Cathy and Oscar Make Nice: Cathy Horyn and Oscar de la Renta have reportedly buried the hatchet. Only a few months ago, the designer and New York Times fashion critic waged a war of words in the international press, with everyone from Hedi Slimane to Lady Gaga chiming in their perspectives on the matter. But backstage at de la Renta’s Pre-Fall fashion show in New York last night, the two were spotted having an amicable conversation. “She came to see me before the show and I told her we probably approach fashion in two different ways. I respect her way and I hope she respects my way,” de la Renta told WWD, “I read every single article she writes on fashion. I never hold grudges.” [WWD]
Liam Gallagher Heads to London Fashion Week: 90s crooner Liam Gallagher, frontman of "Wonderwall" band Oasis, is headed to London’s menswear fashion week. His brand Pretty Green has slowly gained international acclaim since launching in 2009 and now he’ll exhibit its work on one of fashion’s newest stages. The London Collections launched this past summer, ordinated by Prince Charles. Gallagher plans to show his fall 2013 collection at the event’s next round of shows. [Vogue UK]
Stella McCartney, Queen of Google: Stella McCartney was named England’s Designer of the Year earlier this month at the British Fashion Awards. And the public seems to agree. McCartney was 2012’s most-searched fashion term in the UK, beating out Karl Lagerfeld and Victoria’s Secret (who just opened their first UK store). [Fashionista]
Jennifer Lopez’s Weird Stains: There’s a reason white leather isn’t a popular staple for pants. Jennifer Lopez showed up in Australia sporting some light wash leather leggings, with bizarre stains around the crotch area, as if she had sat down to a messy lunch without using a napkin. Word to the wise: when white leather comes a’calling, 10 napkins are in order. [HuffPo Style]
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.