Legendary singer-songwriter-artist David Bowie passes away, Burberry pays homage to the iconic artist and more of today’s news.
David Bowie Passes Away
Just 2 days after his 69th birthday, legendary singer-songwriter David Bowie passed away yesterday after battling cancer. His glam-rock androgyny long pervaded the fashion world, and designers and industry vets are experiencing an immense feeling of loss. The British icon reportedly died peacefully and surrounded by his family. He's survived by his wife, Iman, and his 2 children. Undoubtedly one of the greatest performers of our time, he'll be remembered for his artistry, his experimentation and of course, his style. [ Vogue UK ]
Burberry Pays Homage To David Bowie
In a heartfelt tribute to the life of David Bowie, Burberry wrote "Bowie" on the hands of the models that walked the men's Fall 2016 runway this morning. Check out their respects here.
Kanye West To Release Next Album at NYFW
A now omnipresent fixture on the fashion circuit, Kanye West announced via Twitter that he'll be releasing his next album on February 11—also the first official day of NYFW. We're curious to see what the artist is cooking up since it's unclear whether he'll be presenting Yeezy Season 3. The announcement comes on the heels of Friday's news that Kim K.'s hubby will headline NYC's Governors Ball this June. [ Fashionista ]
Bloggers Are Making Millions
In an industry fueled by celebrities and influencers, bloggers have rapidly become one of the most bankable assets for beauty and fashion brands alike. Though initially viewed as a novelty, bloggers are going beyond their front-row seats at fashion week and actually making millions of dollars (yes, really) by landing major brand-endorsement campaigns. Don't believe us? Let Kristina Bazan serve as proof—the blogger behind Kayture has earned a reported 7-figure contract with L’Oréal, setting a new blogosphere record. [ WWD ]
Why Are Consumers Protesting The iPhone 7?
A reported 200K-plus iPhone users are already in an uproar over the iPhone 7. Why? A rumor is out that Apple may or may not do away with the standard headphone jack, which has led to an online petition rejecting the alleged change. Apple has yet to confirm or deny, but these users are letting it be known that they don't want to be forced to spend extra cash on wireless or Lightning-compatible headsets. [ Refinery 29 ]
Your Basic Outfit Is Getting You Left Swipes
If head-to-toe black is your mainstay, it's probably why you're single. According to a new Tinder study, the majority of users are sporting less than standout ensembles in their profile photos, resulting in more left swipes than right. The data revealed that 72 percent of men and 56 percent of women on Tinder are prone to wearing basics in neutral colors, with black reigning supreme for both genders. Word to the dating-app wise? Throw some color into the mix. [ Mashable ]
Gwyneth Paltrow's Beauty Line Is Here
Life guru and Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow has bragging rights to yet another venture. Today marks the launch of her new clean cosmetics collection made in partnership with Juice Beauty. Since announcing the collaboration last February, the Oscar winner has created a 78-piece makeup line featuring primer, foundations and concealers as well as mascaras, lip colors and cheek colors. Intended for high-performance wear, products are from $20 to $48 and made with organic ingredients. [ Racked ]