nymag.com Archives - 20 August 2017, Sunday

  • All the Resort Shows Want You to Wear a Cat Eye

    nymag.com 24 May '17, 1pm

    The eyes at Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Valentino. It would take some time to limn the creative differences between the storied fashion houses of Paris and Milan, in this case: Chanel , Valentino , and Louis Vuitton . Their recent beauty directions however, can be summed up in comparat...

  • Danish model Ulrikke Hoyer said she was cut from Louis Vuitton's cruise show for being "too big"

    Ulrikke Hoyer Accuses Louis Vuitton of Size Discrimination

    nymag.com 18 May '17, 7pm

    Ulrikke Hoyer in Louis Vuitton’s spring 2017 show. Photo: 2016 Peter White/Getty Images In a lengthy Facebook post this morning, Danish model Ulrikke Hoyer said she was cast in Louis Vuitton’s cruise show in Japan and flew to Tokyo for a fitting before being cut from the lineup for be...

  • Watch the Louis Vuitton Livestream

    nymag.com 14 May '17, 8am

    4:05 a.m. Watch the Louis Vuitton Livestream Enjoy! Yesterday at 4:32 p.m. If Taylor Swift Can’t Make it to Your Graduation Party, She’ll Send Flowers Say it with flowers. Yesterday at 3:44 p.m. Former Gymnasts Testify About Doctor’s Sexual Abuse Preliminary hearings have begun in the...

  • Jaden Smith Accessorized With a Handbag Made From His Hair

    Jaden Smith Accessorized With a Handbag Made From His Hair

    nymag.com 02 May '17, 12am

    Jaden Smith at the Met Gala 2017. Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images If you’ve continuously awakened in a cold sweat the past few weeks, pondering the fate of Jaden Smith’s forlorn dreadlocks, you can now put your mind to rest. They arrived with Smith on the red carpet tonight at the...

  • Mona Lisa’s Face Was Everywhere at the Louis Vuitton Party Last Night https://t.co/2FPAp9Jlvx

    Louis Vuitton’s Pop-Up Celebrates Jeff Koons Collaboration

    nymag.com 28 Apr '17, 6pm

    View Slideshow DJ Gillian Sagansky at Louis Vuitton’s “Masters” launch party. Photo: Joe Schildhorn/BFA.com/Joe Schildhorn/BFA.com Last night, Louis Vuitton hosted a cocktail party to launch a new pop-up store in New York dedicated to the brand’s “Masters” collaboration with artist Je...

  • Leatherworkers from several Louis Vuitton ateliers staged a rare strike in support of wage increases

    Louis Vuitton Leatherworkers in France Are Striking: WWD

    nymag.com 05 Apr '17, 8pm

    Louis Vuitton. Photo: AFP/AFP/Getty Images Leatherworkers from several Louis Vuitton ateliers in France walked out on Wednesday morning, staging a rare strike in support of wage increases, WWD reports. The strike is the leatherworkers’ first in 15 years, according to WWD , and started...

  • Angela Merkel Loves Rummaging Through Her Enormous Handbag

    nymag.com 21 Mar '17, 4pm

    German chancellor Angela Merkel has a constant companion throughout her meetings, speeches, and international trips: a sturdy, venti-sized handbag that she owns in a rainbow of business-casual colors, and that, like Mary Poppins’s, seems to contain just about everything she owns. Appa...

  • Angela Merkel Loves Rummaging Through Her Enormous Handbag

    nymag.com 21 Mar '17, 4pm

    German chancellor Angela Merkel has a constant companion throughout her meetings, speeches, and international trips: a sturdy, venti-sized handbag that she owns in a rainbow of business-casual colors, and that, like Mary Poppins’s, seems to contain just about everything she owns. Appa...

  • Angela Merkel Loves Rummaging Through Her Enormous Handbag

    nymag.com 21 Mar '17, 4pm

    German chancellor Angela Merkel has a constant companion throughout her meetings, speeches, and international trips: a sturdy, venti-sized handbag that she owns in a rainbow of business-casual colors, and that, like Mary Poppins’s, seems to contain just about everything she owns. Appa...

