Supermodels Boycott "Model as Muse" Gala at the Met

Supermodels Boycott "Model as Muse" Gala at the Met

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Supermodels Boycott “Model as Muse” Gala at the Met

Have you read Cathy Horyn’s latest entries on her blog? She dropped the A-bomb on tonight’s “Model as Muse” party.

Supermodels Naomi Campbell and Stephanie Seymour explicitly expressed they won’t attend the event (to support Azzedine Alaïa). Linda Evangelista is not going and Christy Turlington won’t be able to attend because she’s currently overseas.

Read the entry HERE.

How sad.

I think it’s unfortunate that sometimes, in the world of fashion, money speaks louder than craft.

I have a feeling what it boils down to is good ol’ commercialism.

To my knowledge, Azzedine Alaïa doesn’t advertise. Since it’s Anna Wintour’s party of parties, her event of the year, it’s perfectly natural and expected for her to give recognition and prominence to those who advertise in her magazine, namely American Vogue.

I really hope I’m wrong but that’s what my gut is telling me.

What do you all think?

Thank You.

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Thank You.

The New York Times held an open conversation (TimesTalks) yesterday afternoon with several fashion personalities of our time: Tyra Banks, Maria Cornejo, Thakoon Panichgul, Narcisco Rodriguez and my beloved Marc Jacobs. Lynn Hirschberg interviewed Tyra, the venerable Cathy Horyn talked to Maria, Thakoon and Narciso about First Lady Michelle Obama’s style and member of the NY Times gay mafia (oops) Stefano Tonchi spoke to Marc.

photo credit: shade and jana

The Row by Olsen Twins

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GROWing Obsession

I think there’s something wrong with me. But in a good way. I’m not really keen on celebrity clothing lines because most celebs rarely get involved in the design process. A lot of them capitalize on their fame and lease their names out to vendors in order to make a quick buck.


Gold bib necklace from Von Kottwitz, sleeveless top from DressedUndressed Tokyo, jacket from The Row, pants from Anna Rita N, boots from Fiorentini + Baker.

When I saw pieces from the Olsen Twins’ The Row in Tokyo back in March, I instantly fell in love. I remember asking “who made this?” to a friend who worked at the store because the garments, other than a tiny gold chain, did not have a label on it.

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Manny Pacquiao vs Ricky Hatton Knockout [pics, video]

Manny Pacquiao vs Ricky Hatton Knockout [pics, video]

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Manny Pacquiao vs Ricky Hatton Knockout

Congratulations all around! Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao knocked out Ricky Hatton on the second round. Here’s a video from YouTube.

I initially had doubts Manny would win because Ricky seemed to be a strong fighter. I guess I was proven wrong and most of the crap I’ve read and seen online about Hatton, especially from the press, are nothing but good ol’ British hype.

Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton picture. TKO Knockout on Round 2

Though I must admit, and I’m sure I’m not alone in this one, I was curious (just curious, nothing wrong with that) to see how my fellow countrymen would react if Manny lost a fight. Every opportunistic mother fucker is kissing his ass here in the Flips where he is virtually treated as the national hero, a god. I think it’s laughable that at one point he even tried to run for local politics… but I’m not gonna get into that. He worked very hard for his recognition, as a boxer and as a sportsman.

Anyway, click click click for pictures of this great (albeit short) six-minute fight. Even Mariah Carey and P. Diddy was there!!!! LOL

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