Bits & Bytes: McQueen Mania

April 27th, 2011 Posted by Betty comments (4)


Alexander McQueen preview image from the Guardian, for other images, click here. Image Sølve Sundsbø/Metropolitan Museum.

We, along with the rest of the fashion world are in a tizzy over the upcoming McQueen retrospective at the Met.
Apparently these are 4 real models photoshopped to look like mannequins, check out the fascinating story on the NY Times.

Fashion news:

Phoebe Philo is known for her woman-friendly, effortless style and has reoriented fashion away from a past decade of overly girly, trendy clothes, into a more grown-up minimal aesthetic,” she said. “It is a stealth brand of pure design.” Finally, clothes designed for real women. (subscription required)

After 16 years, Alex White has left W, to be replaced by Edward Enninful.

Victoria’s Secret has a secret.

In preparation for the Met Ball, Daphne Guinness will turn fashion into art appearing in Barney’s windows at 5pm on Monday.

Richard Chai is posting a new model every day on his Twitter wearing his charity T-shirt for Odin. Check out Richard’s Twitter.

Modeling news:

We knew that Asian models were on the rise. James Lim keeps track of the hottest girls. Speaking as an Asian person, all I can say is, it’s about time!

“If there’s a camera over there it’s like a laser in the back of my head– I can feel it and I will model for it.” Why we love Crystal Renn

V Man is previewing pics from their upcoming issue, of agencies from around the world. Did you know there’s an agency in Dubai?

Love Irina Shayk? Catch the Russian beauty signing copies of her Sports Illustrated cover, tomorrow, Thursday April 28, 6-8pm at Quattro New York at the Trump SoHo Hotel, 246 Spring Street, to raise money for the Red Cross. With a minimum donation of $25, all proceeds go to the organization.

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4 Comments

  1. Safari Disco Club says:

    Great article by James Rim!

  2. Safari Disco Club says:

    LIM* not rim! Oh god.

  3. Nádia says:
  4. hollywood sentinel says:

    awesome

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