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 »
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 »
“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.
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 »
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 »