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Is YSL's Hedi Slimane Forming A Fashionably Ominous Movement?

May 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Marie M

Nearly a year after Creative Director Hedi Slimane rebranded fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent, the controversy begins. Is this a case of another cliché in the media? Saint Laurent Paris, formally known as “Yves Saint Laurent,” shocked the media with its controversial ad campaign starring a globally recognized celebrity known for devil worshipping: Marilyn Manson.... Read More

Catch a Sneak Peek of the New Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Campaign

May 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Dolce & Gabbana ads: we know how the story goes. Clear blue water, a hunky male model, and a sizzling beach babe. While variations of the campaign may slightly differ from season to season, these three elements can always be counted on in a Light Blue ad. This year, we get an inside look at what goes on behind the scenes of these sexy shoots. Italian model Bianca Balti takes on the role of seductive Mediterranean beauty alongside the tall, dark and handsome David Gandy, who celebrates his third Light Blue advertising campaign with this episode. Check out the sneak peek of the campaign, which will debut in July.... Read More

She's Still Got It: Kate Moss Stuns in British Vogue Spread

May 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

British Vogue has published its June issue, and in it is a spread starring none other than Kate Moss, who shows us exactly what it looks like to relax in the St. Barths sun. Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, the editorial, titled "Sail Away," was shot on location amidst St. Barths' greenery and luxurious sailboats. Sporting the latest fashions by Louis Vuitton, Moschino, D Squared, and others, Moss proves that her modeling days are far from over, and makes us insanely jealous of her seaside lounging in the process. What do you think of Moss' latest shoot?... Read More

Just Released: Gwyneth Paltrow Stars in Hugo Boss' Latest Fragrance Ad

May 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

2013 is turning out to be a standout year for Gwyneth Paltrow. Not only has she released a new cookbook, starred in Iron Man 3 and been named the "World's Most Beautiful Woman" by People— she's also the face of Hugo Boss' latest scent, Boss Jour Pour Femme. The new ad, which was revealed today, shows Gwyneth relaxing in the countryside in a white blouse and black pants— a gig that earned her an extra $2 million. The bottle was launched this season as the daytime counterpart to the brand's Nuit Pour Femme line of scents.... Read More

The Scoop on Stella McCartney: 2012's Designer of the Year

May 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Back in the ‘60s and ’70s when you heard the name “McCartney” your mind went immediately to one person, and one person only. Paul McCartney is still as widely known today as he was back in the Beatlemania years, and he’s built a legacy in more ways than one. Today, his daughter Stella is a rock star in her own right— the luxury designer’s fashion house is home to three labels that include a lingerie line, a skincare line, and perfume— all of which were established before she was even 40!... Read More

Trend Watch: Luxury Labels Tailor Deals with Film Industry

May 20, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

With the opening of the Cannes Film Festival last week, the buzz circulating from screening room to screening room is of fashion in the films. High fashion houses are looking to align with filmmakers in an attempt to create a new stage to show off their fanciful apparel. The industry is beginning to stray from the catwalks with the ambition to be featured in major movies.... Read More

Cara Delevingne Is Mulberry's Muse for Fall 2013

May 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Cara Delevingne can do no wrong in the fashion world; having walked for Burberry, Chanel, Moschino, Oscar de la Renta, and many others, she’s not going to stop any time soon. British fashion house Mulberry has just snapped up the supermodel as the face for their Autumn Winter 2013 collection.... Read More

10 Reasons Why David Beckham Will Be Just Fine After Retirement

May 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Football star and worldwide icon David Beckham announced his retirement this morning, and as sad at it is that the athlete is bowing out after more than a decade on the professional field, we have a feeling this isn't the last we'll be seeing of old Becks. Thanks to his athletic skill, dashing good looks and business savvy, Beckham has become one of the most recognizable athletes in the world, and nearly every brand wants a piece of that (who doesn't?). We're hopeful that we'll be seeing more of those washboard abs in the future, it just may not be on the soccer field. If his past work in front of the lens can tell us anything, it's that Beckham is a star both on and off the soccer field. Here's a look at his ten best ad campaigns to date.... Read More

Good Samaritan Seeks to "Rebrand" Abercrombie & Fitch

May 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

A YouTube video is going viral today that has eyebrows raised, in a good way. Greg Karber is an Average Joe who, like many people, has a problem with Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries’ idea that certain demographics should not wear the Abercrombie label. Under Jeffries’ direction, aside from not offering women’s size large clothes, Abercrombie has rules for only hiring employees who meet a certain standard in terms of attractiveness. These practices and Jeffries’ idea that Abercrombie is only for the “cool kids” have been common knowledge among the public for some time, but Karber figured out a way to do something about it.... Read More

10 Stunning Campaign Photos Featuring Angelina Jolie

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Angelina Jolie has won a plethora of awards for the roles she's played over the years. But acting talents aside, the stunning mother of six also holds various titles for her looks. She's been named the world's "most beautiful" or "sexiest woman" by various media outlets, including Vogue in 2002, Esquire in 2004, American FHM and British Harper's Bazaar in 2005, People and Hello! in 2006, Empire in 2007, and Vanity Fair in 2009. As one of the best-known celebrities, a 2006 global industry survey by ACNielsen in 42 international market revealed that Jolie, together with Brad Pitt, was found to be the favorite celebrity endorser for brands and products worldwide. So it comes as no surprise that brands everywhere try to get their hands o... Read More

Carey Mulligan Through the Years: The Actress's Most Stunning Photo Shoots

May 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The hype surrounding this week's release of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby is undeniable. Aside from the glamorous fashion, toe-tapping music and glitzy jewels that are sure to be seen in this talked about film, another thing we can't wait to see is British actress Carey Mulligan's performance as the temptress, Daisy Buchanan. In anticipation of the film's release, we've put together a slideshow of the actress's most stunning photo shoots and spreads that document her rise to fame over the last few years.... Read More

 
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