eptember sees not only the start of the women’s wear fashion season, but also the beginning of the fashion book season. As fall unfurls, glossy and gorgeous coffee table books appear: Grace Coddington’s “Grace: The American Vogue Years”; Alix Browne’s “Runway: The Spectacle of Fashion”; and Donatella Versace’s “Versace,” to name a few.
Yet among them, one stands out: “Neville Jacobs: I’m Marc’s Dog,” a compilation of photographs taken by Nicolas Newbold of Marc Jacobs’s dog, a.k.a. Neville Jacobs.
Neville, the latest furry fashion friend to hit the big time, joins Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette and Thom Browne’s miniature dachshund Hector as a star on the rise. They have their own social media followings, eating habits and daily routines. Think of them as the supermodels of the pet set. Here’s how they compare. Photo
Neville Jacobs, bull terrierAge: 4 years old Owner: Marc Jacobs Instagram:@nevillejacobs, which has more than 194,000 followers Big break: A little over three years ago, the…
The skirt may be a mainstay in the closet of any fashion girl, but the essential wardrobe piece has one of the longest histories in the category of clothing. After the loincloth, the skirt is the second-oldest garment known to mankind. In ancient times, both men and women wore what we recognize today as a skirt, but over the years, it became predominantly a women’s garment in Western cultures. While its endless iterations can be traced back to the first days that humans decided to dress by tying cloths around themselves, the past hundred or so years are rife with dramatic changes to the skirt from decade to decade.
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While the fashion industry continues to introduce us to new styles every season, the industry would not be where it is today without the help of influential fashion icons. Nowadays, celebrities are able to take pictures of their outfit and share it with friends, family, and fans on social media. However, many of the women who invented these iconic styles didn’t have the same influential opportunities, so the fact that we still consider them fashion icons means they must have known what they were doing!
Although today’s celebrities are criticized for what they wear on the red carpet, to the grocery store, and out to dinner, this wasn’t the case for previous generations of stars. Instead, these celebrities whatever they wanted, which is why so many unique trends surfaced during this time. The following 10 fashion icons not only had successful careers, but they also used their keen fashion senses to catapult them into stardom. Here are some of the most influential fashionistas and the t…