Check out the highlight reel from day three of New York Fashion Week, including Lacoste’s 1970s tennis tracksuits, babes backstage, Mara Hoffman’s take on Star Wars, the first ever fashion week wedding, plus 10 questions for everybody’s favourite Swede Tilda Lindstam.Click to Continue!
I first met Australian model Bridget Malcolm at the Wholefoods supermarket on Houston Street on the afternoon of Thanksgiving, 2011. Tom Bull and I were there buying two giant chickens, and we bumped into Bridget and fellow Aussie model Rose Smith and promptly invited them to dinner, so I ended up spending my first American Thanksgiving in the company of a bunch of particularly attractive Perthites.Click to Continue!
Calvin Klein F/W 2013. Photo: BuzzFeed Each season, after New York Fashion Week has walked its last show, my mate Jenna Sauers compiles a painstaking list of the ethnicities present on the runways and either celebrates the increase in racial diversity, or bemoans the increase in homogeneity. This season (like every other season), sameness ruled: Of all the girls on the catwalks, 82.7% were white, up from 79.4% the season prior, but down from 87% in Fall of 2008. So on the whole things are getting a little better, right? Well, sort of. Model fanatic James Lim interviewed five topClick to Continue!
Photo: Justin Chung We shot this week’s edition of Like the Boys in Central Park, with the sole intention of showcasing the best of Fall on a pretty girl. Emma Ishta of Australia was perfect for the job – amazing in front of the camera and an Antipodean to boot. She was a good sport too; we trekked her all over the park, from the Swedish theatre to the baseball diamond, where she posed among gridiron gangs and flexing yoga moms. Emma is wearing a shirt, cardigan, trousers, and overcoat by GANT Rugger, hat by Paul Stuart, and shoes byClick to Continue!
Arthur Kulkov – a well-dressed model. Photo: Backyard Bill 1. Nothing amazes me more than seeing models walking into castings dressed in terrible clothes. I’ll tell you what separates a lot of successful models from the not-so successful ones: Great personal style. I’ve got a friend who has recently overhauled his look from plain tees, cheap jeans and sneakers to vintage army coats, rogue traveller hats, great jeans and boots, and he has literally been booking every single job since. Arthur Kulkov is a perfect example. Why does he get booked for every J Crew campaign, every GQ editorial plusClick to Continue!