Apex for Youth provides critical education and mentorship programs to underserved Asian and immigrant youth who are from low socioeconomic backgrounds around New York City.
Alber Elbaz on the runway. Photo: AP By Sam Reed Former Lanvin creative director Alber Elbaz — the second most recognizable bow tie-enthusiast behind Bill Nye — has officially joined Instagram. Related: Inside the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Elbaz’s decision to hop on board the social media train may come as a surprise to some, especially given the designer’s recent comments about how the industry’s social-media driven fast pace has caused “designer burnout.” But it looks like all it took was a bit of nudging from Instagram CEO and founder Kevin Systrom to convince Elbaz to get in the game.
While editors attending New York Fashion Week were prone to baring skin, the fashion flock in London was all about layering and denim ensembles. From overalls and classic white sneakers, to more sartorially advanced looks like head-to-toe fringe and skirts worn over dresses, here are the most colorful ensembles from the British fashion capital. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.
Models carrying Rebecca Minkoff’s new smartphone-charging bags walk the designer’s spring 2016 runway. For spring 2016, Rebecca Minkoff is determined to put the “wearable” in wearable tech — and to finally make it fashionable, too.
Eva Chen’s Instagram feed is a string of happy, funny, smiling, colorful, and yes—very nice—images. Photo: @evachen212/Instagram My friends Claire and Erica are the founders of Of a Kind, an online retailer that sells limited-edition runs of cool products made by emerging designers.
Vogue España When Eva Chen of Lucky magazine put a trio of bloggers—Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad, Nicole Warne of Gary Pepper Girl, and Zanita Whittington of Zanita Zanita—on the cover on the February 2015 issue, it wasn’t totally surprising. Vogue España Photographed by Nico Bustos—famed fashion photographer who’s worked with Claudia Schiffer, Salma Hayek, and Naomi Campbell—the cover features Ferragni with her hair in her face while wearing a nude dress under a belted military coat. She shared on The Blonde Salad: “I can’t really tell you how much I’m thrilled about it…” On stands March 20, the blogger previewed two more pics from the shoot.
The best way to battle this brutally cold NYC winter? With color! Editors, bloggers, and celebrities are hitting fashion week hard, and while they might be skipping socks for stilletos, they’re keeping their top half warm with colorful furs. Beyonce kicked off the trend at Kanye West’s Adidas presentation—she carried a pink and red fur clutch that mesmerized her seatmate, North West—and now everyone from Rihanna to Tank’s Caroline Issa is making fuzzy, candy-colored coats and stoles the week’s must-have accessory.
Photo: Today, Lucky magazine has risen out of the ashes that is print magazines and seized a digital crown. With this morning’s launch of LuckyShops, the shopping magazine’s new digital home, the former Conde Nast brand is forging ahead with its new identity, helmed by Eva Chen, the magazine’s beloved editor-in chief. Chen, who has held the title since June 2013, was tasked with giving the publication a makeover, after being brought in as a consultant by Conde Nast’s then newly appointed artistic director, Anna Wintour.