After John McCain picked Sarah Palin to be his running mate, the dirt starts to come out. Apparently her down's syndrome son is not actually her son, but he's "allegedly" her "GRANDSON." Read full juicy detail here... This sounds like a good episode from Desperate Housewives.
Another post on Exotic accessory. Designer Véronique Nichanian of Hermes made a peacoat entirely of top-grade crocodile skin. Hermes flagship store on the Upper East Side has two of them in classic navy. Hurry up and prepare to spend $150,000. SOURCE
I vow to myself I won't go clubbing this weekend. I just don't feel like it. Today I have plan to go picnic at Golden Gate Park with my friends and I already made my killer Sangria... What's your plan? previous labor day post
Adidas offers their "mi adidas" program (pronounced as "my adidas") allows customers to customize their own shoes. To start, your feet's length and width are measure down to a tenth of a millimeter right there at the store, allowing you to have different sized shoes for left and right. Adidas offers the Barricade IV (and for women, the ClimaCool Divine), from which each customer picks the shoe's cosmetic design: various parts of the sole, the upper, the eyelets, and the tongue all have different colors, while a country flag can be embroidered on the tongue and up to 10 characters printed on the outer side sole of each shoe.Mi adidas is available at adidas performance stores in New York, San Francisco, and Chicago. The fitting and color-choosing takes between 20-30 minutes, and the shoes will be shipped in about four weeks.SOURCE
Bangkok Dangerous is a remake of 1999 Thai movie with Hollywood budget and starring superstar - Nicolas Cage with Thai actor - Chakrit Yamnam. A cold-blooded hit man heads to Bangkok to pull off four jobs, and winds up falling in love with a local girl and bonding with his errand boy.
" People constantly make the mistake of comparing London with New York, Milan and Paris and that's not what it's about. London has its own fashion identity. You come here to find the next Alexander McQueen or John Galliano. "
The DIEUX DU STADE 2009 calendar is available for pre-order now for $41. The 9th edition of the calendar included 39 black and white photos by Peter Lindbergh with Stade French rugby players and their guests. See the previous calendars here.
Yep, another great freebie...Yves Saint Laurent will be handing out thousands of free bags on Sep 6. The limited edition cotton totes, designed by Stefano Pilati, are part of the latest campaign - Manifesto. More than half a million copies of the newspaper-style catalogs will be handed out to women on the streets of Paris, New York, London, Milan, Tokyo and Hong Kong (Damn !! No San Francisco); with 5,000 in each city tucked into the black or white totes. SOURCE
It was a big night for Obama at DNC in Denver and also the rising designer - Thakoon. Michelle Obama wore a printed Thakoon dress adorned with three Erickson Beamon broaches as her husband delivered his nomination acceptance speech. "I am incredibly honored that Michelle Obama chose to wear a dress from my collection on such a historical night for her, her family and this country," said Thakoon Panchigul.
John Galliano has set to release his first perfume called, "John Galliano." The perfume will be consisted of flowers, particularly of rose, peony, iris with its powdery side, violet and of transparence." John Galliano debuts exclusively at Harrods at the end of September 2008 and in Germany. It will launch on Oct 11 in France exclusively at Sephora and a few days later in Switzerland.
The "Paris x New York City artist series t-shirts" which were made for the "Colette x Gap" concept store, that will be opening its doors on September 6th in New York City. Each t-shirt is designed by one Parisian artist and one New York artist together - a group of Paris-based artists have come up with design concepts that a group of New York artists completed. The line-up includes t-shirts by Artus x Peter Arkle, Miss Tic x Claw Money, Jean-Philippe Delhomme x Ruben, Thomas Lelu x Tobias Wong, Genevieve Gauckler x Eric Elms and Andre x Neckface. SOURCE
Fashion magazine Numéro Tokyo will start releasing some great reader giveaway with their October 2008 issue. The October giveaway is - a Louis Vuitton Monogramouflage mouse pad, that was created this year by artist Takashi Murakami. The give-away will last for overall three months, starting in October and ending in December (or until it lasts.) SOURCE
More show package from New York Models agency. There are many familiar faces from "Make me a supermodel," but where is Ronnie ?? How come he's not included when you can find him on the cover of Instinct magazine. SOURCE