This is what Vogue editor Anna Dello Russo wore to New York Fashion Week on Thursday. I repeat, this is what Vogue editor Anna Dello Russo wore to New York Fashion Week on Thursday. She’s deftly combined Raver Explosion with Old Man Golf Chic. And no, neither of those things are real. [Photo: Fame/Flynet]
When the term “street style” was first coined, it was the domain of the unstudied, the unstaged, the stylist or editor or blogger wearing an outfit that she had purchased and put together herself. Candid street style at its heart and in its purpose was refreshingly free of the business element that defines much, if not all, of the fashion world — nobody was being paid, sponsored, or otherwise compensated for wearing a certain article by a certain designer or brand. It was natural, honest, and not ruled by celebrity, and it wasn’t about who was wearing what; it was about how they were wearing it, and with what. It was new and inspiring, the idea that any girl could go swanning about a major city in a top from H&M and thrifted pants by Gucci and a vintage hat via her grandmother’s closet and be photographed (provided she be thin and attractive enough to draw the eye, which is of course the vulgar truth of fashion) with a flashy expensive camera by a well-dressed perfect stranger with a business card and a .com web address and find herself immortalized on the web the very next day. Keep reading »
It was only a matter of time before Vogue Japan editor-at-large and totally OTT fashionista Anna Dello Russo got to put her medal of approval on a line of her own, and it’s only natural that she of the outrageous fascinators and tacky-goes-high fashion opulence would cut her design teeth on — what else? — accessories. We’re pretty sure that Anna’s diehard devotion to kooky couture and right-off-the-runway looks has never led her wayward into a lowly H&M, but what does it matter when her choice to collaborate with the retailer means that we can walk in off the street and snag one of her signature gilded pieces at a reasonable price?
With 50 pieces ranging from $24.95 for pendant earrings to $299 for a formidable pair of thigh-high leather boots, they’re affordable enough that you can follow Anna’s advice to accessorize liberally or play it a little more low-key. But don’t bother to ask yourself what Anna would do — she’d pile ‘em right on, of course. Click through to check out all of the offerings, and do tell us which ones you’ll be fighting for come October 4. We’ll be picking up that peacock fascinator just to say we did. [Racked, photo via WWD]
God love her, Anna dello Russo is in a friggin’ category of her own. The Vogue editor is known for her, um, eccentric hats and fashion show wear, and we love her, in the way that you love your dotty aunt that sometimes forgets to put on pants. She’s designed an accessories collaboration with H&M (though we’re pretty certain ADR’s never set foot in an actual H&M store), and insisted on starring in the promotional video for the line. Titled “Fashion Shower,” ADR gives her 1o-point plan for style domination. Watch and learn.
I’ve always imagined Vogue editor Anna Della Russo — she of the bizarre hats and wild fashion — as a sort of weird banshee lady, sleepily flitting through life going to high fashion events and occasionally enjoying nights out with her band of wacky friends. You know, sort of like fashion’s version of Britney Spears. Anyway, her amazing style sense is now being squeezed and bottled by H&M for a new accessories line. The collection will include jewelry, along with shoes, bags, sunglasses and a travel suitcase. Sign us up, wild woman.
I don’t know Vogue Japan Editor-at-Large Anna Dello Russo, but I like to imagine that she exudes a kind of “Grey Gardens”-y vibe: dotty, inappropriate and definitely camp. After all, this is a woman who’s prone to showing up at fashion shows with styrofoam eggs on her head. Can doddering spinsterism and a lifetime of sweater bikinis be far off? I hope not. After the jump, some of Dello Russo’s more awesomely out-there outfits.
Anna Dello Russo is an editor-at-large and creative consultant for Vogue Japan. But she’s probably best known for her wild costumery and show-stopping hats. Though she’s often seated front row during fashion week, it’s her outlandish outfits that have landed her time and again on style blogs. And Yoox.com even did a T-shirt collaboration featuring some of Dello Russo’s crazier looks last year. We’ve selected one of Dello Russo’s less wild outfits — worn to last week’s Stella McCartney RTW show — to steal. We love how she does so much with a fairly simple palette of black, white and gold. Check out our steal after the jump.
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When it comes to the world of Vogue, there are two Annas. Wintour, of course, and the one you probably don’t know too much about is Anna Dello Russo. She is the editor of Japanese Vogue, and she is awesome. In this profile in the Guardian, we learn that the fashion pro is quirky, full of spunk, and the total antithesis of Ms. Wintour. For starters, she wears watermelon hats (we heart you), publishes articles like “10 ways to make sure your fancydress costume won’t disappoint French Vogue editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld,” and has her own perfume coming out called J’ADR. She could be onto something with this editors launching fragrances business. Can we get some of this fun fashion action stateside? [Guardian] Keep reading »
If you haven’t added Anna Dello Russo’s blog to your must-reads — after glimpsing her love of lace — then we highly suggest you do so ASAP. The fashion editor and all around style maven has embraced not only the blog world, but also the 140 character habit, and is generously sharing her fashion advice with the world through the Internet. As a regular in the front row, couture wearer, and inducer of major style envy, she’s well versed in the ways of fashion shows, paparazzi, and dressing for the occasion. In one of her latest blog posts, Anna dishes on her top 10 tips for sitting front row at Fashion Week, and even though that day may never come for most of us, there’s no reason you can’t apply them to your day-to-day life. Plus, they’re made even more adorable by her broken English. Keep reading »
Yesterday, we spotted Vogue Nippon editor and fashion icon Anna Dello Russo walking the streets of men’s fashion week in Milan, Italy, wearing a black lace see-through dress. Now, she’s done it again, this time, according to LA LA Land, in a Dolce & Gabbana white lace see-through dress, pink Prada shades, and black undergarments peeping out underneath. You hate it? I love it. [LA LA Land] Keep reading »