TGIF! Catch up on the must-reads of the week here every Friday. Also, have you noticed the beautiful people wearing Cotton this week? ;)
Favorite Editorial of the Week Elle Poland did a great editorial at the carnival.
Skinny Minnie Stirs Controversy
Barneys has partnered with Disney to create one of the most nostalgic and heartwarming campaigns. But was it okay that they “skinnified” Minnie Mouse? See for yourself at Fashionista.
Rookie Mag Talks About Boobs
Like most parts of the human body, boobs are weird. Rookie Mag talks about how almost everything “weird” about your boobs is actually, well, normal.
Sasha and Malia Obama Thrust Into Fashion Roles
Don’t you just hate it when female figures in politics (first ladies, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Hilary Clinton, Sarah Palin) get attention for their appearance and how they dress rather than their merit? Well, now NY Times is saying that Obama’s daughters Sasha and Malia might get thrown into the same fashion hot seat. What do you think?
A Case Against Fast Fashion Collaborations
The countdown for the H&M x Maison Martin Margiela began months ago. One of the more original advertising campaigns, dubbed the Silent Manifesto (hundreds marched in MMM white aprons complete with H&M and MMM signs), occurred all over the world. While lines are still wrapping around blocks and clogging up sidewalks, Business of Fashion published an article questioning our obsession with fast fashion collaborations and — this could be quite controversial — what “design” truly means.