When Gut Check last checked in with St. Louis native turned international supermodel Karlie Kloss, she was collaborating with star pastry chef Christina Tosi of New York City's Momofuku Milk Bar on a line of "wholesome" cookies and an intentionally cheesy video to promote said cookies. But Kloss' d ... More >>
In January Riverfront Times published its annual "News Challenge" -- 78 multiple-choice questions testing how well readers paid attention to current events over the past twelve months. Within a week, more than 100 of you submitted your answers to us. A few weeks later a dozen readers e-mailed a simi ... More >>
In the lead-up to this past weekend's Grammy Awards, Gut Check received a press release announcing singer Chaka Khan's new line of chocolates and candles, which were released in the Grammy "gift lounge" this past Thursday. The singer sure had fun naming these new products. The chocolates are called ... More >>
St. Louis native Karlie Kloss is many things. A supermodel, of course. A style icon whose haircut can launch a thousand words. And, apparently, a huge fan of Momofuku Milk Bar, Christina Tosi's acclaimed and wildly popular New York City bakery. Kloss is such a fan, in fact, that she has collaborate ... More >>
Can we all just agree that the New York Times Style section is the most important source of news in our time? How else would we know about all the ways wealthy, Ivy League-educated residents of Williamsburg and Park Slope mingle, mate, marry, raise dogs and children and send those dogs and children ... More >>
Top model Karlie Kloss (who is twenty years old and grew up in Webster Groves) is now gracing the pages of the French fashion mag, Numéro -- well, a certain photoshopped version of her is, at least. And some people aren't happy about it.
image viaUpdate December 8: Vogue Italia has since removed the top right photo from its website because, according to the website Fashionista, it's been turning up on pro-anorexia websites as "thinspo," or inspiration for not eating. Over at Jezebel, fashion writer (and former model) Jenna Sa ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergJeff and Mary Clarke and a few of their clients: Cat McGrath, Kayla Travers, Karlie Kloss and Katie Fogarty.This week is Fashion Week in New York City, which does not mean Missoni at Target as it does here, but instead tall, skinny girls walking down runways showing off the ... More >>
Check this out: hometown girl made very, very good, model Karlie Kloss, is on the cover of a special fashion week issue of Life. Photographer Gabrielle Revere followed Kloss around, to Paris, New York and home to St. Louis. The spread's got 33 images of Webster Groves' most famous face.Apparently ... More >>
Image sourceKarlie Kloss, the international supermodel/Webster High School junior is on the cover of the May issue of Teen Vogue. Inside, Kloss talks about being an ordinary all-American girl who, backstage at shows, catches up on her reading of The Great Gatsby for English class. She bakes ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/portroidsJon Hamm, representative Missourian.Once again, The Daily Beast has figured out a way to make Missourians feel bad. In honor of the Miss America Pageant, the website has decided to rank the best-looking states based on all its residents, not just one representative nubi ... More >>
To the legions of tall, skinny girls with amazing metabolisms who read last September's feature on St. Louis model managers Jeff and Mary Clarke and some of their clients, including Karlie Kloss and Katie Fogarty, and thought, well, damn, I can wear high heels and walk and I strike poses in front of ... More >>
Katie Fogarty, one of the teen models I profiled last September in my feature "The It Girls", became infamous shortly after the story ran -- no, no, not because of the powerful impact and global reach of the RFT, but because she fell down at the Prada show in Milan.The runway was slippery, Fogarty w ... More >>
New York Fashion Week has been in full swing since last Friday and three of the "It" girls featured in this week’s cover story have been making the modeling rounds. We've also posted a slide show from the session used for our cover.
Karlie Kloss, the Webster High sophomore featured in this week’s cover story, is the subject of a photo slide show in today’s New York Times in which photographer Greg Kesseler "captures the constantly changing faces of fashion week." By Jennifer Silverberg