I don’t know about you guys, but this has already been the longest week ever and I could use a vacay. But since that’s out of the question, we’ll have to take a vacation with our minds. What better way to do that than indulge in some trashy tabloid drama? We did the dirty work and packaged the headlines in short, easy-to-read blurbs, cause we like you that much!
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The rise of teen fashion blogger Tavi
continues! And recently, her progress in super-smart-style-awesomeness has multiplied exponentially thanks to her cover on Pop magazine
, and now her blogger participation at Fashion Week
Think all the glitz and fame is going to her head? Teen Vogue caught up with Tavi for a quick interview, and it warmed our hearts to see how humble and independent she remains. Especially when it comes to her outfit—a Miu Miu top (sent by a reader … jealous) with “something that was my mom’s” over it, and then a DIY headpiece made out of guitar straps. Wearing crap on your head, people. It’s in. [TeenVogue.com] Keep reading »
Read on for images from the show. (And when we say we almost “cried,” we mean happy tears!)
The pants-less one is making it very hard for us to stay obsessed with her disco heaven. After making the fashion crowd wait around at Hiro for what felt like hours, Lady Gaga finally took the stage at the Marc Jacobs after-party late into the night and played for 10 minutes. Yes, only 10.
For round two of her Fashion Week appearances the following night, Out magazine not only honored her with a cover of their September issue, but an entire party at The Box. A line around the block greeted revelers, but by 9:30 the doors were closed and inside was a hot, sweaty dance party, filled to the brim with boys in all states of undress and dance moves. Between the Veuve Clicquot and 10 Cane rum drinks, everyone was having a brilliant time, enjoying dance-offs and Fashion Week chats. Slowly, the crowd began to dwindle and the buzz flew from the air as it got later and later. Chants of “Gaga!” started and stopped, to no avail. It goes without saying that it takes a lot for the crowd at The Box to stop dancing. But when a party starts at 8 and the main attraction hasn’t shown her face by 11:30, well, let’s just say that’s when the disco died.
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When the weather turns crisp, style obsessions turn to fall coats. However, thanks to this Forever 21 design, we’re now finding the idea of the non-coat sexier for in-between weather. The heather grey color, piping, and hefty waist tie make this knit sweater-coat look like a designer number you’d see on chic Fashion Week attendees. Rock it with some biker-esque platform pumps, black cigarette jeans, and huge sunglasses to get that fashion editor vibe. Once the weather gets too cold, make it a casual indoor staple. [$32.80, Forever21.com] Keep reading »
Ever wonder about the rules of decorum for a fashion show? Wonder no more, because we now have a poster child for what never to do: Courtney Love. Last night at the Narciso Rodriguez show she pretty much annoyed, pissed off and generally revolted every single person sitting within a five-seat radius of her, according to The Cut. (Not to mention, when he eventually heard about her actions, the designer.) Wanna know exactly what Courtney did, and the five things you should never pull when invited to a fashion show? Keep reading »
This is the leaked cover for the sophomore album from Vampire Weekend. The record is set to be released to the peeps in January, but the image is already shaking things up. Is this Ralph Lauren casual polo look going to come back? Are we going from skinny panted punks into pleated khakis? And is that a popped collar? So rock ‘n’ roll, dudes. But alas, the VW are trendy tastemakers. Will their cover chick create the next It Girl style? The other trends from the ’80s have come back — all that’s left is the yuppie. But still, this top, like the title, is totes contra. Are y’all ready for the prepster? [Pitchfork] Keep reading »
We all just dodged a fashion bullet—black is the new black for spring 2010. Deep breath. OK, yeah, you would have worn black whether it was anointed “in” or not. But if you think about it, this declaration is really going to save us all a bundle of cash. Picture any fashionable chick—she wants to look even a little bit with it; so what does she do? She buys a few pieces that are in the color everyone is talking about. But not this year, oh no, she doesn’t have to buy a thing (well, ideally, anyway!) because she’s most likely got 40 percent of her closet devoted to black pants, dresses, tops, you name it. Rejoice! However, not that we’re pushing you into the stores, if you are looking to drop some dough on a black something, here’s what to look for. Keep reading »