Thursday, August 12, 2010

Fashionable Links

Plus size model Crystal Renn in US Vogue







































The Business of Fashion

Trendsetter Marc Jacobs leads the fashion industry to more inclusive sizing. Why I welcome Marc Jacobs new plus-size range (Telegraph UK).
"As Marc Jacobs announces a plus-size range, New York stylist Annabel Tollman says the impact on designers will be huge."

Two more fashionable chains are set to hop on the online retailing band wagon. Fashion Chains HM and Zara Launch Online Operations (Guardian UK).

Ever wonder how many pairs of shoes you really need to feel complete? But Will It Make You Happy? (NY Times).

US Designers are finally getting in on patent protection. Schumer Bill Seeks to Protect Fashion Design (NY Times).

Incubator Designer Prabal Gurung Fall 2010






































Be on The Look out For

Check out some new promising designers that work together à la Project Runway (there are some especially wicked jewelry designers). 12 Designers To Watch: InStyle Visits The CFDA Incubator (InStyle).
"This spring, the Council of Fashion Designers of America partnered with NYCEDC and Newmark Knight Frank to welcome a dozen up-and-coming designers to their new Fashion Incubator—a 10,000 square foot N.Y.C. Garment District loft that leases studio space to select tenants at below-market rents."

The best article I have read yet on selecting eyewear for your face shape (and it features geek glasses too!). The Best Eye Glasses For Your Face Shape (StyleList).

Pick out your favorite luxe runway looks selected by Elle.  Fall 2010 Fashion Trend: Luxe Dressing (Elle).

                                                   

Coco Rocha in Lanvin for Nordstrom August Catalogue






































For Your Viewing Pleasure

Coco rocks the pages of Nordstrom's August designer catalogue. Coco Rocha Has Artsy Fun in Nordstrom's Latest Designer Catalog (Fab Sugar). You can view a video of the photoshoot here.
"Everything from the picture-perfect backdrops to the fabulous clothes and accessories to Coco's stunning modeling job makes this one not-to-be-missed shoot."

Alexander Wang enters the world of sexy and moody fashion cinematography. Alexander Wang’s First Campaign Video (Style File Blog).

Sienna Miller stars in an aloof and eerie art film featuring looks from her autumn/fall Twenty8Twelve collection The Millers Tale (Vogue UK).

2 comments :

penny. LA said...

Coco in the Nordstrom Catalogue is just WOW.

Tracey Quo said...

She's incredible! And I love the collaboration with artist Ruben Toledo. It's all so artistic and creative <3