Trend Report: Global Fashion Roundup

by Nichole

Uber-luxe toddlers, stealing Lagerfeld’s sunglasses and no clothes are the new clothes on the runway?

By Nichole Devolites

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When most of us think toddlers, we think temper tantrums, messes and other bratty behavior. We certainly don’t think style. Check out these uber-stylish tots on Quinoa’s Pinterest page looking quite “mature” for their age. But, the star of this newest Pinterest Board is the tiny supermodel, 5-year-old Alonso Mateo read more about this child model phenom here.

Have older kids, interested in a fashion career, or even just privileged enough to do something different in the Hamptons for two weeks? Joe Zee, Elle Magazine’s creative director, has put together a fashion summer camp in East Hampton for kids, ages 10-14. The cost? $1,900. Lunch is not included.

Need free amusement? Karl Lagerfeld has turned himself into a video game — again. This time, it’s to promote his new line of sunglasses. See if you can steal the shades off his face and listen to his amusing scoffs (and cheesy music) in the process.

… and while we’re on the subject of Lagerfeld, it appears that his personal assistant and bodyguard is his newest muse. I mean if Heidi Klum and Britney Spears can date theirs…

Interested in attending this year’s Guggenheim International Gala, sponsored by Dior? Click here to secure your tickets. For $3,000 you get all-you-can-handle art, fashion, mingling and dinner for two jam-packed days.

… speaking of art and fashion colliding, check out some of the most amazing toppers and hats from the Royal Ascot last week.

What collided last week at the Dolce & Gabbana show wasn’t art and fashion, but a runway and a streaker.  Get the full scoop here.

Ahead of the unprecedented Supreme Court decision on the Defense of Marriage Act, more commonly referred to as “DOMA,” Narciso Rodriguez got married last weekend in New York City.

Health and Beauty

Any man dressed in Tom Ford has impeccable taste — not just in terms of clothing, but in grooming as well. Thus, Tom has announced his grooming line just for men, which includes not just the basic skin care but concealer and bronzing gel as well.


The cost of luxury shoes is rising and it doesn’t seem to faze any of us. Since the dawn of “Sex and the City,” women have had an infectious desire to own all the top labels, as well as footwear “works of art,” claiming they are an investment. See how shoe departments are topping each other to compete for your business, as well as Christian Louboutin’s take on why the price is so high.

Want something less mainstream? The 7th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards have announced this year’s winners. All winners’ designs will hit stores soon.

Need a dress that can go from day to night? Check out Aritzia’s Babaton Anton dress. The silhouette and lace pattern are incredibly feminine and flattering on anyone.

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