We know. It's Monday. Sorry about that. But at least you can start your week off with some good reads from our feeds…
We love scarves all year round, but we will admit occasionally falling out of love with our current tying techniques. FocusOnStyle.com’s Sharon Haver comes to our rescue with short how-to video 10 Ways to Wear a Scarf.
Another how-to vid we’re diggin’ this week comes from Sephora’s Beauty and the Blog. It’ll teach you the basic steps you need to go dark and sultry this fall with an ultra smoky eye.
Daily reads from our feeds …
We’ll call them high tops with high art—Reebok has released a Fall 2009 line of sneakers cloaked in NYC-based street artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s work. (via Aarting)
Wang does the web. Style File reports that our beloved local designer goes online with an e-commerce site—now you don’t even have to get out of bed to purchase the coveted Coco mini duffel or Donna hobo.
Speaking of fragrance, Cadillac—yes, the automaker—enters the market with a new scent for men. But don’t worry boys, you won’t smell like new car with this signature blend of chamomile, geranium, tarragon, cinnamon and grapefruit. Isn’t it nice to see the economic stimulus plan put to such good use? Stylecaster reports.
One of San Francisco’s few high-profile annual runway fashion events will likely be a no-show come fall. When the schedule for Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion 2009 was released last week, San Francisco was conspicuously missing from the list of cities slated to welcome the arts organization’s anchor program showcasing the work of emerging designers.
While Los Angeles, Chicago and New York will have Fresh Faces events that coincide with their respective fashion weeks this fall, San Francisco – which currently lacks a fashion week of its own – will not.
Good reads from our feeds....
Will anyone else out there admit to ordering Nads back in the day (because we just know you didn’t get suckered into a Flowbee)? Talk about a depilatory debacle. Delve into that and other hair-related infomercial fads of the past on Jezebel this week.
The Coveted points to the gradient nail art of UK-based Sophy Robson. What do you think?
Daily reads from our feeds …
Women will do anything to trim the fat, as evidenced by the speed in which these cellulite-fighting panties flew off the shelves in the UK. The Cut reports on the magic crystals that promise to do the impossible.
Refinery 29 stumbled upon an advanced copy of Scott Schuman's new book, The Sartorialist, and called it total perfection. We can't wait to get our hands on it.
This weekend's fashion food for thought …
Take a peek at H&M's Fall/Winter campaign by Terry Richardson, courtesy of Design Scene.
San Francisco to the rescue. Locally based private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital saved Eddie Bauer from bankruptcy with an auction bid of $286 million. The Cut reports.