Drew Atones For Past Fashion Sins; Vogue Says It's Been Printing Pictures Of Plus-Size Models Since Forever

  • Drew Barrymore would like to apologize to Gucci for wearing that dress to the 2006 Golden Globes. “I felt so bad. I was like, ‘I’m so sorry, Gucci. I have tarnished your name.'” [ContactMusic]
  • Bruce Willis signed a deal to launch his first men’s fragrance on July 1 with a German company. But it won’t be sold in North America — is this the perfume equivalent of how famous actors used to sneak off to Japan to film cheesy ads they thought nobody would see? [WWD]
  • The Calvin Klein dress that Sarah Jessica Parker is wearing on the cover of the new Vogue was supposed to be a one-off, just for her. Well. Didn’t take long for “potential to make mint off this damn thing” to outweigh “fealty to celebrity client” on the decision-making scale. [NYTimes]
  • Malcolm McLaren‘s last words were apparently, “Free Leonard Peltier.” [Vogue UK]
  • “I’ve seen plus-size models in Vogue! I write about plus-size models all the time!” says Vogue‘s Sally Singer. “We went shopping with Marina Rinaldi, I just did Kate Dillon in Vogue. We’ve done Mia Tyler. We’ve done plus-size models. I’m not talking, ‘Oh, she’s a size 8.’ Ashley Graham is probably a size 16. We’ve definitely had plus-size models in Vogue, and readers respond to them.” [The Cut]
  • Marc Jacobs‘ business partner, Robert Duffy, is set to marry his boyfriend of one year, Alex Cespedes. [WWD]
  • Got a stupid story? Don’t mind becoming a live human advertising vector? Diesel, the company with the stupidest ad campaign ever, has the competition for you. [WWD]
  • Christian Siriano‘s runway shoes will again be reproduced exactly for his Payless fall line. This season, Siriano showed boots and platforms with filigree detailing suspended like a membrane between heel and outsole. [Shefinds]
  • Agyness Deyn now has a crewcut. [@TheLoveMagazine]
  • Zac Posen eagerly and without prompting tells the camera that he is 29 in this video about his Target collection. It must be hard to be a wunderkind, and then get old. [The Cut]
  • Though the headline of this piece, about how Posen‘s mother is now the chairman of his company, which reads “Mom, I’ll Make A Profit Soon,” seems just downright unkind. [WSJ]
  • For a rare glimpse behind-the-scenes at a Steven Meisel shoot, check out this video of his “Shrink to Fit” editorial for Vogue Italia. Freja Beha Erichsen, Lara Stone, and Abbey Lee Kershaw star, among others. [Fashionista]
  • There’s something rotten in the state of Italy, according to Cathy Horyn, and perhaps Franca Sozzani, too. [On The Runway]
  • Karl Lagerfeld is currently shooting the Pirelli Calendar at a studio in Paris — seaside locations are just so over, darling — and thanks to Isabeli Fontana‘s Twitter, we now know at least some of the cast. [House of Models]
  • Diane von Furstenberg is getting the Savannah College of Art and Design‘s Lifetime Achievement Award this year, at the college’s upcoming graduate show. [DFR]
  • Perhaps the reason women are wearing more colorful clothing right now is because the economy is starting to recover, and there is some sort of massive, un-studied, intrinsic link between colorful clothing and an improving Dow. Or, you know, could just be that it’s spring. [NYTimes]
  • François Nars got his dog, Marcel, to be the face of his new Nars face primer collection. [Stylelist]
  • Lara Stone, on behalf of Giorgio Armani cosmetics, will soon be peering out at you from the darkness on every bus stop, bill board, magazine back cover in your life. Enjoy! [Modelinia]
  • Louvre Musée des Arts Décoratifs curator Olivier Saillard, on his favorite fashion shows of the ’70s and ’80s: “My favorite show from the 70s is the Spring 1972 group show with Kenzo, Dorothée Bis, and Chantal Thomass…The show was held at Salle Wagram, an old Paris dance hall, staged by Argentinean director Alfredo Arias with Donna Jordan [a seventies model and Warhol superstar] as the guest star. The fact that these designers showed together was amazing — I don’t think that could happen today. And my favorite from the 80s is Marc Audibet‘s Fall 1986 show. Audibet introduced elasticity in clothing. He perfected the use of Lycra and put stretch into the fashion vocabulary. His vision was romantic and completely different than the S&M hourglass chic of Thierry Mugler and Claude Montana, which reigned at the time. And Audibet’s show featured a new soundtrack for fashion, the spellbinding, repetitive music of contemporary composers Philip Glass and Steve Reich.” Saillard’s newest show examines the fashions of the same period. [Style.com]
  • “You go to fashion shows and everybody is still hysterical. They are still producing and everything is great! Either way, fashion people are disconnected from reality. I mean most of them.” — Fashion illustrator Jean Philippe Delhomme. [The Moment]
  • J. Crew threw a party in New York to celebrate its new collaboration collection with the jewelry line Fenton/Fallon. [VF]
  • Anya Hindmarch designed four coats for the U.K. outdoorsy brand Barbour. They cost up to $658. [Telegraph]
  • Loafers made out of croslite, the material of Crocs? Do not want. [NYTimes]
  • Limited Brands, the company that owns, among other things, Victoria’s Secret, has created a Canadian division. [WWD]
  • Christie’s is hosting what it’s billing as the world’s first “carbon-neutral” live auction next Thursday, in honor of Earth Day. You can also bid right now for a bespoke men’s suit made of sustainable fabric, by Stella McCartney, who doesn’t normally do men’s wear. [Style.com]
  • “The days of floor space being expanded and sell-through of 25% per week and those astronomical numbers are gone. But it’s still a very attractive, very profitable business, talking from the department store standpoint.” — Marc Crossman, C.E.O. of Joe’s Jeans, on the woes of the “premium” denim market. [The Street]
  • John Varvatos has shifted the control of its six men’s and women’s fragrances to Elizabeth Arden, from Shiseido. The value of the deal was not disclosed. [WWD]
  • Here is James Dean, airbrushed onto the front of a swimsuit. [DFR]
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