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Lily Aldridge Does ‘High-Class Escort’ on Vogue Spain’s January Cover (Forum Buzz)

Lily Aldridge seems to be doing just fine for herself in the modeling industry right now. She was just announced as one of the faces of Stuart Weitzman, took to the pages of Vogue Paris back in September and has just scored the front cover of Vogue Spain. We haven’t been afraid to call out the Spanish title in the past and it seems as though our forums will continue to do so in 2016. Getting off to an uncertain start, Lily was shot wearing Carolina Herrera by photographer Ezra Petronio as she leans back on a flashy sports car, giving us escort chic.

Vogue España January 2016 : Lily Aldridge by Ezra Pertonio

IMAGE: VOGUE.ES

Members of our forums were not afraid to let loose. “The photography is awful. Why is Vogue Spain so obsessed with cars and the high-class escort look?” asked a disapproving kokobombon.

“It looks dated, boring and more fitting for a supplement cover. Where’s the power a Vogue cover should exude?” replied an underwhelmed MON. (more…)

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Gigi Hadid Is Designing a Capsule Collection for Tommy Hilfiger

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Gigi Hadid on the Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2016 Runway via WENN

Gigi Hadid is having the best year ever. She walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, posed nude for Stuart Weitzman and was named one of fashion’s most influential celebrities. She’s ending 2015 with a bang, landing a major deal with Tommy Hilfiger. Hadid was announced as the global ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger’s Womens line, starting with the Fall 2016 season. Gigi has walked in the brand for several seasons so this appointment was a long time coming.

As part of her exclusive partnership, Hadid will design her first capsule collection for the brand in collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger. Get ready for sportswear, shoes, accessories and a fragrance all with Hadid’s one-of-a-kind spin. Tommy gushed about Gigi in a press release, revealing he’s known her family “for years” and crowning her the quintessential Tommy Girl: “She is truly the definition of today’s ‘Tommy Girl’ – her magnetic personality is bright and always optimistic, and her style is confident, effortless and cool.”

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As for the collection itself, the supermodel tells fans to expect a bit of everything: “There are styles that are really hippie-chic, styles that are sporty streetwear, and styles that are tomboy but girly,” she said, adding, “Everyone is going to love a different part of it.” Hadid joins a long list of iconic Tommy Girls including Beyoncé, Kate Hudson, Naomi Campbell, Alexa Chung and Aaliyah. Congrats, Gigi! 

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Three New Plus-Size Lines to Get Excited About from Beth Ditto, Rachel Roy and River Island

Courtesy: Beth Ditto

Courtesy: Beth Ditto

One of the biggest complaints about the plus market is the lack of options for trendy shoppers. Full-figured women want to experiment with trends just like everyone else but often plus-size brands just stick to the basics. Three new clothing lines are promising uniquely stylish pieces for the plus-size woman.

Beth Ditto, the Gossip lead singer who walked in Marc Jacobs Spring 2016, is debuting her first-ever plus-size collection, Vogue reports. Launching in February, the eponymous line will cater to women sizes 14 to 30. Ditto is no stranger to the fashion industry: she walked for Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2011, designed a capsule collection for Evans and inspired a makeup range for MAC Cosmetics. She’s also a style icon in her own right, lauded for her fun and fearless approach to dressing for the red carpet. Ditto teamed up with Gaultier for the first offering from her line: a T-shirt bearing the cone bustier Madonna made famous with actual corset laces in the back. We’re obsessed. 

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The Ghostbusters Girls Are Totally Creeping on Chris Hemsworth

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Australians have been aware of Chris Hemsworth’s good looks and charm since his Summer Bay days, but Hollywood has really been catching on to his holy hotness lately. His fellow Ghostbusters colleagues, which include Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, prove just that, with a few of his cast mates and crew commenting and creeping on his overall attractiveness in a recent interview with News Corp.

Because Chris’ role will see him making the four leading ladies coffee and taking their calls as the new generation Ghostbusters receptionist, he works for them. His first call of order as secretary? “Just stand there and not speak and just let us keep looking and looking until we’ve had our fill,” Kate said. (more…)

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Miranda Kerr Announced As Ambassador for The Royal Hospital for Women Foundation

After a long week of nude covers and racy holiday videos courtesy of Miranda Kerr, the Aussie model has made the shift to her innocent side in Sydney today as she was officially crowned ambassador of The Royal Hospital for Women Foundation.

“Women’s health is close to my heart and something I feel very passionate about, so I’m honoured to be announced as the Ambassador to The Royal Hospital for Women who have such a strong history dedicated to treating women in need,” Miranda, who met with hospital staff and patients at The Royal today, said in a release. “The level of care, compassion and ground breaking research that happens every single day at The Royal is remarkable.” 

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Watch These Women Try and Make Barbie Address Feminism

Mattel has been making some powerful moves for gender equality as of late, like its Ava DuVernay doll and including a boy in its advertising, but a new experiment proves that, when it comes down to it, Barbie really doesn’t want to talk about feminism. She’d rather talk about the important stuff, like, you know, far-shun and what she had for breakfast instead. 

Using Hello Barbie (who talks back when asked questions) as an example, the clever kids over at Buzzfeed tried, and failed, to discuss with the inanimate doll things like the pay gap, Sheryl Sandberg and the fact that the US has never had a female president. Barbie didn’t want a bar of it, deflecting the convo completely.

We get it. It’s a Barbie, for kids. She doesn’t have an encyclopaedic, feminist brain. But the video kind of perfectly exemplifies the problematic way Barbie portrays women’s values, don’t you think? Watch it for yourself above.

[Via Buzzfeed]