Carine Roitfeld, the former editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris, recently used The Home Depot's $9.50 white painter's jumpsuit in a fashion shoot on her website, CR Fashion Book . For the latest installment of her "Seven Ways" series, the industry expert "puts a twist on wardrobe essentials" by styling the one-piece garment for various occasions. "So, basically, Roitfeld is saying that a disposable painter's jumpsuit from The Home Depot is an essential," writes Fashionista. "And it turns out it goes great with Courreges boots and tutus." We found one painter's jumpsuit still available for just $4.10 . Fashionista reached out to Home Depot, which, it turns out, is completely aware of its current style status. "Fashion is about look and functionalitytwo things we're all about at The Home Depot," a store spokesperson told Fashionista. She added that the store was psyched about "making their debut in the fashion arena." And when it comes to those popular tote bags?
Former fashion star Richie Rich busted for not paying Times Square hotel bill
The 44-year-old founder of Heatherette a now-defunct fashion label that once claimed Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian as fans was in court Friday in Manhattan after being busted for not paying a supersized hotel bill. Mark Mainz/Getty Images Heatherette designer Richie Rich (left) with his favorite model, Amanda Lepore (right), at a fashion show for his line in 2003. Rich, real name Richard Eichhorn, was arrested at the Westin Hotel in Times Square on the night of June 10 after racking up nearly $1,800 in room fees and ordering services, police said. Matthew Peyton/Getty Images Club kid and designer Richie Rich other (center) poses in 2002 with Paris (left) and Nicky Hilton (right) during Fashion Week. The East Village resident was charged with theft of services for failure to pay based on stealth, a misdemeanor, cops said. Rich was released on his own recognizance on June 11, but a warrant was issued on June 30 that landed him back in court on Aug.
New Men's Fashion Week Los Angeles announces venue, dates
fashion issues. Fashion magazines in the United States are reporting record advertising sales in many cases for their all important September issues, typically the largest of the year. Its a sign that high-end fashion, much like the art market, is bucking a weak economy and digital trends. Such titles as Hearsts Elle, Harpers Bazaar and Marie Claire and Times InStyle are all reporting double digit gains in September advertising sales, which closed this month. As much as we are in a digital world, where the audience really aggregates in a big way is print, Michael Clinton, president-marketing and publishing director at Hearst Magazines, told advertising trade Ad Age , which closely follows the market.
Fashion Magazines Shake Off Weak Economy, Digital Trends
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The newest entry in Los Angeles' fractured fashion week derby, Men's Fashion Week Los Angeles (MFWLA), has firmed up its debut dates, locked in a venue and announced a high-profile partnership. On Thursday, MFWLA organizers announced it would be collaborating with the California Market Center to present its spring and summer 2014 menswear collections at the CMC's 110 East 9th St. building in downtown L.A. and that the inaugural MFWLA will unspool concurrently with the Spring 2014 L.A. Fashion Market. According to the CMC's events calendar, that would be Oct. 13-16, though the MFWLA's site lists just two days -- Oct.