Heavy Metal: Sanya Richards-Ross won gold in the 400 meter sprint wearing a pair of Chanel earrings – with the double C logo– and they didn’t appear to slow her down. (But she’s still got nothing on FloJo.) [NBC]
Getting Posher: Victoria Beckham has announced that she will expand into the eyewear business, creating six styles for the Spring Summer 2013 collection. She’s partnered with Cutler and Gross to create the glasses, and they will feature a diamond facetted ‘V’ on the corner of each frame, of course.
Color Me Kate: Kate Middleton may currently be gracing the cover of Vanity Fair’s September issue as the world’s best-dressed woman, but it’s uncertain if any numerical data was a part of that decision. Here, The Daily Mail breaks down her looks by color, and, unsurprisingly, conservative blue tones win the majority with a 21 percent calculation. [Daily Mail]
High Tech: Following the lead of Marissa Mayer, ladies in Silicon Valley are ditching the requisite Zuckerberg hoodie in favor of Isabel Marant and Christian Louboutin. Makes sense of course, since they can afford it. [The New York Times]
Vegan Vows: Mr. Kate Moss (and Kills frontman) Jamie Hince has admitted that his wife seduced him into giving up veganism. In today’s quote of the day, he tells London’s Evening Standard: “I walked into the kitchen and she was in her underwear making me a bacon sandwich… all my principles went out of the window.” [Evening Standard]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new costume exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, tries to pay homage to the gritty, subversive, late-1970s movement. But has punk-inspired high fashion added to its legacy-or destroyed it?
Makeup for men is on the rise—and it’s no longer a taboo. Alessandra Codinha reports.