(L to R): New apartment, Frying Pan, Saturday’s at Le Bain, Hello!
Stella McCartney held her Resort 2013 presentation on Monday at the lush Marble Cemetery in the East Village. The designer joined by Anne Hathaway, Solange Knowles, Lauren Hutton and many other notable guests sipped spring cocktails, played carnival games and danced the night away.
I can’t get enough of the mixed prints, pops of color and all-white pieces. This fun and wearable collection is definitely one of my favorites from the 2013 resort season (more photos to come).
“I have been always influenced more by reality…to try to make it like people in the streets. It’s the best compliment.” – Jean Paul Gaultier
I was lucky enough to have seen The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk exhibit at the de Young Museum while I was home in San Francisco. The exhibit featured 130 of Gaultier’s pieces spanning 35 years including his signature Breton stripes, cone bras and punk influences. Talking mannequins with facial video projections enhanced the experience by channeling Gaultier’s dark and haunting inspiration for many of his designs. The majority of his pieces took over 120 to 200 hours to complete, showing his extreme attention to detail and quality of his garments. I especially enjoyed seeing how Gaultier shaped the images of Madonna, Kylie Minogue and Lady Gaga through his provocative garments.
Gaultier’s ability to transform street style influences into runway masterpieces is especially relevant in today’s fashion world with the popularity of street style inspired fashion bloggers such as Garance Doré and Scott Schuman. The exhibit which runs until August 19, 2012, is a must-see for anyone in the San Francisco area.
Check out this video of the exhibit (via de Young Museum):
Instagrams I took from the exhibit:
I can’t get enough of the mix-and-match approach Sally Lyndley took to styling the Marc by Marc Jacobs Resort 2013 collection. Take a look at the mixed prints, signature mouse-eared heels and colorful wigs on Ondria Hardin and Bambi Northwood-Blythe.
P.S. What do you think they are listening to on those headphones?
(Images via marcjacobs.com)
I don’t think I can wait until Christmas for this. The music, the people, the fashion. I die. Until then I’ll be dreaming of sequins, fringe and fur…and watching the trailer over and over again.
The 2012 Met Gala is well underway and this year’s “Oscars of Fashion” did not disappoint. The world’s most glamorous stars glistened down the red carpet wearing powerful designs from the likes of Prada to Givenchy. This year’s Gala hosted by Carey Mulligan, Vogue editor Anna Wintour and designer Miuccia Prada celebrates the opening of the Costume Institute’s new exhibit, “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations.”
The first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Music Festival brought out tons of boho-inspired fashions with celebrities rocking floppy hats, fringe and big sunnies. Check out some of my favorite outfits from the weekend…
Linda Farrow for The Row, Leather Oversized Round Sunglasses, $350
Earlier this week, my group presented our team teaching presentation on Social TV in my social media class, #NewhouseSM4. Our presentation focused on the growth of integrating social media applications while watching television. The Social TV apps we focused on included GetGlue, SocialGuide, Trendrr and Miso. Our group created a unique hashtag, #AKASocialTV, which we used throughout the semester to identify tweets regarding our project and Social TV in general. I used a lot of new tools to collaborate with my team members including Pearltrees, Storify, G+ Hangouts and Slideshare. We created our very own virtual classroom and could collaborate on our own time to complete the project.
I participated in my very first G+ Hangout with my professor, DR4Ward, and my other team members to discuss our progress with our presentation. The video chatting aspect of G+ is similar to Skype, but the hangout allowed us to simultaneously collaborate and edit our presentation together while DR4WARD gave us advice. DR4WARD’s dog, Ty, also joined us for our chat! DR4WARD showed us the YouTube app which allowed us to watch a YouTube video at the same time. It mutes everyones voice out during the video, but there is a “Push to talk” button which allows users to speak if they want to. I will definitely use G+ Hangouts more in the future because it offers a lot of different apps and features to collaborate with team members.
My group also collaborated using Pearltrees, which allowed us to collect and curate web content related to Social TV. I was able to see what research and information my team members found and add my own articles to our #AKASocialTV Pearltree. Prior to using Pearltrees, I had only used Google Docs which does not have the same sharing abilities as Pearltrees. I will use this tool in the future to share content and information with classmates and team members.
After our presentation, we used hashtracking.com to run analytics on our #AKASocialTV presentation. As of today, we generated 1,190 impressions reaching an audience of 830 followers. We also used TweetReach to find our Twitter reach report results. According to TweetReach, 1,392 accounts were reached and we left 4,432 impressions using our hashtag, #AKASocialTV.
Take a look at our Slideshare presentation here:
Time has released a list of the 100 most influential fashion icons since the magazine’s first issue in 1923. The list is divided into several categories including Designers/Brands, Models, Muses, Photographers and Editors/Stylists.
As expected, the lists includes fashion icons Kate Moss, Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, Ralph Lauren and Annie Leibovitz. Wondering who else made the cut? Check out the list here.