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February 23, 2009. Tags: , , , . Uncategorized. Enter your password to view comments..

Live every week like it’s Fashion Week!

Zac Posen Fall 09 GownFashion Week is over and I am still reeling from the sheer fabulosity of it all. I can happily say “Au revoir BCBG”… I’ve graduated to bigger and better things. From finally becoming a headset girl, Janice Combs calling me, “the cutest little thing,” to Lynn Yaegers granddaughter? telling me I was “absolutely stunning and beautiful” to chatting it up with everyone from Santogold to Sandra Bernhardt, I’m still glowing. So much so that I’ve opted not to go out tonight because I’m utterly and completely exhausted.
I dreaded Fashion week because I felt everyone would take the recession literally. From Marc Jacobs downsizing his show to numerous designers forgoing their after parties all together I felt like Zelda Fitzgerald with a champagne glass snatched out of my hand and someone announcing the end of fabulous decadence. So I applaud the designers who, despite these tough times BROUGHT IT.

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February 23, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Celebrities, Fashion. Leave a comment.

Disturbia!

chris20brown_rihannaSo Radar Online as well as numerous other sources are finally confirming that Rihanna was indeed the victim in the Chris Brown abuse scandal that is developing.  I still am in total shock.  I completely do not see him doing this.  When something like this happens, it always begs the question, was this the first time?  Were there signs.  I feel like everyone’s flipping through shots of Rihanna and Chris Brown and they always seemed like a doting happy couple, but who knew?!  Of course now there are friends coming forward with quotes like, they “have a lot of ups and downs.  They’re all lovey dovey one minute and then they’re fighting like crazy.  They’re both pretty stubborn.”  (more…)

February 10, 2009. Tags: , , . Celebrities. Leave a comment.

“No really, I’m a guys’ girl!”

kate_hudsonFor those who care, Kate Hudson and Owen Wilson are back together.  May they be happy and procreate beautiful golden spawn.  Oh wait… Kate does already have a kid… which you might forget because it seems she goes through a revolving door of men.  (more…)

February 10, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

Obama HELP! We’re wearing UGGS!

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As Obama revealed his new ideas and opinions about the economic stimulus plan today, I perused the shoe section of the Chelsea Loehmann’s on a tip that there were Manolos, Jimmys and Louboutins going for as little as $150…Oh my!  My source was correct!  While I did not spot any Louboutins, I did see quite a few styles of Manolos and Jimmys.  And these were not the whimsical, over-the-top, jeweled bow encrusted, must be dyed for ____’s wedding styles you’re accustomed to seeing at bargain basement prices– ahem, Stuart Weitzman–, these were bombshell strappy sandals, goddess flats, fab pumps. (more…)

February 10, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Fashion. Leave a comment.

Chris Brown and Rihanna Absent from Grammys

So who’s the unidentified female? TMZ and People are deliberately being vague– I guess no one wants to come out and claim Chris Brown was not in fact giving Ri-Ri that lovey dovey.
After leaving Clive Davis’s legendary Grammy Bash last night, where Whitney staged a comeback, all sources claim both Chris Brown and Rihanna were in a car accident. However, in one paragraph they’ll say, Chris Brown and an unidentified female got into an argument when Brown stopped the car suddenly. The argument escalated when they both got out of the car. The unidentified woman sustained injuries, called the police and identified Brown as her attacker. Another paragraph will state that Rihanna was in a car accident and sustain facial injuries. Are we not to make the connection that the “unidentified woman” is in fact Rihanna?
Only time will tell. But apparently, this wouldn’t be the squeaky clean boy’s first scuffle with harrassment.

February 9, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

Thugs Bowlmor Too 2!

So I’ve just watched the Katie Couric Grammy Special on CBS where she interviews a lot of the nominees: Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, and Lil’ Wayne and Taylor Swift.  Turns out, in response to my previous post Lil’  Wayne LOVES bowling.  He even has special made bowling balls.  The interview is wonderful, in fact it’s a must watch, if only for him calling her “Miss Katie” through out the interview.  He also has a 10 year old daughter and a 2 month old son and is ridiculously articulate.  His face is full of expression when he talks.  He actually reminds me of my friend Duncan, like a mad genius and you can see in when they kind of squint their eyes when they talk.  Hard to explain but great interview!  A bit ago I had a conversation with Pat about rap music, where it is going etc.  We were discussing how guys like Jay-Z are few and far between…, especially in reference to Soulja Boy.  Jay-Z is a really knowledgeable business-man, you can see his IQ in his rap vocabulary.  It’s not about “supermaning that ho'”  Another prime example of this, in our opinion was Kanye West.  Lil’ Wayne, has just completely, in my mind, joined this League of Extraordinary Gentleman.   Lollipops to you Lil’ Wayne

xx

February 5, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , . Celebrities. Leave a comment.

