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The Bachelor Sam Wood Spills On His Relationship With Heather Maltman Post-Show

Photo: Tenplay

Photo: Tenplay

Our hearts shattered into a million pieces watching H-Bomb say buh-bye to Bachman on last night’s episode of The Bachelor, but that might not have been the end of their relationship.

Speaking to news.com.au, Sam Wood said he would like to check in and see how his white-rose receiver, Heather Maltman, is doing since he sent her packing, admitting that he hasn’t spoken to her since her dropped the F-bomb on her one last time. Friendship(more…)

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A $500,000 Lawsuit Claims Lorna Jane Employee Felt ‘Suicidal’ Because of Workplace Fat-Shaming

It’s been a bit of a rough year for Lorna Jane. First the activewear label was under fire for its receptionist/fit model requirements, and now a former-employee is claiming she became “decrepit and suicidal” because of workplace bullying about her body size.

ABC reports that Amy Robinson, an ex-store manager for the company, is seeking more than $500,000 for the pain and suffering she endured during her six-month stint with Lorna Jane back in 2012, as well as ongoing psychiatric problems. 

At a size 14, Amy claims that there was an expectation for staff to look like “gym bunnies”, felt like she was picked on because of her size and was also encouraged to skip meals. (more…)

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Claire Danes Outshines Everyone Else on W Magazine’s ‘The New Royals’ Issue (Forum Buzz)

W magazine deserves some recognition for consistently producing visually stimulating covers. The title served up Gigi Hadid for September, gave us Taraji P. Henson for August and now delivers six different personalities for its annual “The New Royals” issue and the covers certainly have us talking. W secured Julianne Moore, Allison Williams, Adam Driver, Claire Danes, Greta Gerwig and Jourdan Dunn, who were each shot by Dutch photographic duo Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.

W Magazine October 2015 The New Royals by Inez & Vinoodh

IMAGE: WMAGAZINE.COM

Fair to say, one cover stood out from the rest. “Claire Danes’ cover is by far the best. Love how sunned and bronzed she looks. That feels very fresh for a fashion magazine cover,” expressed a satisfied dior_couture1245.

“I’m only here for Claire, she looks so good on the cover,” added KateTheGreatest.

In agreement was MON: “Claire Danes’ is by far the best! It’s different from the rest and it looks so natural. Love it.” (more…)

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These Celebrities Want You to Tend to Your Lady Garden (for a Good Cause)

What better way to remind women to take care of their lady parts than by making a sweatshirt reminding people that such parts exist? The Gynaecological Cancer Fund launched its first campaign in collaboration with Topshop (just in time for Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month), selling sweatshirts emblazoned with the words “Lady Garden” – an obvious euphemism for your vagina – in order to increase awareness about female cancers.

“Right now these cancers are nicknamed the silent killers,” GCF’s website reads, imploring women to be more diligent in getting their checkups so that they might not fall victim to such diseases. “Recent research done by a leading female cancer charity revealed that nearly a third of women aged 16 to 35 are too embarrassed to go to the doctor with gynaecological concerns – let alone talk to a friend. Apparently 65% of 1000 women feel uncomfortable using the word ‘vagina’. Say WHAT?! We think it’s time to change that. Our mission is to empower women everywhere to talk more openly – without shyness or shame.”

And celebrities are getting on board. Black Score’s Simeon Farrar designed the sweatshirt which has graced the Instagram accounts of Cara and Poppy Delevingne, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Ellie Goulding and more. Naturally, the sweatshirt is almost sold out, but Topshop has a few sizes left over. Hurry over to the website to snag yours and do some good at the same time.  (more…)

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Karlie Kloss Serves Supermodel Realness on Vogue China’s October Cover (Forum Buzz)

We made no attempt to hide the fact that Vogue China‘s September cover was tragic, failing to impress with a handful of Chinese celebrities. Now, as the title releases its October edition, we welcome a model with open arms to the front cover. Chinese Vogue tapped none other than Karlie Kloss for its new offering, who is making quite the rounds on magazine covers lately. The current face of Versace was shot by Mario Testino, giving us a perfectly gorgeous image. What more could we want?

 

@karliekloss stars on the cover of our October issue, photographed by @mariotestino, styled by Anastasia Barbieri

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The cover, however, left our forum members with mixed reactions. “Nice to see Karlie, and the cover looks OK, although a bit dated. What’s with the big hair? VC should really lay off Testino for a while,” expressed an underwhelmed Benn98 as soon as the cover struck.

“Yikes! The cropping is all sorts of wrong. You wanted big hair but you crop some of it off? I am also not liking the color scheme. Too much nude colors that make the cover look dead. The yellow looks out of place too. Vogue China seriously needs to shake it up. Stray away from Mario and get photographers that will revitalize the magazine,” ranted MON.

[ See: 10 Times Karlie Kloss Was Adorable on Instagram ]

“She looks too Photoshopped for my taste. What’s up with VC lately, they aren’t doing so well…” KateTheGreatest stated.

Things started to shape up as anlabe32 declared, “Not bad actually. I quite like how it looks. Powerful but not in your face.”

Miss Dalloway was certainly a fan, writing, “Gorgeous! Just a bit crowded with too much text, but she holds such command in this shot it’s really great.”

“I like it. Classic supermodel cover. Karlie looks beautiful,” admired MyNameIs.

Await the content of Vogue China’s October issue and join the conversation here.

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Roksanda Ilincic Celebrates 10 Years with 10 Iconic Dresses

It’s a summer of milestone celebrations including British Vogue‘s centenary exhibition plans with London’s National Portrait Gallery and even the Queen’s getting in on the action with this week officially recognizing her as the longest-serving British monarch ever. Now, it’s fashion designer Roksanda Ilincic‘s turn as she celebrates 10 years in the business with an exclusive celebratory capsule collection featuring 10 of her most iconic dresses from the past decade. Expect pieces like her iconic lantern-sleeve Margot dress reimagined in seasonal red or the draped to perfection Vida dress.

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Vida Dress; Image: Facebook

It’s definitely a milestone worth celebrating for Ilincic as her fashion label has gone from strength to strength over the years, from launching her label with a mere 12 options to the powerhouse that it’s become today, boasting ready-to-wear, childrenswear and swimwear. There are even plans for both jewellery and accessories to be added to her future repertoire. With such strong fashion designs, we can’t wait to see her accessories! (more…)