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Hooray For Gabourey On V’s Cover!

V‘s Size Issue keeps getting better and better. Well, that is, depending on how you feel about the whole thing. At the very least, it’s becoming more interesting, especially since we’ve learned that the cover features one of our favorite real girls and “Precious” star Gabourey Sidibe. We’re loving how this head shot is both glamorous, with Gabourey’s hair blowing in the wind, but also natural, with little embellishment and her flawless skin stealing the show. What do you think? [Fashion Copious] Keep reading »

Racy Preview Shots From V’s Curvy Issue

The previews keep leaking for V magazine’s much-hyped, so-called “curvy issue” dropping next week, on the 14th. We already saw plus-sized darling Crystal Renn modeling the same clothes alongside standard skinny chick Jacquelyn Jablonski in Terry Richardson’s model-off story, and today we get a taste of a sexy Solve Sundsbo joint (styled by Nicola Formichetti) featuring Candice Huffine, Tara Lynn and Michelle Olson to name a few. It’s hot, but you have to admit it’s certainly thought-provoking and almost jarring to see these women within the context of these slick “high fashion” images. We’re just so used to seeing a very specific type of body against this backdrop. After all, we’re talking V here, not Glamour. Check out more after the jump … Keep reading »

Style Buzz: V’s New Plus-Size Issue And The End Of Runway Shows

  • Notoriously skinny-centric fashion magazine V announced that their January issue is devoted to plus-sized models and will star greats like Crystal Renn (we’re still obsessing over her recent shoot for Canadian Elle, above). [New York Post]
  • According to Kate Betts, the future of fashion may entail the end of live runway shows because they’re so cost-prohibitive. Instead, they’ll be virtual and involve models walking on treadmills to look runway-esque on video. [Time]
  • So genius: DIY holiday gift ideas that cost under $20 to make. [Shelterpop]
  • Are major designers stealing all their ideas from hip Japanese street styles? Sure looks like it. [Style.com]
  • Beloved French designer Isabel Marant will finally be selling her deliciously wearable wares stateside. We can’t wait! [Fashionologie]

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Remote Control: What You’ll Want To Watch The Week Of November 2nd 2009

As the weather outside starts to get frightful, evenings parked in front of the TV are sounding more and more appealing. What will I be watching this week? The World freaking Series! But do not fear, even if you aren’t into baseball, there’s lots of exciting stuff happening this week: Samantha Ronson‘s cameo on “90210″; the premiere of “V,” which is being hailed as the new “Lost”; a new episode of “The Real Housewives of Orange County“; and, sigh, the season finale of “Mad Men.” Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Is That Victoria Beckham?

Models Heidi Mount and Finbar McGuiness did their best Victoria Beckham impressions (while wearing clothing of her design) for the September issue of V. They definitely made us look twice. [V Magazine] Keep reading »

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