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How sad were you when three time US National Ice Skating Champion Johnny Weir announced that he was leaving fashion behind last month to train for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? (We know, we know — we were devastated, too!) Fret no longer! Though he’ll be training hard for the most of the next two years, he told us last night that he’ll take a little time here and there to do a few fashion-related things.
Stefano Tonchi, who took over W magazine in April, has slowly but surely been making a series of changes to the struggling book. And while some of them have been small, none of them have been subtle. In a Q&A with WWD, Tonchi explains the biggest changes — all of which are on full display in the September issue.
It’s Q & A day! Are you a small-footed lady in desperate need of stylish stilettos? Or a sartorially adventurous guy wondering how to pull off the ever elusive “Dress Suit with Sneakers” look? Our resident advice-giver extraordinaire Jackie Johnson is here to help you out.
I have been noticing a ton of girls rocking the double finger ring. Where can I get one of those?
Oh Coachella, that sweaty mess of a place. Coachella is one of the most difficult festivals to dress for. Why? Because you are dealing with two totally different temperatures on a daily basis. Skin scorching heat during the day turns into eskimo cold at night. So, what’s a girl to do?
I tuck my neckties into my pants — always have and probably always will. It’s a neat tuck, extending only about an inch below the waistline. This practice results in some weird looks, but I dig it, and I see it as a throwback-type thing. Still, it seems that only really old dudes do this, and I’m in my mid-30s. Assuming it’s not the worst offense imaginable, give me a good style-savvy retort to use when people question it.