Canada’s most expressive supermodel on following her convictions, her new job with Naomi Campbell and her thoughts on motherhood.
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Coco Rocha’s FASHION Magazine cover shoot: See the photos, go behind-the-scenes and read our interview
Photo shoot: Designers have turned up the volume for fall with broader shoulders, wider sleeves and boxier cuts
Size matters for Fall 2012; volume has been turned up and proportions maximized. Boxier silhouettes, broad shoulders, and architectural layers come together to create striking visuals in our October issue.
On the runways, we saw Comme Des Garçons create a whole new body shape (think: human gingerbread man), Mugler restructured the peplum to add some renewed intrigue to the trend, and Pheobe Philo for chose to supersize her collection for Celine with coats of epic proportions.
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The ultimate swimwear how-to buy guide: We grilled four swimwear experts for intel on finding the perfect suit
Sarah Ghobrial, swimwear buyer at Holt Renfrew, holtrenfrew.com
Tom Mora, head of women’s design at J.Crew, jcrew.com
Fay Yeung, owner of Sandpipers, sandpipers.ca
Liliana Mann, owner of Linea Intima, lineaintima.com
Q: How tight should a swimsuit be?
A: “Bathing suits and jeans should both be very tight when you buy them. The fabric will relax, and there aren’t many things less attractive than a bathing suit that sags.” —Mann
Q: Can you alter a swimsuit that’s not quite right?
A: “The straps are very easy to do, but I wouldn’t alter the sides because it would stress the seams. A swimsuit will stretch out a little bit, so you could wear it around the house until it gets comfortable.” —Yeung Read more »
Legendary model China Machado reclaims her throne at 82 years-old in resplendent blooms and bold jewels fit for a modern-day queen.
Iris Apfel is exactly what we want to be when we get older. She’s inspired everything from a M.A.C collection to a pair of Jimmy Choo pumps to a tattoo on the body of Alexis Bittar PR Director Samantha Shaw‘s body. But don’t get the sassy granny wrong, she has more than fashion on her mind. The icon told Advanced Style‘s Ari Seth Cohen:
“I just would like people to know that I’m not some empty-headed fashionista who thinks about nothing but getting dressed. People ask me all the time, ‘What do you think about when you get up in the morning about planning an outfit?’ My God, if I did that, I would have to kill myself.”
We’re celebrating the 2011 holiday gift guide with our most stylish finds for the festive season, no matter who’s on your list.
While animal prints—leopard, zebra, snake—never really go out of style, this season we’re dealing with a whole other beast… literally. From cute little bunnies to fearsome felines, animals ran wild on fall runways. That clever little fox is one of our absolute faves, and with representations from fast-fashion H&M to luxury leather label Mulberry joining this fashion pack, there’s a little something for everyone.
Last night, the Council of Fashion Designers of America held this year’s awards ceremony in New York. Marc Jacobs took home Womenswear Designer of the Year, while Marcus Wainwright and David Neville won the menswear award for their Rag & Bone label and Lucite lover Alexis Bittar took honors for Accessories Designer. For up-and-comers, the Swarovski Awards went to Jason Wu for womenswear, Richard Chai for menswear, and Alexander Wang for accessories. Burberry’s Christopher Bailey took home the international award. Click the images below for more winners and red–or rather, grey–carpet snaps from the awards.