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Young Homeless Man ‘Discovered’ By Kendall Jenner And Gigi Hadid

Photo: John Economou Facebook, WENN

Photo: John Economou Facebook, WENN

With every model comes a great story of how they were “discovered” and John Economou is no exception. After leaving home at 19 and spending his nights on Venice Beach without a roof over his head, things are looking up for the Milwaukee-native now that Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid have helped him out with a major modelling contract.

John told Daily Mail that he was just “chilling on the beach”, aka his home, when he had the chance meeting with two of the world’s most in-demand models right now. 

They were having a picnic right near him, but were being bothered by seagulls who wanted their food. He helped shoo the birds away without realising that it was Gigi, Ansel Elgort and Kendall and her manager, Ashleah Gonzalez, who had just finished filming a commercial on Venice Boardwalk. (more…)

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Kim Kardashian Is Eating Her Placenta

Kim Kardashian website

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If you weren’t already forking out the cash for Kim Kardashian’s website, then this recent revelation may change your ways. The reality TV star has taken to her personal online platform to share her placenta plans with us all, explaining that she’ll be ingesting the stuff in pill form, down the hatch.

Although Kim admits she wouldn’t have “ever considered” eating this organ before, she explains that she’ll be encapsulating her placenta in the hopes of tackling postpartum depression, following her delivery of Saint West. 

“I heard so many stories when I was pregnant with North of moms who never ate their placenta with their first baby and then had postpartum depression, but then when they took the pills with their second baby, they did not suffer from depression!” she said on her personal site (via Refinery29). (more…)

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These Are The Most Complained About Commercials of 2015

Rebel Wilson Stan Ad

The Advertising Standards Bureau have released a list of the top 10 most complained about ads in Australia in 2015, proving that the organisation really did have their work cut out for them this year. From Rebel Wilson’s “big pussy” to that fat-shaming, period-shaming sanitary saga, plenty of commercials caused a downright kerfuffle thanks to puns, low-range swearing, gender discrimination and more. Check them out below. (more…)

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Rebecca Minkoff’s Next Fashion Show Could Change Everything About #NYFW

Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2016 runway

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Rebecca Minkoff plans to revolutionize the fashion industry with her new #NYFW model. In recent years, we’ve seen an uptick in fashion shows that include shoppable pieces. Minkoff is taking that concept a step further with a runway show that only features items available for purchase. And the audience will include editors, buyers and consumers.

Minkoff’s innovative approach to Fashion Week emerges at a time when consumers have unprecedented accessibility. In the past, editors and buyers would view a collection privately, six months before the rest of the world. Thanks to the advent of social media, consumers can view a collection on Instagram, Twitter or Periscope before it even leaves the runway. That immediate exposure is leading to “customer fatigue.”

“Through social media and the Internet, our customer is seeing the product at the same time as editors and influencers,” Rebecca Minkoff explains in a press release. “By the time that the product has hit retail shelves 6 months later, they are over the item that they were coveting when it originally walked down the runway.” (more…)

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Alicia Vikander Sets Standards High on Vogue’s Refreshing January Cover (Forum Buzz)

Vogue has read our wish lists and delivered someone totally different and unexpected for its debut issue of 2016. In a surprising turn, Alicia Vikander graces the cover of Vogue‘s January edition, shot by photographer David Sims. Shying away from the magazine’s usual aesthetic, Alicia looks unrecognizable styled in a blunt wig and tan skin while wearing a futuristic creation by Louis Vuitton. The Swedish actress already stars on the January issue of British Harper’s Bazaar, but that certainly hasn’t stopped us from showing this particular cover some major love.

US Vogue January 2016 : Alicia Vikander by David Sims

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“Now this should actually have been the cover for December! I love the festive mood. This is without a doubt David Sims’ best cover for U.S. Vogue. She looks alive, great tan and vibrant colours,” pointed out an enthusiastic Benn98, hitting us off on a high note.

“Love her and love the cover! She’s a great actress, so deserving of this and a refreshing new face for U.S. Vogue!!” Handbag Queen praised soon after. (more…)

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Gemma Ward Finally Gets the Vogue Australia Comeback Cover She Deserves (Forum Buzz)

In what should have been the comeback of the decade, Gemma Ward’s return to modeling in 2014 left us underwhelmed. Complete with a Prada advertising campaign, but only a single Vogue cover to add to her stellar portfolio, Gemma now makes a triumphant and overdue return to Vogue Australia‘s front cover by starring on the newly unveiled January 2016 edition, outdoing her previous appearance. Photographed by Lachlan Bailey, the 28-year-old mother of one looks ethereal wearing Givenchy Haute Couture styled by Christine Centenera in the soft, pink and feminine image.

Of course, our forum members descended on the thread like wildfire. “Now THIS is what you call a comeback cover! Wow! Laid-back and beautiful. Let that solar system cover of hers be buried and this be her comeback cover,” congratulated MON.

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Nepenthes shared the same sentiments, praising, “This cover is everything. Gemma looks so relaxed and present. This, to me, is her best work since her comeback.” (more…)