Christian Siriano offers mountain glam for 2nd pandemic show

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Siriano opened his second show of the pandemic Thursday with two ladies in bed, models who emerged flawless in black one-pieces, then dressed for all to see before hitting the runway.

It was a dreamy, color-saturated show during a tough time for fashion inspiration, Siriano said. He created an alternate reality inspired by a recent jaunt to Aspen, Colorado, to visit family for the first time in a year.

While most designers have gone fully digital during an expanded New York Fashion Week that has stretched the traditional calendar, Siriano remains committed to the runway.

“If you take this away, and the glamour, then it’s like I’m just at the office talking about money all day, and that’s not what I want,” he told The Associated Press after the fall-winter show attended by about 75 in-person guests. “I wouldn’t want to do this job if

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Kelly Dodd is Reportedly Bracing to Be Fired as RHOC Costar Elizabeth Offers Support Amid Positive Beverage Axing

Kelly Dodd reportedly knows she’ll be fired from The Real Housewives of Orange County and is bracing herself for the news as co-star Elizabeth Vargas offers the controversial star support.

When you compare Kelly’s behavior on season 15 of RHOC to previous seasons — except for the reunion — she was actually quite tame and not too controversial. However, her antics on social media and divisive behavior off-camera will likely force Bravo to snatch her orange away.

Amid the neverending controversy surrounding the reality star, a source says that Kelly is “expecting to be fired from the show,” though it hasn’t been confirmed just yet.

“Although she would love to stay on the show, she has come to terms with it,” the source told E! News. “She knows it’s coming.”

Kelly is apparently “standing by her opinions” according to the insider, and she feels like she’s being pushed out

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Dillard’s Offers Exclusive LDT Dress Line From Toccin NY

Dillard’s Inc. is rolling out LDT, a new exclusive dress collection  from New York-based designers Alex and Michael Toccin, the husband-and-wife team behind Toccin NY.

The brand will be carried at 100 of its stores as well as

Inspired by the 1960s and 1990s, the dress collection offers feminine styles and a mix of vibrant colors. It is designed to invoke a sense of youthful joy, with custom patterns and prints in easy-to-wear styles. LDT’s retail prices range from $139 to $229, with a $199 average retail price.

Alexandra Dillard, Dillard’s vice president of merchandising, said Thursday, “We haven’t seen a lot of newness, brands or lines emerge in the market for quite some time, and it’s exciting to see someone stepping out and trying something new and different. I love what they’re doing with their line.”

She said she was impressed with the Toccins’ entire organization, their professionalism,

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