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In with the New: Miu Miu Gets Jamie Hawkesworth to Shoot Resort 2015 Campaign (Forum Buzz)

It’s out with the old and in with the new for Miu Miu’s Resort 2015 advertising campaign. Released earlier this morning, Jamie Hawkesworth captures model Natalie Westling wearing the Miuccia Prada designed collection, consisting of paisley prints, flares and more 70s-inspired pieces. Hawkesworth’s resume includes previous collaborations with Jil Sander, Loewe and magazines like AnOther, Self Service and W, so he’s certainly qualified to lens Miu Miu’s latest campaign — and forum members are loving it.

Ad Campaign Miu Miu Resort 2015

IMAGE: WWD.COM VIA TFS FORUMS

“Love this! I did not expect myself to say that when I first saw the thread title. The idea of juxtaposing images of nature with indoor shots is an old one, but it really works here,” enthused orchidee, kicking off the thread on a positive note.

“Fantastic!!! Finally some new blood photographer! Hopefully they’ll have something just as good for the (horrible) main collection to save it,” added shanhuq.

Benn98 admired the first image from the campaign to surface: “Stunning. The minimalist lavender backdrop does wonders for this shot. Perfect casting and styling!”

“I love the image. Though Natalie isn’t my favorite model this shot is amazing of her, the colors are lovely,” complimented Cosmic Voices.

Wolkfolk was also quick to share his feelings and commented, “Absolutely stunning. Love the colors.”

Are you a fan of Miu Miu’s latest resort campaign? Await more campaign images and share your opinion with us inside the thread here.

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Romeo Beckham Allegedly Made a Killing Off That Burberry Film

Romeo Beckham in a tux with burberry scarf

Image: WENN

Romeo Beckham danced his way into our cold hearts last week when Burberry unveiled a short film for its holiday campaign (watch it below). The 12-year-old son of Victoria and David twirled, cartwheeled and kicked up snow in a smart Burberry trench and cozy scarf for the cameras. We imagined that from a brand like Burberry, Beckham probably got a sweet little payout for his appearance in the short. After all, you’ve got to pay your models. As it turns out – yeah – little Romeo Beckham did make a pretty penny off the spot. In fact, he made a lot more than just a few pennies.

According to the Telegraph, the young Beckham is rumored to have received £45,000 pounds to appear in the ads, which in American dollars is approximately $56,000 dollars. That’s a nice sum to put into the college fund, wouldn’t you say? Naturally, Burberry’s finance director would not disclose how much Beckham was paid, explaining, “There are marketing budgets, and they [people in the marketing department] are making those decisions. I don’t sign off every invoice that comes into the building.”

Wether or not the rumored figure is true, it’s pretty safe to say that Beckham probably made more money off that one spot than many people in the world see in a year. Just chalk it up to an added perk of being the child of two celebrities. (more…)

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PETA Is Donating Fur Coats to the Homeless

Dionne Bromfield in a anti-fur ad for Peta

PETA wants your old fur coats. Not to burn them at a secret bonfire in the woods, but to actually give them to people to wear. No, it’s not opposite day. The usually-zealous animal rights activists are known for extreme tactics when it comes to protecting our furry and scaly friends, but this holiday season, PETA is using its resources to help actual human beings.

PETA’s taking the coats it has collected from new disciples who have given up fur and donating them to London department store Liberty for its annual coat drive. These furs will be donated to the homeless, whom PETA UK Director Mimi Bekhechi says are the only people who have “any excuse to wear fur” as they are “lacking basic necessities.” This isn’t PETA’s first time hawking off fur to the homeless. It held a similar coat drive in Detroit last year.

Say what you will about its tactics, but you can’t help but be a little heart warmed by these efforts to help other humans. PETA actually takes fur donations year-round. According to its website, it uses your discarded pelts for anti-fur fashion shows to help fuel its propaganda machine and demonstrations. PETA also uses the old furs as “bedding for needy animals.” 

[via Vogue UK]

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Kim Kardashian Is Fully Naked in Paper Magazine [NSFW]

Want to know what Kim Kardashian looks like with no clothes on? Look no further than her latest for Paper magazine, which features full frontal nude images of the reality star. Tuesday evening, Kim’s racy, booty-focused cover was unveiled over the Internet, a shot which has already become its own Internet meme. Paper‘s Editorial Director Mickey Boardman promised that the controversial shot was only just a taste of what was to come, and he was right. The rest of the Jean-Paul Goude shot spread has hit the Internet today, and yes, Kim is fully naked. 

Kim Kardashian balances a glass of champagne on her butt for the cover of Paper Magazine

The shots, which Boardman told Yahoo Style had “much less [retouching] than people think,” were apparently Kim’s idea. “We hadn’t planned for her to take her clothes off,” he told The Cut. “She wanted to and it kind of fit with the thing, and Jean-Paul was super excited about her attitude and Kim was super excited.”

(more…)

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Link Buzz: TIME Magazine Thinks ‘Feminist’ Should Be Banned in 2015, Kim Kardashian’s Racy Paper Cover Was All Her Idea

Image: Getty Images

Image: Getty

  • Behati Prinsloo dishes on her wedding ring tattoo. [Page Six]
  • Solange Azagury-Partridge is teaming with Amazon on a five-piece capsule collection. [Vogue UK]
  • “Feminist” currently tops the words TIME magazine readers think should be banned in 2015. We happen to think those clueless TIME readers who voted for it are the ones that need to be banned. [TIME]
  • Marilyn Monroe’s love letters from Joe DiMaggio are going up for auction. [Vogue UK]
  • Vogue just did a lingerie shoot featuring plus-sized models. [Vogue]
  • Danica Lo is retuning to Glamour as its very first online editor-at-large. [WWD]
  • Both Cara Delevingne and Kendall Jenner will be too busy to walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show — because they’ll be on the catwalk for Chanel’s Métiers d’Art show. [New York Post]
  • We hope you plan on shopping this Black Friday because the discounts are going to be deep. [Fashionista]
  • Turns out, Kim Kardashian was meant to keep her clothes on for that now-infamous Paper butt cover. But she insisted on disrobing for the camera. [The Cut]

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Ellen Page Lands Special Out100 Cover

Out100 Ellen Page article

When Ellen Page played quick-witted teen Juno MacGuff in the 2007 hit film Juno, her character surprised her friends and family when she announced her pregnancy. In February, when the actress gave a speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s Time to THRIVE Conference, she surprised the audience by coming out. Her courage is being feted this month with an Out100 cover and the title of Entertainer of the Year. The pint-sized Canadian star is featured on one of four covers shot for Out magazine’s special 20th anniversary issue; the other three are fronted by Orange Is the New Black‘s Samira Wiley, actor Zachary Quinto and British musician Sam Smith.

In the interview, Ellen discusses the pressures she felt from Hollywood to keep her sexuality hidden. “No one’s ever been so direct as to say, ‘You’re gay, so we’re gonna hide it,'” she says. “But there’s an unspoken thing going on. [People] believe it’s the right thing to do for your career. They don’t realize it’s eroding your soul.”

According to the 27-year-old actress’ Twitter page, she just wrapped filming on Freeheld, a feature-length movie of the acclaimed short that details the struggles of a real-life lesbian couple in New Jersey, who were denied spousal pension benefits when one of them was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Ellen co-produced as well as co-starred opposite Julianne Moore. “It’s very direct in showing how discrimination against the LGBT community affects people,” she says of the film.

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