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.
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Tackle that wardrobe
The French wardrobe philosophy: What you need to know
Pinterest probably has you aware of the French wardrobe philosophy, with the fashion savvy pinning entire wardrobes in one fell swoop. What could be called to question is the appeal of this so-called French wardrobe, since it limits you to what could be considered basics and aims to cut down spending. Isn’t fashion and style about acquiring the latest looks? The French wardrobe philosophy seems to be the antithesis to a debatably consumption crazy industry and brings style down to its basic and attainable form. With that in mind, here is what you need to know about the aforementioned wardrobe.
The FW is about stripping down your closet into necessity pieces that all work with each other, thus making mornings easier and making your style on pinpoint. There are pieces that comprise most and they include, tops, bottoms, jackets, shoes and accessories. Pretty broad, pretty brass tacks.
Examiner Style & Fashion Staff
Modeling industry first: all transgender modeling agency
During the last 25 years or so the world has changed in so many ways. Some of the changes are bad and some of the changes are good. One of the good things about our changing world is the fact people are becoming far more tolerant of people who are different than themselves, and, to show how far we’ve come as a society, you need not look much further than the modeling industry. Yesterday, June 22nd, Apple Model Management of Thailand announced they would be opening a second office in Los Angeles. What is so Earth shattering about this news? Apple Model Management is a transgender only modeling agency.
Lynette Flowers, NY Modeling Examiner
Summer shorts guide
10 ways to spice up the shorts in your closet
Deep down stashed in any female’s closet are at least one pair of shorts in a coveted spot that they have held since high school. The clothes remain too nostalgic to throw away yet seem too “Gossip girl” to style for the present. The rare appearances they do make are out of pure necessity; most often laundry day.
There is no giving up in fashion, however. Countless trends have made comebacks and reappeared after a phenomenal number of rejections. Fashion is all about challenges. The same goes for personal style. Taking old pieces and re-purposing them for present day is where the majority of runway inspiration comes from. Just because shorts have not found their voice yet does not in any way mean a spot in your closet should open up just yet. Shorts can be incredibly versatile, comfortable and on trend. They just need to be styled correctly. Here are 10 ways to take your shorts out of the closet and get them ready for the catwalk.
Jessica Kovac, NY Fashion Examiner
Cara stars in a new film, interview with co-star Nat Wolff
Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne celebrate new film ‘Paper Towns’
On July 21, 2015, atombash.com was on the red carpet for the New York premiere of Fox’s latest film “Paper Towns.” This event marked the last major stop for the film, which has been on an impressive world tour. Hundreds of fans lined AMC Lincoln Square to catch a glimpse of their favorite author John Green who penned “Paper Towns” and is probably best known for his smash “The Fault In Our Stars.” Some fans had lined up as early as five in the morning to secure a coveted spot on the red carpet. The film’s cast and creatives did not disappoint. They signed autographed and took selfies with their fans. Their cheers and screams could be heard for blocks. The New York premiere was presented by YSL Rouge Pur Couture. Cara wore the YSL Rouge Pur Couture number 55 lipstick and a Saint Laurent dress. Cara’s friends fashionistas Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls were spotted on the red carpet.
Shaina Moskowitz, Celebrity Fashion Examiner