BCBG Max Azria Spring Summer 2014 PhotosSeptember 6, 2013
Our intrepid photographer Kevin Kane is out shooting detail shots of everything possible and if you’re looking for close up shots of Max Azria’s latest creations for Spring Summer 2014 here you go. More photos available @ our detail shots page.
Photos: Rock-N-Shop eventOctober 26, 2009
Here are a few pics from the rock-n-shop event. I hope some of you made it out! If not…next time.
Topshop in BrooklynJuly 29, 2009
The Details are scant, but the rumor mill is a buzz with stories that Topshop will be opening a store in Brooklyn next year. Some speculate that it will be located in the Fort Greene neighborhood. And in consideration of the business deal she just inked with Sir Phillip Greene (Topshop’s owner), who do you think is on board to oversee the opening and “style” aspect of the shop? That’s right, everyone’s favorite party girl from across the pond. Miss Kate Moss.Marisa Swanson
Open letter to Lady GagaJuly 23, 2009
Lady Ga, may I call you that? When you first came on to the scene you were different, your own self made ingenue. No one could tell you how to behave, you weren’t Britney, or Jessica, you were talented. You played intstruments and could sing beautifully, at least marginally better than most. Pop music wasn’t something you did, pop music was something you were.
And in the tradition of eccentric musical genius (i.e. Mozart, Elton John, Freddy Mercury) you played with your costumes. You took costuming to new heights, wearing them everywhere you went. You played with texture, shape, and fit. A bustier here, a pink spandex pencil skirt there..a teacup, a hair bow and how could we forget the hair doughnut? I admired, in a word, your Chutzpah.
But now I just think you’re getting ahead of yourself. You’ve only got one successful Album to your credit. And that thing you wore during the dance sequence of your newest video, I think it’s some kind of leotard that was almost a flemnco dress but then someone forgot to finish after siesta one afternoon. And then there were the muppet ensembles, was that a jacket made out of hundreds of little kermit the frogs? Oh. Dear. No.
At the very least let’s think about the word, “overexposure”, I know, it seems like in the wake of Beyonce it isn’t possible, but trust me, it is. And let’s hear another record soon, yeah?
Concerned, but a fan, definitely a fan.Marisa Swanson
Hermione Granger…Style Star?July 10, 2009
Emma Watson has her very own article and slide show on style.com touting her as a beauty icon. Everyone from popsugar to perez is tipping their hat off to her ”impeccable style”.
And I can’t help thinking, pshaw you’re all just impressed because you expected to see Hermione Granger on the red carpet, Emma could be in just about anything so long as it isn’t a Hogwart’s cape and you’d love it.
Maybe that’s a little off the mark, but the point is that Emma Watson is a relatively plain faced girl, who may grow to be a beauty, dressing in age inappropriate high fashion looks. She does deserve respect for not using a stylist, and clearly has a true love for fashion lacking in most young movie-types whose closets consist of Herve Leger dresses…but does she deserve style/beauty icon status? Hmmm…no. For two reasons: She isn’t a beauty (I mean that in the nicest way I can say it), and apart from her choice of designers, she isn’t that stylish. What she does seem to be good at is donning a look directly off of a runway, and sticking to the more artistic/innovative set of deisgners when choosing them.
Let’s give her a couple of years before we immortalize her too quickly.Marisa Swanson
Fashion DJs LiveJuly 9, 2008
What a supreme idea. Take some of the top fashion djs (yes they exist), put them together in a room take top designers in London and have a 3 day show. Then, to add to the hoopla, make it live on your website. That’s ShowStudio.com premise for Fashion DJs live. This is a 3 day spectacle filled with top music, fun and eye catching fashions. Visit the site now as it’s going on at Showstudio.comEva
Fashion + Tennis Anyone?July 7, 2008
The aristocratic soul of Wimbledon makes fashion statements ever the norm, but moreso the case this year apparently. Everyone from Nadal to Serena to Federer walked a court that seemed more runway inspired than tennis inspired. Oh sure, they could play tennis in what they were wearing, but the multiple ways to cover Wimbledon from a journalistic perspective included glossing over what the athletes were wearing. Sometimes that coverage came at the expense of covering what everyone was there for in the first place: the actual competition.
But that’s not a complaint anyone on this side would have because, hey, we’re a fashion blog and we like it that way. So who was talking about the fashion at Wimbledon? The better question would be, who wasn’t? The LA Times went there late last week. The Independent went on a bit of a sexist bent. Finally the guardian chimes in with what it calls, fashion wars.Eva
Street Fashion via Norway – VeronicaMay 22, 2008
Oslostil is addictive. You have to keep clicking and you just can’t stop. Veronica is a recent photography subject of the Oslostil photographers. She says:
I bought my sweater in Sweden, the scarf is from Vietnam and I got both of my tops from a friend. My skirt is from a festival in Sweden and I use a scarf as a belt which is from Indiska and so are my tights. The shoes are from somewhere in Oslo and I just got my purse in Mexico.
Her purchase habits are truly global.
via: OslostilKaren Ehrenström
Yachting at CannesMay 15, 2008
You have to love the opulence of fashion at Cannes. You have to love the convergence of fashion, Hollywood, and money at Cannes. A quick example of this is Roberto Cavalli’s massive shark-yacht on the prowl at Cannes. Fashion has been good to the man and why not, with pieces from his fall collection looking like this, it’s not hard to see why.
Elizabeth Hurley and SnoggingApril 23, 2008
There’s a zoo-like pleasure in reading an article on Liz Hurley in the London based Timeonline. It’s like watching a train wreck happen and not being able to look away. The train wreck in this sense is the interview itself. You’ll find the use of the word “snog” (translation, sex) as in a reporter said that they had sex in the 80s to which she replied, “Fantastic”. They didn’t really, but hey who cares, right? In the article Hurley espouses her beliefs on backless anything, wearing denim seven days a week and snogging. She seems to prattle on about fashion but makes no real important statements, though reading through it, there’s some sort of false hope that evaporates mid-way through that she will say something ground breaking.
It’s a time waster. Click here to read.
Update: Snogging is actually making out, not literally having sex. Thank you Cecillia for showing me the error of my ways!Eva