Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Wilder Happenings: I'm a Blogger for the Huffington Post! (and) My Day with Moda Operandi CEO Aslaug Magnusdottir

I have some pretty exciting news (news which I apologize for repeating if you've already heard via my Twitter and Facebook yappings), but I'm now a blogger for the Huffington Post! I'm thrilled and immensely grateful to everyone who helped me get to this point. It feels pretty awesome to see my name and photo up there.

My first piece for them went up yesterday, on Stylelist, about the day I spent following Aslaug Magnusdottir during Fashion Week. Aslaug is the CEO of Moda Operandi whom I interviewed in January. I'm posting the beginning of the piece and a few photos here, but then you'll have to go to Stylelist to read the rest. Comments on the site would be greatly appreciated as it ups my views and makes me look big and important, and if you want to "become a fan" of me on the site you'll get notified when I write another post for them (after the jump).

"Gauzy tulle and weighty draped gold fabric played against the models' bodies at the Marchesa Fall 2012 Show. Red embroidery shaped their torsos and luminous brocades cascaded down their backs. The models glided down the runway of the Plaza's hall, their faces glowing, their hair just messy enough to conjure up images of nymphs emerging from a wood.

Great design and hard work came together at Marchesa to create an illusion of easy glamor. The duck (or swan, in this case) skims the surface, while underneath, its webbed (or high-heeled) feet paddle furiously. Moda Operandi's CEO Aslaug Magnusdottir is fashion's ultimate swan..."

Click here to read the rest. And to find out who the woman in that amazing purple coat is.


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