Fashion Rocks Makes A Comeback At NYFW

10 September, 2014 All, Top News No comments

Fashion Rocks is the fusion of the music industries hottest performers with the fashion industries next seasons trends. After a 5 year hiatus, Fashion Rocks 2014 at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn was ready for its comeback. Ryan Seacrest hosted the star studded night which included music from country to EDM and everything in between. Usher Opened up the show with  his new single “She Came To Give IT To You.” Through out the show celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Singer Justin Beiber (who became the most talked about part of the show by stripping down to Calvin Klein underwear) presented the rest of the musical guest. Performance included:  Afrojack, Rita Ora, Miranda Lambert, Jenifer Hudson, Niki Minaj, Pitbull, and Jennifer Lopez. The star studded night ended with rock legends KISS as they performed their hit “Rock And Roll All Nite.” If you weren’t able to catch the CBS  show , don’t fret, we have you covered. Watch some of the highlights here.

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Audrey Hepburn’s Granddaughter Graces Harper’s Bazaar’s Sept Subscriber Cover

Emma Ferrer, granddaughter of iconic film star Audrey Hepburn, channels her grandmother’s “Funny Face” character for the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar. It is only fitting that Ferrer is making her modeling debut in an editorial shot by Michael Avedon since his grandfather, Richard Avedon, considered Hepburn his muse and served as inspiration for Fred Astaire’s character in “Funny Face.” Ferrer shares Hepburn’s strong brows, large almond-shaped eyes and most importantly, her graceful presence. See the full editorial when the issue hits newsstands August 19.

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Kristen Stewart is Supermarket Chic for ELLE’s September Issue

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Kristen Stewart recreates scenes from Chanel’s Fall/Winter 2014 fashion show in ELLE’s September issue by posing in supermarket aisles decked out in Chanel.

Stewart sports the activewear as stylish streetwear trend in two straight-off-the-runway looks: one comprised of a matching pink crop top and leggings with tweed overcoat, and another comprised of a candy-dotted sweatshirt, cobalt blue leggings and multi-colored platform sneakers. Stewart can also be seen shopping for produce with a chain-link shopping basket while looking impossibly chic in a tweed jacket and trousers combo.

ELLE’s cover star discusses handling her post-Twilight fame in the September issue, which hits newsstands in select cities starting August 12, and nationwide on August 19.

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Anja Rubik Covers Porter Magazine’s Fall 2014 Issue

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Net-a-Porter’s print magazine, Porter, features supermodel Anja Rubik on the cover of its fourth issue. Rubik’s cover outfit is a lesson in fall layering done right. Her lavender-hued coat perfectly offsets the jewel tone grass in the ethereal forest background, not to mention those silky green trousers.

Cold weather dressing has never looked so chic.

Inez and Vinoodh photographed Rubik for the issue, which hits newsstands Friday, August 1.

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That Fashion Thing: Flat Chested Diaries

We just can’t get enough of the oh so chic bralette trend. It has grazed the runway as well as street fashion. They have become the new “flat chest” girl trend, not just because they are comfortable, but simply, sexy and chic.


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Hanky Panky- Peek- A- Boo Lace front tie Bralette $42

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For Love & Lemons- Bat your lashes bralette $125

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Nasty Gal- Heavy Hitter Bralette $30

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Top Shop- Mesh Strappy Bralette $50

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Top Shop- Triangle Cup Bra $40

Lupita Nyong’o Lands Her First Vogue Cover!!!

Lupita Nyong’o was EVERYWHERE for quite a while, especially after the Academy Awards, but news surrounding her has seemed to quiet down in the last couple of months. But that silence has ended now that Lupita has landed her first ever Vogue cover for the July 2014 issue. In the issue she claims, ”It just feels like the entertainment industry exploded into my life. People who seemed so distant all of a sudden were right in front of me and recognizing me—before I recognized them!”

Looks like this is the year of Lupita!


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Cara Delevingne Forgot Her Clothes In Her New Mulberry Campaign

Annex reported back in January in regards to Cara Delevingne‘s Animal Tea Party themed campaign for Mulberry and, well, it seems a few months have changed things drastically. A new shoot for the collaboration with Cara and Mulberry has been released and if the point was to focus solely on the amazing bags Cara herself helped design, this may not have been the way to do it. The nude picture aside, the collection is actually incredibly versatile and features a three-in-one bag that is available in various colors and styles. Little personal touches were added as well such as lion rivets, a tribute to the gorgeous model’s notorious finger tattoo. The campaign also shows a shot of Cara with an adorable puppy, which seems to be a trend with Alexa Chung recently shooting with Jack Russell Terriers as well. When asked about whether or not people will like her collection she responded, ”My granny will like this bag. She’s 102 years old. My five-year-old cousin will probably like this bag. He’s a boy.” Now I’m not quite sure how her granny feels about that ad though…




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That Fashion Thing: 5 London Mens Collections Worth Checking Out!

