04/01/2009 - 05/01/2009Bostonista: 04/01/2009 - 05/01/2009

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

House of Harlow 1960 at Luna Boston!

I was pretty excited to see the email from Luna Boston today that said they were now carrying House of Harlow 1960! I'd seen some of the pieces online and on Nicole Richie (the "designer") but I wanted to see them in person before I bought anything and (as far as I know) until now there weren't any local stores carrying it!
I'm definitely going to be stopping by Luna to check out some of the necklaces!

Monday, May 11, 2009

A Model Moment: Irina Returns!

Irina Lazareanu returns to modeling in this month's Vogue Italia! She was shot by Miles Aldridge in this Dreamy editorial. I really love when shoots are whimsical and fairy-like pretty! I usually picture her only as being tough but this shoot just proves her versatility! No wonder she's one of Karl Lagerfeld's muses!

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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Jack Has His Nose Re-set; Kiefer has a Court Date!

Kiefer Sutherland surrendered to police on Thursday for headbutting Jack McCollough. He faces up to a year in jail and will be arraigned on June 22!
According to People Jack had surgery on his broken nose Thursday night and is recovering but is pissed off that it happened at all since he has a collection to get going!
We'll have to see how this drama plays out!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Walk of Shame??

Isn't Zoe Kravaitz's after-party outfit at subMercer on Monday night super cute?
I'm putting the time of this photo between 11:30 pm and 2 am.

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Zoe Kravitz at 9 am on Tuesday morning. Hmm...isn't that outfit familiar? I would hate for paparazzi to catch me on a walk of shame! But at least she looks just as cute and beautiful as she did the night before!

A Celebrity Moment: Olsen's At the MET Gala

Ashley Olsen (in The Row...of course!) was my favorite look of the night. From her sharp, chic hair cut to the necklace down her back she just looked iconic.

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MK on the other hand....

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I think the best description I heard was "Marie Antoinette after a rager." I think to the average person it doesn't work but personally, I like it. It's a huge improvement over last years disaster and that color is really suited to her. The Christian Lacroix Couture gown is beautifully made and in the HQ pictures you can see the stunning details and craftsmanship. I think in real life it probably looked dazzling but it just didn't work in pictures. It certainly is her personal style to a t and to be honest very few women could have pulled off Lacroix better.

A Celebrity Moment: Ed Westwick in Dior Homme

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

A Model Moment: Even More Models on the MET Red Carpet!

The stunning Alek Wek in Emanuel Ungaro

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Ali Stephens, looking much older than the last time I saw her, in Narciso Rodriquez

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My favorite model (despite all her jumping) Caroline Trentini in John Galliano with boyfriend Victor Demarchelier (Yep. Patrick's son!)

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Lily Donaldson with Narciso Rodriguez in one of his designs.

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Lisa Cant in Monique Lhuillier (I didn't even know she was still modeling...)

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Miranda Kerr in Jill Sander

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Catherine McNeil with Roland Mouret

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Doutzen in 3.1 Phillip Lim with Phillip Lim

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Dree Hemingway, her great-grandfather is Ernest, in Alexander Wang.

A Celebrity Moment: The Curious Case of Kiefer, Brooke and Jack!

The Proenza boys with Raquel Zimmerman last night pre-fight!
TMZ and Guest of a Guest are reporting that last night Kiefer Sutherland headbutted Jack McCollough (of Proenza Schouler) and broke his nose at the Rodarte after-party at subMercer!
So what happened? Kiefer claims that he saw Jack bump into Brooke Shields (a close friend who often wears Jack's designs) and knock her to the ground...without apologizing! When Sutherland approached him Jack reportedly pushed him which led to the headbutting! But here is the weird part...Brooke told TMZ today that Jack didn't do anything to her! Police reports have been filed and Jack was in the hospital until earlier this afternoon!
I don't know what the hell Kiefer Sutherland's problem is but the Proenza boys inspire a lot of loyalty among fashionistas so it's kind of a miracle that he escaped without being beaten with hundreds of pairs of Christian Louboutins!

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Brooke Shields, pre-incident, in Calvin Klein Collection

Monday, May 4, 2009

More Models at the Met!

Sasha Pivovarova in Giambattista Valli! Now SHE looks like a supermodel! An over the top peacock feather coat is definite supermodel territory!

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Karen Elson (with husband Jack White) in Chanel

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Anja Rubik in Balmain doesn't it sort of look like she's peeing glitter? And what is going on with her shoes? Too big in the ankle straps and too tight near the toes!

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Daria has the most slamming body ever. She even puts Gisele to shame! And she looks amazing in Balmain! Don't you think?

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Lara Stone wearing Alexander Wang and with Alexander Wang! Isn't he a cutie?!

A Celebrity Moment: Madonna in Louis Vuitton

Well, honestly, what did we expect?

A Model Moment: Models on the Red Carpet

Coco Rocha in Isaac Mizrahi with Isaac Mizrahi!

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Gisele in Dior/Versace (I'm not sure yet!) with her husband, Tom Brady.

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Iman in Donna Karan

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Claudia Schiffer in Versace

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Chanel Iman in Zac Posen

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Jessica Stam in Rodarte

The MET Costume Institute Gala 2009!

Marc Jacobs and Kate Moss (in Marc Jacobs) arrive for the gala!

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Kate Bosworth in Stella McCartney Fall 09

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Diane Kruger (and Joshua Jackson) in Chanel

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Anna Wintour in Chanel with daughter Bee Schaffer

Drama at the Met Gala!

