The Business of Fashion investigates whether the branding revolution that transformed fashion may soon be coming to fine jewellery.
Kelly of Alterations Needed wrote an informative post with fun facts about gold jewellery.
In this older article, jewellery designer Melissa Joy Manning has some good tips on how to wear multiple earrings.
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Laurinda reports that Imogen Lamport posted a clever technique in her helpful video How to Style a Waterfall Cardigan.
Deb thought this was a good article on how beauty companies try to manipulate women and the general audience. She agrees with the author: “who cares!”
The Wall Street Journal announces the return of the dainty watch. Joy hopes that this is not the case, as she loves her big chunky watches. In other trend news: she also found this New York Times article reporting that gingham will be popular for Spring.
Annagybe and Jezebel wonder if fast fashion is over?
Gigi loves these “street style” pictures taken in 1906 by photographer Edward Linley Sambourne: “It’s amazing to see pictures of women going about their daily lives in garb that is so different from our own. They look all dressed up, but this was just normal everyday wear. I also thought it was amazing to see how tiny their waists are from their corseting.”
Here’s a great article from Slate about why you should dress up for travel. It’s written from a man’s perspective but MsMary says this sentence could have been written by Angie:”When we dress well for travel, we are not only making ourselves look good; we’re also signaling that we are invested in making this shared experience pleasant for everyone around us.”
Aquamarine enjoyed this story about personal shopping services via email.
Bridgette Raes shared a video with 12 universal truths about women and fashion. Marlene says they seem so obvious, but she never really thought about it this way until Bridgette said it.
Free People is doing a Selfie edition of their catalogue featuring “a large variety of models, bloggers, musicians, and artists, and their social media accounts.” Pretty smart social media marketing, according to Angie_T.
Vicki would like to share this article about the Style Thief app, that uses image recognition software to help you track down clothes you admired seeing on someone else.
On Tuesday Apple presented the Apple Watch. Greg thinks Apple has made big moves to go further into fashion and style with this new product. Here is a piece in the NYT assessing it from a fashion point of view. I’m curious to hear if you are interested in sporting wearable tech like this new watch.
Angie has been pinning directional outfits from the 2015 Spring Collections at Fashion Week, and so far her favourite shows have been: Altuzarra, Rebecca Taylor, Opening Ceremony, Derek Lam, Alice + Olivia, Theory, and Michael Kors. Angie adds that she wants this outfit, but promises not to eat soup in it! Last but not least, she’d like you to check out this Yorkie that stole the show at Paris Couture Week.