video look book

New York mag is doing these video versions of their Look Book feature. Some of the people are decent, like Padma Lakshmi, who comes off as being pretty cool and humble. But then you get winners like Chrissy Bradley? A grad student at NYU? Who ends everything in a question? And lives in a “gorgeous, big” Chelsea loft that she no doubt pays for completely on her own? And says things like “Fashion is an artifact of culture?”?

The California/Paris thing just isn’t happening, I’m afraid. Women in Paris do indeed rock the Jane Birkin bangs-in-the-eyes thing, but otherwise this is very Hot Topic. I know I’m being mean, but come on: If you are anything but erudite and articulate, run from anybody who wants to put video of you on the Internets.

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