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In Bed with Marion Cotillard for Christian Dior’s New Handbag Campaign (Forum Buzz)

By now, we’re pretty aware of the fact that Marion Cotillard is well affiliated with Christian Dior. She has starred in countless advertising campaigns for the iconic French fashion house since 2008 and seven years later, Marion’s ads for Raf Simons‘ Fall 2015 collection of Lady Dior handbags have been unveiled for our pleasure. Switching it up from the actress’ last set, Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott were the photographers of choice this time around. The duo has a habit of recycling the same ideas over and over and we cannot help but feel like we’ve seen all of this before.

Christian Dior 'Lady Dior' Handbags F/W 2015.16 : Marion Cotillard by Mert & Marcus

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Members of our forums were quick to descend on the thread. “Well well! Something fresh, love the restraint. If it were up to those two there would be way more sex appeal than what we’re seeing here. The shots remind me somewhat of Marion’s debut Vogue Paris editorial/Dior under Galliano,” acknowledged Benn98.

“It definitely looks like a toned down version of her first VP editorial. Last season’s Lindbergh ads were infinitely better than this awkward, stiff mess. M&M are really losing their touch,” replied an uninterested Melancholybaby. (more…)

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Kanye West’s Yeezy Sneakers Named “Shoe of the Year”

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Kanye West‘s incessant prayers of being recognized by the fashion industry just got answered. The rapper’s Yeezy sneakers, a collaboration with Adidas, were named “Shoe of the Year” by Footwear News. He can now put himself in the same category as previous winners Christian Louboutin, Stuart Weitzman and Manolo Blahnik, a factoid that will probably end up in one of his rants soon. Take that, fashion critics.

 

Yeezy’s for the fam! #BabyYeezys #JustForNorthie #OnlyOfficialPairsMade

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We’re certain ‘Ye will laminate and frame the announcement, which reads: “This year’s Shoe of the Year honor recognizes the insatiable demand for all things Yeezy. The sneaker releases dominated the market in 2015 as demand for the product crashed servers, sparked extraordinary resale value and created a need for mob control in stores. From the moment Kanye West unveiled the 750 high-tops on the Grammys, his Adidas sneakers have been the most-coveted, most-talked-about, most-recognized shoes this year.” (more…)

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Kendall and Kylie Jenner Sued Over PacSun T-Shirt

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Before Kendall became a top model and Kylie, the sister with the most downloaded app, the two had their beloved collection for PacSun. Now, one of their first joint ventures has landed them both in legal trouble with a kopyright (sorry, had to) infringement suit.

[ See: Kendall Jenner’s 10 Best Model Moments So Far ]

Island Company claims Kendall, Kylie and PacSun stole its trademark logo, which has been in use since 2005: “Quit your job. Buy a ticket. Get a tan. Fall in love. Never return.” The Jenners’ version named in the lawsuit reads, “Run away. Fall in love. Never return,” which, though admittedly similar, sounds like one of the kajillion memes floating around on Instagram. (more…)

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Miranda Kerr Puts Her Back Into It for the 2015 InStyle Awards

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Continuing on from her revealing outfit at the 2015 ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards, Miranda Kerr gave us another peak of that toned model bod at the InStyle Awards on Monday, October 26, in Los Angeles. 

The white-on-white Ulyana Sergeenko Couture ensemble, including a nude-mesh panelled bodice with a textured fishtail skirt, was seemingly classic on the bottom yet contemporary up top. (more…)

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Mick Fanning is ELLE Australia’s First-Ever Male Cover Star

Mick Fanning and Jessica Hart Cover ELLE Australia November 2015

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Front covers of major fashion mags are usually reserved for celebs or in-demand models kicking serious goals, but ELLE Australia has made some space for professional surfer and all-round badass Mick Fanning for its November 2015 issue.

Taking out the crown for the publication’s first-ever male cover star, Mick poses alongside gap-toothed beauty Jessica Hart for the shot. Heck, he even cops a feel to the ol’ chest from the Victoria’s Secret model, making the prize all the sweeter.

A video of Mick dodging death went viral earlier this year (below), with the Aussie sports star punching an oncoming shark trying to attack him at the final of the J-Bay World Surf League event in South Africa. He was already a hero (and yes, a bit of a babe) in everyone’s eyes, but the dangerous situation and act of courage only reaffirmed previous opinions of him. (more…)

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Is Sam Frost Moving Onto Breakfast Radio With Rove McManus?

The Bachelorette Sam Frsot

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She’s hot off the heels of finding love as Australia’s first ever The Bachelorette, but Sam Frost is already rumoured to have secured a spot with Rove McManus on 2Day FM’s new breakfast show. 

While a number of other names like Carrie Bickmore and Emma Freedman have been thrown around as potential co-hosts, entertainment commentator Peter Ford assured 3AW listeners that Sam has landed the gig.

“Sam Frost has not only scored herself a bloke but she’s scored herself a radio gig,” he said. “She’s going to be Rove McManus’s new co-host on his Sydney breakfast radio show which begins next week.” (more…)