Sunday Style Talk: The Man Repeller, The Style Rookie, Jenna Lyons, Sigerson Morrison and Azealia Banks!

WHOA! What a week! I don’t know about you gals and guys, but I’ve been OBSESSED with the Olympics this week! From the Phelps/Lochte rivalry and the stunning (and expected) win of America’s newest sweetheart Gabby Douglas, I’ve been riveted by the determination and dedication of America’s greatest  athletes! On another note, I’ve also been LOVING all the in-depth profiles on fashion insiders this week. SO, for this week’s Sunday Style Talk it’s about them! From The Man Repeller’s next move, to fashion’s newest IT girl and a promising business deal gone terribly wrong here are the best stories of the week!

1. The Business of Blogging, The Man Repeller (via Business of Fashion)

NEW YORK, United States — In April of 2010, Leandra Medine, then a 21-year-old journalism student living with her parents on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, launched a blog with a novel and quirky concept: The Man Repeller. “It’s about trends that (More, here)

2. J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons Talks Picks, Preps, And The Art Of … (via

Since taking over as creative director, J.Crew’s Jenna Lyons has helped grow the brand into that rare creation: a multimillion-dollar mass retailer with serious fashion cred. It’s not just her staffers who follow her lead—”Jenna’s Picks” have converted legions (More, here)

3. Azealia Banks: fashion’s new poster girl (via The Guardian)

Less than a year since 212 went viral, Azealia Banks‘ assault on thefashion industry has been almost as much of a smash as her breakout hit. Her look in the accompanying video – Mickey Mouse jumper, cut-offs and pigtails – was a reflection of the scene she (More, here)

4. A Hard Spill in Designer Shoes (via NY Times)

THEY were the girls with the golden shoes. Kari Sigerson and Miranda Morrison couldn’t take a wrong step in their climb from Fashion Institute of Technology students to fashion-world darlings. Celebrities like Cameron Diaz were photographed in their (More, here)

5. The Oracle of Girl World (via NY Times)

AN hour into her summer of freedom, Tavi Gevinson was stuck somewhere between La Guardia and Degraw Street, inching her way through the rain-soaked traffic in Brooklyn. It was a Monday afternoon in early July, and about 200 teenagers had gathered (More, here)

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