The Man Behind Bill Cosby’s Famous Sweaters: You’ve probably admired his work your entire life. Now, you can finally meet the man behind the mask–er, sweaters. We talked to Koos van der Akker, Bill Cosby’s sweater designer, about his work, his relationship with the lovable comedian, and not meeting his customers.
These Fashion Words Need to Be Retired Immediately: We’ve all been guilty of using them at some point or another, but words like “maj,” “everything,” “obsessed,” and “situation” really need to disappear from fashion vocabulary–sooner rather than later, please.
Roaming the City with a Top Model Scout: We hung out with model scout Lanny Zenga of One Management and learned the tricks of the trade–including where scouts go to find new talent. If you’re an aspiring model, start haunting these locations, stat!
Pretend You Were at Our Conference Even If You Weren’t: Industry pros gave some invaluable advice on the right ways to network, and tons of speakers and audience members shared their opinions on how to make it in fashion in these conference videos.
How to Wear Your Cool New One-Piece Everywhere (No Water Required): One-piece suits are all the rage this summer, and so many styles are too cute to confine to the beach. We show you how to wear your one-piece everywhere you’re heading this summer (even the office!).
Why the Dominican-Style Blowout Should Be Your New Best Friend: The Dominican-Style blowout might be New York City’s best kept secret.
Jay-Z Really Loves Tom Ford…And Vice Versa: We were confused as to why Jay-Z’s new track “Tom Ford” is so named when the song’s not really about fashion, nor does it discuss Ford in detail. The designer, however, is totally flattered.
Vogue UK x Jurassic Park?: Okay, so this wasn’t exactly the type of collab we’re used to, but on Vogue UK’s site this week, there was a hidden troop of T-Rexes in fancy hats…and it was just as amazing as you’re imagining right now.
Critical Praise for the Top Couture Fashion Shows: In case you missed any shows in the seemingly infinite flood of them during Couture Week, we’ve rounded up the critics’ top nine favorites–and what they had to say about each.
Isabel Marant Previews Not One, But Two H&M Pieces: H&M’s been generous with the previews for its collection with French designer extraordinaire Isabel Marant: this week we saw a women’s piece and some menswear.
Jean Paul Gaultier Strikes Back: After Style.com’s Tim Blanks gave Gaultier’s 2013 couture show a bad review, the designer penned an open letter urging Blanks to brush up on his fashion history.
Things You May Have Missed Last Week While BBQ-ing, Swimming, Firework-ing, Etc.: Ugly shoes are in again, we reviewed a ton of at-home hair-removal products (pain levels included), and Kate Upton is the very breast role model there is.