2009 October 16
Links of The Daily
Back to Blackface?[The Daily Beast]
"Maybe a boycott is in order…I’m not big on punishment but they need a good smack."—Russell Simmons on the new French Vogue cover, featuring Lara Stone in blackface
Designers Hope that Sexy Sells [WSJ]
When it comes to appeasing the masses, designers bank on sexy selling. We’re seeing an increase of "micro miniskirts, transparent blouses, pointy ‘Mad Men’ bras, and panties worn as shorts."
Sportswear Carries Urgency of the Moment on Fashion Runways [NY Times]
"Sportswear is a smart response to the economic turmoil of the last year. It is modest and quietly confident…Its defining quality is jauntiness. And who doesn’t want to look jaunty these days?"
Chanel is taking quite a trip for its next showing: Karl Lagerfeld's latest Cruise collection will be trotted out in Dubai on May 13. The show will be staged on an island off the city...
Meaghan Murphy, formerly deputy editor at Self, has been named executive editor at Good Housekeeping...John Brodie, formerly executive editor at Hachette Book Group, has been named...
It's always an editrix-studded affair when Ann Taylor presents their latest collection, and their Fall 2014 preview this week was no exception. The likes of Kyle Anderson, Cindy Weber...