Body-Positive Jennie Runk is the Newest Role Model in Fashion

Since the arrival of H&M’s summer swimwear campaign, model Jennie Runk has been catapulted into the public spotlight. Sure, the bathing suits are pretty, and the photographs beautifully capture the scenic ocean backdrop, but the reason this campaign is gaining so much attention is because of Runk’s “plus-size” figure. Fashion campaigns featuring women with larger […]

Sofia Coppola’s Newest Film Based On a Real-life ‘Bling Ring’

Oscar award winning writer and director Sofia Coppola’s newest film, The Bling Ring, is anticipated to entertain audiences this summer with its raw and scandalous content. The movie, starring a glamorous but delusional Emma Watson alongside a cast of newer talent, tells the story of L.A. teenagers fixated on fashion and celebrity lifestyles, an obsession […]

Renting the Runway: Beyoncé’s Newest Fashion Collaboration

Beyoncé Knowles is at it again. No, I don’t mean her upcoming The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, or her new album, or even rumors circulating a second pregnancy with husband, Jay-Z. While all of these things continue to push the performer into the public spotlight, she also has her hands in a new collaborative […]

Vanity Fair International Best Dressed List

Do you have style to rival Kate Middleton? How about Lauren Santo Domingo? Or maybe Jay-Z? This year, Vanity Fair is letting readers put their style to the test; for the first time ever, the magazine is allowing individual submissions to the Vanity Fair Best Dressed List. Users can upload their own photos to the […]

Kate Bosworth for Topshop

TOPSHOP has launched a collection inspired by actress Kate Bosworth. The 16-piece range is designed to be based on her own festival wardrobe including shorts, dresses, waistcoats and shirts. Topshop’s creative director, Kate Phelan explains, “Kate and I were discussing the summer trends and how she had been one of our inspirations when she was […]

A Counterculture Inspires Contemporary Fashion

Punk style is “in” this season and the punks can’t stand it. Punk fashion and its origins can be traced back to the 1970s, where evolving rock music, anarchist principles, and a do-it-yourself approach collided and produced an intensely defiant counterculture. Today, artists and designers are constantly inspired by visual pieces of original punk culture. […]

“The Myth of the ‘Bikini Body’”

Countless tabloids, glossy magazines, and fitness publications boasting sprawling headlines about this summer’s BEST BIKINI BODIES beg the question: What is a ‘bikini body’? Do I have one? Do you? A ‘bikini body’, that is. Most of us don’t look like any of the photographs of glamorous six-foot-tall celebrities walking on beaches wearing itty bitty […]