Azzedine Alaia found out last week that he and his work are not featured in the MET's exhibit he's asked the seven women who he designed dresses for the event to not wear them tonight--and rumor has it that many of these women have decided not to attend in order to support Alaia! 
Including the model who calls him Papa--Naomi Campbell!
It's hard to imagine an event dedicated to models without Naomi Campbell but her people released the following statement this afternoon:

“As Naomi has been the muse of Azzedine Ala├»a for 23 years, she feels she doesn’t want to attend unless she can represent his work.”

See? I like Derek Blasberg!

"Why does it always rain on Met day? I wonder if Mother Nature hates Anna. Anna probably asked her to wear short tonight and she was pissed."- Derek Blasberg via Twitter


This morning at the press preview Anna wore altered Marc Jacobs Fall 09
Tonight is the night I've been obsessively waiting for even though I'm in Boston and lack an invitation...the Costume Institute's annual gala at the MET to celebrate it's summer exhibit.
This year the exhibit theme is MODEL AS MUSE: EMBODYING FASHION curated by Harold Koda and Kohle Yohannan and opening to the public on Wednesday (May 6) until August 9th.
But of course the beautiful people get to see the exhibit early tonight while wearing the most amazing fashions on the planet and not eating their (probably) 10 grand per plate dinner.

Normally a huge star studded event I'm hoping that the red carpet focus will be on the models more than usual and not boring style-less girls like Jessica Biel (who will be wearing her boyfriend's line, William Rast. Thanks Justin Timberlake.)

Marc Jacobs (who is acting as host next to Anna Wintour tonight) is said to be dressing co-host Kate Moss in his own collection.
So who else is arriving with who and who will they be wearing? Here's what I've heard:

Narciso Rodriguez is taking (and dressing) Lily Donaldson.
Jessica Stam will be arriving with the Mulleavy sisters and wearing their line, Rodarte.
Gisele is ditching Tom Brady (for the night anyway) for John Galliano and one of his Dior gowns.
Diane Kruger will, of course, be in Chanel but is bringing her beau Joshua Jackson (also in Chanel) not Karl Lagerfeld.
Halle Berry will be in Calvin Klein while Jason Wu is dressing Jessica Alba (a definite downgrade from Michelle Obama, yes?)
And we can expect some red carpet antics from Isaac Mizrahi and his date, Coco Rocha!
Designers, supposedly, have been asked to customize their designs from gowns to minis so we can all get a good look at those long model legs.
Madonna and Kerry Washington will be in Louis Vuitton which makes sense since it seems that Madge's LV contract will be extended.
Also in Marc Jacobs? Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, and Winona Ryder.
Dior: Marion Cotillard, and Jessica Szohr
Burberry: Twiggy and Agyness Deyn
Stella McCartney: Liv Tyler, Kate Hudson and Kate Bosworth
There seems to be some confusion over what Helena Christensen will be wearing with some reports claiming Marc Jacobs and others Zac Posen. We'll have to wait and see tonight!
For me, the Costume Institute Gala is more exciting than the Oscars!
I'll be updating as pictures and info comes in tonight!

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Future Fashion Trend?

A few years ago, when SARS was spreading at a rapid rate in Asia, American Vogue published a photograph of a woman there wearing a Burberry surgical mask. Does anyone have this shot still?! If so please send it to me!

Friday, May 1, 2009

A Celebrity Moment: Lily Allen for Chanel!

Lily is a huge Chanel addict and her dreams have come true because Karl Lagerfeld has asked her to star in the next Chanel handbag campaign! According to WWD--“She’s fun,” enthused Lagerfeld, who plans to turn his lens on the British pop star next week."

Tuesday, April 28, 2009


I love Lady Gaga. She's amazing. Even when she wears a zipper over her eye. She and Karmaloop are teaming up to shoot a video here in Boston next monday! I'll be there and I hope to see you!

"Wale and Lady Gaga are shooting a video in Boston next Monday, some Karmaloop staff is in it but we need more people...

Two requirements: you must look fly and dress fly i.e. If you are good looking, have a unique style, and wear Karmaloop gear you are good to go!!!

If you are interested send your info: name, age, height, weight, email, cell # and pictures to:
gio@karmaloop.com & boss@elitaste.com

The shoot will start on Monday, May 4th in the morning and go all day. No cash but, FAME, FUN, & FREE FOOD
Karmaloop TV will be there shooting as well and doing interviews etc.

Saturday, April 25, 2009

RIP Catherine di Montezemolo

I was sad to read that former Vogue editor Catherine di Montezemolo passed away this week. For those of you who don't know she spent an unbelievable thirty-five years at American Vogue and then Lord & Taylor. At a time when many women didn't have "careers" she paved the way for them in publishing, and retail. She truly lived an amazing, inspirational life. My most sincere condolences to her friends and family.

Here is the obituary via The Huffington post:
"Di Montezemolo was a striking platinum blonde known for her grace, personal style and unpretentious manner. Described by friends as a woman who always had a smile on her face and a generous heart, di Montezemolo had a varied career that started at Vogue, where she spent 35 years and became a fashion editor in the Sixties covering European fashion. She later spent 12 years at Lord & Taylor, where she continued to review ready-to-wear shows and the European couture as well as American fashion."

Friday, April 24, 2009

A Model Moment: Arm Pitt Farts?

Ford Model's Anna K in VELVET---is she making arm pitt farts?! Checking to make sure her antiperspirant is still working?! Well, whatever, she looks just beautiful!
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