A New YSL-related Feud: There's a new YSL spat in town. While last week’s matchup between Cathy Horyn and the house’s new designer Hedi Slimane provided entertainment, now Saint Laurent’s long-term partner Pierre Bergé is stirring a new spat. According to Bergé, a portfolio of 400 personal items (including nearly 300 sketches, many of them erotic) were stolen from Saint Laurent’s Paris apartment. But the late designer’s former flame and ex-employee, Fabrice Thomas is claiming that he was given the artifacts, which are now in the hands of a German businessman who wishes to remain anonymous. [WWD]
Shop with your Metrocard: New York City’s transit commission, the MTA, has begun to sell advertising on subway system Metrocards. First up for the experience? The Gap. The store has even printed coupons onto the transit passes, meaning that you can kind of shop and subway it at the same time. [NY Observer]
Now we know the real Ellen DeGeneres. On Monday's episode of 'Ellen,' Madonna showed up wearing something rather, well, Madonna-esque (read 'highly unusual and just a little kinky'). When Ellen was similarly outfitted, the host cheekily said, 'I finally feel like myself.'
Makeup for men is on the rise—and it’s no longer a taboo. Alessandra Codinha reports.