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  1. quotables
    Stop Your Bitching, Says Suzy MenkesShe wants everyone — including TMZ commenters — to be nicer.
  2. gripes
    Cathy Horyn Tired of Calling Ugly Vests ‘Pieces’Hear, hear.
  3. other critics
    Pierre Bergé ‘Adored’ Hedi Slimane’s Latest Saint Laurent Show“It’s exactly what needed to be done.”
  4. other critics
    Cathy Horyn Knocks Saint Laurent’s ‘Lazy Values’On Slimane’s grunge dresses: “They’re not special.”
  5. Critics Deem Alexander Wang’s Balenciaga Debut … Good!It was respectable, but not mind-blowing.
  6. ins and outs
    Reactions to Alexander Wang at Balenciaga: Surprise, ConcernAnd some cautious optimism.
  7. other critics
    Cameron Silver Didn’t Like Saint Laurent EitherThe Decades owner thought the clothes were “too referential.”
  8. feuds
    Times Defends Horyn From Gaga, Saint LaurentThey decided to ignore Slimane’s tweets.
  9. Complaints Against Saint Laurent Gain SteamBut many buyers said they liked the collection.
  10. other critics
    Raf Simons Versus Hedi Slimane: Who Had the Splashier Debut?Now that Paris Fashion Week is over, let’s tally up the reviews. 
  11. other critics
    Cathy Horyn Deems Hedi Slimane’s Attack ‘Silly Nonsense’No argument here.
  12. beef
    Cathy Horyn’s Boyfriend Tells Lady Gaga to ‘Grow Up’Art Ortenberg joins the Oscar de la Renta hot-dog feud.
  13. beef
    Lady Gaga Takes Oscar de la Renta’s Side Against Cathy HorynMeat-dress-wearer joins Horyn beef.
  14. just bags
    Tom Ford’s New Purses May ‘Suggest a Hefty Bag’But overall, his latest collection sounds cool.
  15. beef
    Oscar de la Renta Won’t Ban Cathy Horyn Over This Hot Dog SillinessHe’s not going to get carried away.
  16. rolling in the veep
    Everyone Agrees: Paul Ryan’s Style Is AwkwardThat’s settled, then!
  17. feuds
    W Magazine Denies Editor Feud, Proves ItStefano Tonchi is not tangling with W’s founding editor after all.
  18. dior watch
    One Critic Dares to Knock Raf Simons’s Dior DebutColin McDowell thought some of it was “ostentatious.”
  19. dior watch
    There Were No Complaints About Raf Simons’s ‘Triumphant’ Dior DebutAll the critics sang his couture show’s praises.
  20. Critics Disagree on Miu Miu’s Wild Pantsuits“How do you feel about pantsuits? Because they’re de rigeur next season.”
  21. other critics
    Robin Givhan’s Critique of Karl Lagerfeld Cost Her a Front-Row Seat at ChanelBut she still regrets nothing.
  22. show and tell
    Kim Kardashian, Go-Karts at Kanye WestAlso, André Leon Talley wore Uggs and velour.
  23. other critics
    Critics Love Lanvin’s ‘Suh-weet’ Party Clothes, Horyn Pans Haider Ackermann“He feeds into the worst values and assumptions of the industry, which almost always finds a way to confuse effect for fashion.”
  24. other critics
    Critics Quibble Over Versace’s Chain Mail Dresses, Praise Prada’s Futuristic Pantsuits“There’s not much call for suspenders in a professional woman’s life, nor for caps and ankle-to-knee leather spats.”
  25. other critics
    Critics Laud Kane’s ‘Lurid’ Collection, Differ on Burberry’s Padded Hips“The lurid, the sinister, and the scandalous came together in a collection that used extraordinary technique to induce visions of darkest sin.”
  26. his forbulessness
    Tom Ford Seems to Have Recovered From Last Season’s ‘Misfire’Editors are having fits over his new “Russian spy”-themed collection.
  27. other critics
    Critics Praise Proenza Schouler’s Daring Show, Differ on Ralph Lauren“You mean Downton Abbey isn’t Ralph Lauren’s ancestral home?”
  28. other critics
    Suzy Menkes Wasn’t a Fan of Proenza Schouler’s SoundtrackShe politely covered her ears.
