For all the soccer fans out there, here’s a roundup of links to get you in the mood for the 2014 World Cup Finals that kick off today in São Paulo.
- Read the intriguing story of the Brazilian soccer uniform and Garcia Schlee, the writer who designed it.
- An editorial shoot for Stolnick Magazine that combines high fashion and football passion.
- The Olsen twins designed a capsule collection of World Cup inspired tees that are exclusively sold at Shopbop.
- The Telegraph lists seven things that Brazil gave the fashion and beauty world.
- Together with football magazine Sepp, Yoox.com created ten unisex World Cup Sweatshirts.
- The Guardian brings us this interactive guide of World Cup kits through the ages.
- Paul Smith, a longtime soccer fan, has designed a limited edition leather printed football in his trademark colours.
Fab Links from Our Members
18-year old Julia Reidhead turned her prom dress into a work of art. Claudia loves how she created her frock from a used wedding dress, and how the huge positive feedback has impacted her plans for the future.
With the Sporty Luxe look trending, Suz enjoyed this history of Converse sneakers.
Emma over at This Kind Choice wrote an interesting post about assessing the quality of a garment. Ornella always finds these type of articles fun and useful in equal measure.
Joy thought it was fun to see a couple of familiar faces while scrolling this pinboard of short haircuts.
Vildy loves to read about people’s aha moments during their style journey. She particularly related to how, despite her physical fragility, Anna B. Wroblewska chose strong, thick fabrics to reflect her “forceful will”.
Sally reminds us that no body is like yours, and Angie exclaims that’s FANTASTIC. Decorate and celebrate your body.
Shevia found this Man Repeller post on cool versus effortless style very relevant to conversations on the same topic that pop up a lot on YLF too.
Amber of Shoeper Woman does “dress of the day” and frock roundup features on her blog. Lyn* loves them because Amber’s taste is very inline with her own, plus it helps her to learn more about the dress styles that are “in” on the UK side of the pond.
Aida found this augmented reality mirror that lets you test makeup without putting it on pretty oool.
Laurinda came across this short introduction on why buttons are sized in Ligne (French for lines), along with a handy chart for converting button sizes.