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Tavi Gevinson, Karlie Kloss, Elle Fanning — we’ve entered an age in which some of fashion’s biggest “It” kids are teenagers. Which is why V Magazine‘s ”Youth Quake” issue, set to hit newsstands July 5, is perfectly on trend.
When Hugo Boss signed Orlando Bloom as the face of their Orange fragrance, the company basically revalidated a fact that everyone and their mother knows: the actor struck gold in the genetic lottery. The challenge with being beautiful is that you have an artillery of looks to fire at the camera, but Bloom needs to strike a pose that will best project the lax finesse of the signature Boss Orange man.
Between the return to chic of long, goth-worthy hemlines, Lindsay‘s recent affection for bell-bottoms and a couple of Kris Kros-inspired incidents, we were wondering when we’d see a resurgence of the choker. You know — the ultimate in early 90s accessories, typically teamed with a crushed velvet baby doll dress, pair of White Out-stained Doc Martins and plenty of angst.
Love Daria. But after taking a second glance at the model’s latest steamy spread for Interview Magazine, we can totally see why it’s raising a few eyebrows — not that that’s a rarity in the fashion industry. But the problem, as our friends over at Refinery 29 astutely observed, isn’t merely the Mikael Jansson-lensed editorial’s sexualized take. Rather, as they write: ”From the differences in their dress (Daria’s in ethereal, angel-like gowns, the others are in knits and leathers) to their body language, the whole spread has a rather racist vibe.”