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The Hot List: August 2010

Our latest edition of The Hot List includes the MAC x Rodarte collaboration, fur/shearling jackets, Pamela Love’s fall collection and Net-A-Porter’s iPad app.


The Hot List: August 2010

Lollapalooza
Rounding out this season’s slew of festival fashion is Lollapalooza, Chicago’s annual music festival. This year, featured among the hippies, rockers and hipsters, fans will be treated to an epic lineup that includes Soundgarden, Green Day, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Phoenix and more. If it’s the festival’s fashion that you crave, prepare for plenty of denim cut-offs, feathers, tribal-inspired face makeup and more (as seen on Ke$ha at last year’s Lolla.)

The Rachel Zoe Project, Season 3
Rachel Zoe, her team, the fashion and the drama return to our screens this evening with the premiere of The Rachel Zoe Project’s third season. Taylor has been let go, Brad has been promoted and fashion chaos will no doubt ensure. Turn to Bravo tonight at 10/9c for the season premiere—or, if you can’t wait, watch these two exclusive sneak peeks here and here.

Naag.com
Agyness Deyn and her best friend, Fiona Byrne, recently launched Naag.com, a lifestyle web magazine with articles on fashion, beauty, travel and culture. “It’s places that we go, things that we buy, products that we use,” says Byrne. Or, as Deyn says: “It’s just going to be stuff that we think is rad.” Just think of it as part-Jane, part-travel guide and part-expose on the life of two very cool girls.

Net-A-Porter iPad App
Want yet another reason to get your hands on an iPad, pronto? Luxury online retailer Net-A-Porter has just launched its first iPad app which allows customers to browse complete looks from Net-A-Porter’s eponymous magazine, share product suggestions and read exclusive designer interviews, all from the comfort of, well, anywhere. As if Net-A-Porter wasn’t already your go-to destination for trends, runway looks and highly-desirable, sought-after pieces! Bonus: downloading the app is free!

Emilio Pucci by Vanessa Friedman
Emilio Pucci’s colorful vision has been encapsulated in this extra-large coffee-table tome. Filled with hundreds of photographs, drawings and candid family shots, Emilio Pucci highlights the 60-year history of the house of Pucci and the famous fans—Jacqueline Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe, among others—who celebrated along the way. The highlight: Emilio Pucci has a limited and numbered edition run of 10,000 copies; each copy is bound with an original Pucci fabric. Emilio Pucci ($126) is available now from Amazon.com.

Gap 1969 Premium Jeans Collection
Last week, Gap unveiled a new-and-improved 1969 Premium Jeans collection for fall. The stable of classic cuts—Always Skinny, Sexy Boot and Real Straight—now features a slew of new rinses and details, including a bleached wash, rolled-up cuffs, printed bird lining, cropped lengths and ankle zippers. Additionally, Gap has introduced a new style—The Legging—for fall. The Legging is a figure-hugging, subtly sexy style that is perfect for the low-key girl. The jeans hit Gap stores and Gap.com today!

Pamela Love Fall 2010 Collection
For fall, Pamela Love’s vision is decidedly dark. Inspired by trips to Mexico and the American Southwest, Pamela has created a collection that seamlessly fuses Mexican and Native American culture to create a series of religious emblems, totems and sacred symbols. Quartz crystals are wrapped in silver serpents and dangled from a long chain, bird skulls are doused in gold or silver and worn as rings, while black Heishi beads are wrapped around the wrist. Pamela Love’s fall collection is available now at OpeningCeremony.us.

In Fashion by Annemarie Iverson
In Fashion, a comprehensive guide to the fiercely competitive fashion industry, has Calvin Klein’s approval: For those brave and inspired enough to throw themselves headlong into this business, Annemarie’s advice is priceless.” If fashion is your dream, In Fashion is dedicated to equipping you with all the knowledge, skills and tips that you’ll need (with insightful advice from insiders at Condé Nast, Bergdorf Goodman and Michael Kors.). In Fashion ($11.46) is available on August 10 from Amazon.com.

Fur/Shearling Jackets
Thanks to brands like Burberry, fall is set to be super-cozy and ultra-stylish; shearling jackets are one of this year’s biggest trends. While Burberry’s iteration—this Cropped Shearling Aviator Jacket ($2,995)—will cost you a pretty penny, plenty of other brands are getting in on the act. Try Rebecca Taylor’s Bomber Jacket ($495), Nine West’s Bomber Jacket ($400) and McGinn’s Dree Faux Leather Jacket ($495)—all budget-friendly options.

Rodarte x MAC
Beauty fans and makeup connoisseurs alike are lusting over Rodarte’s whimsical cosmetics collaboration with MAC. While it has certainly stirred up plenty of controversy, there is no denying that the fanciful packaging, dreamy colors and designer stamp of approval are making it the cosmetics collection to watch. Expect it to hit MAC stores and MAC.com on September 15. Prices start at $12.

Images: Bravo TV, Clarkson Potter, Gap, MAC, Naag.com, Net-A-Porter, Pamela Love, Style.com, Taschen

2 Comments

  1. Ana

    August 3, 2010 at 9:13 PM

    Yikes…Rodarte’s collaboration with MAC is one “to watch”? Any brand or collection that profits off of the “inspiration” found by watching poor children wake up at the break of dawn to go work for a factory in a horribly violent town won’t be getting any of my money.

    No matter how much backpedaling they do I think I can still go without another overpriced, glittery lipgloss which was probably made in a factory not unlike the one they’re promising to “save” in Juarez.

    I wish influential fashion outlets would stop pushing this line on us and call it was it is: exploitation.

  2. Ana

    August 3, 2010 at 5:13 PM

    Yikes…Rodarte’s collaboration with MAC is one “to watch”? Any brand or collection that profits off of the “inspiration” found by watching poor children wake up at the break of dawn to go work for a factory in a horribly violent town won’t be getting any of my money.

    No matter how much backpedaling they do I think I can still go without another overpriced, glittery lipgloss which was probably made in a factory not unlike the one they’re promising to “save” in Juarez.

    I wish influential fashion outlets would stop pushing this line on us and call it was it is: exploitation.

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