>> Karl Lagerfeld has been a popular costume in the past, but this year's Halloween brought a number of fashion figures dressing up as other fashion figures: Brad Goreski went as both Anna Dello Russo and Tavi Gevinson; Bryanboy also riffed on Tavi; Bee Shaffer wore a tweed suit as Coco Chanel; and Prabal Gurung pulled out a kilt and boots to go as Marc Jacobs. "I hope he approves ha ha," Gurung Tweeted. Some of the costumes were quite convincing — speaking of Jacobs, apparently he was confused by someone dressed as Olivier Zahm and started speaking in French before realizing he had the wrong guy.
>> The number of opportunities for fashion and style bloggers have exponentially grown this year; many scored coups in April, and this month they keep adding up. Sea of Shoes' Jane Aldridge designed six pairs of shoes for Urban Outfitters under the label J. Aldridge for Urban Outfitters, with the first three pairs hitting stores July 15 and the second three in December. Refinery29 and Teen Vogue have looks at the first set, which includes black studded gladiator heels ($98), black lace-up flats ($58), and knee-high peep-toe boots ($178), and as memory recalls marks the first design collaboration between a blogger and a major retailer — save perhaps Rumi Neely of Fashion Toast's upcoming pieces for RVCA.
It's Bryanboy's first season in New York and, to kick things off, the blogger will film and narrate a behind-the-scenes Marc Jacobs documentary...
In other MJ show news, there is one person and one person only who earned a front row +1 to his Fall 2009 runway show.
The Three As Four presentation was, apparently, terrifying.
The New York Times is examining the "Obama effect" in regard to the Fall 2009 model castings.