Fashion

06.06.13

Chinese Officials Warn Women of Miniskirt Dangers; Karlie Kloss Teams Up With Daft Punk

and child model legislation is about to hit the New York State Senate.
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Miniskirt Warning In China: Police officers in China are now strongly advising women not to wear mini-skirts or hotpants in public to avoid sexual harassment. Because of recent array of incidents involving everything from groping to cell phone documentation of women on public transportation, police officials felt the need to ask women, not criminals, to change their actions. In a statement published in the China Daily, Chinese transport officials urge, "[women] should shelter their bodies with bags, magazines and newspapers." If caught, perpetrators of sexual harassment face a warning, a fine, or up to 15 days in detention. [Dailly Mail]

Karlie Kloss Gets Lucky: Karlie Kloss touched down in New York City's Times Square with the band Daft Punk to film what appears to be a music video for their new album, Random Access Memories. The futuristic French duo was spotted in their usual getup of flashy-looking space helmets to conceal their identities, but Kloss was hard to miss in her various sparkling gowns. [Vogue UK]

New Young Model Legislation: New York state Senators Diane Savino and Jeffery Klein will propose legislation against unjust treatment of child models. They will work closely with the Model Alliance, an advocacy organization founded by model Sara Ziff. The legislation will seek to provide minors with on-set chaperones and tutors, granting them similar rights to those of child performers. If the legislation passes, modeling agencies will also be held accountable for their models' trust accounts, safety, education and finances. [Styleite]

Bradley Cooper's Model Girlfriend: Bradley Cooper's rumored new "British beauty" girlfriend, Suki Waterhouse, is on the cover of this month's Tatler magazine. Her fellow 'beauties' in the issue include the likes of Evangeline Ling, Adwoa Aboah, Eliza Cummings, Olympia Campbell and other British models slash heiresses. [Buzzfeed]

Proenza Schouler Goes Vintage
: Designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler have a lot to celebrate these days. With their brand's 10th anniversary on the horizon and a third CFDA award for women's wear in their bag, it only makes sense that they would want to return to their roots. After much demand, the brand will re-launch, with some adjustments including an augmented price, pieces from their first collection exclusively at Barneys. "It's officially vintage after ten years, right?" said Hernandez. [NYT]