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A Video Tribute: André Leon Talley’s Best Moments On “Top Model”

After four cycles, 45 judging panels, 54 different contestants, and many of his beautiful, signature capes, André Leon Talley bids farewell to theAmerica’s Next Top Model judging panel. Wednesday night’s cycle 17 finale, was his final episode (next season, Kelly Cutrone will take his seat). His addition to the panel last year for cycle 14 was heralded as a new, high-fashion direction for the show. …

Along with serious fashion credentials, Talley brought sass, made-up words, and a fascinating dynamic with Tyra to each episode. He also, of course, wore great hats, chunky jewelry, and disdainful expressions where needed; he once even waved a cane faux-threateningly, which was wonderful. See a video compilation of ALT’s best moments on the show in this video…

The Sweater Penguins Have Been De-Sweatered & Set Free

The penguins the world lovingly clothed in sweaters to prevent them from preening toxins off their feathers following an oil spill near New Zealand are nude once again. Good Morning America aired footage of 39 of the more than 300 affected penguins being released back into the wild, now wearing microchips. Watch the video here…

All The Looks From Lady Gaga’s “Marry The Night” Video

This week, Lady Gaga debuted the new video for her latest single “Marry the Night.” There’s a lot going on, and unsurprisingly, not all of it makes total sense — even taking into consideration that its story is clearly jumbled chronologically. Gaga plays a bedazzling, hair-dying, cereal-smearing, train wreck of a ballet dancer gone rogue, and at one point, little animated fairies appear to fly out of her butt. The Haus of Gaga certainly isn’t lacking for creativity, but still, this latest effort (all her own work, too) leaves many questions unanswered. Click through our slideshow breakdown of all the “Marry the Night” looks, accompanied by whatever explanations we could muster. Read more…

American Apparel’s Publicist Allegedly Sold A Major Tell-All Book With A Publicity Campaign That Involves A Bunch of Lies

Here’s a completely revolutionary idea: Work for nightmarish overlords of institutions people are fascinated by, and then put the experience into a book about how it’s actually worse than everyone imagined. American Apparel’s publicist Ryan Holiday is apparently planning to do just this, according to reports that he landed a major book deal with publisher Portfolio, which will allegedly earn him $500,000 or more. However, the New York Observer‘s Emily Witt writes that she got a copy of the proposal from a book editor, which reveals the book is not exactly the kind of tell-all early reports suggest it will be. Read more…

Video: Snooki Selling Perfume, Slippers & Crocodile Plushies On HSN

After previewing her perfume last week, Snooki made her debut on HSN last night, selling that and some of her other delightfully tacky products. She showcased the many ways to apply her fragrance and explained how her sunglasses (which rattle like a maraca, and that’s a good thing) block out haters. We’re pretty sure she made a vulgar gesture with her slippers, too. Read more…

Just How Popular Are Colored Wedding Dresses?

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Kim Kardashian in Vera Wang
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Little girls don’t grow up fantasizing about getting married in dresses that aren’t white. But designers sure want them to, judging by the latest round of bridal fashion shows that recently concluded in New York and boasted more colored wedding dresses than ever. Non-white bridal gowns have been shown on the runways every season for years, but it’s always hard to tell if these dresses actually have any traction in the market or if they’re just a wedding dress designer’s way of evading having to show another white dress. (I’ve always wondered if all the bridal industry’s names for white — eggshell, ivory, cream, silk white — were merely a reaction to white fatigue.) Keep reading »

Video: Tyra Banks & Rachael Ray Are “A Little Gay” For Each Other

Tyra Banks was on ”The Rachael Ray Show” this week, and amid the regular culinary-themed discussion, got to talking about teenage games of spin the bottle. Rachael got flustered and faux-bicurious, and before you could say “smize please,” the pair were making a date for a spin the bottle session of their own. Apparently fake girl-on-girl romance is no longer just a nighttime television staple. Read more…

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