The new movie “The Social Network” opens with a brutal breakup scene — which has inspired a frenzy of articles around the Internet where people post their favorite movie breakups.
Onscreen breakups fall into two categories: Either they’re way more dramatic than anything you ever imagined — and therefore allow you to live out your fantasy of saying just the right thing to that turdball you inexplicably adored sophomore year — or they’re so real you feel like you’re listening in to someone’s actual heartbreak.
Which ones made the lists — the realistic ones? Or the dramatic ones? And which do you find most effective? Read more … Keep reading »
“I hope it doesn’t go on. I don’t want it to continue … You know, we’re a nation of shoppers. That’s how people spend their time, shopping online, shopping in stores, acquiring. And I feel like we perpetuate that with Fashion’s Night Out. What are you really celebrating? Not art or great books. You’re celebrating shopping.”
– Cathy Horyn, New York Times fashion critic, provides yet another reason to end Fashion’s Night Out. I happen to think it’s simply a waste of everyone’s time. For more critical quotes from Horyn, including why Alexander Wang is a coward, click here. Keep reading »
We all know the feeling of fashion obsession. And often, it comes in the form of something very, very expensive. But has the retail industry succeeded in driving our obsessions to lower-priced goods? With the wave of decent knock-off chains supplying our closets (thank you, Zara and Forever 21), and exclusive designer collaborations, are we now falling prey to a different kind of must-have mentality? This week, one shopping-crazed woman wrote in The New York Times that she’s what you might call a chaser — and a fierce one at that. Keep reading »
- That Alexander Wang/Nike rumor? Not so true. They were in talks, but the deal never happened. Bummer. Guess if you still want Alex Wang sweats, you’re going to have to pay runway prices. [The Cut]
- While one New York Times writer admitted earlier this week that the designer collabs and Zaras of the world make her shopping crazed, attendees of the World Apparel Convention in Hong Kong worried that “fast fashion” is killing fashion. [Just Style]
- Ruh-roh. How did an Yves Saint Laurent belt make it into a Chloé ad? [Fashionista]
Read on to catch up on all the fashion industry news, gossip, and extras you missed this week!
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