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Filthy Glam Fashion Show – 40 Photos!

12 Aug

I was on the scene on behalf of Buzzine the other night at the Fred Segal Store in Santa Monica for the unveiling of the Nude Collection by Lyric Culture’s Hanna Rochelle Schmieder. As fan of fashion and rock’n roll, it was the perfect fit for me (though I may have to lose a few lb’s to wear *those* clothes!), so I took a million more pictures than Buzzine will ever publish. The logo tees and tights feature prose and snippets from classic rock songs of the 60s, 70s and 80s (via special arrangement with the artists, so they can cash in too).

I’m posting many of the images here (some by me, some by Enzo) plus a video of the wet’n wild grand finale by the band Semi Precious Weapons. Singer Justin Tranter was there to perform, but also to show off his Fetty (F’n Pretty) jewelry collection (fun fact: Tranter’s mom is a custom engagement ring designer) and to unveil Lyric Culture’s first foray into modern-day bandom with a limited edition SPW “Sticky” (With Champagne).

The unseasonably chilly August evening began with some red (OK, champagne-colored) carpet shenanigans from special guests and the band.

SPW is a band from New York City (not unlike The New York Dolls, come to think of it) consisting of Justin Tranter on vocals, Stevy Pyne on guitar, Cole Whittle on bass and Dan Crean on drums. They have two excellent dancers and all-around cheerleader party-gals who perform with them onstage, but for the life of me I could not find their names anywhere online. If you know, drop a comment — they deserve recognition, too. (I’ve posted a few pics of them here, but if you want to see the naughty bits, you have to go my personal CONCERTS photo album at Picasa.)

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Rochelle strikes a pose with the glammy guys and gals.

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A band apart.

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Just the boys. (The guy to the far left of the screen looks so much like Kato Kaelin, doesn’t he?!)

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Brad Pitt’s Check-Stand Nightmare

11 Aug

Could you imagine Brad Pitt at the grocery store, faced with this?

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All we need now is Juliette Lewis & The Licks on the cover of Spin, and he’s had it!

Actually, I’ve been reading more magazines now than I have in years. Probably not a good idea to go so far as to subscribe (I’ve recently signed up for Vogue, Self, and Vanity Fair) knowing how little time I have… but all those old articles seem new again. Even when *I* had the idea first — I posted a blog back in February about accenting with leopard, and this month’s issue of Vogue comes out with the same thing. Copycats. (Only difference is they’re rich, successful and widely read!)

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I’ve been immersed in my virtual closet lately, not quite ready to come out — but here’s a sneak peek at the Vintage Vault (at Etsy) and the Classic Closet (at Netfrocks). Both sides of the online armoire come together at StaciStyle.com.

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Model Falls on the Runway & Semi Precious Weapons Fully Cocked

11 Aug

What are the odds? I’d post a blog about spectacular catwalk calamities, and then crash! bam! boom! a model falls on the runway right in front of me. It happened last night at a fashion show for Lyric Culture’s Nude collection in Santa Monica at the Fred Segal on 5th. The photos (by Enzo Giobbe) illustrate the diva’s dive and recovery, then a few follow-up images (by me) show how rock’n roll glam saved the day.

Newsflash: Fresh paint and high heels don’t mix.

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Don’t worry, folks at home. She’s gonna be OhhhKayyy.

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