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?"
Want to stay chez Karl Lagerfeld? The designer has signed on to create a signature hotel in Macau, China which will welcome guests come 2017. Lagerfeld's major hospitality endeavor...
Phoebe Arnold, formerly fashion director at Ponystep, has been named senior editor at LOVE...David Perel, formerly president at Next Act Media, has been named editorial director at...
Elle Fanning Might Be An International Film Star, But She Can't Drive Yet [Elle] Consider this the only thing this petite starlet doesn't have time for...Finalement, The Maker Of ...