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Alexa Chung Says Magazines Invent Fashion Trends to Get You to Buy Stuff

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Last night, Styleite caught up with Alexa Chung, who was DJing Harper's Bazaar's party at Saks. The always-quotable style icon provided some great lines last night, including this:


I don’t really follow trends. I don’t know what they are. I think people make them up, and then they say, ‘Oh yeah, yellow’s really in this season.’ Sometimes there are obvious trends, but there aren’t any at the moment I can think of. Are there? It’s bullshit. Trends are a lie magazines make up so you feel like you have to buy something.

Maybe not the wisest thing to say at a party sponsored by a magazine, but she does kind of have a point.
· Alexa Chung Serenades Us at Saks [Styleite]
· Alexa Chung for Madewell [Racked NY]