About a year ago, we rounded up “10 fashion trends that need to die right now”--and arguably our biggest vendetta was against then-hugely popular neon (well, and fucking sneaker wedges). Since then, the look has definitely lost its ubiquity on the streets–now, we see the occasional Fluro and that’s about it.
…Maybe because it’s not everywhere anymore, tiring eyeballs wherever it goes, we’ve softened a bit on our stance. Here are 12 red carpet looks that make a surprisingly compelling argument for not banning the shades outright.
Also. Some of the looks here are more neon than others. This was hard. More
Last week, we met Casey Legler, a striking female artist working as a male model (she’s even on the men’s board at Ford). We were so very excited to encounter a female trailblazer of this sort, after a few seasons dominated by Andrej Pejic. Apparently, though, we spoke too soon, because right out of the gate this week comes the brand new Spring 2013 Saint Laurent Paris menswear campaign, starring one of our favorite models, Saskia de Brauw… who happens to be a very beautiful woman. More
When you think of fashion snakes, you may think of oversexed Milan-based labels like Versace or Roberto Cavalli. You might think of this Alexander McQueen campaign for Spring 2012. You might also think of Daphne Guinness, if you know your fashion vocabulary. What probably doesn’t spring to mind is arid French house Lanvin, with all its good taste and classy acolytes like Julianne Moore and Tilda Swinton. More
Not really. But Florence Welch was there. And she performed a song while standing on a clam shell! Like the Birth of Venus, only with expensive shoes and some shit. More
Here’s a video in which Mother Monster confronts an anti-gay protestor. -Styleite
Kanye West designing scarves inspired by the My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album art. -Betty Confidential
This woman spent $100,000 on plastic surgery. -MyDaily
I am not against Gwen Stefani’s flowy jumpsuit look. -Go Fug Yourself
The house of Alexander Wang made a video starring campaign face Aymeline Valade. -Alexander Wang
Oscar de la Renta says you have to look good naked to look good in clothes. -Fashionista More
…Call it the new Alexander Wang “image piece.” Here’s why More