“We have several social media outlets to make us look fabulous doing the mundane, like we have a paparazzi squad trailing us. Whether it’s making sure to beautifully style the breakfast spread or dressing up for coffee meeting, there’s an audience watching your feed. The metrics of followers and likes are still being analyzed, and PR and advertising agencies are chomping at the bit on how to translate social presence into sales conversion. To be honest, I find the whole new media thing pretty fascinating. But, all I really want to know is: If I follow you will you follow me back?” – Jamie Ortega
Actual selfies were taken in the making of this editorial and they can been seen on Saada’s instagram.
Look 1: House dress (Saada’s own)
Look 2: Yanghi Jacket, Acne tank, Topshop skirt
More looks after the jump
Girls of Now
V Magazine V80 The Girl Power Issue
Photography Sharif Hamza
Styling Tom Van Dorpe
“WITH HEAD-TURNING STYLE, SHOWSTOPPING SKILLS, AND ADMIRABLE DISREGARD FOR THE STATUS QUO—NOT TO MENTION MAJOR MOMENTS IN THE PAGES OF V—THESE NINE ARTISTS ARE REPRESENTING A RISING GENERATION OF TALENT. RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH THE NEW GUARD, IN PRIME LOOKS FROM RESORT 2013 ”
V Magazine posted some preview images from their Girls of Now feature in which they reflect on 2012 and look to the future with some key females on the come-up. Included in the feature are Grimes, Venus-X, Porcelain Black, Azalea Banks, Charli XCX, Liza Thorn, Cassie and Trixie Whitley wearing resort 2013.
Click HERE for the full feature.
Alexander Wang Spring/Summer 2013 Runway Show
These beautiful, sexy and candid NYFW photos are by Balarama Heller . Milk Studios in New
York was home base to many NYFW shows and be sure to keep an eye on the Milk MADE site for more photos from their fashion week contributing photographers.
Via Milk MAde
Alexander Wang’s SS13 had all the markings of a huge NYFW production : top-shelf models, front-row celebrities and a show finale that literally glowed in the dark. Third Looks was on hand to give you a glimpse of the backstage madness.
More photos from the show can be seen on VFILES
Photography by Rocky Li
Aloha Rag is having a sample sale tomorrow and Saturday. As one of the better shops in New York expect to find both mens and womens items marked down to 80% off. Expect to start seeing sample sale updates on the regular here.
If you’ve been on the internet at all in the last 24 hours you’ve definitely seen A$AP Rocky’s new visuals for the hit-boy produced banger ‘Goldie’. This behind the scenes video gives viewers a glimpse into the making of Goldie is worth visiting simply for the awkward video call conversation between Rocky and Alexander Wang. Watching the whole interaction begs the question is Alex a rap fan on the low or is he trying to position himself and his brand on the relevancy bandwagon? I don’t have the answer but his OFWGKTA frat-house themed party was a definite highlight of NYFW last September.