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Lorde’s Style Icons Are David Bowie & Grace Jones, Of Course

“The kind of clothes that I’ve found I like to wear over the past year and six months have all been things that make me feel powerful and strong. I wear a lot of pants. I wear a lot of long, structured dresses.”

In a chat with Vogue for their March 2014 issue, Lorde shared some of her fashion philosophies. The singer looks up to people “who have such a sense of themselves” within their style, like Grace Jones and David Bowie. Lorde is about the most self-actualized high schooler I know of, and that certainly comes across in her sartorial choices. She’s mentioned that her favorite designers are Comme des Garcons, Miu Miu, Moschino and Simone Rocha, but the singer also has a dog named Jimmy Choo — another favorite brand perhaps? In the past, she’s explained to Vogue how important clothes are to her musicality: Keep reading »

Grace Jones Sings While Hula Hooping At The Diamond Jubilee Celebration

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You can’t call Grace Jones’ performance at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebration anything less than spectacular. She sang “Slave to the Rhythm” while hula-hooping. Like, she kept the hoop up the entire time. Look at her legs! I need to remind you all that she’s 64 years old. I hope I can still pull off a latex leotard and headdress at that age. New thing to aspire to. I bow down to you, Grace. [WOW]

Jake Gyllenhaal Channels Grace Jones In Tighty-Whities

Though this photo, of a briefs-donning Jake Gyllenhaal mimicking Grace Jones’ iconic Island Life album cover, has TMZ’s logo on it, it’s nowhere to be found on the site itself. Who leaked it, who took it, and when it was taken are a mystery, but I think we are all grateful it happened and thankful for whoever is responsible. [via ONTD] Keep reading »

Yes, That’s Grace Jones And Pee-wee Herman Singing Christmas Carols

It should come as no surprise that Grace Jones and Pee-wee Herman used to hang out. After all, they’re two of the strangest characters of the ’80s, so sure. Here, an uncharacteristically ebullient Grace sings “Little Drummer Boy” to Pee-wee, Chairy, Terry and the rest of the “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” gang. [YouTube] Keep reading »

Quotable: Grace Jones Shuts Lady Gaga Down!

“I really don’t think of [Lady Gaga] at all. I go about my business … Yes, she did, but I said no. I’d just prefer to work with someone who is more original and someone who is not copying me, actually … Well, you know, I’ve seen some things she’s worn that I’ve worn, and that does kind of piss me off.”

Grace Jones reveals in an interview with The Guardian that she’s not a fan of Gaga and has even shut down Gaga’s collaboration attempt. [Access Hollywood via Dlisted]

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Style Buzz: Chanel Tats & Grace Jones Is Still Fly

  • Unsurprisingly, designer Phillip Lim has an awesome apartment replete with bell jars, fur touches and a stuffed crane. [The New York Times]
  • Alexander McQueen’s fashion show has been canceled and replaced with a presentation/memorial on March 9 and 10. Photographers are banned from the presentation, but McQueen’s people promise to provide pics. [Fashionologie]
  • 61-year-old former model Grace Jones performed “La Vie En Rose” at a Viktor & Rolf’s party last night. In a leotard. Clearly, she is still hardcore. [The Cut]
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Amber Rose Channels Grace Jones

Kanye West posted this photo of girlfriend Amber Rose on his website, featuring the model recreating Grace Jones’ iconic photo from the cover of her album Island Life. Amber has a way to go before she’s as balls-to-the-wall as Grace, but I have to admit I saw this and was, like, HAWT. [Flavorwire] Keep reading »

Quickies!: Grace Jones Shows Lady Gaga How Authentic Eccentrics Dress

  • Grace Jones performed at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC last night. [Dlisted] — The other costumes are amaaaazing!
  • Tyra Banks will guest star on the Oct. 5 episode of “Gossip Girl.” [E! Online] — How progressive. The show gets another token!
  • Tony Romo reportedly hung out with Vanessa Minnillo at a party a couple of weeks ago. [TMZ] — These two jerks deserve each other.

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