Philipp Plein’s Runway Disaster: Menswear designer Philipp Plein presented his latest collection in Milan yesterday to much controversy, with many critics are slamming the presentation for being insensitive. Plein’s models were outfitted with machine guns, ski masks, and teddy bears, evoking the recent terrors encountered in Newtown, Connecticut. [Fashionista]
Wrangler’s Cellulite-Curing Jeans: Mick Jagger offspring Lizzy Jagger has begun hawking anti-cellulite jeans by Wrangler. The new style comes in three finishes—Aloe Vera (which promises to sooth sensitive skin), Olive Extract (to moisterize), and Smooth Legs (infused with algae extract, retinol, and caffeine to rid cellulite). The style lasts four to six washes before you have to apply a ‘reload spray’ to boost the pants’ cosmetic advantages. [Telegraph]
Liberty Ross Moves On: Supermodel Liberty Ross has reportedly started dating following her husband, Rupert Sanderson’s cheating scandal with Kristen Stewart. She’s apparently turned her attentions to Jimmy Iovine, head of Interscope-Geffen records and a co-owner of Beats by Dre headphones. Trading up? [Page Six]
Grace Coddington on Jimmy Fallon: Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington made an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night to talk about her new memoir Grace. The sweet interview, which the press-shy Coddignton prepared for by sitting in Fallon’s audience before Christmas “to see what I would be put through,” shed light on Fallon’s relationship with Vogue. He and Coddington actually met on the set of a Vogue shoot in which Fallon had to pose with a sandwich in his mouth. [The Cut]
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.