Gap China's New Star and Sketchers' Low Blow in Today's Style Scraps

Alyssa Vingan

PAPERMAG friend and contributor Julia Frakes is the star of Gap China's first ever campaign, shot by Annie Leibovitz. [Refinery 29]

Terence Koh made quite a splash at our Nightlife Awards last week, wearing a Turkish wedding dress that he bedazzled himself. His inspiration? "The tears of upcoming winter." [The Daily]

Sketchers has "adopted" Tom's Shoes' business model to create a charitable shoe line of its own called Bobs. How are the brands different, you ask? Bobs has committed to donate two pairs of shoes per every pair sold, while Toms donates only one. [Fashionista]

Kanye West follows a whopping fifteen people on Twitter, and they are all top models who were featured in his song "Christian Dior Denim Flow." Now that's what we call life imitating art. [Stylite]

Vogue's new video series takes us behind the scenes of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund competition and introduces us to the finalists, including Eddie Borgo, Joseph Altuzarra and Prabal Gurung. [Vogue]

Speaking of models, rounded up its top ten models of the Spring/Summer 2011 season. [Style]

Are the days of creative photography in fashion magazines over due to censorship and pressure from advertisers? Check out this debate -- between a fashion designer and an editor -- that carefully weighs both sides. [Guardian]

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