Saturday, September 11, 2010

Tweet of the Day

"For our nation, this is a day of remembrance, a day of reflection, and -- with God’s grace -- a day of unity and renewal."

-Barack Obama Tweets

Friday, September 10, 2010

Backstage Max Azria: Ashlee Simpson, Coco Rocha & More


Max Azria's BCBG Fashion Week show Friday was a sight for sore eyes!

"White white white, beige beige beige, red red red," Azria told reporters, foreshadowing his picks for Spring 2011.

"No jewelry, simple hair... [He wanted it to look like] 'I just rolled out of bed and don't I look beautiful'?" Seventeen editor-in-chief Ann Shoket commented to Poison Ivy.

Supporting Azria in the audience were Ashlee Simpson, Katrina Bowden, Kelly Rowland, Alison Brie, Elle and Blair Fowler (who were guest-editing for MarieClaire.com) and Coco Rocha, who told Poison Ivy she was off to present at the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday and was sad she'd be missing one two her favorite shows: Michael Kors and Zac Posen.

Check out our backstage/runway compilation video, above.

Tweet of the Day

"was more than a little thrilled when maggie grace came by today, and i didn't even ask one question about the island! behaved."
-Brad Walsh Tweets

Backstage Pass: Christian Siriano at New York Fashion Week


We can't believe it's Fashion Week already!

Poison Ivy hit our first show of the week Thursday - starting things off with a bang at Project Runway season four winner Christian Siriano's show at Lincoln Center stage.

It was a leather, snakeskin, and metallics festival!

In attendance were Fashion Week regular Alan Cumming, Siriano's long-time boyfriend (and jewelry/music maven) Brad Walsh, singers Sia and Jojo, Maggie Grace, Katrina Bowden, Poison Ivy's favorite DJ Josh Madden, and Leigh Lezark!

Check out our exclusive runway footage (with peeks backstage), above.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Win Tickets to See of Montreal in New York!

It's a great day to be a Poison Ivy reader!

Click here to enter our latest sweepstakes - a pair of tickets to check out of Montreal at Terminal 5 September 18!

Also on the bill?

The fabulous Janelle Monae!!

You're welcome!!!

Behind the Scenes: Avery's "Sick of Hating Your Guts"


Poison Ivy just got back from a week in Orlando, hanging out with YouTube phenomenon Avery!

The 15 year-old was in the studio recording an acoustic version of her new song "Sick of Hating Your Guts," and of course we were there to capture all the behind-the-scenes fun.

Check out the full song on Avery's YouTube, and our exclusive outtakes (band practice and all), above.

Usher Annouces OMG Tour Dates

Usher has announced a 25-date "OMG" U.S. tour in support of his sixth studio record, Raymond v. Raymond, and new nine-track LP Versus.

The tour will kick off November 10 in Seattle and hit New York's Madison Square Garden December 13.

Full list of dates, below.

Nov. 10: Seattle, Wash., Key Arena
Nov. 12: Oakland, Calif., Oracle Arena
Nov. 13: Las Vegas, Nev., Mandalay Bay
Nov. 14: Anaheim, Calif., Honda Center
Nov. 17: San Diego, Calif., Sports Arena
Nov. 18: Los Angeles, Calif., STAPLES Center
Nov. 19: Phoenix, Ariz., Jobing.com Arena
Nov. 23: Houston, Texas, Toyota Center
Nov. 24: Dallas, Texas, American Airlines Center
Nov. 26: St. Louis, Mo., Scottrade Center
Nov. 27: Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center
Nov. 29: Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre
Nov. 30: Montreal, QC, Bell Centre
Dec. 2: Detroit, Mich., TBD
Dec. 3: Chicago, Ill. Allstate Arena
Dec. 5: Atlanta, Ga., Philips Arena
Dec. 7: Greensboro, N.C., Greensboro Coliseum
Dec. 8: Baltimore, Md., 1st Mariner Arena
Dec. 10: Newark, N.J., Prudential Center
Dec. 11: Norfolk, Va., Scope Arena
Dec. 13: New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden
Dec. 14: Boston, Mass., TD Garden
Dec. 16: Philadelphia, Pa., Wells Fargo Center
Dec. 17: Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
Dec. 18: Hartford, Conn., XL Center

Matt White Debuts "Falling in Love" Video

Last month, we foreshadowed how amazing Matt White's "Falling In Love (with my Best Friend)" video was going to be.

Now, the release day has come and you can see for yourselves!!

Check out the Poison Ivy-cameo-ed, hat-grabbing, Chinatown-tastic adventure, above.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Tweet of the Night

"Hugging it out is an effective and valid form of communication and renewal."

-Andy Cohen Tweets

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Tweet of the Day

"Exhausted from eating my breakfast so I'm going back to bed."

-Rivers Cuomo Tweets

Monday, September 6, 2010

Tweet of the Night

"When someone is successful inside and out, they won't take the time to make you feel low. Haters know what they are. Hi hater."

-Aubrey O'Day Tweets

Paramore Storm Orlando with Southern Hospitality


"I never thought we'd play a place this big," says Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams.

She's talking to the 10,000 people who sold out the UCF Arena in Orlando, Fla. Sunday night, as part of the Honda Civic Tour, also featuring the fantastic Tegan and Sara, Williams' boyfriend's band New Found Glory, and Kadawatha.

"We played The Social, Backbooth, and House of Blues many many times," Williams told the crowd, citing the smaller Orlando venues where Paramore paid their dues.

Williams also went as far to call the city the band's "second home" after hometown Franklin, Tennessee, noting that the band recorded their first album, All We Know is Falling, at Orlando's Plush Studios (formerly The Fort Studios).

To stay true to their roots, however, Paramore mixed classic riotous tunes ("Decode," "That's What You Get," "The Only Exception," "For a Pessimist, I'm Pretty Optimistic," "Feeling Sorry") with a Nashville classic: Loretta Lynn's "You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man)."

Check out a snippet of their acoustic cover, above.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Tweet of the Day

"I'm ready to get out of my own way. The ego is overdone... it's like hoodies"

-Kanye West Tweets

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