2010 August 16
(NEW YORK) Blogs on togs [Guardian UK]
The psychology---yes, really---behind the 'Today I'm Wearing'-type blogs: "When processing an image of a famous person endorsing a product, there's a burst of activity in the medial orbitofrontal cortex. So if you look at a picture of Kate Moss in hotpants, this neural response suggests that you're accessing all the positive associations you have about Moss and transferring them to her shorts"
Fashion Tries on Zero Waste Design [NY Times]
With 15 to 20 percent of fabrics used to produce clothing ending up in the dumps, designers are trying out zero-waste methods of production---and Parsons is even offering a class on zero waste
Moving Home [Vogue UK]
Attention, LFW-ers: Topshop's show space is moving to the former Eurostar Terminal
Perfume Hater Designs Her Own Scent, Loves It [Stylelist]
Anything can be custom these days, particulary something so personal as fragrance
Just asking [Page Six]
A few juicy blind items to get your week started: a jewelry designer's plastic surgery woes, a flack whose hubby's coming out of the closet...
Harper's Bazaar en français? Indeed! The title is launching...
Last night the Perrin family fêted their Paris-based accessory...
WHAT: Stuart Weitzman Lasershopping Bag WHY: Need a chic ...