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Simon Doonan

  1. loose threads
    Blogger Julia Frakes Stars in Gap’s Ad Campaign, Marion Cotillard Models Christian Dior on a Ferris WheelAlso, see American Apparel’s rejected Halloween-costume ideas.
  2. loose threads
    Diddy Refused to Wear Pink at Breast-Cancer Fund-raiser; Europeans Love Children’s Luxury ClothingPlus, Anthropologie is opening an accessories-only store.
  3. store openings
    Video: A Stylish Stroller Brigade Infiltrates Brooklyn’s First Barneys Co-OpGet a tour of the store with the currently cape-obsessed Simon Doonan.
  4. loose threads
    Karl Will Order Nobu Anytime, Anywhere; Doutzen Kroes Is Having a BoyAlso, see André Leon Talley in the suit he wore to the Chanel lunch yesterday.
  5. loose threads
    Amar’e Stoudemire for Vogue? Britney Spears for Fashion Week?Also, sound off on Carey Mulligan’s new ‘Vogue’ cover in today’s Loose Threads.
  6. fashion’s night out
    Slideshow: 40 Things to Buy on Fashion’s Night OutIncluding exclusive Louboutins, 24-karat-gold-topped cookies, Karl Lagerfeld self-portraits, and more!
  7. loose threads
    Simon Doonan Leaves the Observer; Anna Wintour Likes to Approve ThingsAlso, Tati Cotliar says walking the Marc Jacobs show wasn’t very fun.
  8. buyer’s guide
    Slideshow: 20 Best Deals From the Barneys Warehouse SaleShoppers, start your engines.
  9. orange people
    Simon Doonan: ‘Nobody in Fashion Wants to Co-Brand With Snooki’So companies are sending her competitors’ bags to make them look bad.
  10. simon says
    Simon Doonan’s Four Big Tips for Navigating the Barneys Warehouse SaleStarting with: “If you see a dude who interests you, then offer to help him pick out neckties.”
  11. pop rocks
    Iggy Pop Likes Board Shorts and Italian Designers — But Would Rather Go NakedThe rocker thinks he dresses like Donald Trump. Yeah, we don’t get it, either.
  12. simon says
    Simon Doonan Knows His Renaissance CodpiecesBut some “breathtakingly stupid” kids don’t, and that drives him crazy.
  13. party lines
    Simon Doonan Does Not Understand Why Americans Seem to Worship French PeopleSee Doonan and more in the Party Lines slideshow.
  14. party lines
    Simon Doonan Is Getting to Know Brooklyn Before the Barneys Co-op Opens in Cobble Hill“Every girl I work with lives in Brooklyn,” Doonan says.
  15. party lines
    Julia Restoin-Roitfeld Prefers to Call Her Friends ‘Elegant’ Rather Than ‘Classy’Also, she thinks it’s time to do away with all-black for spring.
  16. front row
    Simon Doonan on the Front-Row Bloggers“Since they are all about my height, I am going to impersonate one of them.”
  17. ‘tis the season
    Simon Doonan’s White House Holiday Decorations Include a 400-Pound Gingerbread HouseIt takes about 100 people, 400 pounds of gingerbread, and 800 ornaments.
  18. anna’s economic stimulus package
    Fashion’s Night Out Fails to Bring in Spectacular Sales at BarneysAnd that store sure could have used them.
  19. quotables
    Simon Doonan Defends Ed HardyBecause how would we measure good taste if there were no bad taste?
  20. window shopping
    Barneys Removes Bloody Mannequins from WindowsIs it bad that we thought they were kind of cool?
  21. charity chic
    Simon Doonan Second-guesses Fashion’s Charity ObsessionThe most fabulous male of Barneys questions the philanthropy fad.
  22. tube time
    Simon Doonan’s TV Show Premieres TonightOn Logo, the venerable network responsible for the seminal ‘Ru Paul’s Drag Race.’
  23. men are the new women
    Adam Lambert: Fashion TrailblazerTight leather pants, black nail polish, platform shoes — if Lambert can do it, so can you.
  24. we talkin’ fashion
    Clear Your Calenders for a Chat With Simon and Stella at BarneysSee Si press Stells on her influences, dining habits, and what have you — and partake in a pre-sale of her fall 2009 collection.
  25. quotables
    Simon Doonan Laments MObama’s Junya Watanabe CardiganHe thinks Ralph Lauren or Donna Karan would have made more sense.
  26. fashion week diary
    Lynn Yaeger: Recession Fashion Is Medieval Nuns in Glitter TunicsVeteran fashion critic Lynn Yaeger will be blogging for us during this week of weeks. This is her first dispatch.
  27. mobama watch
    Barneys Will Sell Michelle’s Toledo for $1,500Simon Doonan is scrambling to redo the windows.
