Mel Ottenberg


“We Were Fighting or Fucking”: The Boys of Mötley Crüe Meet Mel Ottenberg

May 8, 2024

The boys of Mötley Crüe tell us how they wound down after years spent being the world’s most chaotic heavy-metal band.


Nadia Lee Cohen on Her Sexy Shoe Collab With Paris Texas

April 24, 2024

At the Chateau Marmont, our editor-in-chief caught up with the photographer and artist about her capsule collection with Italian footwear brand Paris Texas.


Lisa Vanderpump Tells Mel Ottenberg the Secrets Behind the Villa

April 9, 2024

“One thing I learned from being on reality television is the audience is smarter than you think,” says the restaurant mogul. “They saw exactly what’s going on.”


Rihanna Is Ready to Confess

April 9, 2024

Somewhere on the outskirts of Milan, our EIC Mel Ottenberg comes face to face with his former boss. And for the next 90 minutes, she gives him her all.


Amelia Gray on Frame, Fame, and Fashion Week Meltdowns

April 4, 2024

“Frame was my favorite brand when I was like, 15,” the model and it-girl told our editor-in-chief. “So now, it’s pretty crazy that I’m the face.”


“The Bitchy Humor Feels Fresh”: Interview Presents, “The Gospel According to Paul Morrissey”

April 1, 2024

“This was 66 minutes of acid tripping, never flubbing a line,” Chaiken says of “My Hustler,” one of several films screening this month at the Roxy Cinema.

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“I Like a Little Nipple”: Mel and Rachel Sennott Talk Balenciaga FW24

March 4, 2024

“My favorite things were the panty dresses,” confessed the “Bottoms” star, who recapped Demna’s latest collection with our EIC. “That really spoke to me.”


“Cute Clothes and Cute Boys”: Our Recap of Loewe FW24

March 4, 2024

At the Loewe FW24 show, we caught up with Catherine O’Hara, Meg Ryan, and Emily Ratajkowski to recap another Jonathan Anderson triumph.


Mel Finds Out Who’s Wearing Underwear at Bottega Veneta Winter 2024

March 1, 2024

After seeing Matthieu Blazy’s latest collection, our EIC administered a special edition of the Rorschach Test to some of his loyal followers, including A$AP Rocky, Julianne Moore, and Zaya Wade.


“Skanky Bandage Dress or Business Lady?”: Our Recap of Off-White FW24

February 29, 2024

After seeing the new Off-White collection in Paris, our editor-in-chief gathered Shygirl and Lisa Rinna to get their instant reactions to the show.


“Seductive. Sensual. Erotic!”: A Recap of Saint Laurent FW24

February 28, 2024

After the Saint Laurent show in Paris, our editor-in-chief Mel Ottenberg fielded instant reactions from a rogue’s gallery of hotties.


“She Makes Me Want to Be a Rich Woman”: Mel on Dior FW24

February 27, 2024

After seeing Maria Grazia Chiuri’s latest collection in Paris, our editor-in-chief tracked down an “anonymous fashion diva” to talk all things Dior.


Tom Ford Delivered Catsuits and Filler Dolls for Fall-Winter 2024

February 23, 2024

“It was the kind of camp that I desperately need from Milan,” says our EIC, who recapped Peter Hawkings’ second collection for Tom Ford with our fashion director.


Mel and Dara Have Their Heads in the Stars at Emporio Armani FW24

February 23, 2024

After the Emporio Armani Fall-Winter 2024 show, our editors had a lot on their minds, from astrological signs to “Emily in Paris.”


Mel Ottenberg Gathers the Girls to Talk Prada FW24

February 22, 2024

In Milan, our editors gathered a rogue’s gallery of celebrities, including Gwendoline Christie, Yara Shahidi, and Tracee Ellis Ross, to discuss the latest collection from Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons.

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Who Is Candy Darling? Behind the Mystique of the Ultimate Warhol Superstar

February 19, 2024

Biographer Cynthia Carr, who has written the definitive record of the Warhol muse, talks to Mel Ottenberg about the vulnerable, gritty, and deeply soulful individual behind the fabulous facade.


Coach FW24 Has Us Living Out Our Gossip Girl Fantasies

February 12, 2024

“Wearability and desire can go hand in hand,” our editor-in-chief says of the Coach FW24 show.


Interview’s Own Daniela Morera Has Some Clothes to Sell You

January 23, 2024

“Wearing it, you feel like Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra.”


John Epperson and Chloë Sevigny Channel the Toxic Femininity of Lypsinka

January 22, 2024

“How does Lypsinka be alone with herself?”

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Dan Colen and Mel Ottenberg Are Normcore Kings At Heart

January 15, 2024

“I think they’re the best pair of boxer shorts in New York City.”