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Basso Brooke

  1. model tracker
    Veruschka von Lehndorff Is London’s Top ModelAt the age of 71, the icon made an exclusive runway appearance, closing the Giles show.
  2. london fashion week
    New Spring Collections: House of Holland, Vivienne Westwood Red Label, Jasper Conran, and More!See runway photos, backstage, front row, and more!
  3. loose threads
    Selfridges Apologizes for McQueen Window Display; Prada Takes Out $455 Million LoanAlso, Audrina Patridge is the face of Bongo!
  4. beauty marks
    See the Top Beauty Trends From the London, Milan, and Paris RunwaysBold brows, slick hair, red lips, and more.
  5. go buy things
    Century 21’s Stock Better Than the Barneys Warehouse SaleSpotted: Rick Owens, Gareth Pugh, Lanvin, and more.
  6. mobama watch
    Dressing Michelle Obama Is Better Than Dressing MadonnaShe’s the pinnacle in celebrity dressing.
  7. we dream of live streams
    London Fashion Week to Stream Live OnlineThat means every show being held in the official venue.
  8. mobama watch
    Michelle Obama Breaks Out the White Clam Diggers and a Basso & Brooke TopPaired with silver kitten heels.
  9. london rundown
    London and Milan Makeup Artists Can Color inside the LinesWhile colorful makeup electrified the New York runways, beauty was decidedly darker across the pond.
  10. model tracker
    Jourdan Dunn Is London Fashion Week’s Top ModelLondon’s runways featured a mix of iconic faces and fresh beauties.
  11. shoe porn
    Spring 2009’s Most Dangerous ShoesSee the shoes that made so many models stumble on the runway this season.
  12. london calling
    31 Crazy Looks From London!London’s looks are notoriously off-the-wall. But that’s what we love about those wacky Brits.
  13. trends
    London’s Biggest Trend: NipplesThe sheer trend we saw on New York runways jumped the pond and hit London last week. In droves. Bras, next season, are optional. NSFW, naturally.
  14. trends
    Jazzy Hairpieces Saturate London RunwaysModels at PPQ, Temperley London, and Luella Bartley’s shows sported anything but an average headband.
  15. reviews
    Basso & Brooke, Gareth Pugh Keep London’s Freak Flag FlyingLacking the big names of New York, Milan, and Paris, London Fashion Week is always about creativity. Once designers make a name there, they can move on to New York, as Preen and Jonathan Saunders have recently done. But aside from spotting future stars, the fun of the week really lies in the fact that “creativity” is often just another word for “freak show.”
  16. in other news
    Macy’s Hosts Your Holiday After-partyMacy’s announced this week that they are going to keep eight of their locations, including the Herald Square flagship store, open at all hours of the day and night from December 21 to Christmas Eve. From the Staten Island Advance: Shoppers will be greeted with the ongoing sales Macy’s has been holding since Black Friday, said spokeswoman Elina Kazan. “The most important thing about being open 24 hours is that it makes shopping convenient to people with different schedules,” she said. “This gives everyone a little extra time.” Company officials have been planning the shopping marathon for months to ensure there is enough manpower and merchandise. Everyone is saying this is so nice of Macy’s to open the store so everyone, no matter what their time constraints, has a chance to shop. Now, once all the crowds have gone for the day, customers will be able to wade through the dunes of scattered merchandise in peace. What a great Christmas present. And just think of all the homeless people who will have a nice bed of jumbled merino V-neck sweaters! At Macy’s, A Shopping Marathon [SI Advance]
  17. House Mix
    Pour One Out for Phil Lynott at Le LupanarIf you’re going to open a restaurant in the Lower Eastpacking District, it better ROCK. When we called Le Lupanar on Saturday, the hostess told us to expect French house music (“we’re still experimenting”), but when we arrived, we got a familiar mix closer to what you’d expect at Fat Baby up the block. Not that we’re complaining — we like TV on the Radio just fine, and the two beers the BYOB restaurant provided made us forgive the Thin Lizzy.
  18. the morning line
    Bloomberg Succeeds in Prying Guns From Warm, Live Hands • Bloomberg’s novel anti-gun initiative — going after out-of-state dealers — is paying off. (It also shows an unusually, um, national-minded thinking from a city mayor). Six gun stores in outlying states have agreed to let court officials monitor their sales; twelve more are being sued into agreement. [NYT] • The Daily News has a cover story that would drive O. Henry to suicide: A Staten Island woman gets the news of her fiancé’s death in Iraq, followed two hours later by a FedExed engagement ring from him. We don’t normally fall for the human-face-of-war stuff from our tabs, but Christ. [NYDN] • D.J. Carl Blaze of Power 105.1 is in the hospital after getting shot “at least 13 times.” The details are murky, and the shooter took Blaze’s $20,000 gold chain, but the hail of bullets appears far too excessive for a robbery. [NYP] • A Brooklyn rabbi was cuffed and jailed on child-molestation charges last night, after the lawsuit against him made the papers earlier in the week. The alleged victim is a 9-year-old who claims to have been abused for two years. Neighbors say the rabbi “doesn’t fit the criteria.” [WNBC] • Demolition is set to begin in a couple of hours on the iconic, conical Revere Sugar Refinery in Red Hook. Thor Equities, which is also building on the Williamsburg-Greenpoint and Coney Island waterfronts, snatched up the factory in a less-publicized deal for $40 million. [amNY]
  19. neighborhood watch
    Markowitz Gets to Talk About Brooklyn Some More Bushwick: Goodbye, Enequist Chemical Factory. We look forward to breathing your toxic dust long into the future. [JustiNYC] Dumbo: Marty Markowitz turns on the first borough-sanctioned light display (above) in Brooklyn Bridge Park. [DumboNYC] Greenpoint: Cautionary note: Don’t ask a blogger to feed your cat while you’re away. You just might find pictures of your filthy apartment online, with commentary. [New York Shitty] Long Island City: Condo construction displaces more artists, but at least now there’s a ceramics sale. [Joey in Astoria] Tribeca: Buster’s Garage appeals to the liquor control board by talking up the bitchin’ $10 happy hour. [Tribeca Trib via Curbed]