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Gucci Incorporates AC/DC Logo Into Fall Fashion Line

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During Milan Fashion Week in February, Gucci was flagged as having a collaboration with AC/DC the in the works. The New York Times suggested that the brand’s Fall 2016 line would incorporate ACDC’s logo, with the line to include “long, ostrich-trimmed gowns and short studded leather suits; big shoulders and puffed shoulders; fur trim and fur cuffs; putti prints and giant shaggy furs;hostess dresses with fluted sleeves and one with AC/DC sequined on the back.”

Russh Magazine posted a photo to Instagram of an early iteration of the dress in March…

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Jennifer Lopez as You’ve Never Seen Her Before on W’s May Cover (Forum Buzz)

Leave it to W magazine to deliver cover stars we actually WANT to see on the front of our favorite fashion glossies as we constantly complain about the same old faces staring back at us on newsstands. The publication gave us three fresh faces last month, a trio of girls no other magazine would dare to profile, and now W shows Jennifer Lopez in a whole new light on its May 2016 offering. There’s no sign of J.Lo’s usual glitzy, over-the-top or bejeweled outfits here as Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin photographed the songstress wearing a simple monochrome Chanel look styled by Edward Enninful. Yet there’s something else that’s different and we just can’t pinpoint what exactly.

W May 2016 : Jennifer Lopez by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin

IMAGE: WMAGAZINE.COM

Forum members ignited discussion straight away. “I was so excited when I saw the title, but they really messed up with the cover. Did they manipulate her cheekbones?” asked a suspicious MDNA.

“The cover photo is a little too young for her IMO…” said an underwhelmed kenndale. (more…)

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Taylor Swift Is Barely Recognizeable on Vogue’s May Cover (Forum Buzz)

American Vogue is on a popstar roll in 2016, having served up Adele for MarchRihanna emerging from water last month, and now Taylor Swift is unveiled as Vogue’s May cover subject. But you may not recognize #swifty, as stylist Tonne Goodman and photographic duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott show off the singer in a whole new light. Sporting a blonder-than-usual shaggy hairstyle and showing some skin wearing a slinky Saint Laurent dress teamed with chunky black Vetements boots, the usual prim and proper Swift looks like a true high-fashion model.

US Vogue May 2016 : Taylor Swift by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott

IMAGE: COURTESY OF VOGUE

But the real question still remains: were our feisty forum members feeling it? “Singers for three consecutive months? Also by M&M?” questioned a disapproving zzzyao76.

“I’m so sick to death of pop stars on Vogue. Plus, I dont really see what’s so exceptional about this makeover, she hardly looks that different,” added an underwhelmed Benn98. (more…)

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Beyoncé’s Ivy Park Is #Winning Instagram

 

Seven days to go. Arriving 14 April 2016 #IVYPARK

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Instagram has spoken: Beyoncé might just be a black Bill Gates in the making. The present-day polymath may well have had her upcoming Ivy Park line in mind when she penned that line. Spandex bras have yet to hit Topshop shelves and already Beyoncé’s athleisure line is the most popular fashion brand on Instagram in terms of engagement.

 

Seven days to go. Arriving 14 April 2016 #IVYPARK

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Dash Hudson, an Instagram marketing platform that targets fashion and beauty brands and publications, has kept tabs on various brands’ social media doings throughout the years, and according to its data — surprise, surprise — no one causes all this conversation like Bey. (more…)

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Lottie Moss and Lucky Blue Smith Pose for Vogue Paris’ ‘Desperate’ May Cover (Forum Buzz)

Vogue Paris is without a doubt feeling the younger generation of fashion personalities in 2016. Gigi Hadid took her clothes off for March, Kaia Gerber with mother Cindy Crawford were selected for April, and now Kate Moss’ little sister Lottie Moss poses alongside Lucky Blue Smith for the May 2016 cover. Photographed by famed photographer Mario Testino, the up-and-coming duo look right at home cozying up on the studio floor wearing glitzy Saint Laurent outfits selected by Emmanuelle Alt.

Vogue Paris May 2016 : Lottie Moss & Lucky Blue Smith by Mario Testino

IMAGE: VOGUE.FR

Obviously, the cover begged for immediate debate. “LOL! This is so bad! What would Alt do without this grey background… Lottie gets the cover and Raquel [Zimmermann] doesn’t? Where the hell is justice? I thought Kendall’s cover was the worst… apparently, not!” complained a furious KissMiss straight away.

“Absolutely horrible. I couldn’t think of worse ‘models’ to put on a cover. Indeed, even worse than Kendall,” added Les_Sucettes. (more…)

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The Internet Is Freaking Out About This Image of Victoria Beckham in Vogue China (Forum Buzz)

If magazines today teach us anything, it’s that they just love to use Photoshop — and our forums don’t hold back when it comes to ratting them out. As reported last week, Victoria Beckham stars on the cover of Vogue China this month and is featured in a lengthy editorial spread to coincide with the cover appearance. Photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Beckham was captured in a classic studio setting while striking some dynamic poses. However, one of the images has come under fire for an apparent Photoshop disaster with news outlets and social media claiming that part of Victoria’s thigh was removed in post-production. 

Vogue China May 2016 : Victoria Beckham by Inez & Vinoodh

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The Dutch photographic duo was quick to defend the image via Instagram, proving that no Photoshop shenanigans occurred. (more…)