"Take it effing overboard" seems to be Richie Rich's motto when it comes to design. The former Heatherette designer debuted his new solo line Wednesday evening in New York, and those who appreciated his "trashy flashy" aesthetic for Heatherette will not be disappointed with the latests threads. Richie still loves pink, sequins, plastic baubles, and 1980s excess.And some of it's even wearable.A model walks the runway at the Richie Rich Fall 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week...Read Full Story
Getty Images. Richie Rich, the NYC club kid-turned-fashion designer who co-founded Heatherette, loves his glitz. The hard-partying designer reveled in "trash and flash," using appearances on America's Next Top Model and runway divas like Paris Hilton and Jenna Jameson to bring attention to his ultrasparkly, cartoonish designs. Unfortunately, not even Ms. Hilton could save the line from losing financial backing, and the label shut down last year.Despite the recession, it seems the fashion...Read Full Story
Getty Images. Rich and Paris Hilton. Fashion designer Richie Rich, who loved all things glitter and ribbons and porno at his now-defunct label Heatherette, is coming back to Fashion Week. NY Mag reports that Rich is holding a show February 18th at the Waldorf Astoria. Apparently the invitation reads, "Dress/Attire: Sparkling." Richie Rich is obviously still our man.But who will walk Richie Rich's comeback show? Previous shows have seen Amanda Lepore, Paris Hilton, Lydia Hearst, and even...Read Full Story
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