2010 May 4
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(NEW YORK) Alternative fashion week: 'Latex is going mainstream!' [Guardian UK]
You followed Erdem, Burberry, and Matthew--but what of London Fashion Week's wacky little sister, Alternative fashion week?
Britney Spears Launching Fashion Line With Candie's [Stylelist]
Possibly the last pop star not to have a line jumps in with a collection for Candie's (naturally, the news was broken over Twitter)
Stella McCartney's mum chic [Times UK]
Stella's Spring collection has "got us all dreaming about being a woman like Linda [McCartney]— a wholesome, free-spirited, nut roast-cooking, home-schooling type with a conscience and a make-up-free kind of sexiness. Your mum (so long as it’s the right mum) is the surprise icon of summer"
Online Exclusive: Sophie Dahl’s Cookbook [WSJ.]
Recipes from fomer model Sophie Dahl's new autobiogrpahy-slash-cookbook, from "Eton Mess" to haloumi to baked onion to pear and ginger muffins
American Women on the March [IHT]
Suzy Menkes reports on the Met's new exhibition, “American Women: Fashioning a National Identity”: "What is missing from the exhibition are fashion crosscurrents to link past and present. Mr. Bolton might have found designers today to express the spirit of his chosen categories: an Oscar de la Renta gown to fit with the new money heiresses in their Worth gowns; a current Asian-American designer beside Anna May Wong’s dress; a Ralph Lauren chemise to challenge the flappers; and the troubling beauty of Rodarte among the Bohemians"
The Jones Group has shuttered Rachel Roy collection, as the conglomerate preps to be acquired by Sycamore Partners. The line, which was in the midst of celebrating ten years in business...
Time for another gem from The Daily's inaugural Hollywood Issue that you might've missed in the Oscars fracas and tail end of Paris Fashion Week. If you dream of conquering the world’s...
Since opening its doors a year ago, haute modeling agency The Society has built an impressive roster of in-demand talent like Lindsey Wixson, Adriana Lima, and Liu Wen. The Daily dropped...