In case you missed it, here are the Style & Fashion stories that happened over the weekend and late last week. Every Monday we curate the fashion stories that you need to know before starting your week. Topics range from essential fashion news, latest celeb interviews and style recaps as well as tips on what to wear. Click on the titles to view the articles below. Enjoy!
Karlie Kloss just started her own YouTube Channel
Ever wanted to get an inside look at the life of a top model? Well “insta-girl” herself Karlie Kloss may have just given you a b-day present. Kloss started the channel Klossy late last month with the goal of showing you her life from her perspective. “These are the things you didn’t get to see before, like crazy things that happen on set and within the moments before I step out on the runway,” says Kloss…click here to read more.
Examiner Style & Fashion Staff
Miami Swim Week
The Miami Swim Show: the 5 things the media hasn’t told you
Before everyone goes on vacation, how about a review of what we’ll wear to the beach in December? Just to have us salivating for the covetable and longing for that bikini-bod we don’t have yet.
The SwimShow does to Miami Beach what Pitti does to Florence, NYFW does to NY City. Or maybe not. I like thinking of a Swim Week street style. It was all reduced to half-naked models running from show to show trying to catch-up breaths with #soMiami lateness…click here to read more.
Francesca Belluomini, Miami Fashion Examiner
Style spotlight: Yasiin Bey
Earlier this week Yasiin Bey addressed the frenzy around beef in the rap industry and referenced the popular, on-going Drake and Meek battle. After a private video was leaked wherein Bey calls out all rappers in a playful bluster, the rapper was almost immediately taken up on the offer by lyricist Lupe Fiasco.
In response, Bey shared his thoughts on the subject, the video being leaked and his decision not to partake in the “Mandingo tournament of rap” with journalist, Ferrari Sheppard. In the 9-minute interview, Bey so graciously reminds us that he does way more than rap. And there would be no contest there. Have you seen the man’s wardrobe? Yasiin Bey can go from downtown to uptown real quick…click here to read more.
DeJanae Evins, LA Fashion Examiner
Men’s style exclusive interview
American designer Todd Shelton opens New Jersey factory
Todd Shelton is an American designer with guts. He manufactures his high end custom made jeans, dress shirts and tee shirts in his very own factory in his home state of New Jersey. He started his own factory because of a less-than-stellar overseas manufacturing experience, which included long wait times behind larger orders. The distance between Shelton and the factory also minimized his ability to control the quality of his product. If clothes arrived with an imperfection, it could possibly take weeks to get the shipment corrected. The overseas system is one that benefits larger companies with high volume orders pumping out substandard clothing to non-discerning consumers. Todd Shelton does not create those kinds of clothes…click here to read more.
Shaun Garcia, Albuquerque American Made Clothing Examiner