Today we’re hashing out the best mens collections directly from London! European fashion has lead the world’s trends for quite a long time and let’s face it, a good looking man dressed in London’s top collections are any woman’s fantasy, right? Some of these collections include Joseph, Kent & Curwen, Christopher Shannon, Burberry Prorsum, and JW Anderson.




Initial Reaction: Very clean-cut, could make any man look a little more David Beckham-like. The simple pairing keeps the outfits more on the plain side, but we’re not saying that’s a bad thing. Sometimes simple goes a very long way.

Upon closer look: Pretty Sure Harry Styles has donned the second outfit down many a time. In addition the hem lines of the pants in the first pictures seem to indicate possible flash flood warnings…. No?….. Alright then.




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Initial Reaction: The singular pattern matched with two solid color pairings seem to work very well. In addition, the sharp blazers exude class and confidence. These can be dressed up for formal events (with formal shoes and tie) or dressed down for a more casual evening (no tie and possible absence of the blazer.)

Upon closer look: These are some good looking men… Oh right, the fashion part of it. Though the outfits seem in tip top shape, the ad itself is a bit contradictory when it comes to trying to sell the idea of playing sports in this get up. (Let’s be real, grass stains are not a matching accessory for those slacks.) Though this is not too typically seen in American daily wear, we’re sure many women wish their man dressed more like this on the daily.




Christopher Shannon


Initial Reaction: Christopher Shannon is more of a radical designer and as such was recently awarded the BFC / GQ style menswear fund, so there’s reason to be proud of your brand. This look seem a throwback to the 80′s/90′s style, a bit on the quirkier side with unique elements.

Upon closer look: There are moments where fashion becomes a bit um… Well, difficult to understand. This is one of those moments. Though Christopher Shannon is definitely a genius, this would not be received well as day-to-day wear. However, on the runway this would definitely stand out and make an impact. Is it too much? The jacket in the second picture down seems to be asking the same question, but it’s up to you to decide.




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Initial Reaction: This collection stems from British menswear, but with a nomadic twist. Designer Christopher Bailey explained that the idea of travel is fascinating and should be done by all at some point. That being said each of these looks has a classic style at its root with a bit of a flair of pops of color and travel themed hints accompanying each look.

Upon closer look: Though the collection as a whole is pretty amazing, and the idea behind the travel/color inspired outfits is superb, some of these are a bit borderline. The final outfit shown here seems to be fitted a bit too snug, and do all of these hats seem to be little baby replicas of Pharrell’s big hat???





JW Anderson


Initial Reaction: J.W. Anderson is pretty well-known for being a bit on the odd, more peculiar, side. Anderson has always been one to blur gender when it comes to fashion, as made evident by his collection. Each piece has had a lot of thought put into it with the idea of  ”the personality of the bourgeois woman” as an inspiration to the creation of the pieces. Many of these pieces show a comfier side to them, something not often a factor in collections shown on high fashion runways.

Upon closer look: The collection definitely is more so on the comfy side of things, which makes many of these items incredibly appealing. Some of these pieces seem more on the side of sleepwear, some look like genuine pieces of art (third picture down, for example). The final picture gives a new meaning to “off the shoulder”, especially in menswear. J.W. Anderson’s collection has created a lot of buzz in the fashion world, so what’s your take on his quirky collection?




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Kendall Jenner Lands Her First Campaign with Givenchy

Kim K needs to watch it because she’s obviously not keeping up with little sister Kendall Jenner. The 18-year-old has been dipping her toes in the modeling world, and it looks like it’s all working in her favor. So far she’s walked the runway for the likes of Chanel and Marc Jacobs and has most recently landed her first serious fashion campaign for Givenchy. Along many other well-known models, Kendall will be appearing in the Fall 2014 campaign. The picture released of the campaign thus far showing the Kardashian’s baby sis was shot by famous photographer duo Mert & Marcus. The picture contains a very dark and sultry feel to it and includes Kendall as well as Mariacarla Boscono, Jamie Bouchert and Peter Brant II.

Looks like Kendall Jenner is definitely one of young Hollywood’s brightest stars at the moment….



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That Fashion Thing: For the Love of Soccer FIFA World Cup

Now that Kimye’s nuptials are over and done with the world has turned its attention to the 2014 FIFA World Cup. So what does that have to do with fashionistas everywhere (besides the fact that we LOVE David Beckham in designer anything, especially Calvin Klein, wink wink)? Well, the amount of collaborations the fashion world has had lately with everything soccer related is overwhelming. The obvious brands like Nike and Adidas, have of course not only collaborated, but also signed top players to represent their brands. In addition to that, Asos and Forever 21 have jumped on the band wagon and are selling World Cup related retail, but the biggest surprise in this area has been Karl Lagerfeld. The fashion mogul joined a Brazilian footwear brand titled Melissa to create a pair of chic flat adorned with soccer balls on front part of the shoe.

A few of the collaborations are posted below for your pleasure. Enjoy sports savvy fashionistas.



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