fashion fix

I can’t wait for the J. Crew store to open up in Vancouver.  In the meantime, if you’re a fan of J. Crew, you probably know the creative director is Jenna Lyons.  Even people who aren’t that into fashion, heard about her when there was the story of her painting her young son’s toenails hot pink, which by the way ignited a huge clamor for the color.  Anyhow, here is a profile in NY Mag on her.

If you read Go Fug Yourself, you are aware of Tilda Swinton (who the Fug Girls call SWINTON), and her very distinct, androgynous style, check out this story on Slate about who else she’s inspired.

Yes, a model dresser is a real job.  A little more info on a job you may not have known existed.

These women would be the target market for socialite and Vogue contributor, Lauren Santo Domingo’s Moda Operandi site.  These ladies pay full price for designer items and are the valued customers of top designers like Chanel.

From the NY Times is a profile on Salma Hayek, Mexican soap star, Hollywood movie star, producer, Oscar nominee, red-carpet glamazon, outspoken activist, wife to Francois-Henri Pinault, C.E.O. of the luxury conglomerate PPR, and mother to their 3-year-old daughter, Valentina.  The woman is nothing short of amazing.

Check out Of Another Fashion.  This isn’t just another fashion blog.  This blog is “an alternative archive of the not-quite-hidden but too often ignored fashion histories of U.S. women of color “.

Elizabeth Taylor may be gone now but her beauty and her legend still live on.

Models? Food? Yes, on Lookbook Cookbook, models give recipes for some of their fave foods.  Quite a few of them seem to be dessert.

No one can deny that Anna Wintour is influential and was even the inspiration behind the book turned movie, the Devil Wears Prada but just how much influence does she really wield? The Wall Street Journal will tell you.


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