By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Women's magazine Cosmopolitan on Tuesday named Marie Claire chief Joanna Coles as editor-in-chief of its U.S. edition, as Kate White steps down from the post after 14 years with the company.
Fashion's top brass seems to like the military look for next fall. Three days into the seasonal previews at New York Fashion Week Saturday, styles for the urban battlefield have emerged as a trend.
Prabal Gurung offered a dramatic runway show Saturday at New York Fashion Week starting with sharp, edgy black outfits with strong silhouettes, slashed sleeves and high-gloss patent leather, and ending with red carpet-worthy white gowns with feathers and gold lame.
Fashion's top brass seems to like the military look for next fall. Three days into the seasonal previews at New York Fashion Week Saturday, sharp-shouldered styles for the urban brigade have emerged as a trend.
"Mad Men" has gone beyond a fashion fad.
The collective message to come out of eight days -- and more than 100 runway shows -- at New York Fashion Week is that there'll be a longer, looser look to spring 2011. The buzz was about easy glamour inspired by the 1970s.
So, a lot of designers have disco danced around a 1970s muse at New York Fashion Week with those billowy shapes, scarf-tied tops, gold lame and long, flared trousers, but Marc Jacobs, probably the most influential fashion force in New York, is the only one who fully asked her to dance.
"I relish the chance to put my stamp on Cosmo and make it the young woman's ultimate playbook for confidence, choices and navigating change," she said.
Asked if she influenced his fall collection, he said, "I would say I didn't think about Mrs. Obama, the first lady. It's more like _ and I do hope she's going to like something _ but it's more her effect has tremendous positive impact on my business."