  • Satin Sneakers to Buy, Now That Rihanna’s Are Sold Out https://t.co/o1brwKrf7A

    Alternatives to Rihanna’s Sold-out Fenty Puma’s

    nymag.com 15 Mar '17, 7pm

    Satin sneakers are now a thing. They made appearances on recent Gucci, Vetements, and Miu Miu runways; and — perhaps more important than all of that — they have Rihanna’s stamp of approval. Her latest Fenty x Puma release was a satin, slip-on sneaker whose girlish bow and running-shoe...

  • They’re all gray leather, meaning they won't get as dirty as your standard white Stan Smiths https://t.co/I2vjI6RxWM

    Deal of the Day: Nike Air Max Thea Pinnacle Sneakers

    nymag.com 22 Feb '17, 4pm

    , every gal we see on the G train is wearing a pair of cropped pants and Fashion Sneakers. If your battered Flyknits just aren’t doing it, might we suggest these extremely cool-looking, crisp, gray Nike Air Max Thea Pinnacles? They’re all gray leather, except for the area around the a...

  • Supreme and Louis Vuitton Collab Was a Brilliant Troll

    nymag.com 07 Feb '17, 11pm

    Supreme may technically be a skate brand, but it operates much more like a luxury fashion label. In fact, Vuitton and Supreme share more than a few marketing strategies. Both traffic in scarcity. Both have harnessed cool through well-chosen artists’ collaborations (Supreme with contem...

  • Supreme and Louis Vuitton Collab Was a Brilliant Troll

    nymag.com 07 Feb '17, 10pm

    Supreme may technically be a skate brand, but it operates much more like a luxury fashion label. In fact, Vuitton and Supreme share more than a few marketing strategies. Both traffic in scarcity. Both have harnessed cool through well-chosen artists’ collaborations (Supreme with contem...

  • Supreme and Louis Vuitton Collab Was a Brilliant Troll

    nymag.com 07 Feb '17, 10pm

    Supreme may technically be a skate brand, but it operates much more like a luxury fashion label. In fact, Vuitton and Supreme share more than a few marketing strategies. Both traffic in scarcity. Both have harnessed cool through well-chosen artists’ collaborations (Supreme with contem...

  • "I'd rather people say 'Your skin looks amazing' than 'I like your handbag.'"

    What It Costs to Be Ageless

    nymag.com 31 Jan '17, 2pm

    “I’m 51 and I’m very transparent about my age,” she says. “Once you start aging, the difference between 35 and 50 is huge. If I have money in my pocket, I’d rather get skin care than a handbag. I’d rather people say ‘Your skin looks amazing’ than ‘I like your handbag.’” It’s a quest t...

  • Louis Vuitton Held a Conversation on the Syrian Crisis

    Louis Vuitton Launches Make a Promise Initiative

    nymag.com 17 Jan '17, 9pm

    Lisa Szarkowski, Imran Amed, and Claudia Martinuzzi. Photo: LOUIS VUITTON/BFA.COM - CARL TIMPONE “This all seems so far away from our glossy world of fashion,” admitted Imran Amed, the founder and CEO of Business of Fashion, as he opened a panel on the ongoing crisis in Syria at Louis...

  • PETA just invested in LVMH– and not because they're fans: https://t.co/4rqt4nM6p1

    PETA Bought One Share of Louis Vuitton

    nymag.com 14 Jan '17, 2pm

    Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has purchased one share of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton in the hopes of pressuring the brand to stop using exotic skin in its products. PETA circulated a video last Decem...

  • Zsa Zsa Gabor Ashes Carried to Funeral in Louis Vuitton Bag

    nymag.com 30 Dec '16, 9pm

    R.I.P. Photo: Ron Galella/WireImage/Getty Zsa Zsa Gabor died earlier this month at the age of 99, but she continued to uphold her reputation for glamour well beyond the grave: Her ashes were carried to her funeral, held Friday at Beverly Hills’ Church of the Good Shepherd, in a Louis ...

  • Zsa Zsa Gabor Ashes Carried to Funeral in Louis Vuitton Bag

    nymag.com 30 Dec '16, 8pm

    R.I.P. Photo: Ron Galella/WireImage/Getty Zsa Zsa Gabor died earlier this month at the age of 99, but she continued to uphold her reputation for glamour well beyond the grave: Her ashes were carried to her funeral, held Friday at Beverly Hills’ Church of the Good Shepherd, in a Louis ...

