Laurel Marcus
Laurel Marcus

OG journo major who thought Strunk & White's "The Elements of Style" was a fashion guide. Desktop comedienne -- the world of fashion gives me no shortage of material.

Some Basic Rules for Being Extra

Would you rather be called “basic” or “extra”? It’s a question worthy of Zobmondo yet this “slang-uage” didn’t even exist back in 2001 when the book/board game debuted. Hint: Neither term is…

Collaboration Nation

I remember my first time like it was yesterday. No, not that first time – I’m talking about my initial experience with designer fashion collaborations. It was actually a year before H&M’s…

Fashion Law Institute

Fashion Law Institute Keeps It Real At 9th Annual Symposium

It’s that time of the year again! No, I’m not referring to paying taxes – it’s something much less painful and much more informative: Fashion Law Institute’s 9th Annual Symposium which was…

“Welcome to the Hotel Metropolitan”

My mind is Tiffany-twisted, I got the Mercedes-bends. Seriously, I have not recovered from yesterday’s press preview for “Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll” (opening April 8 through “Rocktober” 1)…