February 25, 2008

Today In Fashion - Monday, Febuary 25th - 2008

Few fashion faux pas - The best word to describe the red-carpet fashion at the Academy Awards: red. The other buzzword? Safe.
Oscar Fashion Talk - Deputy Editor of the Sunday Source Suzanne D'Amato and washingtonpost.com Fashion and Beauty Editor Janet Bennett Kelly talked about Oscar fashion on Mon., Feb.
Christian Dior Turns the clock back to the 60's - 1960’s movie and style icons such as Jackie ‘O’, the model Verushka, Andy Warhol’s Baby Jane Holzer, “Mrs Robinson” of The Graduate fame, and Raquel Welch, were recreated on the catwalk in Paris today as Christian Dior turned the clock back to the 1960’s.
Dark socks and shorts are not OK - Men, it's one or the other -- dark socks or shorts. The two do not go together.
Fashion at The OSCARS - Red hot: Heidi Klum is gorgeous, not to mention smart, in a shawl-collar Galliano that had enough coverage for a 59-degree day. About the hot pink bag and earrings -- not sure she made it work. But we applaud the element of surprise.
Balmain at Paris Fashion Week - With its micro-minis, Sex Pistols’ tartans, sock-it-to-me glitz, cave-woman leathers and crystal-embroidered animal prints, the show had all the subtlety of a kick in the teeth with a pair of Dr Martens and could not have been further from the ethos of the founder of the house, Pierre Balmain, who believed in ‘elegance from simplicity’.
Very Little Tinsel in Town - But the Hollywood gods finally sent a lightning bolt down, and pow, the strike was settled. The 80th Academy Awards was saved. The red carpet, probably the most important fashion parade on Earth, was restored.
Winners and Losers at Oscar Fashion - Stormy weather could not stop Hollywood's stars from dazzling the Oscars red carpet on Sunday, where the celebratory red dress was as popular as ever.
Fashion Vs. Celebrity - People in fashion like to see more innovative looks. And, thanks to a crop of adventurous-dressing nominees and presenters including Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Nicole Kidman and Marion Cotillard, this year we got our way.
Milan Fashion Week: Prada and Ferragamo - the two houses planning IPOs this year both had their fashion shows. Prada's was fantastic. Ferragamo? Well, I wanted to like it. I really did. I like the C.E.O. Michele Norsa very much but ...
Latino Oscar Night Fashion - Yeah, yeah, if there were a bridge I probably would jump with everyone else, hence this Oscar fashion post.