Photo by Mikael Colville-Andersen
Must Read Links: Exploring Cities And Chic
On a bike, San Francisco’s streets become your friends (Hi, Harrison), or frenemies (talking about you, Steiner), or that weirdo you avoid making eye contact with (Divisadero). But it’s not all about avoiding traffic and hills, as this interactive map shows by revealing the history of San Francisco’s place names.
I like my celebrity gossip well-aged and with a healthy dose of academic analysis. This two-part series on Gloria Swanson by Anne Helen Petersen is the on-line equivalent of a page-turner (page-scroller?).
Nicholas Ghesquiere speaks! He opens up about his (seemingly) abrupt departure from Balenciaga, but it’s really a story that explodes the myth of the lone creative genius.
Finally, a shot of cycle chic: Jane Aldridge, the brilliant redhead with a charmed life, has put together her guide to biking in style over at her blog Sea of Shoes.
natgeo Photo by @irablockphoto Strolling through the streets of London this morning I happened on the fifth annual Tweed Run. An old fashioned bike rally where everyone wears tweeds. #London #bike #tweeds @thephotosociety #tweedrun
hiroandwolf #tweedrun fun with @houndstoothroad and @sinbad_and_sailor
kmrene …and off we go! #tweedrun 2013 Happy 5th Birthday! #london
Yesterday’s Fifth Annual London Tweed Run was a smashing success. At least judging by all the lovely photos that were posted to Instagram.
Fortunately Kelly, BikePretty’s London correspondent, was on the ground and in the tweedy midst. Here’s her special report. Continue reading
A Girls on Bikes Lookbook from Minkpink
It doesn’t matter how many minimalist fashion blogs I read. I can’t resist the siren call of
ugly hipster sweaters and pattern mixing. Add in some sassy girls on bikes and I am totally in love.
Check out Australian label Minkpink’s latest collection. They even made this cute video of the models messing around on bikes, skateboards, swings…is she trying to walk on top of a fence? Continue reading
Honey Cooler Handmade Studio Visit
It’s such a treat to visit a designer’s studio, especially one filled with lovely lingerie. Being a fashion design nerd, I was super-excited when Stephanie invited me to the Honey Cooler Handmade headquarters. Continue reading
Street Style & Background Bikes from Milan Fashion Week
The sub-zero (0° Celsius, mind you) weather must the cause of the lackluster cycle-chic street style during Milan Fashion Week. After the good show they gave us last season, I was Continue reading
Cycle Chic Street Style from Paris Fashion Week
Despite the chilly Paris weather, street style during Fashion Week was in force. Catherine Baba is always reliable for a beautiful, bike-able outfit. And she didn’t disappoint. Even Diane of A Shaded View on Fashion made use of the Vélib’, Paris’ bike share. Enjoy the rest of these shots for your bike fashion inspiration. Continue reading
Convertible Sandals from Mohop: How To Travel Light & Look Cute
It’s taken me years to figure out how to travel light and still wear semi-decent outfits. I mean, I need to look good in vacation pictures.
This year, the stakes are even higher. Continue reading