  29. other critics
    Kors and Rodriguez Wow Critics While Rodarte Gets Mixed Reviews“They were like liquor to red-carpet candy.”
  30. Critics Puzzle Over Lim’s Twisted Cardigans, Disagree on Theyskens’ Theory“It was surprisingly drab and uninspired.”
  31. other critics
    Critics Swoon Over Marc Jacobs’s Off-Kilter Collection, Quibble Over Thakoon“Padded hips? Prepare yourselves, ladies.”
  32. other critics
    Critics Praise Beckham’s Alluring Body-Con Dresses, Scold Prabal for Pilfering“This is the kind of thing that gives fashion people a reputation as un-deep thinkers.”
  33. Critics Laud Jason Wu’s ‘Fierce’ Chinese Looks, Squint at Alexander WangPlus: “It was peplums, peplums and more peplums at Peter Som.”
  34. other critics
    Critics Love Burberry, Pause at Dolce & GabbanaGiorgio Armani and Gucci also received high praise, while Valentino and Prada got mixed reviews.
  35. other critics
    Cathy Horyn Preferred Kate Middleton’s $100 Zara Dress to Chanel’s Pre-fall ShowKarl Lagerfeld’s unabashed opulence “left her cold.”
  36. his forbulessness
    Here’s the Tom Ford Collection That Failed to Incite a Standing OvationThe same one that Virginie Mouzat called “a nightmare.”
  37. other critics
    Robin Givhan Is Working on Another BookIt’s about 1973’s Grand Divertissement à Versailles.
  38. other critics
    Critics Love Givenchy’s ‘Pulse-Quickening’ Clothes, Offer Faint Praise for Dior“It was Fifties glamour unsullied by bad behaviour — or fun, in fact.”
  39. other critics
    Critics Fawn Over Marc Jacobs’s Flappers, Bask in Lim’s Pastel Hues“You can’t miss the S&M connotations, but there was nothing dirty there, just wink-wink fun and extreme craftsmanship.”
  40. other critics
    Critics Fawn Over Proenza Schouler’s Retro References; Balk at Michael Kors’s ‘Afriluxe’ InspirationMeanwhile, everyone agrees that Marchesa’s show was lovely.
  41. other critics
    Critics Grudgingly Admire Marc by Marc; Critique Vera Wang’s New Edge“There was a bit too much fairy tale in these clothes to picture them stepping off the runway and into the real world.”
  42. other critics
    Spring Prints Are Making Cathy Horyn Sad“They don’t make you smile.”
  43. other critics
    Critics Adore DVF’s Painterly Prints, Disagree on Tommy Hilfiger’s ‘Pop Prep’ Kaftans“It looked as if he had tossed everything into a food processor and pressed pulse one too many times.”
  44. other critics
    Critics Laud Altuzarra’s Evolution, Criticize Prabal Gurung’s Excess“An off-the-shoulder, cobalt blue cocktail dress wrapped in twisted tulle elicited actual sighs of desire from the front row.”
  45. other critics
    Robin Givhan Thinks Lady Gaga’s Dig at Cathy Horyn ‘Was Ridiculous’“I mean, what is that? Like, anti-intellectualism?”
  46. other critics
    Critics Praise Jason Wu’s ‘Collectible’ KAWS Prints, Reject Richard Chai’s Kilts“You wonder what young designers feel about the times. Does anything bug them enough to express it with some energy and conviction? Or are they afraid to offend someone?”
  47. other critics
    Top 20 Highlights from Cintra Wilson’s ‘Critical Shopper’ ColumnThree years of unrestrained store critiques condensed into one slideshow.
  48. other critics
    Cintra Wilson Wrote Her Last ‘Critical Shopper’ Column for the Times TodayShe concluded today’s column with a good-bye message.
  49. other critics
    Critics Swoon Over McQueen and YSL, Tire of Chloé’s Snakeskin Prints“Beautiful color; a bold, yet uncomplicated shape. Sometimes that’s all it takes to cast a fashion spell.”
  50. other critics
    Critics Balk at Ungaro’s ‘Sexpots,’ Admire Chanel’s Funereal Eveningwear“Mr. Deacon creates a cardboard provocativeness, not much better than a London sex shop.”
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