  28. loose threads
    Bernhard Willhelm to Stage Berlin Show; Simon Doonan on Michelle ObamaAlso, Christy Turlington stars in the new Bally campaign and Selfridges plans a rave-inspired exhibit.
  29. holiday hippies
    Barneys’ New Tom Brokaw–Inspired Holiday Windows Include Afro WreathsSee the store’s dizzying, sixties-themed holiday windows. And Tom Brokaw in a flower-power tie.
  30. loose threads
    Vera, Diane, and Donna Vote Obama; Men Propose in SaksAlso, Kate Moss is on the cover of British ‘Vogue’ again, and Zara will open a giant Upper West Side store.
  31. just pugh it
    Simon Doonan Thinks Sarah Palin Should Go for ‘Flamboyance’We’re thinking Gareth Pugh. See with the magic of Photoshop!
  32. body issues
    Simon Doonan Wonders if ‘Feminism Was Just a Dream’“I can’t believe how women feel so scrutinized, and they’re still so self-critical — I thought they would have let go of that now.”
  33. loose threads
    Dim Holiday Shopping Season Ahead; Naomi and Jourdan Walk TogetherAlso, a new Rock & Republic store will open in Soho, and Simon Doonan got married!
  34. the fab life
    Fab Life: Walking Through History at Rag & BoneWhere does the name ‘Rag & Bone’ come from?
  35. party lines
    Simon Doonan Feels for Levi Johnston, Thinks Sarah Palin Is a FakeDoonan says he heard that Palin actually had Lasik surgery years ago and wears eyeglasses to give her some gravitas.
  36. Simon Doonan: Lack of Diversity on the Runways Is a Bigger Problem Than Thin ModelsHe thinks the thin phase will pass just like “that stupid walk” models used to do.
  37. model tracker
    Coco Rocha Models Such Beautiful Clothes in the Fall Barneys CatalogueWe have a first look of Rocha in duds by YSL, Marc Jacobs, Rodarte, and more!
  38. beauty marks
    Kathy Griffin’s Plastic Surgery ‘Didn’t Help’; Simon Doonan Extols the PedEggAlso, Agyness Deyn has a new haircut, Blake Lively works her “Inner V,” and you can buy battery-powered mascara before anyone else.
  39. party lines
    Simon Doonan and Jonathan Adler to Tie the Knot!Doonan says since he’s always felt married, actually getting married is “more like paying a parking ticket.”
  40. loose threads
    Ad Pages Down at ‘Vogue’; Crocs Sues for CopyrightAlso, Anne Slowey’s assistants aren’t perfect, Anna Wintour awaits two new babies, and Agyness Deyn sings at a big music festival.
  41. cult of personality
    Simon Doonan Feels Bad About the André Leon Talley Turban JokeSimon Doonan tried to enliven the CFDA Awards ceremony last week by making a joke about André Leon Talley’s turban. Now he wishes he hadn’t.
  42. loose threads
    Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni to Attend YSL’s FuneralGiorgio Armani, Valentino, and John Galliano will also attend. Also, Vera Wang has new stores in the works, and Mayor Bloomberg makes a fashion funny.
  43. cult of personality
    Fashion Remembers Yves Saint Laurent (Updated)The fashion world has mourned the designer’s passing. A look now at their memories and parting thoughts of the man behind the clothes.
  44. the fab life
    Video: Nicole Miller, Simon Doonan, and Miss USA at El Museo GalaWe sent Fabiola Beracasa to El Museo’s 15th birthday with a video crew last night. Watch and enjoy all the fabulous party gowns.
  45. party lines
    If Simon Doonan Designed Clothes They Wouldn’t Be for the Little PeopleThey’d be for plus-size women!
  46. loose threads
    Magazines Vie for ‘Project Runway’ Spot; DVF Makes Walk of FameFive magazines are bidding on the season-six ‘Project Runway’ sponsorship spot, Diane Von Furstenberg will be added to the Fashion Walk of Fame, and Victoria Beckham says TomKat are “normal.”
  47. loose threads
    Gucci Is Down! Anna Wintour Avoids TenjuneGucci’s profits take a rare hit, French ‘Elle’ has a new spawn, and Anna Wintour didn’t stay long at Maria Sharapova’s birthday party at Tenjune.
  48. loose threads
    Gap’s New Design Editions Are Now on Sale, and It’s Safe to Go Buy ThemGap’s New Design Editions by guest designers like Phillip Lim are selling briskly, but there’s not a lot of in-store violence. Also: video clips of insane brides, a horrid runway fall, and the lovely Simon Doonan.
  49. 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…
  50. loose threads
    ASME Snubs Fashion Mags; Acne Jeans Opens in SohoVogue gets no noms for the National Magazine Awards, Acne Jeans opens its first New York store today, and Simon Doonan’s autobiography gets picked up for development as a television series.
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