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Can Anyone But Rihanna Pull Off Wearing These Crotch-High Manolo Blahnik Boots? Can Anyone But Rihanna Pull Off Wearing These Crotch-High Manolo Blahnik Boots?

Rihanna is releasing another shoe collection (in addition to Puma), this time a collaboration with Manolo Blahnik called Denim Desserts, which debuts in the April issue of British Vogue.

Why Isn't Sarah Jessica Parker in the Manolo Blahnik Documentary?  Why Isn't Sarah Jessica Parker in the Manolo Blahnik Documentary? 

Christian Louboutin got his own documentary last year, so it’s only fitting that fellow shoe designer Manolo Blahnik would get one too. The film is titled Manolo (The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards), which references the whimsical story of Blahnik as a child growing up in the Canary Islands where he would make tiny…

Lindsay Lohan Borrows Designer Dress, Unsurprisingly Returns It in Shreds Lindsay Lohan Borrows Designer Dress, Unsurprisingly Returns It in Shreds

So Lindsay Lohan asks to borrow a designer dress for the amFAR gala from stylist Phillip Bloch, whose number she got from Charlie Sheen. Is any part of what I just said a valid reason to hand over a $1,750 dress of intricate beadwork and gossamer fairy tits and silkworms that only eat free-range food and drink fair…

André Leon Talley Is Ready For A Nicely Dressed Lesbian President André Leon Talley Is Ready For A Nicely Dressed Lesbian President

Talley would welcome a lesbian commander-in-chief, especially if she resembled Julie Andrews, wore "ankle-length skirts, grazing the Manolo Blahnik kitten heels," and kept her "butch trouser suit for weekends at Camp David." Also: "No plaid lumberjack shirts at any time."

Michelle Obama Gives Another Ladymag Interview Michelle Obama Gives Another Ladymag Interview

Michelle Obama is in Harper's Bazaar, a magazine that once creepily hired Tyra Banks to impersonate her. Obama wore her own clothes for the shoot, and she talks about wearing "a little tutu fairy costume" for a childhood production:

Cindy Crawford Nabs Iconic Cover, Looks Fantastic Cindy Crawford Nabs Iconic Cover, Looks Fantastic

Cindy Crawford pulls Tyra's patented couture pose on the cover of Vogue India's "Icons" issue. Cindy last popped up on the July cover of Elle Germany and made the front of April's L'Officiel. [Design Scene]

McQueen's Psychiatrist Testifies At Inquest; Pat Field Claims Credit For Leggings McQueen's Psychiatrist Testifies At Inquest; Pat Field Claims Credit For Leggings

The inquest into Alexander McQueen's death has revealed that before he hanged himself, the designer took a lethal quantity of cocaine, as well as tranquilizers and sleeping pills. He also slit his wrists. He left a note, which read:

Michelle's Jewelry, Zac's Lower-Priced Line, & Claudia's Cashmere Michelle's Jewelry, Zac's Lower-Priced Line, & Claudia's Cashmere

Michelle Trachtenberg is designing a line of jewelry for Coach's Poppy brand. Expect "colorful crystals." [WWD]

Stephanie Seymour Accused Of Bad Mothering; Manolo Blahnik "Hates" Celebrities Stephanie Seymour Accused Of Bad Mothering; Manolo Blahnik "Hates" Celebrities

Stephanie Seymour's divorce from Peter Brant is getting even uglier. After police were called to the couple's home following Seymour's complaint that Brant's security assaulted her, Brant has accused the model of drug use and is seeking sole child custody:

Fashion's Night Out's Celeb Lineup Announced; Tori Clothing Line A Reality Fashion's Night Out's Celeb Lineup Announced; Tori Clothing Line A Reality

The details of Fashion's Night Out — aka Anna Wintour's Plan To Save Retail — have been announced. Over 700 stores in all five boroughs will be participating in events that range from sewing circles to cook-ins to rock shows:

