08 January 2009

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

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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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