First off: happy screams that Jane Marie is on The Hairpin! There is a The-Toast-dot-net-sized hole in my heart (that is, a gaping chest wound) since the site shuttered earlier this summer, but The Hairpin has had some good moments lately, and seeing Jane Marie back there is a good one.
Second: I totally scoffed at the concept–after all, I wear a lot of denim–but the sketches and outfits look cute.
Third: but does she only draw thin women?
I’d like to flip through this book once, but don’t feel the need to own it.
You Might Actually Want This Book About How To Wear Jeans (The Hairpin)
And Kanye West makes me angry, too.
Kathryn Hepburn on Vanessa Beecroft: Scratching the Awful Surface (Curiosity, Confrontation, Confluence) [Not the best thing I’ve ever written, but my indignation still stands: Beecroft is exploitative and devoid of meaning.]
‘Multiracial’ is Code For ‘Not Too Black,’ and Don’t Let Kanye Fool You (The Cut)
The Long Journey into the Hellscape that was Yeezy Season 4 (The Cut)
Yeezy Season 4 Disaster Overshadows Kanye West’s Live Show Triumphs (Jezebel) [I find the suggestion at the end of this piece that the models’ suffering and the show’s location at the Roosevelt Island plague hospital are somehow linked and meaningful to be spurious. Beecroft has a long history of forcing models to stand around and suffer in less monumental spaces, and West abusing models in the name of “fashion” and “fame” offers no respect to the people who suffered and died of the bubonic plague.]