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Marc Jacobs for Diet Coke: No Way.

Let me just start out by saying that I do understand why Diet Coke would want to tap Marc Jacobs for its Creative Director position, a role previously held by Karl Lagerfeld in 2011 and Jean Paul Gaultier in 2012: he's perfect for the brand. If I imagined Diet Coke in human form, it would […]

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Dior Has to Beat the Heiresses Off With a Stick

While we were busying arguing about the merits of Raf Simons' work at Dior, the French fashion house was busy rolling its eyes and moving vast quantities of couture into the presumably palatial closets of young Russian girls.  Wondering whether the three-piece suit which appeared at Dior's Spring 2013 couture show (pictured) was commerically viable, New […]

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What’s So Inspiring About a 15-Year-Old Model?

If fashion's like high school, Karl Lagerfeld's the creepy vice-principal: terrifying, inaccessible, everywhere.  This week, Karl the Kaiser will be in New York to shoot the Chanel Spring 2013 campaign and stink up the city with his noxious odor, a delicate blend of design genius and moral vacuity, with some Diet Coke undernotes. Ugh, keep […]

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Giorgio Armani Was An Aimless Twentysomething Who Got By On His Looks [VIDEO]

The day before his Spring 2013 collection walked the Milan runways, Giorgio Armani gave a really great interview to D.Repubblica.It, the online arm of Italian newspaper La Repubblica. Here's the 78-year-old designer comparing today's movie stars to old school screen sirens: "They are extremely normal: dealing with anxieties and fears, having children. … They've understood […]

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