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The ‘Times’ Notices Something Skinny About Male Models

Skinny Models
Hey, guys, remember when we noticed that male models, starting with the fashion shows in Milan, were surprisingly skinny this year? Well, eventually Guy Trebay noticed, too! He has a whole story in the Times about it today. Now, to our eyes, the models in New York aren't as coltish and sunken-cheeked as they were in Milan. But they are skinnier than usual. Take the normally buff boys of Duckie Brown, for example. Their silhouettes are much narrower this year. For more evidence, click through our slideshows from menswear (and mixed) shows like DKNY, Phillip Lim, and Thom Browne. The Vanishing Point [NYT] Related: The Skinny on Milan's Male Models

Louboutin's Bags, Crow's Denim, and Duckie's Elbows

• Expect more handbags from Christian Louboutin's brand expansion, which also includes up to ten new U.S. boutiques and "aggressive protection" of the brand's trademarks, like those lovely red soles.

Designers Punk Out With Blue Hair, Eyes

Shots of electric blue have been all over the fall runways, and beauty trends are following suit. Most famously, Marc Jacobs dyed his models’ hair blue, adding a punkish twist to an otherwise entirely sophisticated collection. Duckie Brown added turquoise undertones to the moppy-haired models of his men's collection. And Jovovich-Hawk applied shocking blue around the eyes. Just be sure to use in moderation, in order to avoid Smurfette comparisons.