2009 July 8
Links of The Daily
(NEW YORK) Chanel, Now and Then [On the Runway]
Cathy Horyn: "I asked Mr. Lagerfeld about the new collection, about staying current, and about those blog reports that he would leave Chanel and be replaced by Alber Elbaz of Lanvin. Mr. Lagerfeld said to forget about it. He was going to die with his boots on"
A Misfit in the Couture Business [WSJ]
How Christian Lacroix is both too big and too small--which is destructive to the brand
Dmitry Medvedev's denim debate [Guardian UK]
Quelle scandale! When Barack and Michelle Obama met Medvedev, the Russian president wore jeans!
Why Vogue still wields such power [Times UK]
"Why does anyone care if they write a letter/hold a weekly weigh-in for their staff/ban the colour pistachio/publish an all-black model issue? Isn’t it all about blogs and weeklies nowadays? Well, yes. And no."
Jackson's singular style rings through memorial service [LA Times]
From the single gloves of his brothers to fedoras and military jackets, how fans and friends sported Jackson's style
Each year it's a Glee-worthy spectacle as FIT students flock to the wall outside the Great Hall in the school's Pomerantz building to see if their names are on the almighty list of...
Z Zegna has been handpicked to be this year’s guest label at Pitti Uomo, the menswear trade show based in Florence, Italy. Befittingly, the label and its parent company, The Zegna...
The U.K.'s beloved mass fashion retailer Primark is finally coming stateside next year. Primark is slated to open stores on the East Coast of the U.S. next year starting with Boston...