Alt.Fashion Video of the Day: What People Wear at a Monster Truck Rally

By Danica Lo on
If you've ever wanted to check out a monster truck rally, but never had the opportunity, check out this amazing new video—one in a series!—by VFiles and LisaTV, that takes you inside a real-life monster truck rally to find out what people are wearing.LisaTV talks to this woman about her shaved haircut:And they even found a beauty queen on-site to interview!Check out the video and tell us what you think, in the comments section, below:Read Full Story

BREAKING: Nicolas Ghesquiere Out at Balenciaga

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(Getty) Nicolas Ghesquiere with actress Jennifer Connelly in New York in 2010Shock announcement this morning: Nicolas Ghesquiere, the much-heralded creative director who's been credited with building Balenciaga into the must-have luxury label over the past 15 years, has left the company.No definitive reason was offered, besides a brief press release under the headline: "The Balenciaga fashion house and Nicolas Ghesquiere announce their joint decision to end their partnership.""Cristobal...Read Full Story

'Project Runway All Stars' Ep 2 Recap: Disco Infern-Whoa

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(Photos: Lifetime)After wrapping up its 10th season last month (congrats, Dmitry!), Project Runway is back with its second season of All Stars. Our resident critics and PR fans Jill Slattery and Darrick Thomas will be dishing out recaps and sartorial snarkiness all season long.Jill: Welcome to Project Runway All Stars, or as we like to call it, the most shameless hour of product placement on television. Last night's brand shilling challenge was to create a 70s-inspired look around shoes from...Read Full Story

Vogue's Hamish Bowles Started Collecting Period Costumes When He Was Six

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(Getty) Hamish Bowles at the 29th Annual FGI Night of StarOne of the fun-est people who works at American Vogue is Hamish Bowles, the magazine's International Editor at Large. This month, he sat down with legendary auction house Christie's to talk about his collecting past—and wow, Bowles was one precocious kid. Here are some of the best bits from the interview:On when he started to collect: "I was collecting items of period costume as a very little boy—six or seven I believe—pieces such as...Read Full Story

Rugby Ralph Lauren is Dunzo

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(Getty) The Rugby Ralph Lauren store in Boston, MassachusettsIt's a sad week for lovers of classic, expensive-but-not-crazy-expensive, well-made, preppy-inspired clothing. Not only is Jack Wills' grown-up label Aubin & Wills shuttering at the end of the year, but today, WWD's senior editor David Lipke tweeted that Rugby Ralph Lauren will cease operations by 2013:The official announcement was buried at the bottom of a Q2 report in today's WWD—where Ralph Lauren execs explained they're closing...Read Full Story

Rihanna's Fashion Reality TV Show is Dunzo [UPDATE]

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(Getty) Rihanna at a Halloween partyRihanna's debut reality television show Styled to Rock was supposed to be her big TV break—and her foothold in the fashion industry. But after just one season, the UK Sky Living show is set to be axed.According to reports, despite signing on to executive produce and star on Styled to Rock, Rihanna only managed to make three total appearances—over the course of the entire first season!"Rihanna's diary was manic, and to be honest, after it struggled for...Read Full Story

Kate Moss Sounds Like a Sweetheart in Her 'Vanity Fair' Interview—Sneak Peek Inside!

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(Getty) Kate Moss models for MangoKate Moss, one of the greatest supermodels and pop culture icons of the last 20 years, sat down with Vanity Fair for a rare interview in the magazine's December issue. Check out some of the best (and sweetest) bits here.On being unphotogenic in real life: "I'm terrible at a snapshot. Terrible. I blink all the time. I've got facial Tourette's. Unless I'm working and in that zone, I'm not very good at pictures, really. On my wedding day, I'm like freaking out...Read Full Story

Sneak Peek: Taylor Swift Covers 'Cosmopolitan' + Dishes Out Relationship Wisdom

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(Courtesy Cosmopolitan)The adorable Taylor Swift covers the December issue of Cosmopolitan—which hits newsstands November 6th! Check out a sneak peek at her inside photoshoot, as well as some of the juiciest bits from her interview, below.In a relationship, Taylor Swift won't tolerate: "I can't deal with someone wanting to take a relationship backward or needing space or cheating on you. It's a conscious thing: it's a common-sense thing... I just don't ever want to end up in a relationship...Read Full Story

UNVEILED: Diane Von Furstenberg's Evian Bottle

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(Getty) Diane Von FurstenbergNew York designer Diane Von Furstenberg has designed a limited-edition Evian bottle! Check it out, below:Inspired by Von Furstenberg's mantra: "Water is life is love is life is water is..." the bottle design is a clean, clear, and playful partnership between the two iconic brands."I am so excited about this collaboration because I have always loved Evian and I think drinking water is one of the most important things we can do to love ourselves and love is life...Read Full Story

Matthew Williamson's 15th Anniversary Video!

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(Bauer Griffin) Matthew Williamson with Kim Kardashian Designer-to-the-stars Matthew Williamson's label celebrates its 15th birthday this year—and to commemorate the occasion, he's teamed up with Net-a-Porter to create this three-minute video, which features some of the British designer's most iconic pieces. Check it out, and tell us what you think in the comments section, below!Read Full Story