A roundup of social media updates from the fashion world this week:
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@OscarPRGirl reached 7,000 followers
@NARSissist reached 8,000 followers
Don’t mess with model @alimichael. She tweeted: “just ran down, jumped on top of, grabbed, punched and kicked a guy who ran down the street w my phone. He gave it back. I got applause”
It’s off to high school in the fall for Tavi Gevinson, who’s growing up before our eyes. @tavitulle: “Today is my last day of middle school”
@bryanboy is taking over Stockholm, one pair of Finsk wooden wedges at a time: “Is it safe for me to wear platform wedges in sweden? im thinking of taking my finsk shoes for a spin but im scared i might get shot.”
H&M reached 2 million “likes” on Facebook
Horizontal stripes? Yes you can. Theory shows its 6,533 “likes” four ways to master summer stripes.
Phishing for a Pulitzer: Designer-reality star Whitney Port posted deep thoughts on her blog from the most recent episode of “The City”: “In terms of Olivia, welllllll, she is just Olivia.”
On Textbook: What Would Holden Caulfield Wear – John Jannuzzi’s blog that imagines what the would-be sartorial tastes of fictional and historical characters might be they had access to ready-to-wear — there’s a post about everyone’s favorite Roald Dahl character, Matilda. Jannuzzi writes, “If Matilda were older, she’d rock that tweed/collegiate/librarian look pretty well,” and includes images of three head-to-toe ensembles, which are titled “Off to School,” “Fancy Matilda” and “Afternoon in the Library.”
Purple Lab tapped bloggers to mug for the brand: Rather than taking the traditional route, color cosmetic brand Purple Lab enlisted eight fashion and beauty bloggers to appear in its online look book that launched exclusively on purplelabnyc.com on June 3.