Bits & Bytes: Asian Revolution

January 26th, 2011 |Posted by Betty

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To all those who say Givenchy Haute Couture 2011 casting was just a “gimmick”: As an Asian person, it makes me deliriously happy that a blue chip designer who references the East ACTUALLY uses Asian models. (And the clothes were, of course, supremely divine). For his just finished men’s collection, check out the perfectly cast show by the trailblazing team of Daniel Peddle and Drew Dasent.

Fashion news:

See the elusive Martine Sitbon on Showstudio.

I am getting tired of the way girls walk in those high shoes.”
Karl Lagerfeld during his Chanel Couture Spring 2011 interview. Women’s toes/arches everywhere breathe a sigh of relief.

Calling all young ‘uns. Fashionista has the best college majors for breaking into the biz. Just know that once you get in, you are NEVER getting out!

Modeling news:

Art & Commerce, who always has amazing polaroids of the models has a new blog address.

The Ford Supermodel of the World winner has been chosen and it’s a beautiful Filipina, Danica Magpantay.

Jed Root’s new model agency has arrived.

Ah who remembers the good old days of modeling when both Paul Rowland and Michael Flutie had that unbelievable passion and unerring eye. The Imagist talks all about it.


Fashionologie has the Bill Cunningham trailer. We love him.

Fashion Copious has a hilarious (and true)rant on digital magazines’ #1 mistake.

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