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Hilary Alexander

  1. london dispatch
    The 21 Most Bonkers Things That Happened During London Fashion WeekDarth Vader, Kendall Jenner, and so much more.
  2. young talent
    The Promising Young Designers From Graduate Fashion WeekNames to remember, fashion fans.
  3. encounter
    Hilary Alexander Will Stop Working. Someday.But, for now, the former fashion director of the Daily Telegraph can’t say no. 
  4. fashion yearbook
    Kate Hudson, Victoria Beckahm, and More at BFAsThe red carpet stayed true to London’s tradition of celebrating sartorial risk, with outfits that consistently amused, even when they were far from perfect.
  5. other critics
    For Once, Burberry Fails to Impress CriticsThe shoes, and models who couldn’t walk in them, weren’t the only problem for the label yesterday.
  6. other critics
    British Fashion Press Less Than Thrilled With Sex and the City 2 StylingHilary Alexander said the movie was “short on style.”
  7. other critics
    Dior Couture Leaves Critics Beside ThemselvesWe wonder how long it will be before we just walk out the house naked with a few strategically placed leaves.
  8. reviews
    What the Critics Said and What They Really Meant About Dior CoutureJohn Galliano presented his Christian Dior couture collection yesterday. We rounded up what the critics said about it and explained what they meant.
  9. loose threads
    Naomi Campbell for YSL? Linda Hunt As Simon Doonan?Plus, are plain black heels a thing of the past? Could the Chanel exhibit in downtown Hong Kong get any cooler? Will Camille Alves handbag line be a success? So many questions for a Monday…
  10. loose threads
    ‘America’s Next Top Model’ Renewed!• Wipe that sweat off your brow. Even thought the CW’s ratings are floundering, America’s Next Top Model has been renewed for its eleventh and twelfth cycles because it’s the channel’s most-watched program. Obvi. [WP]
  11. dress code
    What the Critics Said About Paris Fashion Week, and What They Really MeantThe reviews from Paris Fashion Week are clogging the Internet with words that resemble English but don’t necessarily make a lot of sense. That means it’s time for another edition of “What They Really Meant,” where we read the fashion reviews so you don’t have to. You’ve worked hard enough today already.
  12. dress code
    What the Critics Said About Milan Fashion Week, and What They Really MeantC’est chic!Photo: imaxtreeHere’s what you probably understand about the Milan collections so far: Prada’s black lace was fabulous, Jil Sander showed some really fierce coats, and the Gucci collection was “bohemian.” Now, we’d say the Gucci line was more caveman chic than anything else, but we suppose that’s why we don’t write fashion reviews for the big papers. But sometimes isn’t “caveman chic” just the simple, fun way to sum up some high-minded reviewer’s purple prose?
  13. dress code
    What the Critics Said About New York Fashion Week, and What They Really MeantYou know what it’s like when you’re at dinner with a bunch of people who work together and they start talking about that “report” or that “weird new girl” and you have no idea what they’re talking about? In fact, they may as well be speaking another language? Well, fashion critics are the same way. Their reviews come out in a special breed of flowery, pretentious prose that — though fun to read because only they could come up with it — makes very little sense to fashion outsiders. So we’ve selected some of our favorite New York Fashion Week excerpts from our favorite critics and translated them into language we hope you understand.
  14. new york fugging city
    The Fug Girls Present Their Biannual Fashion Week Awards for the Fourth TimeJust when we thought Fashion Week held no more surprises, we discovered that, as usual, we were wrong. After all, if sharing air space with K-Fed, J.Lo, and Liza Minnelli (L.Mi?) wasn’t enough to shake us out of our jaded, hard-hearted cynicism for a moment, nothing is. And though the last eight days were often exhausting and occasionally eye-crossing, they were also, as ever, tremendously fun. Here are a few highlights: