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Naomi Watts Returns to Sportscraft for Spring 2015

Naomi Watts for Sportscraft

Sportscraft’s newest ambassador, Naomi Watts, is back and better than ever for the Aussie label’s Spring 2015 campaign.

The actress models the store’s new wares against a picturesque beach backdrop, with Pages Digital reporting that the campaign was shot by Naomi’s own brother, Ben Watts.

Naomi Watts on beach
“It’s great to be back with the Sportscraft team and I’m excited to see the new collection,” 46-year-old Naomi said. “Spring is always a good time for fashion, flowing fabrics and strong colours.”

Naomi Watts on set for Sportscraft
This is Naomi’s second season as an ambassador for Sportscraft, continuing on with one of the most fitting ambassador choices that’s ever been made. 

Sportscraft with Naomi Watts

“It’s very flattering to be invited to work with important brands, and the fact that it’s Australian… and obviously my heart is still always in Australia,” Naomi explained in a behind-the-scenes video when she first jumped on board with the label.

Photos: Facebook


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Net-a-Porter Is Returning to Hamilton Island


Photo courtesy of Net-a-Porter

Net-a-Porter has announced its second consecutive partnership with Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015, following a successful poolside runway presentation last year.

The week-long event runs from August 15 to August 22, and will see Net-a-Porter’s senior buyer, Holly Russell, host a cocktail reception for the opening weekend. “This year Net-a-Porter’s cocktail reception will allow guests to preview an edited selection of FW15 runway looks from some of our leading designers,” she explained in a news release.

Net-a-Porter will also host a private Style Suite for guests at the Qualia Resort, which will offer a curation of looks from the world’s leading designers. “Our brilliant personal shopping team will be on hand to offer Net-a-Porter style advice in our Style Suite for the remainder of the week, ” Holly added. (more…)

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Even Natalia Vodianova Can’t Save Miss Sixty’s Fall 2015 Campaign (Forum Buzz)

The lesser-known brands have certainly proved themselves this campaign season, generating almost the same amount of interest in our forums as the likes of Gucci and Miu Miu. In an attempt to gain some press, Miss Sixty brought out the big guns and tapped photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott to lens its Fall 2015 campaign. The Italian fashion brand also enlisted the modeling expertise of Natalia Vodianova to showcase its latest offering with Edward Enninful on styling duties. Unfortunately, not even some of the best talents in the industry could save Miss Sixty’s campaign from a disastrous outcome.

Miss Sixty Fall 2015 Ad Campaign Natalia Vodianova by Mert and Marcus


“Miss Sixty Years Old, here you are! This campaign would be good without Natalia and with different clothes. That denim dress is just so ugly and Natalia looks as fake as a badly made doll with Botox in every part of her body, but I’m used to it after tons of creepy Stella McCartney campaigns with her,” commented an uninterested perhydrol.

“Boring to death…” simply stated burbuja8910.

Also left horrified was madzedre: “Mert and Marcus the downfall… So sad.”

“I was expecting more. When was the last time there was a Miss Sixty ad? And this is what they deliver?” TREVOFASHIONISTO asked in disappointment.

Benn98 certainly wasn’t showing much enthusiasm, either: “Why won’t they get rid of that horrible logo? It cheapens everything. Everything works except the clothes. Who on earth will wear that denim dress? A millennial with an old-school Britney Spears fixation??”

Miss Sixty Fall 2015 Ad Campaign Natalia Vodianova by Mert & Marcus


Share the same sentiments? Join the debate here.

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No Surprises Here: Kim, Kendall and Kylie Rule Social Media

Between Kim, Kendall and Kylie, it’s not hard at all to keep up with the Kardashians — especially when it comes to social media. The famous sisters rule it. Kim Kardashian masters Twitter with 33.9 million followers and counting, Kendall Jenner is a pro on Instagram, having recently broken Kim’s record for most-liked photo ever, and now Kylie Jenner has taken the Snapchat world by storm by becoming the most-viewed person on the platform. 

While the news seems to have shocked Kylie, it comes as no surprise to us. Her snaps are always out there. The latest controversial post involves Kylie wearing a mesh shirt that reads “Eat-Me-Out,” mimicking In-N-Out’s logo. Needless to say, fans are flipping out, but it’s obvious she knows exactly what to do, given she has over 30 million followers. The girl’s got Snapchat skills.

[ See: Instagram Queen Kendall Jenner’s 10 Most-Liked Photos ]

But watch out, there’s a new Jenner girl in town. It’s only a matter of time before Caitlyn Jenner breaks the Internet. She already has 3.2 million Instagram followers and 2.73 million Twitter followers — and steadily growing by the day.

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Manolo Blahnik Is Launching a Very Sparkly New Handbag Collection

Iconic shoe designer Manolo Blahnik just announced that he is set to launch a standalone handbag collection. Talking to WWD about the sparkly evening bags, the designer said, “Every woman needs a jewel—something very special and beautiful. There is nothing more stunning than a feminine hand holding a gemlike object.” But just like his sought-after shoes, the bags do not come cheap. Prices will range from $1,725 to $1,925. 

Image: Vogue UK

Image: Vogue UK

“I am always inspired by beautiful women from the past and present, so when I thought about doing a collection of bags, I was sure they were going to be evening bags for the women of today,” he told Vogue UK in a recent interview. “I love ornaments in my shoes so why not add these to the bags too? These bags are an extension of some of the shoe styles I really like as I wanted to keep the connection between the shoes and bags.”

Image: Vogue UK

Image: Vogue UK

Chief executive officer Kristina Blahnik relayed, “It’s the first time we’ve focused the bags into a capsule collection with its own story.” With Spring 2016 handbag designs already in the works, expect to see them grace the runway at Fashion Week in fall. 

And it’s not Blahnik’s first handbag rodeo. The brand sold bags back in the 80s and 90s, and currently sells the Gothisi Crystal-Buckle Satin Clutch Bag design below: (more…)

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Laetitia Casta Shows Off a Stunning Cropped ‘Do on Harper’s Bazaar Spain (Forum Buzz)

It appears as though Harper’s Bazaar Spain is slowly getting back into our good graces, having just unveiled its August 2015 cover featuring the gorgeous Laetitia Casta. Casta, who’s certainly no stranger to magazine covers, having graced both Vogue Paris and Vogue Spain in the past, looks as stunning as ever. The French bombshell shows off her newly-chopped locks before the lens of Alique. However, there are a few niggles, which forum members weren’t afraid to pick out.

Harper's Bazaar Spain August 2015 Laetitia Casta by Alique


“Wow she looks stunning, her new hair is so refreshing,” admired elle_gb instantly.

“This is beautiful! That hair gives the edgy feel the cover! I love it!” MON added in agreement.

Also more than satisfied to see Casta on the cover was happycanadian: “God, her face. One of the most beautiful models of all time, in my opinion.”

Forum member A.D.C. was feeling the cover too, echoing, “This is the most high fashion thing she’s done in ages even more so than her Vogue Paris stuff.”

After all the love came some grumbles. “She looks like your average boring Victoria’s Secret model instead of the goddess she is, don’t like at all,” Wintergreen complained.

“The eyebrows are a little too pronounced, but she looks so beautiful,” pointed out marsnoop2.

“Amazing cover but it’s so Photoshopped that it almost looks like a drawing,” Oxymore ranted.

Laetitia’s flawless cover story is sure to cement your judgement. Check it out and join the conversation here.