2009 November 12
Links of The Daily
(NEW YORK) It Was No Walk in the Park [NY Times]
Miss J Alexander teaches Cathy Horyn how to runway walk; "There was a reason our mothers nagged us about standing up straight. We don’t see what others see"
Beauties' new mouthpieces [Page Six]
A new gig for Lorenzo Martone and former Elite marketing director Ryan Brown: launching ARC NY, a boutique talent PR agency for models
Estethica Advice [Vogue UK]
Put these names on your radar: Ada Zanditon, Christopher Raeburn, Goodone, Minna, Nina Dolcetti and The North Circular have been selected for the BFC's new Eco Fashion Mentor Program
Audrey's Frocks, Another Pop-Up [On The Runway]
Cathy on the pop-up phenomenon: "Well. I’m waiting for Bergdorf to announce that it will open a pop-up store, on the corner of 57th Street and Fifth…"
Picking Apart Bamboo Couture [WSJ]
How eco-friendly is bamboo really? "The bamboo used in textiles has to be heavily manipulated to go from stem to store. To create fabric, it's chopped up and dissolved in toxic solvents—the same process that recycles wood scraps into viscose or rayon. Indeed, bamboo fabric technically is rayon"
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...