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Why Pia Muehlenbeck Is Closing Her Store Slinkii Athletic

Pia Muehlenbeck

Photo: courtesy of Harper’s Bazaar Australia, Slinkii Athletic

Pia Muehlenbeck is celebrating the first birthday of her brand Slinkii Athletic by shutting up shop for ten days, using the opportunity to send a powerful message about saving the planet we live in. 

The influencer with over 825,000 followers is closing her online store after its busiest month to date as she would instead like us to focus our energy into helping the environment by planting trees. 

Explaining that we are making food unsustainably and chopping down trees to allow animals to graze, Pia is calling upon her fans, followers and customers to help her initiative because “If the human race don’t start to make a change and actively start to plant trees, our main source of oxygen will simply diminish.” (more…)

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ELLE Australia’s Nicole Trunfio Breastfeeding Shot Wins Cover of the Year

Nicole Trunfio ELLE Australia cover

Photos: ELLE Australia

ELLE Australia‘s groundbreaking June 2015 issue featuring home-grown model Nicole Trunfio breastfeeding her son, Zion, has won the Cover of the Year at the Australian Magazine Awards 2015 today. 

The cover gained international recognition with Nicole appearing on GMA, plus celebrities like Cindy Crawford and Chrissy Teigen showing their support, and the model quickly became the poster girl for normalising breastfeeding.  Not a bad turnout considering the cover shot happened organically. (more…)

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Robyn Lawley Explains How We Can ‘Prepare’ for Post-Baby Bodies

Robyn Lawley has further explained the decision to reveal her stretch marks saying it was a bid to start the conversation on post-baby bodies and help future mothers feel prepared for the changes they are about to face.

Speaking to Daily Mail Australia at Maxim Australia‘s Hot 100 party last night, the Aussie model explained that seeing other post-baby bodies will help women come to terms with the bodily changes which follow pregnancy and birth. “No one sees post-body after baby and I think had I seen it, I’d be more prepared. Or had other women seen it, they’d be prepared…. And be okay with it,” she explained. (more…)

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Tyra Banks Is Saving Lives With Her New Eyeshadow Kit

Image: WENN

Image: WENN

Tyra Banks has already done so much for mankind. She taught us how to smize, created America’s Next Top Model, gave us a daily dose of Chrissy Teigen’s humor on her talk show and the list goes on. She’s continuing to use her powers for good with a campaign that sells eyeshadow and, get this, fights cigarette smoking.

“Smoke Your Eyes, Not Cigarettes” is a new collaboration between Tyra Beauty and truth, the organization behind all those scary anti-smoking commercials. It features a Smoky Smize kit ($89) with a mascara, lipstick, eye highlighter, eyeshadow palette and a limited-edition makeup bag that reads, “The only things I smoke are my eyes.” The palette, brilliantly dubbed the “Smoky Smize,” includes four wet/dry smoky shades with names like “Light ‘Em Up” and “Smolder,” and a unique angled brush. Using the Smoky Smize palette, shoppers are encouraged to give themselves a “TYover” (duh a Tyra makeover) for the holidays and recreate her “Sexy Smokeshow” look. (more…)

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Lara Worthington Gets a Pixie Cut, Films the Whole Thing

Lara Worthington has bid farewell to her infamous Bingle bob, the hairstyle that inspired thousands of Aussie women, opting for a pixie cut instead.

Luckily for those who praised the luscious swept-over locks, the modeltrepeneur gave us the closure we all deserve with a time lapse of the process, sitting in the hairdresser chair while her styling team experiment on different ways to style her new look. (more…)

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Jennifer Lawrence Covers December Vogue — or Is It April? (Forum Buzz)

We were pretty happy flicking through our copies of Vogue‘s November issue with Angelina Jolie on the front, until we suddenly wanted to get our hands on the magazine’s brand new edition. As discussed in our Cover Rumor Thread, actress Jennifer Lawrence graces the cover of American Vogue‘s December 2015 and our forums are currently deliberating over the cover. Photographed by Mikael Jansson, The Hunger Games star took to the desert (see the adorable behind-the-scenes video below) wearing a vibrant Calvin Klein Collection dress on the cover.

US Vogue December 2015 : Jennifer Lawrence by Mikael Jansson

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It seems our forum members would have preferred something a little different. “I still adore Jennifer but this cover leaves me feeling disappointed,” said iriswills, unwilling to kick us off on a positive note. (more…)