AUGUST 2015 FASHION NEWS RECAP
A recap on fashion news stories you may have missed this month
Trash Talkin: Former Housewives of Atlanta reality star Nene Leakes is the new guest star host (along with comedian Margaret Cho) of the returning popular E! show Fashion Police. Leakes will be joining hosts Melissa Rivers, Brad Goreski, and Guliana Rancic when the show airs Monday, August 31st. Get yourself a teacup and a sweater- cause you know the shade will be cold! Read more here..
The New Guy: It's obvious that menswear has evolved over the past few years and this year is no exception. Men's style guide, GQ has announced Mark Anthony Greene as the newer and younger "Style Guy." Greene is now the go to guy for answers on man buns and figuring out Ryan Gosling style, the former associate editor takes over where Glenn O'Brien left (not so happily) off after creating a 15 year style legacy at the magazine. Greene says he's "not here to enforce the style rules of our grandfathers or hype every fad." Sounds good to me! Read his first column here...
Style's New Home: Style.com is transitioning over to an ecommerce site, launching in early 2016, but Voguerunway.com will launch on Monday, August 31, 2015 as a location for all of Style.com's current and archival content dating back to 2000. Vogue Runway will host all of the runway shows from as far back to 2000 to present and will add international fashion shows and menswear coverage as well. Read more about the launch here.
Reply to Editor: Magazines still don't "get it". Get ready to roll your eyes cause earlier this month Elle Canada published a piece on a dashiki being the "newest caftan". Everybody on Twitter went nuts of course over the absurdity of one culture's traditional dress being considered as "fashion's newest it item" after a few celebs were seen rocking a version by the brand Dimepiece. Continue reading more stories on cultural appropriation in fashion here...
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