Who is the lady with the pompadour? It’s of course Suzy Menkes, the most important fashion journalist in the galaxy, whose style and look remind us of our beloved grandmothers.
Not only Menkes is finding herself subjected to being a Cartoon Character. The same goes for BryanBoy, Carine Roitfeld, Alber Elbaz and Steven Meisel. All of them a part of a Disney Comic Movie. In the World of Disney they will meet Goofy and Minnie Mouse.
The finished movie, ‘Electric Holiday’ will be shown on Wednesday, 14 November in Barney’s Flagship Store in New York City. Then also in ‘In Farbe und Bunt’.
You can preview more drawings, for example by heavyweight Alber Elbaz, at Fashionologie.
Great! New suitcases by SAMSONITE. Thanks, yo!
Dandy of the Week: Daniel Sturridge
A Dandy sees red
After metrosexuality and spornosexuality, is it lumbersexuality going to be in?
Media as The Guardian, The Daily Beast and Buzzfeed presented ‘lumbersexual’ as the ‘next big thing’. Men with enormous beards and bellies in lumber-shirts, in work-boots, with wool-beanies on their heads and a freshly tapped beer in their hand.
But is that really the new trend? Men, who combine checked patterns with checked patterns, and who look like they have chucked some trees in the wood. No, not really. The look has been existing in the gay-scene for years (‘bears’ or ‘cubs’).
Plus we already know about the core-elements of the look (beard, lumber-shirt) from the hipster-scene. The picture (view the photo), which was used to express lumber-sexuality in a photo, has also been used to present the usual example of a hipster to their readers.
The hipster already was an anti-movement to the metro. The man became a man again. Sun-studios, picked eye-browes or shaved chests – all in all a no-go for the hipster. ‘Lumbersexuality’ is therefore no new anti-movement to metrosexuality, as it is celebrated in the media, but simply a continuation of the hipster-movement.
Therefore an old, fat hipster, who is drinking beer the whole day and who is just to distinguish by experts of ‘gay bears’. Therefore: no ‘next big thing’!