After three weeks in New York, London, and Milan, we’ve finally made it to Paris. Many of the most important shows of the season just so happen to run in Paris — you might even be able to say that the city is the original home of the industry itself. The coming week is a glorious show-filled doozy, so ready your Style.com account and your computer’s zoom feature. We’re covering the past 3 days with Alexis Mabille, Dries Van Noten, Rochas, Ann Demeulemeester, Balmain, and Alexander Wang’s debut collection at the house of Balenciaga. Let’s see how it turned out… Keep reading »
Feeling slightly less than dazzling this afternoon? Me too. (It’s really grey and rainy and horrible outside and my hair is frizzy; what’s your excuse?) [Um, Rachel wrote this yesterday afternoon, but I didn't get a chance to put it up until this morning. Weather is much better today! -- Amelia] I could’ve used another shot of espresso in my Americano this morning, but who needs caffeine when you can instead harness the revitalizing power of Nicholas Hoult‘s steely blue gaze? Good looks, Hoult. Now, when will he be in NYC next? Asking for a friend.
So this is what they mean when they say “this is why we can’t have nice things”: Fashion’s Night Out is dunzo, folks, and it’s all your fault. No, I’m just kidding. Kind of. See, Americans have a way of taking a perfectly good, maybe even ingenious idea and blowing it up into a different beast entirely. More often than not, said beast is terrible. Keep reading »