Style Notes: GQ's Most Stylish Men; Anna Wintour Apologizes for "Migrant Chic" Comment
Post-Coachella style news.
GQ Names Drake, Eddie Redmayne Among Most Stylish Men in the World [GQ]
For its annual "Most Stylish Men" roundup, GQ looked beyond the red carpets to find the fashionable influencers and actors with the best street style. Among the 13 best-dressed men are Drake ("The Coziest Baller"), Eddie Redmayne ("The Natural"), Aziz Ansari ("The Minimalist") and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ("The Prime Minister of Suave").
Anna Wintour Apologizes for Calling Yeezy Season 3 "Migrant-Chic" [The Guardian]
While promoting her Met Ball documentary The First Monday in May, Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour made an appearance on NBC's Late Night With Seth Meyers, where she relayed her story of getting lost in the basement of Madison Square Garden after Kanye West's "migrant chic" Yeezy Season 3 show. Her choice of words to describe the collection, however, was not well-received. On Friday, Wintour issued an apology, saying, "I apologize if my remark was offensive in any way. The migrant crisis is real, and I didn’t intend to trivialise that issue.”
Elie Saab to Judge Middle East Project Runway [Yahoo Style]
Elie Saab will lend his prowess to up-and-coming designers as a judge on Project Runway's Middle Eastern spinoff. The program will broadcast across 20 Arabic territories later this year. Since dressing Halle Berry for her Oscar win in 2002, Saab's designs have become a red-carpet staple worn by everyone from Taylor Swift to Kate Hudson.
Eva Chen Talks Instagram's Evolving Role in Fashion [Business of Fashion]
According to Eva Chen, Instagram's head of fashion partnerships, the social media app has and will continue to revolutionize the world of fashion — but it's not just about followers anymore. Engagement is now a more prized metric than the number of followers a brand has. She also noted that crafting a "strong visual rubric" and brand identity as well as an air of authenticity are key to maximizing a brand's Instagram profile.