Sunday, 1 May 2011

The Weekly: Head to Toe, Let Your Whole Body Talk

With eleven days until I  go home for the summer, there are so many things I need to get done: edit papers, study for finals, get into bikini shape, and start to pack. I have this massive (well, it's now widdled down to three) pile of magazines that I must read. One of those magazines, I wrote for? Whaaat?!

This is a really terrible scan/screen-shot job, but here it is nonetheless!
I was super excited to buy a copy and see my name in black and white! So in honor of this personal accomplishment, I decided to spend this weekly talk about some of the magazines I love and some of them I think I should love. 

  1. Harper's Bazaar is a must have for me. I love the editorial shoots, especially the one with Rachel Zoe and various designers. I'm always interested in the article topics and it always seems to help me come up with ideas for my own personal style. I also love how they have the section about dressing age- appropriately, it's something VERY VERY important.
  2. I feel like Vogue is one of those fashion magazines you have to love: it's the Bible. I think the part that distinguishes Vogue from other magazine, besides its elitist status, is the emphasize Vogue has on culture. I'm always surprised to see so many articles not about fashion, which sounds really dumb. Sometimes I feel like Vogue is not so much fashion magazine mecca, but a guide to becoming a member of the sophisticated elite. Regardless, it's essential.
  3. Instyle was one of the first magazines- besides Us Weekly- that I consistently read. I remember  seeing various color logos and flipping through the thick publication when I was younger. I think Instyle really incorporates celebrities and style into one magazine. And I love reading about celebrities AND style. Even  now, I still love the feature in the very back that has all of the Celebrity Favorites.
  4. To be perfectly honest, who doesn't love Cosmo? It's the quintessential magazine for young women.  The articles are interesting and I always feel so scandalous when I'm reading it!
  5. I really think I should start reading W Magazine. It's the epitome of high fashion and glamour. 
  6. In addition, I think I should also start reading Elle. It seems to be right up my alley! 
Well that was fun but now, onto the weekly!
  • Naomi Watts at The Odeon for Chanel's Tribeca Film Festival (Chanel and Stella McCartney): Absolutely divine! Watts takes such a casual and youthful spin on the classic Chanel tweed. The yellow McCartney sandals makes this look edgy, fun, and also picks up the gold in the tweed. She kept a rather natural look for the hair and makeup which is good. All in all, she looks fab! 
  • Katie Holmes at an Ann Taylor Party (Miu Miu, Ann Taylor, Holmes&Yang): I don't think we've seen this youthful side of Katie since she had baby Suri! But I love this look!  While this look mainly revolves around a neutral color palette, the tomato red Ann Taylor skirt adds a youthful spin.  Because there's so much going on with the Miu Miu shoes and the cross-body bag, I'm glad she didn't push the envelope too far and wear jewels. She looks refined, classy, but still a little funky. Bravo, Katie! 
  • Liv Tyler at the Brooklyn Museum Ball (Stella McCartney): Though I notoriously despise minimalism, I think Tyler looks incredible in this blush pink and black ensemble. Although it is very minimal, I can't picture Liv Tyler wearing funky prints,  killer heels, and an overdose on jewels. To me, this is Liv Tyler. And she looks fabulous nonetheless. The oversized blazer is the perfect counteract to the fitted black mini she's sporting. I'm glad she didn't stick with a boring black and white combination; to me, the pink spices up this look MAJOR. I also think adding a pink lip made the entire look more exciting. But her hair is way too flat, I wish she did a messy updo or a pony tail.
Well that's all for now, but tomorrow is the MET Ball so expect a post about that! 

1 comment:

  1. So proud of you! Congrats on the article!