That this story appearing in V73 has been out for a month and change is neither here nor there. There are certain subjects that are simply timeless and few more so than the late Elizabeth Taylor, who is the inspiration behind the multi-part editorial by Mario Testino and Carine Roitfeld that features amongst others Ford’s Anais Mali.
Who runs the world? Julia Nobis does, that’s who. The Australian walked in a staggering 73 shows this season. [Fashionologie]
When seeking info, go straight to the expert. And keep the answers snappy. So goes our thinking behind “The List,” in which top authorities distill their smarts on topics ranging from beauty to culture to style practicalities. Up now, celebrity stylist Julie Matos tackles the perennial seasonal puzzler: What are the must-haves for fall?
No reflective orange vest here. Maryna Linchuk stops traffic in the streets of Paris in an artfully untucked silk blouse, a black thigh-skimmer, and a pair of moto boots. Accessory bonus: The hardware on her capacious black carryall matches her necklace, but ever so subtly.
Crystal Renn stars in yet another arresting short film, the latest is by Santiago & Mauricio for Interview titled “Two36.” This graphic short comes on the heels of Crystal’s video cameo for Gareth Pugh Spring 2012, which was the talking point for day two of Paris Fashion Week.
Ford’s Karmen Pedaru features on the cover of Numéro 127 octobre 2011 photographed by Greg Kadel. I recall hearing about the cover from Karmen herself some time between hair and makeup and first looks at Rag & Bone last month. From what I could tell she was quietly (per usual) thrilled about the honor. The previous issue of Numéro of course featured the Estonian along with some other pals of Karl Lagerfeld, but the current issue is a solo endeavor with a title, “Karmen,” to match.
Steve Jobs. In case you hadn’t heard, the former college dropout turned billionaire passed away at the age of 56 following a lengthy bout with pancreatic cancer. Whether or not the great product innovator ranks alongside Thomas Edison or Henry Ford is neither here nor there. Fact is his influence on technology has forever changed the ways in which we interact with information of all stripes. [Guardian.co.uk]