Roisin Murphy Calls Lady Gaga "A Poor Imitation Of Me"; Katie Holmes Is Launching A Fashion Line Roisin Murphy Calls Lady Gaga "A Poor Imitation Of Me"; Katie Holmes Is Launching A Fashion Line

We never thought of Lady Gaga's style as something one should actually seek to take credit for, but Roisin Murphy apparently feels differently. [Refinery29]

'90s Supes Are Unstoppable; Christian Audigier Picks On Posh Spice '90s Supes Are Unstoppable; Christian Audigier Picks On Posh Spice

42-year-old Kristen McMenamy, whose deeply unconventional beauty shone in many of the most memorable fashion photographs of the early '90s, was chosen by Steven Meisel for the new cover of Italian Vogue. [FWD]

Jessica Biel Designs Handbags For Justin Timberlake Jessica Biel Designs Handbags For Justin Timberlake

Rumor has it that Jessica Biel's gonna be designing bags for squeeze Justin Timberlake's William Rast line. "Sources say she has already started sketching designs for a limited edition collection. Isn't it a coincidence how much hidden design talent there is in Hollywood? [Daily Express]

Designer/Director Tom Ford Can't Move His Freakin' Face Designer/Director Tom Ford Can't Move His Freakin' Face

Tom Ford has spoken: eyebrow wiggling is now a sign of displeasure. "I haven't had any plastic surgery — despite what people think, this is my nose...I have had Restylane and Botox, but I don't think of that as plastic surgery any more. It's true I can't really frown, but I can move my eyebrows, so..." [Guardian]

Sacha Baron Cohen Crashes "Prada" Fashion Show Sacha Baron Cohen Crashes "Prada" Fashion Show

Sacha Baron Cohen's fashionisto alter ego, the fey Austrian Bruno, stormed the catwalk in layers of schmatte during Agatha Ruiz de la Prada's runway show, setting off a security panic. Ultimately they had to call the police; all this will obvs end up in the upcoming Bruno movie. [Perez Hilton]

Designer, Animal Activist Russell Simmons Likes Cuddly Creatures, But Not That Much Designer, Animal Activist Russell Simmons Likes Cuddly Creatures, But Not That Much

Russell Simmons may be vegan but admits, "my clothes are not especially animal-friendly." [BlackBook]

Manolo Blahnik Hates Free Advertising On Hollywood Actresses Manolo Blahnik Hates Free Advertising On Hollywood Actresses

"'Who are these dreadful women?' Manolo Blahnik screams in horror as he brandishes the latest edition of a smart society magazine. An assistant points out kindly that they are four of Hollywood's top female stars. Looking pained, Blahnik turns away muttering 'Dreadful, dreadful,' before adding, with a roll of his eyes…

Dear Diane: Sorry, But You Can't Claim To "Show The Soul Of A Woman" On The Same Day You Sue Target Dear Diane: Sorry, But You Can't Claim To "Show The Soul Of A Woman" On The Same Day You Sue Target

"With so many magazine images that are so completely retouched, we've gone in the opposite direction, showing the soul of a woman." That's artist Francois-Marie Banier, on this Diane von Furstenberg ad starring Natalia Vodianova. Which makes us wonder, if that is the "opposite direction" of the retouching trend, we…

Dita Von Teese Wants To Give Our Breasts A Lift Dita Von Teese Wants To Give Our Breasts A Lift

Dita von Teese is collaborating with Wonderbra on a lingerie collection to be called — so original! — Wonderbra by Dita von Teese. Um, what would Dita von Teese know about needing a Wonderbra? [Vogue UK]

No Love Lost Between J. Lo And Label's Former Designer No Love Lost Between J. Lo And Label's Former Designer

Jennifer Lopez is expected to file suit against former Sweetface design partner Andy Hilfiger, ostensibly because, uh, the line really sucks. Hilfiger, meanwhile, is expected to countersue because Lopez' hubby Marc Anthony is a psychotic asshole. [NY Daily News]

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