I’ve always felt a little meh about Emmy Rossum, probably unfairly based on the fact that she dated Adam Duritz from the Counting Crows, with his fake dreamlocks, and I’m just like HOW? But now I think she may actually be really funny and cool, based purely on the fact that she turned Gisele Bundchen’s “Having It All” vision board-essential Instagram photo into a meme. Tori Amos should be next, only she should be breastfeeding a pig, natch. [Instagram via NYMag.com]
Welp, my vision board is going in the trash and this is going up in its place. [Instagram]
Babies are already pretty flexible (it’s not easy getting a foot in your mouth, just try it), but Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady’s daughter Vivian is hoping to stay that way. Gisele posted this photo to Instagram, featuring she and her daughter both practicing pigeon pose. Vivian’s hip flexors need some work, but her arm extension is lovely! Namaste, cutie.
“I feel like women should be really real and raw and it doesn’t happen anymore [in fashion photographs] … I love that feeling of, you know, we are women, we are so different, our imperfections are what make us unique and beautiful.”
— Don’t get me wrong, I am all about women being “really real and raw” and our “imperfections” making us “unique and beautiful.” I agree with all of these things. But somehow, the statement feels infuriatingly disingenuous coming from the mouth of Gisele freakin’ Bundchen. Give me your imperfections, Gisele, I will take them. All of them. I said, give them to me. Now get the hell out of here! [Fashionista]
“This sounds negative, but when you’re considered one of the most beautiful women in the world, it’s very, very hard when that starts to slip away. It’s hard to feel good about yourself when people react to you differently. And, Gisele, I hope you’re not reading this, because it’s going to sound so negative but I know through some of my best friends who are really famous actresses — I’m not going to mention their names — who were at one point considered to be among the most beautiful women in the world at different periods of time, and how hard it is for them emotionally. So I hope Gisele is prepared for that, because it’s so difficult.”
— Acclaimed designer Tom Ford expressed his concern regarding Gisele Bundchen’s future while interviewing her husband Tom Brady for the fall issue of VMAN. Keep reading »
High fashion can be difficult to wrap one’s head around at times, but I feel like I understand it pretty well for someone who, you know, doesn’t actually wear it (I know, shocker) … and then there’s this shit. On the cover of Vogue! Ridiculous. Is it possible that I’m being unfair? Is this… cool? I have serious doubts. [Fashion Gone Rogue]
I’ve got nothing but respect for the top 10 richest models. But that said, I think they get plenty of attention on their own, don’t they? Why not spread some love to some of the radical, amazing women who are doing things that don’t involve selling their images for a living? Like for instance, I’m going to highjack this post about the 10 richest models in the world to recommend that everyone read A Queer And Pleasant Danger, the new memoir by transgender activist (and former Scientologist!) Kate Bornstein. She rules and her life story is fascinating.
And now that I’ve done that, we can get back to the models.
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