Tory Burch at ‘Home’, Black and White plaids, Temperley back at LFW, Todd Lynn’s Rock ‘n Roll, The Man Repeller

Tory Burch Boutique in Seoul, Korea | Source: Tory Burch

Tory Burch’s Many Second Homes (WSJ)
“Business or pleasure? Both. As her empire grows globally, Tory Burch designs each shop differently, but all are inspired by her own home.”

Black, White and Plaid All Over (NY Times)
“This season has brought plaid of a more restrained stripe just for them: shadow plaids — that is, subtler patterns rendered in blacks, grays and whites. A kind of mash-up of vanguard and rear guard, of Antwerp and Edinburgh, they offer some of the dandyish charm of tartans while paying homage to the black mood that never goes out of fashion.”

Temperley Time (
Temperley London is coming back to the capital for February’s London Fashion Week. Launched in 2000, the label went on to show in New York between 2005 and 2008 but returned to London to show the spring/summer 2009 collection.”

Todd Lynn – Dressing the Rock n Roll Elite (Clash Music)
“Todd Lynn has been dressing the rock ‘n’ roll elite for years. Legends of the music world seek creations by the masterful tailor. He has dressed the Stones, Marilyn Manson, Bono and Courtney Love.”

Fashion Triumph: Deflecting the Male Gaze (NY Times)
“Since April, Ms. Medine, 21, has been publishing photos of herself wearing these pieces on her blog, the Man Repeller, as well as shots of similarly challenging recent runway looks: fashions that, though promoted by designers and adored by women, most likely confuse — or worse, repulse — the average straight man.”