It seems like roughly 50% of all fashion week coverage is now devoted to street style: images of people outside the tents are effectively as popular as images from the runways, especially now that fashion bloggers and editors are celebrities in their own right. What used to be a democratizing force in the stubbornly elitist fashion industry, however, has really, really… evolved. A few years ago, you could just go outside looking pulled-together and original with a slick of lipstick and people with cameras would flock; now the rules are different. This week’s Illustrated Guide is the definitive manual to getting snapped by a street style photographer. More
Topic: fashion bloggers
By now, you’re probably familiar with Miss Universe contestant Jenna Talackova, who was ousted when pageant organizers discovered she was born a boy. People got up in arms because Talachova is now legally a woman; there was some lawsuit stuff and then Miss Universe let her back in. Even Bill Fucking O’Reilly thought she deserved to compete (!).
But… apparently polarizing personal style blogger Bryan Boy doesn’t? More
I’ve admired Man Repeller (a.k.a. Leandra Medine) for quite some time. Her blog contains a daring version of fashion that’s often inspired by menswear, and while it’s not generally a look I’m advanced enough to pull off, I like watching other people do it. Recently, Medine tried her hand at designing jewelry in collaboration with her friends at DANNIJO, and the resulting line, MR. DANNIJO (get it?) is pretty nifty. It contains some long-running MR obsessions (mustaches, bolo ties), as well as some fresh concepts from DANNIJO. Let’s take a look. More
They might be funny, embarrassing, sad, or sentimental, but everyone has a first kiss story. That was the idea behind Elizabeth Spiridakis and Marisa Meltzer’s new zine, the aptly titled First Kiss (the name was chosen, Spiridakis joked, after they … More
There’s a new tab on the Splendicity home page… Take a minute and check it out! The new Splendicity community is all about reader participation – and we want you to join in too. All of the Splendicity bloggers are … More