Anyone who even occasionally glances at HLG is well aware that Anna Wintour is one of my idols. She may be perceived as an ‘ice queen’, but even her enemies have to admit: the woman gets things done. It seems… Read More ›
It’s that time of year when runway shows, review writing, after-party attending, and more industry-related activities take over our lives. During the next four weeks, we’ll sprint through four cities on little-to-no sleep. The sheer volume of events and appointments… Read More ›
There are many times, whilst sitting at a meeting as someone explains to me the proper forms I must fill out in order to obtain a highlighter from our supply closet at the office or being given examples of the… Read More ›
(Daily Beast) In a talk in New York on Monday night, the editor of CR Fashion Book talked about her new job at Harper’s Bazaar, a fashion shoot during Hurricane Sandy—and the time Karl Lagerfeld was arrested. Despite her many… Read More ›
We’re hooked on Miansai’s covetable new jewelry. Self-taught accessories designer Michael Saiger of Miansai draws inspiration from his mom’s antique shop and family vacations spent at New England’s beaches. But the results are hardly nostalgic. One of his sleekest creations… Read More ›
Whenever I am having an exceptionally bad day, I watch The September Issue, a documentary about the making of Vogue’s September 2008 issue. Grace Coddington is wonderful, engaged in a constant battle between artistry and the bureaucracy of publishing. I… Read More ›
Being a defense contractor, I love when military-inspired pieces appear on runways and shelves across the country. Classic military is a trend that never really dies. With its crisp tailoring, brass buttons, and the perfect complementary combination of navy and… Read More ›
(Vogue) It seems Islamic arts are in the air this fall season; the Louvre is opening a new wing devoted to the subject later this month; Washington, D.C.’s Textile Museum hosts “Ottomam by Design” in October; and “Doris Duke’s Shangri La”… Read More ›
As my former St. Andrews flatmates might tell you, there are times when I have what I’ll describe as ‘Type-A tendencies’. I like things neat, and it makes me a bit twitchy when things are too out of place. Granted,… Read More ›
Each month, the editors of GQ will select a series of items from the magazine and make them available through their online retailer, Nordstrom. Here’s what you’ll find from our September issue:
For Vogue’s biggest issue of the year, a groundbreaking cover is always in order. See an archival slideshow of their all-time favorites—including the very first September cover in 1893 to last year’s featuring Kate Moss and her English nuptials. See… Read More ›
In honor of Vogue’s 120th Anniversary, Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour shares her favorite images from the magazine’s history. See the full slideshow here.
J.Crew Taps Street Style Stars, Fashion Industry Insiders, and Tumblr’s Founder for Fall 2012 Campaign
(Fashionista) You won’t see any big-name models in J.Crew’s fall 2012 ad campaign–but that doesn’t mean you won’t recognize any of the faces. The mega-retailer has tapped a handful of successful fashion industry types (who just, you know, happen to… Read More ›
My intolernace towards Ms. Kim Kardashian is not something I put much effort into concealing. The global attention she receives despite her vapid, useless existence is deplorable. The Cut’s Benjamin Wallace explores the phenomenon of the Kardashians this week in an… Read More ›
(Vanity Fair) When John Fairchild, the tyrannical, mischievous editor in chief of Women’s Wear Daily and founder of W magazine, stepped down from his Fairchild Publications throne, in 1997, it was supposed to be a clean break. Fifteen years later,… Read More ›
“My weakness is chicness…”—Ira Gershwin, “Alessandro the Wise,” 1945 (Style.com)The majority of Carine Roitfeld’s 2010 interview in Russian Vogue was all but unintelligible to the Western world—at least to the large swaths of it not versed in Cyrillic. Alongside a… Read More ›
(Vanity Fair) Since its inception in 1940, the International Best-Dressed List—revealed exclusively in Vanity Fair since 2004—has ticked off the most preened, polished, and poised of the fashion set, as determined by a governing body and ballot system. Every year,… Read More ›
Elle magazine scouts out the best boutiques throughout the country. See the rundown on their site here.
Hello readers! Yesterday evening I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Mr. Hal Rubenstein, the Fashion Director of InStyle, currently the leading luxury fashion magazine in America. He is absolutely lovely and couldn’t have been nicer as I asked him to sign… Read More ›
(Elle) Wondering how to accentuate your eyes in a natural-looking way? Lancôme’s Sandy Linter, head makeup artist at New York’s Rita Hazan Salon, shows how a neutral smoky eye can work wonders.
(Elle) Kelly Framel’s whimsically girly aesthetic has made her blog, The Glamourai, a major player in all things fashion, beauty, and decor over the past four years. The Austin-bred, Brooklyn-based tastemaker began blogging after being christened “the Glamourai” at her… Read More ›
(Esquire) Work to weekend, head to toe, start to finish- the Esquire fashion director will now take your questions. Because it can be a difficult season for men and their clothes (especially in D.C.). See the slideshow here.
I’m very disappointed that L’Uomo Vogue decided to feature Kim Kardashian as their July-August cover girl. There are many other beautiful, intelligent, and stylish women that would have made better role models to those who look to Vogue for style inspiration. (Huffington… Read More ›