DVF: SELF-CONFIDENT, BUT NOT OVER-CONFIDENT
While the recession takes fashion victims, Diane von Furstenberg remains undaunted. The wrap dress innovator, was forced to sell her namesake business in the 1970's when the market was oversatured with her signature dresses. Today, wiser woman emerges with a business expected to reach $200 million in sales.
[New York Times]
FOREVER 21: THE MAGAZINE?
Does the of-the-moment trendy retailer have plans to dominate media in addition to its recent expansion? The scoop in Twitter land is that Forever 21 is envisioning a magazine. Would the cover feature polka dots or plaid?
CANTALOUPE SKIN TONE ISN'T POSH
Neon orange may be the next hot trend in nail color, but not in epidermal pigmentation. Victoria Beckham is said to have hired a personal "spray tan artist" in order to prevent the shaded star from "having the worst fake tan ever."
[Daily Mail UK]
YE OLDE TOWN AND COUNTRY
Is Hearst's oldest magazine in trouble? Reports surfaced that the media giant is looking for a replacement for its editor-in-chief, Pamela Fiori, causing whispers of the title's demise.
[Fashion Week Daily]
WHAT WILL ANGELINA WEAR?
In preparation for Ms. Jolie's "Salt" movie promotion, her stylist was rounding up the "best" designer pieces, but the boxes of couture clothing went missing before the actress could try them on. Note to thief: The dresses never had the chance to grace the bodacious bod of Angelina. Think about it.
[New York Post]
CHARLOTTE RUSSE'S TEEN DREAM
The hotbed of fad fashion brings in star power for its fall collection launch party. Not only did starlets Michele Trachtenberg, Ali Lohan, Rumer Willis and Jessica Szohr attend the soiree, but the brand has also collaborated with some fashion heavy hitters like "Gossip Girl" stylist Eric Daman.