The latest social media updates from the fashion world:
Amanda Assad Mounser – the accessory designer and blogger (runwaytoreallife.blogspot.com) known to employ spikes, bullets and geodes into her punk rock inspired pieces – has just joined Twitter. You know what to do. Add @assadmounser and start following her.
@staceybendet: Food trucks are the new waverly?
Call me crazy, but isn’t it Thursday? @InsideDVF: Thank God it’s Friday !!! have a happy, fun week end everybody ! love DVF
It’s never too early to start drinking champagne, or is it? It’s not even 4:30 and the team at kate spade new york is toasting to co-president and creative director Deborah Lloyd’s birthday with champagne and pastries, even posting twitpics of the festivities. Way to make us Sober Sally’s jealous. #sweetlife @katespadeny: celebrating deborah’s birthday with some sweets and the familiar pop, fizz and clink of champagne.
And deep thoughts from the man himself, Larry King. @kingsthings: How do they make string cheese?
The FLOTUS: Just Like Us: Tracy Reese posted photos of First Lady Michelle Obama wearing the Shirred Frock in Indigo Placement Floral at the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico on April 15 and again yesterday while picnicking on the White House lawn.
Summer has yet to officially begin, but Helmut Lang’s new photo album on Facebook is sure to give the brand’s nearly 6,500 “likes” a taste of the skinny jeans and motorcycle jackets that’ll be available come fall.
BLOGS AND WEBSITES
Billy Reid relaunched his website today at billyreid.com, with additional features to follow. Stay tuned.
Proenza Schouler released two new items exclusive to their e-commerce site: a shopping tote and wallet both in a multi-colored fish print jacquard.
In a post titled, “Go Tweet Yourself,” StyledOn gives a little tutorial to readers on the big, bad world of Twitter. Casey Kettleson, director of editorial strategy, writes, “Think of Twitter not as a way to update people on every aspect of your life, but instead as a great tool for hearing things first and discovering new things – you just have to follow the right people(like us @StyledOn).” Noted. Kettleson then provides her own guide to tweeting, divided into groups by “The Must Reads” (including yours truly @womensweardaily), “Fashion Focused Sites to Follow,” “Designers, Brands & Stores to Follow,” “Must-Follow People” and more.