Blog Posts by The Thread

  • Legendary Supermodel Iman on Why She Doesn't Go To Runway Shows Anymore



    Somalia-born beauty Iman broke on to the modelling scene in the late '70s and quickly became one of the most powerful and successful supermodels of all time. Now, Mrs. David Bowie spends much of her time on her eponymous cosmetics line and humanitarian work, but she sat down with The Thread to reminisce about what she loves about Fashion Week, what excites her about New York City, and the trend of 2013 she's most looking forward to.

  • When you think of classic, All-American dressing you think of Tommy Hilfiger. The man behind your favorite sporty-chic looks spoke with host of The Thread and supermodel Jessica Stam about his latest collection, who the ideal Tommy Hilfiger woman is, and what every woman needs to look effortlessly stylish. His advice: don't try too hard! This and many more words of fashionable wisdom on this episode of The Thread.

  • Most Outrageous Style at Fashion Week



    The Thread hit New York Fashion Week to capture the most outrageous style and beauty moments on the runway. Blinged out beauty looks, wild and crazy 'dos, and Muppet-like fur caught our eye this season--and all for the wrong reasons. From the peculiar to the downright freakish, we saw it all at the most celebrated fashion event of the year. Would you try any of these looks?

  • Jessica Stam Pulls Double Duty for The Thread & Marc Jacobs



    We've got a hot date for February 14th this year. No, we're not talking flowers and chocolates--we're talking fashion! Host of The Thread and our favorite supermodel Jessica Stam will be hosting the Marc Jacobs pre-show, so we caught up with the gorgeous catwalk star before the big event. Watch and learn all about the model and the designer's first meeting, what it's like to have a bag named after you, and more!

  • Jessica Stam Gives Us a Backstage Tour at Jason Wu



    He's dressed everyone from red carpet faves like Diane Kruger and Zoe Saldana to the FLOTUS herself, but how does designer Jason Wu prep his models before they hit the runway? Wu's show is one not to be missed, and this season he asked Thread host and supermodel Jessica Stam to walk down the catwalk for him. While she prepped for the big show, she gave us an exclusive look at where the magic happens and spoke with the designer about the collection, who he wishes he could play dress-up with, and what it's like having Michelle Obama as a fan.

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  • Who Took The Grammys Dress Code Seriously And Who Did Not?

    People were buzzing about the proposed dress code for the 2013 Grammys almost as much as they were about Rihanna taking Chris Brown as her date. For the Grammys—notoriously the most risk-taking of all the red carpets—a dress code was a tall order. Many attendees, like Carly Rae Jepsen and Florence Welch, complied, helping to make this year’s red carpet one of the classiest, and most high-fashion yet. And some, like Kelly Rowland and J.Lo, pushed the boundaries, using see-through mesh and baring a whole leg, respectively. Watch our video below and weigh in on who played by the rules, and who blurred the lines.

  • Stars Remember Whitney Houston at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Bash




    Every year, mega-producer and legendary music industry executive Clive Davis holds THE Pre-Grammys party--one that's usually a star-studded kick-off to the biggest night in music. Now, a year after the tragic death of beloved singer Whitney Houston, the annual event takes a moment to remember the icon. The Thread was there on the red carpet, asking music's brightest stars when they first fell in love with Houston's talents, and who they think will be the most-buzzed about nominee at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. Who do you think will be the big winner this evening?

  • What a difference a year makes for Carly Rae Jepsen. The petite, 27-year-old singer watched the 2012 Grammy Awards show from the comfort of her home, having just released "Call Me Maybe," and this year she's nominated for Song of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. Over the course of twelve months, everyone from Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Katy Perry and John Franco, to at least five college sports teams and the 2012 Olympic swim team had parodied the song. And isn't imitation the sincerest form of flattery? We had the pleasure of catching up with Carly Rae smack-dab in the middle of her insane pre-Grammy schedule to chat about her impending first time at the Grammys, how it felt to be nominated, and most importantly, what she couldn't wait to wear for her big Grammy red carpet debut.

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  • Janelle Monae Chats Grammys, Makeup, And Her Signature Style


    Have you ever wondered how Grammy-nominated artist and COVERGIRL Janelle Monae manages to walk the ever-so-fashionable tightrope? Or why she chose the tuxedo as her go-to "uniform?" Or maybe you want to know--like we always have--how her makeup game is so tight? The Thread sat down with the impeccably cool singer to gain a little insight on those (and more) questions on the eve of the biggest night in music--the 55th Annual Grammy Awards.

    For more on Janelle’s new album, new artist collaborations, and the music legend who's her hero, watch below!


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  • Grammys Fashion Preview



    While the Grammys celebrate the best and brightest in the music industry each year, they also serve as major style inspiration. From red carpet fashion hits to chart-topping hair and beauty, Fashion Police expert and Thread host Jay Manuel is bringing us an exclusive sneak peek at the styles to expect at this years' show.

    Side braids - If hairstyles were charted this year, they'd be up there with "Call Me Maybe." Keep the look from going little kid and feeling instead more romantic and whimsical with well-executed plaits. Pair the style with vibrant eyes in an icy jewel tone and keep lips neutral for a look that sings.

    Brocade
    - A metallic mini in this year's "it" fabric is short and youthful--a statement worth making at the Grammys and beyond! Test drive one with a lower back and flirty pleats and be sure to pile on standout accessories! Metallic heels finish off the look and play up those legs!

    Updos - What good is having a fresh face if you can't show it off? Pull hair up and out of

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