Ya don’t say…

In the interest of being discreet, I won’t name names….

There was this random night last summer when I got unattractively drunk and this model I was hanging out with, got weird.  He made me leave the club with my friends and go to Cain nightclub with him and we were arguing and I was crying until I saw a friend from home.  While I was at Cain, this beautiful guy staring at me caught me eye.  He came over and I didn’t want model boy to get mad so I said pretend we know each other.  I even put my cell phone on the table and asked him to pick it up pretending it was his so he could put his phone number into it.  We made plans to meet in the bathroom and then went outside where we passionately kissed.  Like top 5 kisses of my life– before model interrupted and dragged me away.  The next day the beautiful European called.  I told him I couldn’t make international calls on my phone and he gave me the number of the embassy he was staying at….  This didn’t really alarm me, or make me think anything.  I just figured he was very wealthy– but I knew he wasn’t lying because he was so familiar with it, and one of my close friends lives next door to the place.

He told me he worked in the entertainment industry– what in particular I can’t say because it would be traced, so lets say he was an Xer.  Well my friends, while agreeing that he was a totally babe, was like this guy is a sketchy Euro liar– he was not staying at the embassy and he was definitely to young to be an Xer.   Well I went on a few dates with him, or hang outs and he seemed ok but he was a DIRTY TALKER.  So I said see ya later…, maybe I’ll call you when I’m in said country…

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February 2, 2009. Celebrities, politics. Leave a comment.

Golden Boy is Smokey da Bear!

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So the golden boy Michael Phelps is apologizing for his naughty behaviour and pictures published of him in the British press ripping a bong hit.  Apparently he was at several University of South Carolina parties — while visiting a gal pal– macking the coeds and ripping bong hits.  His PR team tried to cover up by essentially bribing the press, presenting what they called a “mutually beneficial” relationship, but the pictures came out anyway.  Pictures like these can cost him endorsement deals with AT&T, Speedo and the like.   While I was reading the articles there was a douchebag providing his insight and sound bites, like “The girls were all over him and the guys wanted to be his best friend,” or “He grabbed the bong and definitely knew what he was doing.” 

I think his apology is great and he’s America’s golden boy but come on!  He goes to the University of Michigan.  He’s a college kid.  He’s going to party, he’s like super man in the water, but he’s a real person.  And the fact that there are jerks out there willing to sell these pictures while partying with him is kind of low and pathetic.  But hey, money talks, they don’t have endorsement deals….

February 2, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

Not so unemployed!

Sorry that it’s been ages since my last post.  But I’m kind of EMPLOYED!  Full time but part time intern/ assistant to the VP of communication at a very amazing and prestigious fashion house of a young designer.   There is a strict confidentiality agreement, so I won’t reveal the name, but lets just say he’s a CFDA favorite and more than one Hollywood starlet considers herself a fan/muse/ and close personal friend of this wunderkind. 

I love working for such a small firm and the dynamics within the “office”/ atelier is amazing.  There are very few feelings of hierarchy.  At BCBG it was almost frowned upon to speak to the interns, much less they surf the web during their down time.  But here, there are interns that have been there forever, that borrow clothes, etc.  They are employees and everyone truly wants to be there.  The designer is always wandering around the office and I’ve spoken to him several times.

One day, I was wearing an “out there” jacket.  One with an MJ circa 1984 vibe: black, structured shoulders, bright bronze leather inserts.  Sure to raise eyebrows at BCBG.  I was inspired by my boss’ leather and snake skin blazer from the day before.  Several people on the design team and even president of the company complimented me saying “nice blazer.”  Even one guy who is uber hip and I have a mini gay best friend crush on came up to me to feel the leather insets.  Well… I was standing at my desk and the designer said, “Nice jacket!”

I think him/her, blushing.  Then s/he proceeded to ask who it was buy and where did I get it.  I wasn’t sure and s/he TOUCHED ME.  S/he proceeded to check my tags and asked me to take it off, all the while apologizing for being “totally annoying” and “hoping I was wearing something underneath.”  S/he loved the structured shoulders.  Then s/he said s/he’d be right back and ran off to the design studio with it.  One of the design interns brought it back.

Ahh I was inspiration!  I’m in heaven.  Can’t wait for fashion week.  Will have updated.

xx

February 2, 2009. Tags: , , . Uncategorized. Leave a comment.