The September issues have hit the newsstands again. Today, just like last year, Wendy at Glossed Over is live blogging her — trademark sarcastic and tongue-in-cheek — take on the biggest Vogue issue of the year (902 pages this time). As I’m writing this she’s just past page 108.
Did you know that an average September issue takes from between nine months to a year to put together? Fashionista spoke with Glamour’s Cindi Leive about determining who will be on the cover and everything else to do with how the September issue gets made.
The Business of Fashion recently published an interview with Eva Chen, the new editor-in-chief of Lucky Magazine. She chats about her vision and plans for the mag, and how she started out in fashion.
Fab Links from Our Members
Lisa always enjoys posts that focus on remixing outfits, and found the capsules here very interesting.
Being a shoe collector, Milehighstyle(Linda) liked this fun guide to which shoes to wear with different bottoms.
“We fear that we’ll miss out on something if we stop shopping, even if just for a little while — what if ‘the perfect thing’ is out there and we miss it?” Vildy liked this blogger’s perspective on turning toward fear to learn about yourself from it.
Greg recommends checking out The Suits of James Bond, with wonderfully obsessive attention to detail on sartorial choices for James Bond (and other characters in the Bond movies). (Via Daring Fireball)
MaryK points us to this interesting Slate piece about how professional women are criticized for being too fashionable and being too homely.
J.Crew is debuting its Fall collection on Pinterest. Kyle expects there will likely be a debate between those who find the new styles boring or pedestrian and those who feel J.Crew is renewing its commitment to the brand essence and core customers. What do you think?
Angie says this is the best way to have tea, read a mag, and listen to your phone messages when you’re in Paris. Couldn’t agree more!
Lyn* enjoyed reading this reminder from Rebecca over at The Clothes Horse that building a wardrobe that is uniquely your own doesn’t happen overnight, and that mistakes will be made among the way.
“There is no wrong way to have a body”. Marlene loved this powerful blog post by writer Hanne Blank on the celebration of individuality.
Niefern found “The Coffee or the Cup: Which is More Important?” very insightful. It is indirectly related to style, especially the second half of the article where the author concludes that “presentation matters”.