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Dakota Johnson Has Never Looked Better as Marie Claire’s March Cover Star (Forum Buzz)

Starring in a movie like Fifty Shades of Grey was bound to get you some exposure at some point and with two Vogue cover appearances already under her belt, Dakota Johnson just landed her first Marie Claire cover. The American title unfortunately got itself off to a rocky start this year, failing to deliver with messy and overstyled covers. But the publication appears to redeem itself for March 2016, putting out a vibrant and effortless cover shot by photographer Txema Yeste. Styled wearing Proenza Schouler and teamed with a bright red lip, Dakota has never looked better.

US Marie Claire March 2016 : Dakota Johnson by Txema Yeste


Members of our forums were pleasantly surprised. “Nice cover and I love the middle shot,” raved justaguy, showing some enthusiasm for Dakota’s accompanying editorial.

“Txema is an amazing photographer,” applauded madzedre the moment the cover dropped with Yeste rapidly becoming one of our favorite photographers. (more…)

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It’s Official: Gigi and Bella’s Little Brother Anwar Hadid Is Now a Model


It’s official……… Signed @imgmodels @anwarhadid #SummerJobsComingUp #NYC

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Move over, Kardashian-Jenners. The Hadid clan is the new family dynasty taking the fashion world by storm. Having won the genetic lottery, Gigi and Bella Hadid are already household names in modeling. Just take a look at the Fenty x Puma show at New York Fashion Week for proof the Hadid sisters own the catwalk. Their little brother, Anwar, is following in his sister’s fashionable footsteps. (more…)

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Eyeball Tattooing Gets the Nod in NSW Although the Opposition Want It Banned

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Remember that kind of frightening Eyeball Tattooing trend we reported on a while back? Well it seems that the controversial procedure has just been regulated in NSW, following a raft of health amendments enacted last Friday.

Declaring that “eyeball tattooing, tongue piercing and tongue tattooing are skin penetration procedures”, the amendments have drawn criticism from the Opposition who want to see the practice banned.

Involving injecting the whites of the eyes, or sclera, with coloured dye or dyes, many are concerned about the long term effects of the relatively new procedure. There have been cases of blindness already, however many eye surgeons also suggest the practice could have carcinogenic effects. (more…)

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Can Christy Turlington Burns Revive the John Galliano Label? (Forum Buzz)

We’re all for seeing a timeless fashion image with a model’s natural beauty shining through and that’s exactly what John Galliano‘s Spring 2016 campaign delivers. Ushering in a whole new concept designed by Creative Director Bill Gaytten in collaboration with Art Director Atelier Franck Durand, the campaign was sure to generate buzz. The ever-radiant Christy Turlington Burns was photographed wearing a draped white silk georgette top and matching white trousers by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin before a simplistic backdrop, proving less is always more. Yet our forums couldn’t help but ask: Does a simple portrait complement Galliano’s fashion-forward label? 

John Galliano S/S 2016 : Christy Turlington by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin


Members of our forums were left divided once the campaign broke. “Looks like it did get a revival! Great shot of Christy!!” applauded justaguy.

“Wow. They have my vote now,” added an equally impressed narcyza. (more…)

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This Model Had the Most Dignified Response to Racists Criticizing Her Lips on Instagram


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MAC Cosmetics posted a beautiful image of Ugandan model Aamito Lagum’s lips and was met with a slew of racist comments. Instagram users described her facial features using racial slurs and some even compared her to an animal. Apparently, the same full lips that Kylie Jenner pays for — and is praised for — aren’t attractive on women of color.

To her credit, Lagum was graceful and dignified in the face of racist trolls. The America’s Next Top Model champ, who also walked in Yeezy Season 3, responded by encouraging self-love:  (more…)

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Kylie Minogue Is Engaged to British Actor Joshua Sasse, and His Magnificent Beard

Aussie pop princess Kylie Minogue has fans spinning around, after announcing her engagement to British actor Joshua Sasse in the most adorably understated way. After six months of going steady, Kyles and her superbly bearded boyfy announced their plans to tie the knot by placing a very tradish notice in the UK’s Daily Telegraph:

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Covering the pair’s engagement, the Telegraph was quick to point out the almost two-decade age gap between the 47-year-old popstar and her 28-year-old beau, describing Kylie as “[a] forty-something Australian pop princess with a string of celebrity exes”, including Neighbours co-star Jason Donovan and deceased INXS legend Michael Hutchence. (more…)