot Look of the Day

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Vintage shellfish chic from Dior. ... See the Rest

A Galliano Sighting

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The New York Post is reporting that disgraced former designer John Galliano was seen at a birthday party for DJ Jeremy Healy in London, and that his presence "caused quite a flutter in the room." Says a source: "John was quiet and reserved, he was sober and very demure, but there to support his friend." New York magazine sees this as perhaps the ... See the Rest

Celebrity Swanning

Midtown Manhattan was where the celebs gathered last night to wear stuff they were saving for a special event. It was the reopening of Christian Dior's 57th Street flagship boutique. Among those showing up were the black swan herself, Natalie Portman, pictured here with a villainous-looking John Galliano; Leighton Meester, taking her Gossip Girl ... See the Rest