Style School At newly launched fashion social networking site Shoutfit, users can post profiles about themselves and their style, share photos of favorite outfits and items they wished they owned, and rate and rank each other on how stylish they are. In a recent poll, member Trisha asked others to vote on which of two minidresses she should buy for spring. In the Trends section, Shoutfit's some 800 users post and discuss examples of what's in.
The Raw and The Cooked Angel Chang's second collection played with the savage and the civilized, using three colors of thermochromatic ink on pleated georgette to create a nude effect overlayed with a printed camouflage pattern. A velvet jacket was trimmed with sewn-in iPod controls, and touches of fur were perfumed or sprinkled with tiny fiber-optic lights.
Fashion Finder Shopstyle is a high-style search engine just for fashion. Search for "navy flats," "silk dress" or "Jill Stuart" and you can quickly and easily browse the wares on more than 30 sites as diverse as Dillard's, Anthropologie, Forever 21, Yoox and Barneys New York. Clean-looking images scroll by at record speed and shoppers can bookmark favorite looks.
Tease, Please Artist and designer Alison Lewis created the Tease purse for the Switch online show she curates on fashion, design and technology (at Iheartswitch.com). She hacked a $5 white leather purse from Target with a light and a 9-volt battery so the light comes on when the purse is opened.
DIY Real World Etsy, the online marketplace for everything homemade and crafty — from hand-knitted scarves to oil paintings — has opened Etsy Labs in its new offices in Brooklyn, in a former bank. There will be classes on papermaking for Valentine's Day, afternoon tea every Wednesday, a book club and movies on Thursday nights. Also sharing the space are other do-it-yourself avatars, including editors from Make and Craft magazines and the creators of online sewing community Burda Style.
My character, Dinah Madani, is just the coolest, [most] badass woman imaginable," says @amberroserevah. The actress stars in @marvel's newest series on @netflix, @thepunisher. To prepare for her role, Revah sat down with Homeland agents to get a real sense of with Dinah's day-to-day life is really like. Read our full interview on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
A scene from the 91st annual @macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade, which boasts 50 million TV viewers and 3.5 million on-site spectators, is considered one of the largest and most watched parades in the world. (📷: Jason Szenes/EPA-REX)
The circus came to @bloomingdales 59th Street on Tuesday night and lit up Lexington Avenue with acrobatic dancers, death-defying knife throwing, sword swallowing and aerial acts with no net. The 45 minutes of theatrics built up to unveiling the holiday windows depicting @swarovski crystal-encrusted circus pieces and scenes from “The Greatest Showman” – songs from the soundtrack included. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: Joshua Scott)
The psychedelic fashion that pervaded the ’60s is back with an exhibit at the @museumofcityny. “Mode New York: Fashion Takes a Trip” chronicles the changing styles from 1960 through 1973 and features designers such as @ysl, @oscardelarenta and more. The exhibition, which is on display through April 1, is organized into four periods: First Lady Fasion, Youthquake, New Bohemia and New Nonchalance. Pictured here is model Pat Bardonella during the Garvey Day Parade in 1968. (📷: @kwamebphoto) #wwdeye #wwdfashion
“People should be a lot more honest in expressing both the dark and light of themselves. We need to give each other the space to do that because it’s the only way we can grow and evolve,” says @noelwells of her new film “Mr. Roosevelt,” which is largely based on her own struggles. Unexpectedly leaving @nbcsnl in 2014 after just one season, Wells felt set back in her self-esteem and career trajectory. She quickly refocused her energy to more personal projects, which led to the completion of “Mr. Roosevelt.” Read the rest of WWD’s interview with the “Master of None” actress on WWD.com #wwdeye (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
@barbrastreisand is giving fans a chance to see her perform up close in a new concert series, which makes its debut on @Netflix today. From behind-the-scenes takes to her concert performance in Miami last December, the two-hour streaming special captures Streisand in her element. Pictured here is the singer/actress photographed for WWD in 1963. (📷: Palmieri Tony) #wwdeye #wwdarchive
@chanel and @pharrell dropped what’s being dubbed as the world’s most exclusive sneakers yesterday. The Adidas Originals NMD Hu, which Williams designed in collaboration with Chanel and @adidasoriginals, has a waiting list of over 120K people who pre-registered online at chanelatcolette.fr –– and only 500 pairs are on sale. The singer predicted the resale value of the shoes could reach $40K. Read the full interview on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdfashion (📷: Dominique Maître)
@imanshumpert is diving deeper into his creative endeavors and relaunching his clothing line, Post 90s, and is helping to raise money for the hurricane victims in St. Maarten with a jersey he’s designed with his brother. The Cleveland Cavaliers player talked to WWD about kneeling during the national anthem, working with fashion brands and how he wants to be more than an @nba player. Read the interview on WWD.com #wwdfashion (📷: George Chinese)