If there’s one thing that always remains on trend it’s fashion/charity collaborations. Between the CFDA, Vogue, and Elle, we’re regularly bombarded with charitable initiatives, fundraisers, designer collaborations, and Tom’s Exclusives, that remind us every few weeks to make a difference with our wallets, while adding a new bracelet or villager boat shoe to our closets.
It’s as if our major fashion magazines haven’t been switching up enough around us. Announced via Hearst Corporation’s Twitter account, former W employee Alex Gonzales is named artistic director of Marie Claire while Project Runway judge Nina Garcia has been promoted to creative director.
Want a chance to see the world through the eyes of a globe trotting model? Kenza Fourati launched her new website, ByKenz.com to do just that. The Tunisian model wants to give others the opportunity to learn about the world through her glamorous lens. Gravitating between personal experiences in fashion, photography, art, and discovering the dynamics of growing up in the Middle East, this Master’s Degree toting model is more than meets the eye.
Swedish mass retailerH&M has collaborated with huge designer brand names such as Lanvin and Versace in the past. But this time around, Maison Martin Margiela is getting the collaboration treatment and fellow three-named British photographer Sam Taylor Johnson recently shot the campaign in Paris.
Does anything in life matter besides fashion, art, sex and disco? Short answer: no. In addition to my meditation mantra, those have always been the main tenants of my life and the same can be said for fashion illustrator and photographer Antonio Lopez. Lopez is largely forgotten today, but the new book from Rizzoli, Antonio: Fashion, Art, Sex & Disco, will easily change that.
Supermodels and celebrities are the easiest to spot because they’re on the covers of magazines, star in movies, and get followed around by the paparazzi 24/7. Minus some of the infamous fashion staples, editors can sometimes be harder to spot. Luckily New York City illustrator Joana Avillez has broken it down for us in these super adorable sketches of fashion’s greatest editors and their signature style. Peep these fashion celebrity doodles after the jump and see how many you can name.