First, good news snippets to ponder over the weekend:
Girly is out. The strong, sexy warrior woman is in. Unsettling times, from financial fallout to terrorism, call for new style measures. In lieu of pastels, florals, and dainty, girlish frocks, femininity is trending towards the “don’t mess with me” edge. Short hair, strong makeup, and confident clothes are the most fashion-forward looks for 2010. Here’s a primer on the new way to dress. [WWD]
And now, for the bad news:
Tim Gunn offers some disturbing advice for surviving fashion week, “No liquids. You must keep saying to yourself: ‘It’ll all be over at some point,’ then go home and have a drink and a banana.” See our round-up of front-row-worthy sunglasses. [NY Daily News]
Remember Gemma Ward the famed catwalker and Vogue cover girl? Five years later, the skinny model gained 30 lbs, and the fashion world has shunned her, saying she has irrevocably ruined her image. So much for fashion embracing healthy models. [NY Post]
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