- The Jenner sisters play “Which Sister” with Glamour.com. [Glamour YouTube]
- Hillary Clinton tries to decide which red, white or blue suit to wear in her first Instagram post. [@hillaryclinton]
- This prom queen just dropped the mic on all her bullies by absolutely NAILING IT in this beautiful dress she designed herself. [Bored Panda]
- Jaden Smith landed himself an acting gig in a new Netflix series. [The Hollywood Reporter]
- DSquared2 is launching a new fragrance. [WWD]
- It’s official! Raven-Symoné is a co-host on The View. [Page Six]
- Rachel Hilbert is the new face of Victoria’s Secret PINK. [Cosmopolitan]
- J.Crew just cut 175 jobs from its corporate arm and named a new head of women’s design. [WWD]
- Kim Kardashian clears up those rumors about her pregnancy, if you care. [@KimKardashian]
Can Vogue Mexico ever catch a break? The magazine always falls under constant scrutiny for its uninspiring covers and with its June 2015 issue, there’s a dim light at the end of the tunnel. The cover features Amanda Wellsh in a Louis Vuitton dress as she dominates in front of a colorful background with voluminous hair, delivering plenty of attitude.
Still, our forums were left divided after the issue broke. “Amanda with plenty of attitude, I like it,” raved Miss Dalloway the moment the cover surfaced.
“She’s beautiful. The cover is stunning,” agreed inwhiterooms.
Also fond of the cover and eager to see more was Emmanuelle: “Amanda is really beautiful, can’t wait to see her in the editorial.”
Forum member fluorescentbeat was a fan too and admired, “I like the way she’s styled, looks like something new… Amazing!”
“She looks good. All the rest is a mess, from the colours, the layout and the overwhelming amount of text, which it is even hard to read because of the colours,” ranted models_vlada, contributing a different attitude to the discussion.
Sharing the same sentiments was marsnoop2: “Not a fan of the text, the layout looks exactly like Vogue Brazil.”
Oxymore thought the cover resembled Brazilian Vogue too and exclaimed, “It looks like Cara’s Vogue Brazil cover from last year. Too many colors, I don’t like it. And the styling doesn’t match the background at all.”
Whose side are you on? Pick one and let us know here.
Prepare to salivate over ELLE‘s fabulous new July cover. The magazine recently unveiled its upcoming installment via its website and the cover was immediately brought over for the forums to deliberate. The glossy unexpectedly tapped Amber Heard for its July 2015 issue, enlisting Liz Collins to photograph the model (and wife of Johnny Depp) sporting a white swimsuit by Thapelo, complete with a wool jacket draped around her arms from Ralph Lauren Collection. Time to pick your jaw up off the floor.
Surprisingly, the cover leaves forum members with mixed emotions. “HAIRBRUSH! If you’re being shot in a studio, someone can reach for the hairbrush. That’s not even artfully messy hair, that’s just a limp mess. Kristen Stewart would think twice about leaving the house if her hair looked like that,” fumed tigerrouge within seconds.
“Tacky cover, I don’t get her fame (just being Johnny Depp’s wife),” discredited burbuja8910.
Feeling underwhelmed as well was Emmanuelle: “She is beautiful, but here there’s no energy in her eyes.”
“It’s a powerful and sultry pose matched with a very somehow vulnerable stare, but what makes it wrong is that messy hair and that tacky swimsuit that shows her side boob. I love the irony in her name though. Amber Heard, but I’ve never heard of her. But as I researched, I applaud her for her involvement in various social causes,” granted MON.
Also a little uncertain was Miss Dalloway: “If the cut of the swimsuit was better, I would have liked it, but wow Liz Collins? There is a surprise!”
Forum member narcyza showed her support and wrote, “Yeah, it’s quite a nice cover. I really like this simple makeup on her.”
Does ELLE‘s new cover tick all the right boxes? Drop us a comment here.
Laverne Cox isn’t the only celebrity Madame Tussauds will honor with a wax figure. Kim Kardashian is also up to get yet another rendering in the world-famous wax museum and this time, Tussauds is immortalizing the reality TV star in the best way yet.
Kim Kardashian’s wax figure will be posed with her arm out and a cell phone in her hand, taking a selfie, making this wax figure a perfect stand-in for IRL Ms. Kardashian, who is probably off somewhere taking a selfie anyway. Just imagine the freedom the reality TV star could have: can’t make it to an appearance? Send wax Kim. Need a meta Instagram post of Kim Kardashian taking a selfie of herself taking a selfie? Wax Kim to the rescue. Pregnancy feet too swollen to hit the red carpet? Wax Kim’s feet never swell.
Guests at the museum will be able to take a selfie with wax Kardashian through the device it is holding, but probably the best part about Kim’s wax figure is that it will never take a selfie in the same location more than three times. To coincide with the reality star’s self-imposed picture-taking rule, the backdrop behind her statue will constantly change. Crossing our fingers in hopes that Madame Tussauds rips some of the ridiculous backgrounds from Kanye West’s Bound 2 video.
In a move that should surprise no one, Katy Perry has been revealed as the face of Moschino’s latest ad campaign. Perry is an amazing fit for the brand based off her quirky sense of style and, of course, her close relationship with creative director Jeremy Scott, who also created the outfits for her epic Super Bowl halftime performance earlier this year.
The image features Perry rocking a cropped haircut with a gold-trimmed patchwork denim jacket slung over her shoulders, a gold crop top, black skirt and chunky gold chain belt. Sure, we can see directly up her nose but there are no bats in this cave, so work queen.
Jeremy Scott tapped photography duo Inez and Vinoodh for the shoot and called on Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele to style Ms. Perry. The results? A pretty standard Moschino vibe and we’re loving it. Scott noted that this is the first image from the campaign, so we will be watching and waiting to see more images trickle out.
What do you think of Katy’s shot?
A new social media campaign is trying to destigmatize menstruation. #JustATampon is an initiative started by VPoint and Plan UK looking to change the way we talk about periods and the way women’s periods are treated in society. The campaign points first to the priciness of having your period, that women have to buy sanitary goods in order to take care of their monthly flow. But in spite of the fact that sanitary items are goods women need, they are still taxed in the U.K. at 5%.
The campaign also mentions the millennia-old taboo surrounding menstruation. “Smuggling sanitary items, trying to pretend that your various parts of your anatomy are not swelling, burning or gushing only adds to the emotional trauma. It might be dirty, but why does it have to be a secret too? I’m not suggesting that workplaces bring in easy desk-side tampon changing facilities, but really there has to be more understanding and support.” VPoint hopes to open the conversation about tampons and get people comfortable with menstruation through the power of social media.
Men and women alike are posting images of themselves holding tampons to prove that periods are not a big deal and should not be treated as such. “Neither gender feel the need to publicly announce other toilet activities – but the fact that half the office is losing up to 80ml of blood at various times of the month needn’t be ignored.” (more…)