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Grown-Up Barbie Fans Are Going to Love Sophia Webster’s New Shoe Collaboration

Sophia Webster Barbie

Image: courtesy Sophia Webster

Sophia Webster is the latest designer to get inspired by Barbie. The peddler of whimsical footwear has teamed up with the iconic doll for a collaboration that (no surprises here) is very pink and very girly.

Webster created the perfect shoe collection for grown-up Barbie fans with deep pockets and hyper-feminine proclivities. On tap, you will find her speech bubble flats with pink straps and the words “Barbie” and “Doll” written in the recognizable Barbie font, slip-on sneakers printed with the Barbie B, a Barbie-fied take on her famous butterfly wing sandals in pink and silver, and more. The shoes (available both for women and girls) are set to hit Webster’s website August 27, but prepare yourself for even more Barbie-related fare from the designer. According to Vogue UK, Webster is coming out with her own limited-edition Barbie Doll, which will be outfitted in a pair of Sophia Webster Riko hi-top glitter sneakers.


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Exclusive: JETS Launches Activewear

Photo courtesy of JETS

Photo courtesy of JETS

JETS has already made quite its mark in the swimwear department with sleek yet wearable swimsuits, and now the Aussie label is leaping into activewear with the same sharp-shooting and luxe aesthetic in mind. (more…)

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WATCH: Bonds Celebrates 100 Years with Iggy Azalea


Iconic Aussie underwear brand Bonds celebrated its 100th anniversary at Cafe Sydney on Wednesday, August 19, and, with Iggy Azalea as the special guest, our finest stepped out to commemorate the milestone.

We caught up with the arrivals to find out why Bonds has become such a household name over the past century, their own personal top tips for buying the perfect pair of underwear, and any undies-related horror stories they might have.

Check out all the action for yourself below. (more…)

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Lisa Hyde’s The Bachelor S3, Ep 7 Low-Down: ‘I’ve Cracked The Bachelor Code’

Lisa Hyde WHO party

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There has been so much talk in the media regarding The Bachelor this week, all around whether or not the show is just a hoax. If I received a dollar for every interview where I was asked if Heather is a paid actress or if Sarah left her boyfriend for the show, let’s just say I would be rich!

Moving forward, Emily finally got the single date she was waiting for and by the expression on her face, it looks like she doesn’t give a shit — well that is what the other ladies think anyway!

I see Emily as a little more reserved, perhaps more mature than the others. I kind of like how she doesn’t go completely gaga over Sam, as it actually comes across as more genuine. (more…)

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Link Buzz: eBay Already Has the All-Black Yeezy Boost 350; the Most Popular Emoji in Your State

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  • Further proving that love is dead, Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green have ended their 11-year relationship. [Glamour]
  • The much-anticipated all-black Yeezy Boost 350 is supposed to hit shelves August 22, but you can buy it now on eBay…if you’re willing to overpay. Happy shopping! [eBay]
  • Amanda Bynes is back on Twitter. [Page Six]
  • Of course Kylie Jenner is coming out with her own lipstick. [@kyliejenner]
  • People are taking really inappropriate photos with Nicki Minaj’s wax statue, so Madame Tussauds is redesigning the set around it. We think the venue should redesign the whole statue, but what do we know. [The Independent]
  • Heidi Klum doesn’t know why Donald Trump is even talking about her, thinks all women are 10s. [Us Weekly]
  • Real Housewives is getting its very first transgender cast member. [Page Six]
  • Here are the most popular emojis by state. [E!]
  • Jessica Simpson is delving into activewear. [WWD]

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Lady Gaga’s Cover for CR Fashion Book Leaves Many Disappointed (Forum Buzz)

For this latest issue of CR Fashion Book, Carine Roitfeld tapped Bruce Weber to capture Lady Gaga, draped in lots and lots of tulle. The first cover shows the singer shrouded in white, her head peeking through what appears to be a hole in a tulle skirt. The other shows Gaga with runny mascara, messy hair, a rock band T-shirt, bustier and black tulle, as she intensely stares off into the distance. Our forum members were mostly displeased. Not just by the cover shots, but by the appearance of Gaga in the first place.

Lady Gaga CR Fashion Book

Image: CR Fashion Book

“This was the big surprise? So underwhelming,” mepps said. Benn98 couldn’t wrap his head around why Gaga nabbed the big feature, saying, “Surprising choice. The first cover is better than the second, but I’m so over Lady Gaga and she’s actually been keeping a low profile. Why not give the cover to Taraji?” Thatsfierce agreed with Benn98 on the Taraji sentiment: “Gaga is so irrelevant in this time. I don’t like. Taraji should be on the cover.”

“I love Carine to bits and I appreciate what she’s been trying to do with her magazine, but Lady Gaga? She couldn’t have picked someone more of non-factor if she tried,” arlekindearrabal wrote. Madzedre agreed, saying simply, “Her time is over.”

LastNight, however, had some insight into why Carine may have gone with Gaga this time around. “Surprised that people think Gaga is a strange choice for this, she’s friendly with Carine and Stephen Gan. Plus she’s had quite a big year: a jazz album and tour with Tony Bennett, a Grammy win, that amazing Oscars performance, her engagement and her upcoming role on American Horror Story – all stuff worthy of a cover story to me.”

Spike was simply over the entire debate, coming to Gaga’s defense. “As predicted, the reactions to Gaga are as laughable now as they were when they were all decrying how ‘irrelevant’ she was six or seven years ago, too. Clearly she’s just SO irrelevant that the people whose opinion actually effects anything – aka the editors, photographers, designers, creative directors, awards show organizers, music producers, television creators etc etc – still seek her out to work with. Honestly, I wish I could be that irrelevant.”

 What do you think? Did Lady Gaga deserve the cover? Throw in your two cents and join the discussion in our forum.

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