Paris Fashion Week continues! What did Alber Elbaz cook up for the Spring 2013 collection? Dark heavy metal partybot asymmetrical jumpsuits. Jewel-tone satins. Aggressively square shoulders. Cowboy boots with stiletto heels. Blade Runner-esque raincoats cinched with obi sashes. The makeup was described as being very,…
Nilina Mason-Campbell ran around Paris to get a fresh look at couture. Not the runway-shot, brand-manicured take we always get. The street-skulking, exhilarating flash-and-grab honesty of the perennial non-ticket-holder! (It's not our fault we don't know any PRs in Paris.)
- Christy Turlington says, "There's nothing rewarding about modeling. It was a fun opportunity that allowed me to see the world but spiritually and intellectually there is nothing rewarding about the profession at all."
- South Korean training pants brand Good-Nites released an ad that parodies David Beckham's turn for Armani. Because they are not just functional, but fashionable, kiddies! This makes us a little bit uncomfortable because Beckham is so sexxy. [Copyranter]
September's Harper's Bazaar is 110 editorial pages of beautiful contradictions. Is fall about the 40s or the 80s? Do all black women roam the African savannah, or do some of them also sing in jazz clubs? Photoshop: Pro or con?
- 42-year-old Kristen McMenamy, whose deeply unconventional beauty shone in many of the most memorable fashion photographs of the early '90s, was chosen by Steven Meisel for the new cover of Italian Vogue. [FWD]