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Naomi Campbell Beats Up Russian Mobster

In a clear homage to her naughty reputation, Naomi Campbell stars in a new Interview magazine editorial in which she appears to be kicking the bare bottom of a Russian mobster straight out of “Eastern Promises.” Oh, Naomi. We’re not sure this is helping your rep, honey, but you sure do look good doing it. Click here for the rest of the Mert Atlas and Marcus Piggott shoot. Keep reading »

How Do You Deal With A Bad Haircut?

Have you ever had a really bad time at a hair salon? Recently I went to a salon to get a dye job — a well-known salon with what seemed like a good reputation. After an expensive and not very pleasurable experience (in which the salon owner told me I shouldn’t come back unless I was prepared to maintain my look), I started to ask myself why do we put ourselves in positions to trust people who, most likely, have nothing invested in us or our hair? Keep reading »

Fashion, Music, And Forbidden Love

“Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky,” the true story of forbidden romance between two of the most creative minds of the 20th century, is out on Blu-ray and DVD today. Roger Ebert said this film, which was directed by renowned French filmmaker Jan Kounen, is an excellent biopic. It stars Anna Mouglalis, a former Chanel model, and Mads Mikkelsen. The film features exquisite costumes, including archive pieces from the House of Chanel and pieces designed by Karl Lagerfeld, as well as a score dominated by many of Stravinksy’s works.

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Channeling My Inner Joan Holloway

Last week, I got an email from an editor at The New York Post asking if I might be interested in modeling some “Mad Men”-inspired looks for a story she was working on. Janie Bryant, the costume designer for “Mad Men,” is launching her new clothing line and the editor at the Post had read my essay about Joan Holloway boosting my self-esteem, and thought I’d be perfect to model Janie’s new pieces. Of course I said “yes,” because “Mad Men” is my favorite TV show and I thought it’d be fun to dress up like Joan for a couple hours. Keep reading »

Attn, Chicago: Topshop Moves To Chi-Town!

There’s good news for Chicagoans today! Word has it that Topshop will move into a Michigan Avenue location this spring. Americans have gone crazy for the fashionable British import ever since it set up shop in New York City’s Soho neighborhood in ’09. With its second U.S. location in Chicago, we wonder if we can expect to see a Topshop takeover in all our major capitals? If that’s the case, we’d definitely be down with a British invasion. [Daily Mail] Keep reading »

Quickies: Willow Smith Goes To Milan Fashion Week & Lady Gaga Goes House Hunting

  • While most people have to rob, cheat, and steal to get into Milan Fashion Week, Willow Smith just whips on it like she belongs there. [The YBF]
  • Teresa Giudice has landed a deal to write another cookbook. [Eater]
  • Brazilian Maya Gabeira rides 50-foot swells better than most male surfers. [Lemondrop]
  • The owner of the company that makes Segways died after accidentally driving his Segway off a cliff. Yes, you read that right. [BuzzFeed]

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