Fashion news: Lady Gaga, Cameron Silver and dazzling Diane Kruger
Decades owner Cameron Silver has started his own style blog. "What he's most known for are his spectacular suits in zany prints, colors and textures," says the Racked website. [Racked]
Here's a question for the ages: Do thin models make us want to shop? Do we look at their rail-like frames and suddenly feel inspired to race over to Bloomingdale's? Apparently not. "New research shows that women are actually much more willing to buy an item that's modeled by someone closer to their own size," according to The Cut. [The Cut]
Need more evidence that the anti-corset era is over? It's not enough that Spanx are hugely popular. The New York Times reports on the faja, which is increasing in popularity for those who dream of an hourglass figure. "It was imported from Columbia, one of the world's cosmetic surgery centers, where until recently it was used mostly for postoperative wear by recovering liposuction patients," the newspaper said. It seems to be especially popular among young Latinas. [NYT]
And, finally, the runway action has already started at the Cannes Film Festival. Yes, it's raison d'etre is film, but each year, our collective obsession with what the stars are wearing seems to grow. We'll start with a look at Diane Kruger, above, who kicked off her gig as a festival juror in noteworthy style -- in a lace-up Versus mini dress.
-- Alice Short
Photo: Diane Kruger in Cannes: Loic Venance / AFP/Getty Images