Closer to fashion than you think: Why I’m not following Mecedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2013…..

As far as I can tell, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is full-steam ahead in New York City right now.   But I don’t feel like giving it any big-time press over here.  There’s enough social going on about it, and, well, since they’re not real big on giving back any\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nlinklove, I’d rather put my energies elsewhere….\r\n\r\nYou see,…

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Double Standard Alert: Australian Male Model Jarrod Scott Goes Full Monty for Vogue Hommes. Male Bloggers Cry Foul [NSFW]

OHmygosh!  I was totally shocked to see gorgeous Jarrod Scott in this layout for Vogue Hommes Spring/Summer 2013.  Scott looks quite stunning in the color cover shot and a series of pretty standard b & w fashion shots…when all of a sudden…there he is….all of him(!!!)  But the handsomest male nude since, oh, maybe Michael…

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Trend Alert: Why Rich New Yorkers love the “do it yourself” aestheic of the Rough-Luxe trend….

\r\n Just for laughs, some priceless quotes from an  article on ” Brooklyn scruff”  a.k.a the  “Rough-Luxe” trend in the New York Observer\r\n\r\n“The other day, an older man, the kind who wouldn’t be caught dead with Chanel because that’s too nouveau-riche for him—old-school, real true Upper East Side—was name-dropping a restaurant on Smith Street. ….

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Coming Soon: Karl Lagerfeld does Dallas!

According to this post today at Racked.com, Karl Lagerfeld announced at the WWD CEO Summit that the design inspiration for his next Fall collection is Dallas (as in Texas.)\r\n “There has to be some magical surrounding. That’s why I went to Scotland to this castle where Mary Stuart was born, and it was quite a…

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Pantone announces Color Trend for 2013

Every year around this time, the Pantone Color Institute–the folks known as the “global authority” on color for design industries (that includes fashion and beauty)–let us know what color we should expect to see dominating the runways, eye shadows, bed sheets, and any other thing you can think of that marries design with color.   And…

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