Shocking Madonna

February 20, 2009

madonna WFresh from her divorce, Madonna has starred in a no-holds-barred photoshoot with 22-year-old Brazilian model Jesus Luz, who is now reportedly her lover.

Okay Madge, maybe it’s not time to go into a retirement home but Lourdes can read, David and the other little one can look at pictures and yeah, we get it. You are daring edgy and on and on.. but seriously no one cares!

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We can look forward to Madonna doing these photo shoots at 90 if we are lucky. Jesus looks…good!


Diesel buys Viktor & Rolf

July 26, 2008

Who knows if this will be a bad move for them – but right now, it can only make them bigger and help them through a difficult economy in 2009:

Renzo Rosso, the Italian industrialist behind Diesel, has acquired a majority stake in the Dutch designer firm with ambitions to build it into one of the “top reference fashion houses of the future.”

Financial terms were not disclosed, but Rosso told WWD that he plans to make major investments to bolster the duo’s ready-to-wear business, add licensed products such as eyewear and jewelry and open freestanding stores in high-visibility locations.

“It’s a new chapter to start building on the brand and to focus on creativity,” said Rolf Snoeren who, with Viktor Horsting, began staging fashion performances in Paris in the Nineties, ultimately launching a couture collection in 1998 and rtw in 2000. “We needed to team up with a strong partner to realize our dreams.” …by fashionising

Obama was inspiration for Black Vogue Italia issue.

July 25, 2008

Don’t you just get tired of this people? Black models have been around for eons and now the agencies are inspired because of Obama? Stupid is as stupid does, isn’t it?  In Paris, there are endless statues of Nubian princesses and now Obama is the inspiration for thinking black women are beautiful?

Do these people expect to be congratulated for throwing a one-issue bone to black models? [Read more]

Vanessa Paradis Replaces Kirsten Dunst In Miu Miu Ad Campaign

July 20, 2008

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Johnny Depp’s longtime girlfriend & mother to his children, Vanessa Paradis, has reportedly replaced fellow actress Kirsten Dunst as the lovely face for Miu Miu, Miuccia Prada’s sporty fashion line.

Paradis will be seen in the coming fall sporting the label’s futuristic campaign & my, will we be so much happier with this choice compared to Dunst…. by blavish

Vogue Italia: 10,000 more copies of “All black Issue”

July 19, 2008

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Quick, name what geeks and fashionistas were lining up for this weekend. The new iphone and the “All Black” Vogue Italia Issue.

Condé Nast prepped accordingly for the increased consumer curiosity surrounding the themed issue, where Steven Meisel shot the likes of Naomi Campbell, Alek Wek, Jourdan Dunn, Liya Kebede, Veronica Webb and upcoming names like Sessilee Lopez and Toccara Jones. [Read more]

Carla Bruni launches new album dressed in Dior Homme.

July 18, 2008

Apparently, Carla’s love for Dior is real. Dior is not only reserved for State functions but also her private , other life.

According to a European source, the tuxedo the French first lady wears in promotional images for her new album, which came out in France Friday, July 11, is by Dior Homme designer Kris Van Assche, complete with a butterfly detail on the lapel straight from his fall/winter runway.
There’s been a frenzy around the former model’s latest record, titled “Comme si de rien n’était” (”As if nothing had happened”), and reviews have largely been good — with a few frosty exceptions. [Read more]