Posts Tagged ‘Blogs’

‘I’ll Trade You a Dior for the D&G’

Posted by Lauren Proctor on October 6, 2009

It’s a sunny Sunday afternoon in late summer, but about 30 hip young women are milling around inside a nail salon in East London. (New York Times)

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LuxuryLab Daily Digest

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 12, 2009

Faulty Towers (WSJ Magazine)
In the middle of a global real-estate standoff, buyers and sellers are biding their time. Will the other guy blink?

Gianfranco Ferre Defies Crisis with Major Revamp (Reuters)
Italian fashion house Gianfranco Ferre has enough cash to stage fashion shows, launch a shoe and handbag line and roll-out a new logo despite being in administration and hit by the downturn, its CEO said.

Fashion’s Secret Helpers (Wall Street Journal)
Fashion houses stretch their search for inspiration from a teen in Texas to a blogger in the Philippines. Rodarte finds a muse in a Chicago suburb.

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Fashion’s Secret Helpers

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 12, 2009

Tavi Gevinson is an eighth-grader in a Chicago suburb. She’s reading “To Kill a Mockingbird” in English class and is taking algebra. She is also a muse to the designers of Rodarte, the award-winning fashion house showing next Tuesday at New York Fashion Week. (Wall Street Journal)

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Fashion Blogs Turn the Internet into a Catwalk

Posted by Lauren Proctor on August 28, 2009

Glossy fashion magazines are getting competition from Internet fashion blogs that are not only cheaper but also faster.
Before new trends from the catwalks and the streets arrive on the pages of the fashion magazines, they already are posted on the Internet. From secret tips on the hippest accessories to introductions of new artists and designers and styling tips for the perfect look, nearly everything can be found in fashion blogs.

Glossy fashion magazines are getting competition from Internet fashion blogs that are not only cheaper but also faster.

Before new trends from the catwalks and the streets arrive on the pages of the fashion magazines, they already are posted on the Internet. From secret tips on the hippest accessories to introductions of new artists and designers and styling tips for the perfect look, nearly everything can be found in fashion blogs. (China Daily)

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