Morning round-up: Barack Obama sets the fashion agenda, plus who thinks long hair after 40 is out?

08 January 2009


Who says only the First Lady Elect can spark fashion trends? Barack Obama's suit-makers are launching a ‘Capitol collection' of menswear. [WWD]

Carolina Herrera has clear ideas about grooming: ‘Long hair after 40 is out.' [The Times]

More fuel on the fire for men who want a stay-at-home wife. The pressure of a high-powered job is to blame for the end of the hourglass figure. Naturally. [Daily Mail]

Eeek. Not even awards-ceremony freebies are free from the credit crunch bite. What will this mean for Fashion Week? [Variety]


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