Topic: Jean Paul Gaultier

Nicola Formichetti Has Come a Long Way From Lady Gaga's 'Meat Dress'

Diesel creative director on how to grab attention and reboot a global brand

You might not know the name Nicola Formichetti, and yet even the least fashion-savvy among us is sure to have seen his work. The 37-year-old Japanese-Italian designer got his start as…

Chanel Got 1.8 Million Instagram Followers Virtually out of Nowhere

After a few posts, the brand has competitors beat

After only one day of Instagram work, Chanel is already ahead of a good number of its high-end fashion competitors in terms of audience on the social channel. Chanel posted its…

Perspective: Hey, Sailor

A look at how the romance and sexuality of the swabby has been tapped to sell

It was Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart who, in 1964, famously said that while he couldn’t define pornography, he knew it when he saw it. Potter’s oft-quoted analysis bears mentioning…

Ad of the Day: Diet Coke

The soft drink helps Jean Paul Gaultier, its new creative director, whip fragile marionettes into shape

Diet soda is one of the few substances scientifically known to be ingested by fashion models. So, it's not completely off the wall that Jean Paul Gaultier has been named…

Gaultier lesbian ad not quite what it appears

Fashion advertising is long past being scandalized by little lesbianism. But what if one of the women isn't actually a woman? That's sure to get you some meta buzz, as…