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Johnny Depp Is Worried about His Daughter Working in Fashion

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Fathers around the world often worry about the welfare of their teenage daughters, and Johnny Depp is no exception. The actor’s little girl is growing up right before his eyes and although he is happy for the success she’s enjoyed so far in the fashion industry, he admits that he is a little concerned for how quickly all these opportunities are coming for his 16-year-old. 

“To be honest, I’m quite worried,” he dished to Gala magazine. “I wasn’t expecting all this to happen to Lily-Rose, especially not at this age. But it’s her passion and she’s having fun.”

Lily-Rose caused quite a stir when she attended the Chanel Paris-Salzburg show in New York earlier this year, and now she’s a bonafide fashion “it” girl. So far she’s been photographed for Oyster magazine, starred in a music video, landed a campaign for Chanel eyewear and appeared in the latest issue of Vogue Paris. There is no place to go but up for Depp, so it’s no surprise her father would be, well, a dad and kind of nervous for her.

Don’t worry, Johnny. We have a feeling she’ll be just fine.

[via Telegraph]



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Tom Ford Features Lady Gaga in Spring 2016 Collection Video

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To show his Spring 2016 collection, Tom Ford eschewed the fanfare and hubbub of a runway show and decided to shoot a video instead. The digital presentation, which features 32 looks, has a Soul Train feel to it. Models danced their way down the catwalk as they showcased Ford’s predictably glamorous offering, cheered on by a troupe of dapper runway regulars including Lucky Blue Smith

The video had one very special guest star – Lady Gaga, who showed off the garments with sass and intensity, looking quite petite next to the leggy models Ford cast for the Nick Knight-directed spot. “Instead of having a traditional show this season, I decided to try something new,” Ford told WWD. “I wanted to think about how to present a collection in a cinematic way that was designed from its inception to be presented online.”

The video is currently live on the Tom Ford website.

[via Tom Ford, WWD]

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It’s Not Just You: Losing Weight Is Much Harder Today Than It Was 30 Years Ago

In news that should come as a surprise to no one, staying fit these days is way harder than it was 30 years ago. A study in the Obesity Research & Clinical Practice showed that people today weigh more than their counterparts from the 1980s, despite maintaining a similar diet and exercise program.

“A given person, in 2006, eating the same amount of calories, taking in the same quantities of macronutrients like protein and fat, and exercising the same amount as a person of the same age did in 1988 would have a BMI that was about 2.3 points higher. In other words, people today are about 10 percent heavier than people were in the 1980s, even if they follow the exact same diet and exercise plans,” The Atlantic writes.

So what’s to blame? According to the study, it could possibly be the chemicals in our foods, changes in microbiomes that have happened over the last few decades and also the rise in prescription drug use. But the bottom line is, being a little heavier today may be something we can’t really control through diet and exercise alone.

It’s enough to make you want to give up and start growing your own food on your roof. 

[via Atlantic]

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Vogue Italia Continues to Lose Its Identity with These Disappointing Mert and Marcus Covers (Forum Buzz)

Can Vogue Italia ever survive without Steven Meisel? It’s a question that has been burning on our forums ever since it was confirmed that the legendary photographer would no longer be a prominent fixture at the magazine. Following a string of different photographers for the past few issues, Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott have scored the cover story for the title’s October 2015 edition — and we’re far from ecstatic. Male model Aidan Walsh graces the first cover that surfaced, while Estella Boersma stars on the second cover of Italian Vogue‘s youth-focused issue.

Our forums couldn’t hide their disappointment. “OMG WHAT IS THIS,” exclaimed a horrified madzedre.

“Appalled!!! Where is the fashion, some emotion, or anything remotely interesting on offer here? If you’re gonna have a male model (which I personally welcome) on the cover, at least do them some justice, create something original, smh!” ranted a less than impressed Miss Dalloway. (more…)

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Models Wear Each Other on the Rick Owens Spring 2016 Runway

Rick Owens never fails to give us a runway show to talk about. Whether he’s got a troupe of step dancers taking over the catwalk or male members flapping about for all to see, Rick Owens shows are guaranteed to be anything but boring, and today was no exception. For Spring 2016, Owens sent models down the runway wearing, well, each other.

Models hung from each other, strapped together in some sort of futuristic baby harness, sometimes hanging upside-down. Probably not a look most would go for, but if you’re needing a creative Halloween costume that only a fashion fiend would get, here’s your idea.

See all the runway action below.

[ Next: Peen Takes Center Stage at Rick Owens’ Men’s Show (NSFW) ]

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Carey Mulligan Wears a Pantsuit on UK ELLE’s Feminism Issue (Forum Buzz)

It’s starting to feel like almost every single edition of U.K. ELLE is a feminist issue and, quite frankly, we’re starting to feel like it’s the most overused word in fashion right now. As reported on our forums a few days ago, Carey Mulligan is ELLE‘s November cover star to coincide with the release of Suffragette. The British actress was photographed by Kerry Hallihan wearing a rather unattractive getup as she leans forward giving us some major badass, all-business vibes. 

UK ELLE November 2015 Carey Mulligan by Kerry Hallihan


Yet the cover fell completely flat for our forum members. “This is a whole new level of boring,” stated KateTheGreatest immediately.

“She looks very tired and what a bad outfit!” exclaimed gossiping soon after.

Also not feeling it was justaguy, saying, “Poorly styled and Carey looks bored.” Jal718 quickly added, “That’s horrible!”

Lavieenrose shared the same underwhelming sentiments: “Is this the 30th anniversary issue (the 1st one was November 1985)? If so, that’s a lot of ho-hum.”

“I don’t like that it’s the feminism issue and they styled her with a pantsuit,” questioned an unimpressed kokobombon.

“Personally I don’t see the problem with pants for this cover. I do however feel like the last ‘feminism’ issue cover and feature was almost devoid of actual ‘fashion’. Not particularly impressed with the underlying message there. But let’s see what Carey’s feature will look like,” anticipated Benn98.

Thankfully for us, Carey’s cover story just dropped earlier today. Check it out and join the conversation here.