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Cathy Horyn on Hedi Slimane’s Grunge Dresses: “Not Special”

Ever since Hedi Slimane strolled into the head designership at Yves Saint Laurent and announced his intention to rebrand the legendary French fashion house and move it to (of all places!) Los Angeles, the former Dior Homme designer's every move at the company has rankled. At Dior Homme, Slimane basically single-handedly popularized the now-ubiquitous skinny […]

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What’s Next for John Galliano? Maybe Teaching

I know: for someone who doesn't think John Galliano deserves a comeback, I'm obsessed with him. To me, he's the fashion version of what Sarah Palin was to politics in 2008: a sideshow that's so horrifying, it's mesmerizing. It's the kind of thing that brings out my multiple personalities: Get it away from me! Bring it […]

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John Galliano’s Oscar de la Renta Studio Appointment Was Masterminded by Anna Wintour

If you thought Oscar de la Renta had organized those highly publicized studio hang-out sessions with disgracedDiordesigner John Galliano out of the goodness of his heart, that's precisely the case if "goodness of his heart" is a euphemism for "favor to Anna Wintour." In an extended interview with journalist William Norwich in this week's New York magazine, […]

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