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You’ll Either Love or Hate Emma Roberts’ Allure Cover for January (Forum Buzz)

Allure successfully managed to steal the spotlight from the other mainstream fashion monthlies last month and appear to be riding a wave of success into the new year. For January 2016, Allure secured a cover with Emma Roberts, shot by legendary fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier. Making for a refreshing and welcome choice, the star of Scream Queens looks radiant and fresh posing in a classic studio setting wearing a Christian Dior bodysuit.

Allure January 2016 : Emma Roberts by Patrick Demarchelier

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“Best I’ve ever seen her photographed,” proclaimed marsnoop2 straight away.

In agreement over how terrific the cover turned out was liv4beauty: “I love this. Sexy but playful. It’s the best I’ve seen her look.” (more…)

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Watch: Bella Hadid and Crew Channel ‘Kill Bill’ in New Love Advent Video

This year, LOVE Magazine drew inspiration from movies like Jaws and Mean Girls for its famous LOVE Advent videos. The hottest clip yet pulls from a surprising film: Kill Bill. Nothing’s sexier than flirting with danger, and Bella Hadid, Kelly Rohrbach and Stella Maxwell do just that in the steamy video, released on Monday. The three models embody #SquadGoals as they tap into alter egos “Black Widow,” “Cherry Pie” and “Whiplash,” respectively. They wield knives, throw mysterious suitcases into car trunks, drag shovels and whip ropes around. And of course, they’re dressed to kill in corsets, gloves, knee-high boots and Bella’s badass black hair. Watch the Gregory Harris-directed clip above and be afraid. Be very afraid.

Bella Hadid evolves from a knife-wielding killer to a superheroine in today’s LOVE Advent video. Directed by Doug Inglish, the minute-long clip finds Bella doing stuff normal humans do like filing her nails. But — wait! — she has superhuman powers. Bella magically transforms into a peplum dress and lingerie with bunny ears right before our eyes. She finally settles on a Wonder Woman costume and flies away. This is how everyone should get dressed in the morning. Catch Bella’s solo clip below: (more…)

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Derek Zoolander Is the Latest Addition to Mario Testino’s Towel Series

 

TOWEL SERIES 100, DEREK ZOOLANDER. #MarioTestino #TowelSeries @Zoolander

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Every model worth their salt has been in Mario Testino’s esteemed Towel Series, so it’s only fitting that the world’s most-loved fictional model has finally taken part in the project.

Acting as the series’ 100th instalment since its inception with Kate Moss, Derek Zoolander poses in a headscarf, biker vest and wrap skirt, aka “Post-Hanukka Daiye Spa look”, for the milestone shot.

Besides the black and white filter and the towel fabric, it’s not really what we’re used to seeing from this series, however, Mario has always asserted that the beauty of this project is that you can “wear [the towel] however you want”. (more…)

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Swearing Is Linked to Having an Extensive Vocabulary, According to Research

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We’re warned from day one that swearing is bad, but it turns out it’s actually quite a good thing to be profanity proficient. No, we’re not just cursing connoisseurs trying to get away with inappropriate language. There’s actually a study that proves the link between swearing and an extensive vocabulary, meaning all those walking thesauruses are probably big ol’ foul mouths too.

That might sound odd to you considering that swear words seem like an easier option than, you know, tame in-the-dictionary words, but research recently published in the Language of Sciences journal (Via Cosmpolitan) says otherwise.

In what we’re sure would’ve been a fun experiment, subjects were asked to say as many swear words that they could think of in 60 seconds. They were then set a non-swearing task, like listing animal names, to complete in the same amount of time. (more…)

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Marie Claire Australia Launches Online Store

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Fashion fave Marie Claire Australia is responding to the tough and fickle editorial landscape, having launched a brand new e-commerce site for a stronger online and brand presence, and, of course, to give the people what they want. 

The platform, dubbed Styled By Marie Claire, provides clothing and accessory collections for consumers, which have been put together by the title’s editors and fashion contributors.

“It’s another brand extension, it’s a further footprint, because our whole idea at Pacific magazines is about putting the customer first,” former Marie Claire editor and Pacific Magazines executive, Jackie Frank, told Ragtrader. “We are audience-centric rather than print-centric and whatever it is our audience wants, that’s where we need to play.” (more…)

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Ruby Rose and Phoebe Dahl Have Broken Up, Engagement Called Off

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Australia’s own Ruby Rose and fashion designer Phoebe Dahl have called it quits after two years together, E! News reports.

A source “close to the couple” told E! that distance made things difficult for the pair who had to spend so much time apart for work. “It’s completely amicable and they wish each other the best,” the source said.

Ruby and Phoebe’s tweets looking back on the past only add to these claims. “@RubyRose you have brought me to my best and I will always love you. I can’t wait to see what the future brings for us,” Phoebe wrote, followed by Ruby’s similar sentiment only one minute later. “I will forever treasure our time together. I’m a better person because of all we shared.” (more…)