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Just as the Sunday Styles finally discovered Kim Kardashian, they have now found Alexa Chung. We’ve been following one of Vogue‘s best dressed for quite some time, but the New York Times is just now getting on the Chung wagon.
In one of the best Sunday Styles profiles (hell, one of the best profiles period) we’ve read in a long time, the Times‘ Eric Wilson tells the compelling story of Courtney Love as fashion icon. (Remember this?) The narrative is entertaining, well-paced and just entirely fascinating. You have to read the whole article to fully appreciate its brilliance, but we’ve picked out the piece’s best fashion moments.
In this weekend’s Sunday Styles, Guy Trebay investigates the evolving look of that enigmatic creature known as the male model. We’ve long held the belief that male models, well, looked a lot like female models. For as long as we can remember, designers have opted to use young, skinny boys in their shows and campaigns — and while we love a little adrogyny, it’s nice to see some variety come into play.
The New York Times‘ Sunday Styles section is a place to read interesting perspectives on the fashion world and to look at Bill Cunningham‘s latest pics. It is also home to quite a few ridiculous trend pieces (remember the urban caveman piece??). Today the Times takes a look at “hoopsters” — that is, hipsters who wear basketball jerseys.
Wang, Wu, Lam, Lim. We’ve been coveting their goods for quite some time now. And while their aesthetics are quite variable, they all have something in common: their Asian heritage.
Every morning when I get dressed, I wonder if my outfit would be Bill Cunningham-approved. And I am certainly not the only one.