Kate Hudson wore a daring -- or maybe strange is a better word? -- Versace original to the Versace Haute Couture show in Paris on Sunday. The dress was made of red fabric with a hip-high slit up one side and lots of asymmetrical cutouts baring odd slices of skin -- abdomen, hip, butt -- elsewhere. Mom Goldie Hawn wore a more sedate pencil skirt and belted fur jacket. [The Cut]
Designer Rick Owens explained why he had his models show their penises at his menswear show in Paris last week. “I pass classical marble statues of nude and draped figures in the park every day, and they are a vision of sensuality — yes, but also of grace and freedom. As a participant in one of our most progressive aesthetic arenas, am I not allowed to use this imagery? Is it only appropriate for a Michael Fassbender movie? I thought this might be an interesting question,” he told WWD in an e-mail.
When "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" showed at the Met in New York in 2011, it broke attendance records. Now a retooled version scheduled this year at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London has already sold out and been extended. [Independent]
Delicious rumor of the day: Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto -- two of the most beautiful and best-dressed folks at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday -- may have been canoodling at the after party. Or at least dancing and flirting, says Us Weekly.
Joan Rivers' daughter, Melissa Rivers, is suing the medical clinic that performed the procedure that led her vital signs to collapse. The comedian and "Fashion Police Host" died a few days later. [Los Angeles Times]
More magazine is getting a makeover, starting with the February edition. [WWD]
Givenchy reportedly plans to show couture again. [The Fashion Law]
Editors at Conde Nast publications are to start writing advertorial content too. Usually editorial staff doesn't write advertising material. [Racked]