“I always say that if you can’t get inspired in New York, you can’t get inspired anywhere.” Rebecca Taylor is one of the few designers who manages to tap into my girlier proclivities, and one who succeeds at designing for every shade and shape of woman. I jumped at the opportunity to pick her brain, and, not surprisingly, she’s as cool as I expected.
These lists are fashion content at its worst: regurgitated “guidance” with roots that should be more at home sometime around 1950.
In his latest WWD column, fashion publisher John Fairfax proclaims that trends are dead. The reality, however, is that fashion trends are nowhere near dead, they just arise from different sources than they once did.
“Maybe I have a lack of imagination when it comes to my own life, but I found just about everything in my twenties to be surprising. My career has been so much more fulfilling and exciting than I would have ever imagined.” Picking the brain of fashion-force-to-be-reckoned-with, Hillary Kerr, cofounder of Who What Wear, on what she learned throughout her twenties, the advice she has for us newbies, and how she would spend an ideal day in LA!
Is it just me, or are all of these high-meets-low designer collaborations shoved down our throats with barely any room for critique or authentic reflection?
In honor of the start of the week, let’s press the reset button and start anew with some inspiring images, reads, films, and tunes.
Print hasn’t died yet, but it certainly has changed. Read on for a brief exploration of this, and a new magazine recommendation for all you “tangibillies.”
Kristiina Wilson is an NYC-based fashion photographer with an awesome sense of humor, as seen via the treasure trove of internet gold that she posts on her blog. Find out what she learned in her twenties and, more importantly, what she has in common with Sir Mix-a-Lot, after the jump.
“I like to disappear into a dream world, it definitely makes it easier for me to stay sane.”