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"
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...