Weekly fashion buzz: Selfridges uses McQueen dress in hangman-inspired window display
Friday 16 July 2010
Catch up with the fashion news from the week ending July 16 with these links.
London Fashion Week has released its provisional schedule for September, featuring two pleasant surprises for local fashion aficionados: Giles Deacon is returning from Paris (but will show his collection for Ungaro in the French capital), and Acne will be showing here, too. ( FashionUnited UK)
Manchester's Selfridges branch apologized via Twitter after bloggers called out its use of an Alexander McQueen dress in a hangman set-up (note: McQueen committed suicide by hanging himself earlier this year). ( Coco Perez)
Blogger Garance Doré has posted a list of fashion terms that she wishes would disappear forever, prompting other blogs to follow suit: most-hated phrases include 'fashionista,' 'uber,' and 'it'-anything. ( Garance Doré)
German GQ might have the luckiest August cover of them all: it stars a bikini-clad Lindsay Lohan, who was just sentenced to 90 days in prison and who must have done the editorial months ago, shot by Ellen von Unwerth. ( Styleite)
Plus-size model Crystal Renn says the photos of her that caused all that controversy about her 'weight loss' were retouched, and she has pictures to prove it. ( Glamour)
Fellow model Coco Rocha has vowed not to work with controversial photographer Terry Richardson again because she "didn't feel comfortable." ( FashionAdExplorer)
Calvin Klein's latest ads in the US feature QR codes that, by the help of a smartphone, let you watch exclusive video content. ( Mashable)
Daisy Lowe debuted her first fashion range for French retailer Morgan. ( Fashion Copius)
The US September issue stars have been announced: Halle Berry is Vogue's cover girl for the all-important issue, while Julia Roberts will star on Elle, Jennifer Aniston on Harper's Bazaar, Lady Gaga on Vanity Fair, and Freida Pinto will be on T. ( WWD)
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- 3 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
- 4 Queen's first tweet: Reply telling Her Majesty to 'f*** off' broadcast on BBC News
- 5 #AskNigelFarage: Twitter starts hilarious Q&A for Ukip leader
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