The Friday Fashion Files!!!

by Mara Siegler · February 18, 2011

    We made it! New York Fashion Week came and went in a flurry of tulle, leather, fur, stilettos, and champagne. Gwen Stefani's son Kingston closed down the week, Tavi bowed at the feet of fashion, Bette Midler hit the front row, Marchesa channeled Miss Havisham, and so much more.  We're wrapping things up and taking a bow.

    1. The Barney's Warehouse sale is on NOW! [Barneys]

    2. Hair and Makeup inspiration from backstage at Milly. [TeenVogue]

    3. The runway. [Guestofaguest]

    4. For fall, Marchesa studied the deteriorating beauty of Miss Havisham. I want everything. Down to the socks.  [Vogue]

    5. The BIGGEST Spring trends: One is color. [InStyle]

    6. Jeremy Scott got his with makeup. [Racked]

    7. Proenza Schouler's pixelated Boho. [Refinery29]

    8. Before hitting the runway for Proenza, a model grabbed a light snack. [ABangUpJob]

    9. Isaac Mizrahi brought neon poodles down the catwalk. [NYM]

    10. Derek Lam discusses his collaboration with eBay.

    11. Naeem Khan showed pretty dresses worthy of socialites and celebs. [Hollywood Life]

    12. Style doesn't just happen on the runway. Some of the coolest tattoos, hardware, other accessories on make-up artists back stage. [Racked]

    13. 160: models/dancers at the Moncler Grenoble flash mob in Grand Central; 75: security guards at Lincoln Center; 4: number of times Florence and the Machine’s “Dog Days are Over” was played in a three hour period at Lincoln Center shows. Fashion Week by the numbers. [Fashionista]

    14. Scenes from the front row: [HuffPo]

    Anjelica Huston, Bette Midler, Debra MessingEmma Roberts hit Michael Kors

    Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones also attended Michael Kors

    Keri Hilson, Kanye West, Vanessa Hudgens hit Jeremy Scott

    Sofia Coppola, Vanessa Hudgens, Fergie at Anna Sui

    15. Sean Avery didn’t catch any shows at Lincoln Center this season. “I'm watching them on It's easier to stay at home and not deal with the craziness.” [PageSix]

    16. Kingston closed out Fashion Week, taking a bow with mom Gwen Stefani at the end of her L.A.M.B. show. [Via]

    17. Fashion’s newest IT GIRL, Elisa Sednaoui, boasts a bohemian beauty, a haute-y pedigree, and a perfectly curated wardrobe. Read an interview with her. [Harper'sBazaar]

    18. Tibi showed pretty pastels, wild prints, and metallics. [Refinery29]

    19. From the runways, 5 easy pieces for Fall. [WSJ]

    20. Rodarte collection inspired by the wheat fields of Breadbasket U.S.A.  [Refinery29]

    21. The best photos from Fashion Week's parties. [Refinery29]

    22. And the best parties of Fashion Week were... [GofG]

    [Paz de la Huerta and Francesco Clemente. Image via Purple Diary/Stephane Feugere]

    23. Carine Roitfeld's last French Vogue cover is out now. [TheCut]

    24. Lady Gaga claims Billboard’s 1,000th No. 1 with ‘Born This Way,' and gets their magazine cover. [CoverAwards]

    25. She popped up on Good Morning America yesterday in head to toe latex.

    26. A day in the life of Anna Dello Russo [Tory Burch]

    27. The NYT's interview with Cecilia Dean, one of the founders of Visionaire. [NYT]

    28. Tavi bowing at the feet of fashion...Or, you know, getting a  better shot of the shoes at Odilon. [Refinery29]

    29. Marc Jacobs and his team before the show. [TiredAfterMidday]

    30. Absolutely loving Olivia Palermo's outfit. [MakeMeSoFit]

    31. Yves Saint Laurent CEO Valérie Hermann is leaving to become president and chief executive officer at Reed Krakoff. [WWD]

    32. Nordstrom acquired the flash site HauteLook for $270 million. [Racked]

    33. Baptiste Giabiconi: the highest-paid male model in the world, the man often referred to as Karl Lagerfeld's lover, boy toy, muse, and plaything is, in fact, one for the ladies. [LondonEveningStandard]

    34. Backstage at Philip Lim. [Melikenurgezgin]

    35. The fashion world may often inhabit its own bubble, but fashion doesn't exist in its own vacuum. Designers are influenced by other designers, past and present, whether they realize it or not—and whether they admit it or not. [WSJ]