After two years of anonymity, the mystery tweeter behind @dkny was finally revealed! Proving …Twitter has thankfully become the go-to open mic forum for anyone with something to say, especially fashion people. From fashion advice to hollywood insight, the funniest fashion stars are sounding off - in 140 character or less!
We polled the editors at StyleBistro.com and compiled a list of favorite and funniest tweeters.
@dknyAfter two years of anonymity in the Tweet-osphere, the brains behind the hilarious tweets of @dkny was revealed to be Aliza Licht, the SVP of global communications at Donna Karan International. With over 362,000 followers to date, Aliza has gained a loyal group of supporters who stay tuned in to her matter-of-fact reports on the DKNY empire. Here are some examples of her handiwork:
"You know the best way to get someone to read your email? write 'Gossip' in the subject. Response time at world record levels."
"I am going to write in red marker all day, because apparently black is not intimidating enough..."
"I just spent 2 HOURS searching for the words to craft the perfect press release. My brain has exploded all over my bed"
@johnjannuzziBetween his ultra chic style blog, Textbook, his super sweet and romantic musings on To My Wife and his unabashedly honest and funny twitter feed, John Jannuzzi has gained quite a cult following in the fashion world. The witty and charming Jannuzzi was even voted as the Best Twitter Personality of the year by racked.com! Currently the Style Collective Editor at Lucky, he showers his twitter fans with everything from industry tidbits to hilarious everyday commentary.
"I'm going as Melancholia for Halloween. I'm just going to wear Rodarte and bump into people all night long."
"All headlines I see today seem to say "Doom" "New Low" "Occupy" "Plummet" YAY OPTIMISM."
"Enough with this 2 months till Christmas. THANKSGIVING IS THE REAL HOLIDAY."
"I hate people talking about juxtaposition almost as much as i hate the word juxtaposition."
@ninagarciaFashion director of Marie Claire and resident sassy judge of Project Runway Nina Garcia's wit and humor translates eloquently on her Twitter feed. From style tips to behind-the-scenes glimpses of PR, Nina's twitter feed gives followers a glimpse into the indulgent and fantastical world of fashion.
"Wondering what Siri will say if I ask him/her about who will succeed Galliano at Dior? #iphone4s"
"#WeAllHaveTried a pair of trousers that fit beautifully (something which is very difficult). If it happens, buy two pairs. #tip"
"Looking at the worldwide twitter trends... Now everybody writes in all CAPS... Is it me but this type of writing is not elegant?"
@CondeElevatorIf the walls at Condé Nast - which houses the Vogue office - could talk, it would read something like the tweets on @CondeElevator's account. The tweets are laugh-out-loud hilarious and provide precious insight to the world of fashion publishing. While we're sad to report that the anonymous tweeter has retired, here are some fun highlights:
"Woman #1 to Woman #2, holding an omelet: What's the occasion?' Woman #2: ...huh? Woman #1: I would need an occasion to eat that."
"[Girl holding brownie abashedly in elevator] Male coworker: I'm not judging you."
"Girl #1: I love that necklace, I saw it at Banana last week and almost bought it too. Girl #2: [flips hair] This is Gucci."
"Girl: Omigod what happened to your knee?! Fashion boy: Oh god, I fell dancing! Girl: Omigod it's like you came back from the war."
@OscarPRGirlIt may not be Oscar de la Renta himself, but it's as close as we're going to get. The twitter feed, @OscarPRGirl, are the musings of a PR girl for Oscar de la Renta, chronicling her life from the inside of the famed fashion house. She's witty, smart, and gives us a decadent glimpse at the world of Oscar!
"one thing I love about a full skirt is that you can really walk in it"
"I am very fond of Fitzgerald, especially for descriptions like 'uncomfortably beautiful.'"
"Guy at natural food store: do you have a shirt? Yeah, um, we require shirts in the store. Me: this is a shirt. #croptop #fashionproblem"
"I've always loved a good running errands look"
@Karl_LagerfeldIt's no surprise that the genius behind Chanel would have an unfiltered stream of witty advice. While @Karl_Lagerfeld is written by a fan posing as Karl, the quotes are real quotes from Karl that were pulled from old interviews.
"Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress."
"I only go to places if I have a professional reason. I'm not a tourist."
"I am a fashion person, and fashion is not only about clothes -- it's about all kinds of change."
"Florals are for middle-aged women with weight problems."
"Nonchalance in couture is very important, because couture without nonchalance is just the drag queen attitude of women of an era past."
@chrissyteigenThere is so much to love about Chrissy Teigen. This self-declared Hollywood insider's twitter feed is unabashedly honest and all-around hilarious. Check it now and follow her now:
"You aren't allowed to hate mayonnaise if you eat fast food. 'i'll take a mechanically separated chicken burger but OH NO HOLD THE MAYO'"
"When hulu asks me 'is this ad relevant to you?' i click NO every time. just to be a b---- . sometimes it is relevant. forgive me father."
"it's so cute how celebrities go on book tours and pretend they had anything to do with the actual writing part of their books."
"going to new orleans tomorrow. hide your shrimp, hide your grits."
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