While you’re busy preparing Mother’s Day plans, figuring out a wedding day outfit, or crying over the emotional week (Obama, Sendak, and Sassoon) take a break and check out the most popular news in fashion and more that you should be reading from all around the interwebs.
VIDAL SASSOON DIES AT 84
The trend-setting hairdresser Vidal Sassoon died this week at the age of 84 after a long battle with leukemia. If you want to watch a great documentary about Sassoon, check out the documentary (up on Netflix!) Vidal Sassoon: The Movie this weekend.
ASK A GROWN MAN: JON HAMM
Mad Men’s leading man Jon Hamm rules as Jon Hamm. Watch as he answers Rookie Mag’s questions about boys. And if you need just a little more of off duty Draper, watch his SNL skit appearance in Shy Ronnie, Part 2.
10 THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT MAURICE SENDAK
This week was an emotional one. Obama announcing his support for gay marriage, and earlier this week the loss Where The Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak. If you want to learn more about one of the all time influential children’s book authors, read this article on the 10 things you might not know about Maurice Sendak.
ANNA WINTOUR ON THE COLBERT REPORT
We love Stephen Colbert. We love him even more when he asks out Anna Wintour to Long John Silvers? Watch as Stephen Colbert gets smart with the EIC of American Vogue.
BRAD PITT IS THE NEW FACE OF CHANEL NO. 5
Who’s the bright and shining new face of Chanel No. 5? It’s Brad Pitt! He seems to have landed his first ever beauty campaign, and with Chanel with a rumored contract of seven figures.
MEET THE NEW GIRL: GRACE MAHARY
Who’s this cool new model from Edmonton, Alberta? Meet Grace Mahary, a fun smart girl who went from playing basketball to modeling for Riccardo Tisci. We’re loving her!
SHOULD FASHION AND POLITICS MIX?
We came across this great post by our Style Icon Chichichicjb that we wanted to share with our readers. In the March issue of Vogue, Asma al-Assad, wife of Bashar al-Assad and first lady of Syria, “who was extremely thin and very well-dressed and therefore, qualified to be in Vogue” even after the violence linked to her husband. What are your thoughts on this? Read to see how Vogue defended the feature.
LET’S TALK ABOUT GOMI
This week our blog had a post about the site GOMI aka Get Off My Internets that has been causing a heated debate in the fashion blogging world. Don’t forget to check it out and tell us what you think!