We spoke to Allan Shoemake on his invention, what's next for LuMee and taking the perfect selfie.
THIS IS A VERY BAD IDEA.
We'll call this look Ally McBeal meets Eve from "Life Size."
Those duck lips might actually be causing premature aging.
He may not be fond of taking selfies of himself-ie, but that isn't stopping Chanel's main man from pushing 2013's Oxford Dictionary-decreed word of the year even further into the public lexicon.
Not only was Rachel Nguyen's post poorly timed, coinciding with International Holocaust Remembrance Day, but the whole looking-sexy-in-a-cemetery thing rubs me the wrong way.
Renowned fashion photographers Bruce Weber and David Bailey are arguably the godfathers of old school photographs, having captured images for everyone from glossies like Vogue and GQ, to portraits of music legends like Mick Jagger and the Beatles. So it's safe to assume that they probably know just about every form of photography, right? Turns out that Bailey and Weber don't understand one popular method of photographing: the #selfie.
What I know for sure: I'm never going to be a top-performer on Reward Style.
This season it's all about the #selfie. And no one is better at the medium than those genetic lottery winners, models. Not only are they young (and therefore spending a lot of time on social media), but they're also exceptionally photogenic and know a thing or two about lighting and angles. A bunch of the best models on the planet--Karen Elson, Jourdan Dunn, Karlie Kloss and tons more--graciously gave us their best selfie tips, along with a selfie of course.
Selfie: "A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website." The above definition, referring to one of the most popular hashtags among Instagram-using fashion bloggers and insiders, is officially a real word, according to Oxford Dictionaries Online. Srsly (another word that's just been added).
Guess what? We're still. not. done. talking about the future of street style. And according to OG street style bloggers Garance Doré and Scott Schuman, things may be about to change...for the worse.
Next Model Management's UK division is scouting for talent in a totally modern way--by asking would-be models to submit their #selfies.