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10 Sep

Everything You Need To Know About Apple’s New Products

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We're still reeling from last night's excitement at ALL the Apple news. With so many new nuggets of technology information, it was difficult to keep up. So we've selected the important bites of information you need to know. 1. The selfie button Apple knows what's important. They actually coined the phrase 'emergency selfie'. Kim Kardashian would be proud. The new iPhone includes a new function which will make it so much easier to whip out your phone and nail that selfie. You know, because when the lighting is perfectly on point, you just need to capture the flawless moment before the sun goes in. Natch. 2. New emojis  iOS 9.1 has introduced some amazing new emojis. Can we get a 'HELL YES'? Finally we have a button that will...
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9 Sep

Angelina Jolie Speaks Out About The Shocking Extent Of Isis Sexual Atrocities

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"It's a violent, brutal, terrorizing weapon."GETTYSpeaking at the UK House of Lords as part of a committee on sexual violence in war,​Angelina Jolie described the shocking ways that ISIS is using sexual violence as a "dehumanizing weapon," specifically detailing the horrific atrocities against girls as young as 7.Angelina explained: "For over 10 years I've been visiting the field and meeting with families and survivors of sexual violence who felt for so long that their voices simply didn't matter. They weren't heard and they carried a great shame." In one particularly harrowing memory, Angelina recalls the devastating story of a young girl who had been raped numerous times by the Islamic State. "I remember distinctly meeting this little girl who was very young, perhaps 7 or 8,...
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9 Sep

Lady of Liberty

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In this striking series of images Thang LV and Alina Zamanova comment upon the problems surrounding gender equality in today’s society. The series “Lady of Liberty” is the result of a collaboration between photographer Thang and Ukrainian illustrator Alina. Thang is currently London-based and has worked for big clientele in the fashion industry including Italian Vogue. Alina initially studied graphic design in Kiev where she evolved her practice through more traditional artistic techniques. Upon moving to London she studied fashion illustration at London College of Fashion, and later worked for Alexander McQueen. The series is inspired by the identity politics which continues to surround female images today. Thang described the concept to Wonderland as “a meditation upon how women continue to be...
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8 Sep

Alexa Chung Launches Fashion App, Villoid

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Alexa Chung has added yet another string to her varied bow by announcing the launch of her new fashion app; Villoid, which promises to be “your very own endless dressing up box”. Available from today via the iTunes app store, it allows you to follow your favourite brands – including ACNE, ASOS, Chloé and Burberry – as well as stylish fellow users, and create ‘style boards’ featuring your favourite products and inspirational images to build up your own profile. Imagine a mix between Instagram and Pinterest. Uniquely, it offers a ‘buy’ button, allowing you to purchase items from affiliate sites directly from the app. Villoid's Instagram account describes Chung as "co-founder and secret mastermind" of the app. On her own Instagram account, Chung...
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6 Sep

Get Your Hands On Prints From a 1992 Kate Moss Love Story Shot In New York

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Kate Moss' angelic teenage visage and New York City's subways and sidewalks are the dual icons of Stephanie Pfriender Stylander's 1992 shoot for Harper's Bazaar; a love story featuring La Moss in the Big Apple's romantic hot spots with top 90s male model Marcus Schenkenberg. The then Paris-based photographer Pfriender Stylander was asked to shoot the editorial in New York with a fresh new face who had lots of character, and selected Kate Moss from photocopies sent over by an agent in London. The black and white shoot was Moss's first editorial in the US. Inspired by sixties filmmakers Jean-Luc Godard and John Cassavetes, the images have a cinematic quality, with some tinted and printed on dot screens, an homage to Andy...
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3 Sep

Ask A Fashion Blogger: How Do I Get More Followers On Social Media?

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Our column, Ask A Blogger, with Marianna Hewitt of LifeWithMe.com, explores the fascinating world of fashion bloggers—from behind-the-scenes of picture-perfect Instagrams to how to make money as a blogger and more. This week, Hewitt shares her tips and tricks to growing your social media count.  In the business of blogging, it's a numbers game. Growing your social media followers should be a top priority, as it often translates directly to more opportunities as a blogger. There are a few ways to grow on each channel and network, so the tips are a little different for each separate platform. Below, I broke up the go-to tricks that most bloggers use to boost their counts on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat. INSTAGRAM First and foremost is quality content. Having an overall visually-appealing feed will...
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3 Sep

Watch Zoe Saldana In Sexual Assault Campaign

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  Zoe Saldana, Haim, Josh Hutcherson and others have come out to front a new campaign video #ItsOnUs, this week, to raise awareness and help combat rape.President Obama's office launched the It’s On Us campaign last September, and since 220,000 people have taken the pledge to end sexual assault on campases."We've encouraged every college campus to come up with their own campaigns," says Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama." As they're coming onto college campuses, we want to use that to highlight awareness of this issue," Jarrett said.The celebrity-packed It’s On Us initiative reminds students about consent as they head back to school this month. With powerful words to highlight “there’s one thing you can never have sex...
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2 Sep

Here’s The Problem With Fashion’s Androgyny Obsession

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Like a night of bad sex, it's all about the guy. GETTYEveryone's talking about the new Acne Studios campaign. They should be.The coat in the ad—mauve wool with black ripcord—is achingly cool, the kind of thing Rachel Zoe would call ba-na-nas in a breathless rasp.VIVIANE SASSENBut the Internet buzz isn't about the coat. Instead it's about the model, a 12-year-old boy in giant shades and teetering heels. "The cut, the shape, and the character of the garment is the crucial thing," Acne's creative director Jonny Johansson told WWD, "rather than seeking approval from society or to follow set norms."But that can't be the whole story. If the garment were "the crucial thing," it would be photographed on a hanger, or maybe...
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1 Sep

Kylie Jenner Is Launching An Anti-bullying Campaign

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Kylie Jenner is no stranger to the spotlight. She's rich and famous and just 18 years old. To some, these benefits will always be worth whatever grief you get from the public. In Jenner's case, however, the swirling media storm has become caustic; from her overexposed family to questions of her relationshipto her changing physical appearance, she’s turned into a prime target for headlines—and for bullies.Now, Jenner’s clapping back with an anti-bullying campaign, #IAmMoreThan, to highlight those who have overcome experiences with bullies. “For the next six days, I will be sharing stories of six incredible people who have become heroes in their own way by taking #bullying and turning it into something positive,” she posted on Instagram Monday. “I’ve gotten to talk and bond...
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27 Aug

MARC JACOBS Shares Rare Footage From His Perry Ellis Grunge Show

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Baby Naomi, Kate, and a whole bunch of flannel.It was the show that almost cost Marc Jacobs his career. On November 2, 1992 the then-newbie designer presented the spring/summer 1993 collection for Perry Ellis​ which, as we all know by now, paid homage to the bourgeoning grunge scene in Seattle. Footage of the legendary show is out there but not often seen—remember this is pre-Style.com, Instagram, Periscope, and a bajillion other social media platforms—but today, Marc Jacobs is taking us on a little trip down memory lane with three Instagram videos featuring moments from the ​seminal show. All I can say is, yaaaassssssssss.  Perry Ellis GRUNGE show. Kate and Kristen in beaded Robert Crumb t shirts. Early gay marriage reference. #goodolddays #flannelwasthenewblackMarc Jacobs(@themarcjacobs)님이 게시한 동영상님, 2015 8월 27...
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