Fashion Mags On Their Way Out?

What: Fashion magazines are the Pink Elephant in the room right now – as everything moves to the World Wide Web and the recession continues to affect retailers, we have to wonder how much life expectancy they really have. The clock truly is ticking for our favorite style rags. The WDD recently reported that ads […]

Vogue Gets Budget Friendly?

What: You know recession-chic has gone mainstream when even Vogue is buying in. The fashion bible has gone “budget-conscious” for its July issues by introducing “Steal of the Month” items, along with a section full of clothing and accessories all under $500. The frugal focus is part of the magazine’s attempt to become cost-conscious—in light […]

Vogue Goes Budget with Picks for Under $100

What: Vogue continues to go “cheap chic” with a spread this month’s issue featuring classic pieces for under $100. What We Say: You know things are bad when Vogue features $30 sandals from Macy’s house line Style &Co. Regardless, we give a big fat “Bravo” to Vogue for coming over (or being forced over) to […]

Is Plus Size In?

What: Ms. Anna (Wintour), Vogue’s Editor in Chief,  is generating buzz throughout the fashion industry via her props of Grammy winner Adele’s plus size fashion sense. Some say a plus size fashionista on the cover of Vogue is in the works. From Nancy LeWinter, OneStopPlus.com–  “62% of all American women (18 or older) wearing a […]

Anna Wintour Goes Budget (Well, in Theory)

What: Anna Wintour, Editor In Chief of American Vogue Magazine and, I suspect, undercover Wal-Mart shopper, gives her two cents on the importance of value in fashion. From Wall Street Journal’s Rachel Dodes Interview with Anna Wintour: Are you trying to add more moderately priced clothes to fashion spreads? I think we need to give […]

Michelle Obama Strikes a Pose for Vogue

If you haven’t noticed by now, the whole fashion industry has been looking to the first lady for glamor guidance, so it’s not all that surprising that Michelle Obama will be gracing the cover of Vogue in March. While many presidents’ wives have been featured in the elegant magazine, only Hillary Clinton has made it […]

Vogue Italia Black Issue: Win This!

What: Vogue Italia’s July issue is a historical one: it addresses the issue of racial inequality in the fashion world by filling its editorial pages with models of color from Naomi Campbell to up-and-comers like Sessilee Lopez. Why You Want This: Vogue Italia isn’t exactly available at the grocery checkout line and even if you […]

Spring 2007 Fashion Week Day 5: Vivienne Westwood + Nine West = Not So Cheap Fashion

I love Vivienne Westwood, so when I heard that the women who some credit with inventing punk was teaming up with Nine West to premiere a line of lower priced (but certainly not cheap) shoes I was thrilled. The shoes, ranging in price from $160 to $350 a pair, will be available at selection Nine […]