Of all the films pending release in early 2009, Harvey Milk – Gus Van Sant‘s biopic of the gay rights leader/politician – is most likely to have an impact on the fashion front. As we stride towards a boot-legged, tight-hipped summer, the movie might just start to look prescient: suggesting alternatives to the side parting (big hair!) and yet more reasons to grow a moustache.
Speed Racer star Emile Hirsch has been picked as the face of Valentino’s men’s spring/summer 2009 collection.
For every Emile Hirsch there are a thousand badly made, ill-fitting suits out there that routinely make me weep.
This month appears to be the month to be seen within the world of fashion magazines. From Madonna and Tom Ford to Drew Barrymore and Gwen Stefani; March is the issue in which all the magazines showcase the latest collections and therefore (along with September) it is the month that ever editor, reader and model either dreads or not-so-patiently awaits.