Bill Cosby's Sweater Designer Speaks, Tom Ford and Jay-Z Love Each Other, and Fashion Peeps Need a Thesaurus
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!
Hitting the Streets with a Top Model Scout: A Firsthand Look at How New Talent is Spotted
We’re pounding the pavement of Times Square in search of the world’s next top model...at McDonald’s. Who knew that the fast food chain would also be a place where model scouts like Lanny Zenga from One Management regularly scout for fresh faces? It sounds counterproductive but Zenga explains that it's these types of chain locations located in New York's most touristy locations (Times Square, Herald Square) that a scout can find a foreign or midwestern beauty. Other prime locations: H&M in Herald Square, the Zara next to Bryant Park. A lesson we learned when we followed Zenga around on one of his scouting sessions in New York. Read on for more surprising insight gleaned from the day.