Friday, March 6, 2015

Justin Bieber Covers 'Men's Health,' The Rise of Accessories Designers

Justin Bieber Covers 'Men's Health,' The Rise of Accessories Designers:

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Men's Health chose Justin Bieber for the cover of April's "Reinvention Issue," a choice Editor in Chief Bill Phillips pre-emptively explained in an editor's letter by writing, "We're all a work in progress." True—and nobody more so than the Biebs. {Men’s Health}

As bags and footwear become increasingly crucial parts of fashion houses' businesses, the previously unnoticed geniuses behind accessories design are coming to the fore. Just take former Gucci Accessories Director Alessandro Michele's recent appointment as the house's overall creative director as an example. {NY Times}

New York Times Styles reporter John Koblin, who has tackled stories like Gucci's messy leadership transition and how the fall of the ruble impacted Paris Couture Week, is moving on from fashion writing to take over the television beat from media desk veteran Bill Carter. We'll miss you, man. {Capital New York}