Thursday, July 29, 2010

Local fashion link roundup: Weekend wrap-up

[Christopher Straub S/S 2010 Photo by Jeremy Montemayor]

Local designer and Project Runway alum Christopher Straub has some photos from his Spring 2010 lookbook posted on Facebook.

Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP e-newsletter gives locally-owned and produced skincare line Intelligent Nutrients (the latest addition to Horst Rechelbacher's empire). Scroll down to the questions about skincare.

Minnesota Monthly interviews Lula Vintage Wear owner (and vintage fashion expert) Hayley Bush on her vintage shopping tips.

Mary O'Regan reviews the K.Jurek fashion show for METRO Magazine.

Check out some more runway photos from the K.Jurek F/W 2010 show last weekend.

Gorgeously-styled ladies at the Bearded Lady Motorcycle Freakshow last weekend. (via Summer of Dresses)

After it "came out" that Target donated money that went toward a Republican-friendly commercial, City Pages offered their Top 8 Gay Target Products.

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine has a Q&A with Glamorama choreographer Brian Friedman (a So You Think You Can Dance? judge who created the routines for Britney's "Toxic" video).

Mpls.St.Paul also has a nice little writeup on the go-to men's boutique in the Twin Cities, BlackBlue.

Local clothing/knitwear designer Annie Larson shows off a pendant by Milwaukee-based jewelry designer dores, which she customized by adding pendants by local jewelry designers Crystal Quinn and Erin Smith (of SisBro).

Star Tribune reports on local labels getting national exposure, including Laura Nelli's Nelle clutch (featured on Oprah's O Magazine) and a dress from Joynoelle's spring 2011 collection (featured in WWD).

Joynoelle remade two old bridesmaid dresses for Twin Cities Live. Watch the video at (Scroll down to "Always a Bridesmaid.")

Bejeweled sunglasses designers and Minnesota natives Coco & Breezy announced via Facebook that someone who works for Will Smith's family contacted them about getting pieces from their collection for Will's daughter, Willow.

Raina Hein (of ANTM fame) has been busy since her move to Miami. Here's her latest shoot with photog Daniel Clavero. (via Ignite Models blog)

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