fashion fix

The Economist has a piece on LVMH, one of the biggest names in the luxury business and what the future holds for it.

I watched Snow White and the Huntsman last weekend and thought the costumes were incredible.  The costume designer is the same one who worked on Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland.  One of the Evil Queen’s outfits featured thousands of iridescent dung beetles from Thailand.

Daphne Guinness is auctioning off clothes from her collection to raise money for her charity at Christie’s.  The catalogue is now online so you can take a look at what is up for bid.

Even Karl Lagerfeld’s kitten, Choupette now has their own twitter account, in addition to her own ipad.  It’s quite cute, actually.  Fashionista asks Choupette a few questions.

Forbes released their list of the top earning models and no surprise, Gisele once again is at the top.

To celebrate his 10 year anniversary with Lanvin, the brand’s Creative Director,  Alber Elbaz has designed a capsule accessories collection (“Happy” Les 10 Ans) to celebrate the occasion.

With the rise of fast fashion, it’s no surprise that consumers are spending less but getting more, however, I did find it surprising that the Salvation Army are not wanting for clothing donation.  Author Elizabeth Cline dissects the current state of global fashion production and consumption in her book “Overdressed: the Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion“.

A new study says that apparently, you can tell what a person is like just by looking at their shoes.

Spray tans have long been touted as a safe alternative to tanning beds or a real tan but looks like that might not be true.


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