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April 20 2014

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Is Tom Ford Tossing a Made-to-Measure Gauntlet on Rodeo Drive?

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Tom Ford has cojones (not that we were in any doubt). His newest store opens in L.A. across the street from Gucci, his former employer. Game on.

Legendary French couturier Ted Lapidus died Monday at 79; the safari jacket, however, robustly lives on.

We know launch dates are merely vague proposals for when business will actually start (see: Top Shop, Soho), but seeing as we’re in the countdown spirit, we’ll celebrate the expected February 2009 launch of TheOutnet.com, Net-a-Porter’s off-price sister site.

Thanks to newly minted “venture capitalist” (and confident wearer of birds) Björk, Iceland may no longer hold the honorable post of country in the worst economic shape in the world. Yes, worse even than ours.

MAC’s new spokeswoman, er, spokesperson, Dame Edna, knows a lot about makeup, specifically makeup worn in vast quantities and violent shades. Get the look.

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  1. Valerio says:

    Ah Tom Ford, who made the Gucci brand sexy, but I have to admit also again a major brand. What I dislike about him is that he has a celeb attitude/status. His Golden Store in NYC is almost gone, so what he has to say to this. NOTHING!! This arrogant ‘designer’ belive in himself and I adore that, but is he the designer of the century? That he opens a store in LA is saying more about him the his collection. Really sorry for that Un buon Natale, arriverderci Alison

  2. flofellis says:

    economic downturn…..HELLO…stop with the propaganda. this is a time to be even more creative with what you ALREADY HAVE….REINVENT YOUR SELF FOR HEAVENS SAKE.

  3. Valerio says:

    It’s not propaganda it’s the true. Never noticesed that Woolworth in the UK is broke, or in the financial market Lehman Brothers and others? I only agree with your statement that we have to reinvent ourselfs. At the same time we have to acknowledge that there’s a crisis, not only in the housing market but also in other sectors of the industry. If it is fashion or whatever, we all have to suffer in 2009 a deeper crisis then ever before. But I adore you for your optimistic posting.