  • Zsa Zsa Gabor Ashes Carried to Funeral in Louis Vuitton Bag

    nymag.com 30 Dec '16, 8pm

    R.I.P. Photo: Ron Galella/WireImage/Getty Zsa Zsa Gabor died earlier this month at the age of 99, but she continued to uphold her reputation for glamour well beyond the grave: Her ashes were carried to her funeral, held Friday at Beverly Hills’ Church of the Good Shepherd, in a Louis ...

  • Because white sneakers are the 'it' shoe for 2017

    Best White Sneakers to Get a Sneaker Freak

    nymag.com 29 Dec '16, 6am

    The Platonic ideal of the whisper-quiet white sneaker, I want to hate these so much only because they’re so perfect, such a no-brainer, that they bespeak no taste at all (basic in the good way turned basic in the bad way). In truth, I’m probably just jealous. Every time I see some guy...

  • See These Special Louis Vuitton Monogram Pieces

    nymag.com 16 Dec '16, 8pm

    For the person who would never store their priceless roses in a vase. Photo: Courtesy of Louis Vuitton For the past two weeks I’ve been re-reading Crazy Rich Asians and its sequel, China Rich Girlfriend . Some of the most absurd (though completely pleasurable) scenes depict the obscen...

  • Why Instagram Location Says Singapore, Singapore

    nymag.com 13 Dec '16, 5pm

    Stars and “stars” of the social media, in constant pursuit of virality, are always looking for new ways to extend their reach. They individually DM fans. They come to Brazil. And now, some have started geotagging their Instagram posts from “Singapore, Singapore” despite never having s...

  • Why Instagram Location Says Singapore, Singapore

    nymag.com 13 Dec '16, 3pm

    Stars and “stars” of the social media, in constant pursuit of virality, are always looking for new ways to extend their reach. They individually DM fans. They come to Brazil. And now, some have started geotagging their Instagram posts from “Singapore, Singapore” despite never having s...

  • The Designer Making Fanciful Creations Out of Birkin Scraps

    Pascale Mussard Talks About Hermès's Petit H Project

    nymag.com 02 Dec '16, 9pm

    So, for example, scraps of mink came together in a fur-lined Kleenex box that would probably delight Eva Hesse and Kim Kardashian equally. Mussard, who has a tendency toward caprice that sounds better with a French accent, says she was toying with the idea of a small fur-covered house...

  • Why Some People Are Burning Their New Balance Sneakers

    nymag.com 10 Nov '16, 4pm

    Shortly after Donald Trump was declared the president-elect of the United States, the Republican got the stamp of approval from an unexpected source: New Balance . Many people have since posted videos and pictures of themselves burning their New Balance shoes, or throwing them in the ...

  • Why Some People Are Burning Their New Balance Sneakers

    nymag.com 10 Nov '16, 4pm

    Shortly after Donald Trump was declared the president-elect of the United States, the Republican got the stamp of approval from an unexpected source: New Balance . Many people have since posted videos and pictures of themselves burning their New Balance shoes, or throwing them in the ...

  • Why Some People Are Burning Their New Balance Sneakers

    nymag.com 10 Nov '16, 4pm

    Shortly after Donald Trump was declared the president-elect of the United States, the Republican got the stamp of approval from an unexpected source: New Balance . Many people have since posted videos and pictures of themselves burning their New Balance shoes, or throwing them in the ...

  • Why Some People Are Burning Their New Balance Sneakers

    nymag.com 10 Nov '16, 3pm

    Shortly after Donald Trump was declared the president-elect of the United States, the Republican got the stamp of approval from an unexpected source: New Balance . Many people have since posted videos and pictures of themselves burning their New Balance shoes, or throwing them in the ...

  • New Balance Sneakers Supports Donald Trump’s Win

    nymag.com 10 Nov '16, 5am

    Now that the election is over, it’s pretty easy to tell who was in favor of which candidate (based on your reaction, of course). But we’re not just learning who supported whom — we’re also learning what supported whom. While Hillary Clinton commanded the support of many a fashion desi...