Google is getting sartorial. From what I can tell from the limited press information, it sounds like Big Guys Online are taking a page out of ShopStyle and Polyvore’s book. The site will allow users to “create and share their own personalized shop by selecting style preferences and the looks, brands and items they love” (Polyvore), while linking out to a pre-existing e-tailer like Saks, ShopBop, or Yoox for purchase (ShopStyle).
Additionally, Google has tapped no shortage of bold-faced fashion names to create their own boutiques, including Sarah Jessica Parker (who is already on board), Oscar de la Renta, Tory Burch, Erin Fetherston, and Katie Holmes. The site at present has been dubbed Boutiques.com.
By the time Julie Taymor’s rock musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” debuts in New York next year, it will be the most expensive theater production in Broadway history. Naturally, it caused for a US Vogue spread. Annie Leibovitz shot Jennifer Damiano – who plays the show’s female lead Mary Jane – as a damsel in distress. It’s marvellously Marchesa-tastic, with epic moments courtesy of Alexander McQueen and Dior Haute Couture. Continue reading
Miranda Kerr is the cover model for Vogue Australia‘s first issue of 2011. She is certainly “in Bloom” and Photoshop/pregnant-glowy on the cover. Belly stuffed or not, I think it’s a glorious cover.
One of my favourite moments of London Fashion Week S/S 2011 was previewing MariaFrancescaPepe‘s collection. Blending the lines between jewellery and apparel, her interchangeable collection is especially fabulous (even more so in person), exuding an edgy sexiness that still manages to remain ‘appropriate‘. Enjoy a look at the complete collection below, with all lookbook images taken during the preview back during Fashion Week. Continue reading