Bloggers were on the rise this season—front row and backstage—and critics took notice. “Here is the verdict from cyberspace,” International Herald Tribune fashion scribe Suzy Menkes said, tallying: “Balenciaga, 41 Twitters in an hour after the show; and in the same time, Balmain, 75.” The blog, a modern-day forum for conveying personal opinions, has given rise to a number of star bloggers that collectively boast thousands of followers. Manila-based Bryan Boy, 22, mused on his site, after Milan and en route to Paris: “I’m excited to see what invites I get. So far I have Bruno Pieters, Chloé and Louis Vuitton in the bag, Gareth Pugh’s after party.” Marc Jacobs even created an ostrich handbag named The BB in Boy’s honor.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)