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Jourdan Dunn’s Afro on Vogue Brazil Causes Controversy on Our Forums (Forum Buzz)

Our forums were shocked when Vogue Brazil helped Kendall Jenner get her best Vogue cover to date and now the magazine unveils its latest edition, which has us wagging our tongues once again. Jourdan Dunn graces the front of Brazilian Vogue‘s February 2016 issue, starring on not one, but two different covers shot by Zee Nunes. Now on her sixth Vogue cover appearance, the Brit beauty showcases a fabulous afro in the gorgeous shoot, sparking debate immediately.

Vogue Brazil February 2016 : Jourdan Dunn by Zee Nunes


“I like both covers, but her hair just doesn’t work for me,” shared justaguy right away.

“Nice colors and good styling. But what’s wrong with her hair? Awful hairstyle. Poor Jourdan. Still good to see her on another Vogue cover,” added narcyza. (more…)

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The Edit’s Unretouched Cover of Gillian Anderson Is Perfection (Forum Buzz)

Ever since its debut back in 2013, our forums have been tremendous admirers and supporters of everything The Edit delivers. Net-a-Porter‘s digital magazine certainly gets our seal of approval this week after releasing its latest offering featuring a practically unairbrushed Gillian Anderson on the cover. Shot against a classic gray studio backdrop by Nico Bustos, The X-Files actress looks sensational in a figure-hugging dress from Victoria Beckham, styled by Charlotte Blazeby. Gillian’s blond hair was scraped back from her face and a minimal amount of makeup was applied to complete the look, leaving our forums speechless.

The Edit by Net-a-Porter January 14, 2016 Gillian Anderson by Nico


Our forums couldn’t wait to express some major kudos! “Perfection!!! Proof that this woman needs more fashion covers, stat! I’m obsessed with that second shot. Looks incredibly sexy, and her body looks so toned!” exclaimed a more than satisfied Benn98.

“Go Gillian! She’s one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood. With The X-Files premiering soon, you’d think she would get at least one mainstream cover! But I’m happy with this one,” approved kokobombon. (more…)

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Donald Trump Makes His Men’s Fashion Week Debut…Sort Of

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After a Trump mannequin graced Alexis Bittar’s store windows, we had a feeling the Donald would soon be making his fashion rounds. Not even six months later, the outspoken presidential hopeful emerged on the runway at Mens Fashion Week in Paris, sort of. A model at Avoc’s Fall 2015 show donned a latex mask bearing the polarizing candidate’s face and signature scowl.

Despite the combover, the Avoc version of Trump was quite stylish, wearing a houndstooth turtleneck and navy peacoat. The unisex brand sent a few other notable politicians down the runway alongside the Donald.  (more…)

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Vivienne Westwood Is the Latest Designer to Tap Into Fashion’s New Porn Obsession

Courtesy: Vivienne Westwood

Courtesy: Vivienne Westwood

The notion that sex sells is as old as, well, sex. But the fashion industry is taking its fixation with lewdness to unprecedented heights. After sending penis necklaces down the runway, Vivienne Westwood announced that gay porn star Colby Keller will star in the brand’s Spring 2016 campaign, full frontal of course.

Lensed by Juergen Teller, the campaign finds Keller posing pants-less in the streets of Venice (see the NSFW images here), in an effort to raise awareness about damage done to the environment. “Vivienne Westwood is not only a fashion hero of mine, she’s a passionate advocate for the environment,” he said. “We all need to focus our attention on the problem of climate change, especially when our political culture fails to address the catastrophe coming.” But will viewers focus on climate change, or his naughty bits on full display? (more…)

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ELLE UK Taps a Smizing Karlie Kloss for the Cover of the March Spring Fashion Issue (Forum Buzz)

Considering that models are few and far between on the covers of major fashion titles nowadays, we are grateful to U.K. ELLE this month for bestowing upon us a cover with one of the most in-demand and recognizable models. ELLE tapped Karlie Kloss to cover its blockbuster spring fashion edition, photographed by Kai Z Feng with styling from Anne-Marie Curtis, wearing Louis Vuitton.

UK Elle March 2016 : Karlie Kloss by Kai Z Feng


Members of our forums shared mixed views toward the cover, however. “I like it, it’s really striking. I bet it’s gonna stand out on the newsstands!” enthused Nepenthes at once.

“Most certainly the best cover they have done in years, for me. Everything works here, she looks great, and all that text layout doesn’t take away when you have such a strong image. Well done, I’m surprised,” contributed an amazed Miss Dalloway. (more…)