Michelle Goes for the Gold: Michelle Obama made her most notable post-election fashion appearance yet at last night’s Kennedy Center Honors, wearing a gold sequined gown by Michael Kors. Gold is quickly shaping up to be a second term hit for the FLOTUS—last week she wore a gold skirtsuit for the White House’s holiday decoration unveiling. [Fashionista]
MSNBC's V-Neck Gaffe: MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes sparked some disgruntled tweets on Friday for wearing a lilac-colored V-neck t-shirt on air. Paired with a black blazer on top, the Up with Chris Hayes host was criticized by fellow journalists including Irin Carmon and Ezra Klein for his casual appearance. [HuffPo]
Lagerfeld’s Latest Collab: Karl Lagerfeld just debuted his collaboration with Shu Uemera, meaning that it was only a matter of time before he found a new side project to keep him busy. The Kaiser will design four seasons’ worth of collaborations for jelly shoemaker, Melissa, who’s previously teamed up with the likes of Vivienne Westwood. Lagerfeld’s CEO Pier Paolo Righi said in a release that the designs will be, “ironic fun fashion products that many women in the world will happily wear.” [Grazia UK]
Jean Paul Gaultier’s New Line: Jean Paul Gaultier is about to surf the contemporary wave. The Paris-based designer will create a lower-priced ‘street line,’ that will launch worldwide for spring 2014. This will be Gaultier’s fourth diffusion effort since launching his namesake label in 1976. [ELLE UK]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new costume exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, tries to pay homage to the gritty, subversive, late-1970s movement. But has punk-inspired high fashion added to its legacy-or destroyed it?
Makeup for men is on the rise—and it’s no longer a taboo. Alessandra Codinha reports.