Hey Girls, Some buzz that caught my eye.
Diane von Furstenberg (love her work) and the CEO of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, Steven Kolb, are advising designers to ask for identification from their model to make sure the models are at least16 years old. via
Card the models. I agree with Michael Kors 16 is very young for the runway.
Pick up the September issue of Interview magazine to read a great interview with Lauren Hutton (a model fav) and Michael Kors. http://www.interviewmagazine.com/fashion/michael-kors/
One of my favorite books is Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women by Michael Gross. And it is being re-released! via http://www.wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-scoops/dishing-on-the-models-5097173 YAY!! Check out the book here. (Also be sure to check out his other books, including Unreal Estate: Money, Ambition, and the Lust for Land in Los Angeles!)
Designes go to 3D technology to show off new collections, via http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/01/fashion/for-fashion-week-designers-start-to-see-in-3-d.html
TLC's New Show 'Big Sexy' Chronicles Issues Faced by Plus-Sized Women in the Fashion Industry, via http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2011/08/30/tlcs-new-show-big-sexy-chronicles-issues-faced-by-plus-sized-women-in-fashion/