As creative director of InStyle since 2007, Rina Stone has seen her purview expand from the pages of a magazine to an entire brand universe that now encompasses everything from apps to stilettos (created as part of an ongoing collaboration with Nine West). And the hot-off-the-presses September issue is an even bigger deal than usual this year, as its 700+ pages celebrate not only fall fashion but 20 years of InStyle‘s signature inspirational yet attainable approach. As for how she balances multiple projects and tasks, Stone is quick to credit her fellow InStylers. “None of this work would be possible without the huge contribution of the many talented art directors, designers and photo editors on my team,” says Stone. “They can switch gears in an instant from a magazine feature to a digital mini book to — believe it or not — a behind-the-scenes video. They rock!” Fashionably speaking, agility is the new black. Read more
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Whether crafting a Mardi Gras outfit for actress Jennifer Coolidge on Bravo’s Mad Fashion or making that “hair” dress for Project Runway, Chris March has become known for his wild, costume-like couture. In our latest Media Beat interview, he spoke with UnBeige‘s Stephanie Murg about his creative process.
“I’d say 90 percent of the time I get an idea, like, within 10 seconds of somebody telling me what their whole thing is about. And usually that flash of an idea, it’s what I always go with,” the designer and reality TV star explained. “It might change slightly, but in general that’s pretty much it. To get me to change the entire idea is pretty tough.”
And, while not even Cher herself could likely get March to divert from his vision, there is one rocker he just might compromise for. Watch the full video to find out.
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