The Wednesday Fashion Files!!!

by Chelsea Burcz · February 23, 2011

While London continues to party with eclectic taste, Milan begins its own Fashion Week with Gucci despite the political uncertainty. StyleCaster decides who's fashionable in New York, Rihanna keeps her stylist, Beiber cuts his locks, Erdem talks inspiration, and much more!

1. Milan kicks off their Fashion Week in the midst of political uncertainty...[WWD]

2. Backstage beauties at London Fashion Week! [Fashionologie]

3. Stylecaster decides the 50 most stylish New Yorkers. Do you agree with their choices? [StyleCaster]

4. Why American Apparel can't keep its shirt on... [Fashionista]

5. Paul Smith Fall 2011 makes your inner nerd look really good. [becausei'maddicted]

6. J.Crew's Madewell signs second lease in the Flatiron District. [TheFeast]

7. Natasha Poly opens LFW Gucci runway show, followed by a spectacular finale! [TheLoveMagazine]

8. With experimental jewelry a hot item this season, New York–based Lizzie Fortunato's August Spike Earrings are simple enough to be chic, but rad enough to be punk. Whatever your style, these earrings look good.  [TheCut]

9. A great place to find cool stuff - Svpply. [ACupofJo]

10. Les Chiffoniers A/W 11/12 collection plays with structure, texture, and color. [iheartkrackney]

11. Milan making its Fashion Week more open to the public. [Reuters]

12. Ooo la la! Fantastic London Fashion Week street style photos! [froufrouu]

13. First it was Jennifer Aniston, and now Justin Bieber, celebs are cutting their famous locks off. [VanityFair]

14. Target re-releases 34 looks from past collaborations with designers like Proenza Schouler, Rodarte, and Thakoon. [Fashionista]

15. Erdem admits his source of inspiration for his splashy color gowns. "'I love the film Pollock,' said designer Erdem Moralioglu backstage after his dark, painterly show Monday afternoon." [Interview]

16. Ashish's punky roots rocked the London runway with spider tights, plaids, and sweaters riddled with holes. [knightcat]

17. Rihanna's stylist is NOT fired. [NYPost]

18. Look through the best of the best in shoes and bags-straight from London. [Fashionologie]

19. Let's hear it from the model's perspective - Daphne Groenveld interviewed by Elle. [Elle]

20. Saturdays surf shop's latest tote bag coming soon, great for the beach or the street. [SATURDAYS]

21. Mark Fast's knitted wonder world of design is elegant, cozy, and tough. [Nylon]

22. Nylon March cover girl Kate Bosworth looks adorable in west London. [JustJared]

23. Isabel Lucas in an airy pink dress channels effortless chic at the Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood Celebrates "The Fighter." [TheVogueDiaries]