Monday, September 30, 2013

Groovy Gossip

Spotted: Someone's got a case of the Mondays! To ease back into the work week, I'm bringing you some of the juiciest gossip from the fashion world!  Got you're focus-factor on? No worries!  I'll include the links so you can read all about the drama in between class, emails, meetings, and other Monday madness! Want to hear about something else? Comment your topic requests below!

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Looking for some office tunes ?

Sergio Kletnoy is an assistant to Joanna Coles, the Editor-in-Chief at Cosmopolitan Magazine, and was lucky enough to get to hang with Cher and Madonna this past week!  Wanna know how he got to be in a room with Donna Karan, Zac Posen, Calvin Klein, Lindsay Lohan and Sean Penn??  Check out his gossip up about the amazing experience here: 

“I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)" by Jennifer Hudson & T.I.

“Down On Life" by Elliphant
“Pyromaniac" by Oh Land
“Super Love" by Charli XCX
“Day And Night" by DJ Brendan Fallis & Kate Moss
“Hold On" by Drake
“Indian Summer” by Rasmus Faber and Frida Sundemo
“You’re Not The One" by Sky Ferreira

Kanye's Meltdown 

Kanye had a Twitter tantrum about Jimmy Kimmel making fun of him...oh boohoo Kanye!  "SARAH SILVERMAN IS A THOUSAND TIMES FUNNIER THAN YOU AND THE WHOLE WORLD KNOWS IT!!!" What has got Kanye West leather skinny jeans in a bunch?? Watch the clip here: 

Stomp the...Runway? 

#PFW! Rick Owens mentioned before his Paris Fashion Week 2013 show that it "is going to be fun", but that was the understatement of the week!  You're probably looking at the tribal looking, leather wearing picture below and wondering "whaaaaa?"... don't worry we all did too!  You have to check out this article to see how the attendees reacted to his show.  It began with women from various stepping sororities fiercely marching and pounding on their chests dressed in all black.  Good? Bad? How did the show end?? Check it out here:

30 Under 30!

Here are the 30 fashion designers that are seen as the industry's most game-changing influencers...and they're all under 30 years old! I'll give you the low-down on the first 5, but here's the article with all the deets:

1. Esteban Cortazar:

  • 29 years old
  • Became the youngest ever designer to show at New York Fashion Week at age of 17!
  • His structured, athletic-inspired separates, and fluid satin and stretch-cady dresses are part of his new capsule collections backed by Net-a-Porter
2. Dion Lee:
  • 27 years old
  • This Australian designer debuted Spring 2013 collection at his first New York Fashion Week
  • He used geothermal heat mapping to abstract the body's hot zones on both sides of his fabric and even folded the fabric to make his clothes have a third dimension! 
3. Olivier Rousteing: 
  • 27 years old
  • Brought on at the age of 25 to replace Balmain's Christophe Decarnin in 2009
  • After 4 years, he introduced more silhouettes for real human bodies
  • Proved overalls and patchwork denim dresses can be sexy... we love them too, thanks Olivier!
4.  Jerome Lamaar:
  • 27 years old
  • Got his break interning for Baby Phat at only 15!
  • 3 years later he became senior desinger
  • His new line 5:31 Jerome includes an elegant take on street-wear and sleek downtown separates
5. Barbara Casasola: 
  • 29 years old
  • Brazil-born, London-based who has been showing off her collections since 2011
  • "Her aesthetic is confident in its edgy sophistication" as she creates eveningwear for ball gown opposed fashionistas

A Very InStyle Publisher

Karin Tracy is the newest publisher for InStyle!  It's always cool to get a different perspective on some of our most valued possessions...our Cosmo, InStyle, Vogue and People mags of course!  Just like the Sex and the City post, this article gives you a look into life of one of the woman who makes all the fashion happen! Read all about it here:

What to look for THIS week!!!

I'll be bringing you a deeper look into one of the fun new trends in fashion footwear...vinyl shoes!  Plastic, jellies, vinyl, silicone...there are some real fun and innovative materials finally giving us that futuristic fashion we all wished we had when we watched Doc come back from the future with his transparent tie, or the sexy styling in Tron!
Zetus Lupetus!  Don't forget about how badly you wanted to join Zenon (the Girl of the 21st Century!) up in the space-station decked out in your brights, plastics, and metallics!



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