Ann Demeulemeester is out, Tavi Gevinson is Modeling, and Harry Styles' Shirt Sold for How Much?
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Another day, another designer shake up. This time it’s Ann Demeulemeester. The Belgian is leaving her eponymous avant-garde label after sitting at the helm for more than 30 years. And her exit announcement was so classy—handwritten, yet delivered via email. (Even her quitting style is futuristic!) [Business of Fashion]
Remember that twelve year-old Style Rookie blogger who took the fashion world by storm five years ago with her quirky style sense of style and kooky hat collection? Well, Tavi Gevinson is all grown up now, keeping quite busy editing Rookie Magazine and contributing to Garage Magazine, as well as modeling. Her first big gig? Cole Haan. [ELLE]
Lots of Hollywood stars have been busy flashing the flesh in super-skimpy frocks on red carpets as of late—remember Jaimie Alexander’s extreme cutout dress? It’s becoming so common to see stars show up for the paparazzi almost all the way stripped down. English television personality Arlene Phillips wonders why celebrities are bothering getting dressed in the first place? [Daily Mail]
ICYMI, earlier this week, Oxford Dictionaries declared "selfie" as the word of the year for 2013. Translation: Smartphone snaps aren’t going out of style anytime soon. You know what they say: if you can’t beat them, join them! Here’s a comprehensive do and don’t list on how to take your absolute best selfie ever. [The Guardian]
Rewind: One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles turned up to the Burberry S/S14 runway show back in September wearing a leopard print T-shirt from the brand. Fast forward to this month: He donated it—totally unwashed—to popular auction website HardlyEverWornIt.com, where it actually sold for roughly $5,000. Who knew eau de Harry was worth that much? [Fashionista]