Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy New Year!!!!

This year I will laugh more, worry less, & be kind to my body.

Best wishes to all for a fabulous 2011!

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Career Confusion

Ahhh, when will people stick to what they are good too? Being on album covers is not the same thing as making an album Miss Moss.

The UK Daily Mail has reported that supermodel Kate Moss is rumored to be recording an album. No stranger to the music scene, Moss has dated many a musician and her current beau, Jamie Hince, is the guitarist The Kills. Does her talent in musical, ahem, "networking" guarantee a smooth transition to the world's second most difficult industry to crack? No, but because of my fear that this could turn into another "Shake Ya Body" fiasco (please see below)- I sure hope it does.


Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Live In My Closet Please

Whistles Rosalind Dress at ASOS

Why I Won't Buy Galliano- Exhibit A

What. The. Eff.

Have they lost their minds over there at John Galliano? They have some of the worst casting in the history of advertising. Lindsey Wixson was a terrible choice for f/w 10 but they've outdone themselves with this one. Taylor Momsen, most noteably of Gossip Girl fame for their new fragrance Parlez-moi d'Amour. A grumpy, want- to- be rockstar teenager with too much makeup on doesn't exactly scream high end to me. Honestly, one look at the campaign video below makes me itch a bit. Egh.

Next time you're looking for a model guys, call me, I'll help you do some sorting.


Our Fashion Favorite 2010

It's almost 2011! It's hard to believe that I remember New Years Eve 99'-00" like it was yesterday. It's even harder to believe how old I am getting. Anyway....

Best dressed this year, my book anyway, is a tie. In no particular order, first up is Alexa Chung.

Always a fan favorite, Alexa has an impeccable way of mixing vintage and high end pieces while always turning up looking fabulous. Watch for more of Alexa in 2011 when she hosts PBS's "Thrift America", a show where Chung will thrift shop her way around the country.

Tied with Alexa is IMG mannequin Frida Gustavsson.

The seventeen year old Swedish model who has appeared in campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Anna Sui, and Jill Stuart (to name a few...) is always a favorite of Street Style bloggers for her unique yet classy style.

I'd also like to throw our a very hefty honorable mention to French actress Clemence Poesy.

I have a feeling that the more we see of this girl the more of a fashion icon she'll become.

Bring on 2011!


Friday, December 24, 2010

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Holiday This Holiday?

Photoshop Nose Job

Well I'll be! It's AMAZING what some shadows and Photoshop can do to one's face. Above is IMG's Karolina Kurkova looking almost stand able in the Max Mara Spring 2011 campaign. The clothes look great and you can't even tell that in real life Karolina has what can only be described as the nose from hell. Kudos to photographer Mario Sorrenti and is post production staff.


Monday, December 20, 2010

Live In My Closet Please

Pink Feather Skirt by Mango.


The Truth Is In The Dirt

One of my very favorites, the beautiful and painfully hip Karen Elson representing for us"older" ie- through puberty and able to legally drink, ladies.

Karen Elson for Vogue Nippon February 2011.

Happy Monday all.


Thursday, December 16, 2010

Tortured Artist Filmmaker- Fabulous or Lame?

I am voting lame on this one. Bad acting, it's creepy, the makeup sucks and it really has nothing to do with fashion other than the fact that Marilyn mannequin Liu Wen stars in it.

“How You Look At It” : A Short Film by Poppy De Villenueve

What do you think?

American Prosperity Made In China

I am sure you have all heard about the GAP rebranding nonsense, when they changed from their classic blue logo to a cheap looking boring one?

Anyway, as if that wasn't enough bad press for The Gap this year, bring on the FEED USA Campaign. The intention is good- for every reusable shopping bag purchased, The Gap promises to donate $5 to the nation's school lunch programs. All would have been well if they had left it at that, but The Gap had to take it one step further and get extra patriotic on us. Bags, and in store signage are emblazed with the message "Made in the USA". As shown in the photo below by Thomas Martin (via imgur) the tag reads "Made in China"

Check out the video below where FEED co-founder Lauren Busch talks about the project. I hope your political genes allow you to come up with a way out of this one Lauren...


Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Baby Don't Hurt Me, No More

So maybe the decade technically ended last New Years, but I missed the boat. With 2010 rolled up in there The Fitting Room offers you without further adieu, the Top Ten Worst Fashion & Beauty Trends (that I could think of) of the Past Decade!

Kate Gosselin, a woman who is famous for nothing but popping out a bunch of rugrats, gets one more star in her book as far as I am concerned. Kate should also be famous for introducing America to the absolute worst haircut of the decade. Whomever told her this was a good idea needs their cosmetology license stripped immediately.

Over tanning. Aside from being dangerous to your health, it's also an eyesore. As if Paris isn't dirty enough already, I just want to wipe her face. Eggghhh.

(Photo courtesy of The Flint Skinny)
Uggs- just don't do it. I don't care if they're comfortable. Being naked is comfortable too and generally you don't do that in public. Don't believe me? See what the Husband of the Year has to say about it- he makes some good points as well.

Dresses over pants. What's the point really?

5 & 6.
Ladies and gentleman, Pete Wentz doing us the pleasure of killing two birds with one stone- men with bangs & men wearing makeup. Not hot even if you're into that semigay straight man thing. What? It's not metro, it's punk? Please, there is nothing bad boy about a man who trims his bangs and is running a few minutes late because he has to apply his guy liner. No thank you.

Lady Gaga. Enough said.

Hair extensions. Trust me ladies, you'd look better with short hair.

Anything to do with New Jersey.

"Replica" designer bags. Let's be honest, the real designer ones aren't that great either, so what's the point of carrying around a fake one? If you're playing rich, trust me, the jig is up when people get a glimpse of your car and or apartment. A faux bag is fooling no one.

Monday, December 13, 2010

A Christmas Wishlist

Black Skirted Faux Fur Capelet at Topshop

Knitted Blanket Wrap by ASOS

Vintage Chanel

Sam Edelman Vancouver Suede Lace Up Bootie at Shopbop

Limited Edition Sequin Dress at Topshop

NOOK Color at Barnes and Noble

Romantic Getaway by Apple Vacations

Chanel Khakis Nail Polish Collection by Chanel

Ektorp Corner Sofa at Ikea

Lingerie by Anthropologie

2011 Sneak Peek

Ringing in the New Year with yet another Vogue cover under her belt is American actress Natalie Portman. Portman wears a gorgeous J. Mendel dress shown on the runway below and promotes her new movie The Black Swan. Add 8" to the actresses slight 5'3" frame and I think I would believe her a model.

Dress by J. Mendel which btw- does NOT resemble the Rodarte on a previous cover with the exception that they are both shades of pink. US Vogue January 2011.

Next up is a concoction of two of my least favorites, model Lily Dondaldson shot by photographer Terry Richardson for the January 2011 issue of Harpers Bazaar. Who knew so much sleaze could fit into one magazine issue? I am offering up a mighty fine reward for anyone who can give me a good, legitimate reason that either of these two are still working.

She's not cute & I have a sneaking suspicion she's on something or has something because she itches a lot for a girl who's clean. He's a confirmed pervert & public masturbator. Harpers, you couldn't find better? I am boycotting.

And finally, I would like to thank Givenchy for keeping it awesome. The 2011 campaign featuring Daphne Groeneveld of Women and albino model Stephen Thompson is stunning- absolutely frame able.


Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Nickle and Dimed

Super mannequins Karmen Pedaru(pictured above) and Anna Jagodzinska are suing their former agency Next Models claiming that since they have left to seek other representation Next has flat out refused to pay them what they are allegedly still owed. An issue that is all too familiar to me personally, I am rooting for these girls to take them to the cleaners. For all the details head on over to Jezebel to read Jenna Sauers interesting article.