Sunday, August 16, 2009

Local fashion round-up for 8.17-8.23

[Image of Rae Weisz via CW]

The new season of America's Next Top Model - infamously cast for models 5'7" and under - includes the 21-year-old stay-at-home mom from Rochester, Minn. named Rae Weisz. It's not apparent that she's had much, if any local modeling experience as details on her are sparse. This blog helpfully points out that she and the show's three past Minnesotan contestants (Catie Anderson, Rebecca Epley and Coryn Woitel) have all been blonde. How very Minnesotan. Cycle 13 premieres September 19 on the CW network.

[Image of Coco & Breezy via Girl My Hair]

Meanwhile, local 18-year-old fashion plates/identical twins Coco & Breezy have been keeping busy stylin' it up in NYC. Here is a photo of them that was featured on NYC-based hair blog Girl My Hair. They got their chic cuts at Jungle Red Salon in Minneapolis.

[The cover of Who Killed Amanda Palmer?]

If you haven't already, be sure to check out Rob Callahan's piece on the Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer collaboration book Who Killed Amanda Palmer? on Secrets of the City.

Local fashion reviews:

I'll have my own Glamorama reviews later this week on, l'etoile magazine, and right here on Le Petit. In the meantime check out these local reviews of the show:

Allison Kaplan's
review in Pioneer Press
Jon Bream's
music review in Star Tribune
Kristin Tillotson's
fashion review in Star Tribune
Star Tribune's
photo gallery, video and party photos
Stacey Tuthill's
review for City Pages
City Pages'
slideshow with images by Emily Utne

Here's a
style review of Sunday night's Mad Men party at Jax by Monica Sklar for her blog Worn Through.

Check out Allison Kaplan's write-up on l'etoile's Project Runway screening this Thursday. It appeared on the front page of the entertainment section of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Stacey Tuthill at City Pages also previews the event, and comprehensive Project Runway blog Blogging Project Runway also mentions the event.

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