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Link Buzz: Keira Knightley Explains Why She Went Topless for Interview, Sophia Loren Talks That Famous Side-Eye Photo

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Image: WENN

  • Keira Knightley says she took that topless photo for Interview because her body has been “manipulated so many different times” that she wanted to show it in its true, un-Photoshopped form. [Jezebel]
  • The key to Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton’s chill disposition? Motherhood. [Glamour]
  • Kathy Griffin was approached to replace Joan Rivers on Fashion Police. [EW]
  • Peep Joan Jett’s line for Hot Topic. [WWD]
  • Sophia Loren explains why she was giving Jayne Mansfield the side-eye in that infamous photo. [Page Six]
  • Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds reveal the sex of their baby. [VH1]
  • Kelly Rowland gave birth to a baby boy yesterday. She and her husband Tim Witherspoon named their new son Titan Jewell. [Page Six]
  • Chris Benz talks to T magazine about his new gig as the creative director of Bill Blass. [T magazine]
  • Nicki Minaj is absolutely killing it in the winter edition of V Magazine. [Yahoo! Style]
  • Hello Kitty turns 40! Celebrate with the new Beats by Dre x Hello Kitty collab.

 

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Jason Polan x Soludos Brings Summer to Resort Season

Image: courtesy Soludos

Image: Courtesy of Soludos

Resort season is fast approaching and the pressure is on retailers to outfit the masses accordingly. The good people at Soludos are on it with the release of a new capsule collection in collaboration with illustrator Jason Polan. Polan spends his days on the New York City streets scribbling sketches of the people he sees milling around the city. Now he’s lending his talents to Soludos, which is putting his drawings on its famous espadrilles.

Jason Polan x Soludos is a nine-piece range of shoes for women, men and children, all featuring embroidered renderings of Polan’s drawings. The espadrilles are emblazoned with cute images of ice cream, a hamburger and fries, friendly toucans and a cheeky winking eye. The range sounds quite summery, but considering resort season is an opportunity to get away from the frigid temps of winter, this collection is right on with its aesthetic.

The collection has already hit the Soludos website. Women’s shoes are priced at $65, while you can expect to shill out $45 for kids’ shoes and $75 for men’s pairs.

Check out the full collection below. (more…)

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Glenn Cocco Is a Real Person and 4 Other Things We Didn’t Know About ‘Mean Girls’

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It’s been 10 years since Mean Girls hit theaters, which means for the past decade, we’ve been quoting the Tina Fey-written comedy to no end. And really, we wouldn’t have it any other way. Of course there is a great sense of nostalgia for the film, understandable with it being “so fetch” and all. 

Entertainment Weekly got the film’s original cast together for a reunion to talk all the behind-the-scenes action that took place while making the movie. The blossoming friendships, the inside jokes, the casting changes and more. In the lengthy interview, we learned a whole lot about Mean Girls that we didn’t know. And that’s impressive because we’ve memorized like, every line in the movie already.

Below, five new things we learned about the film. 

1. Glenn Cocco Is a REAL PERSON

“I tried to use real names in writing because it’s just easier,” Tina said. “My older brother’s good friend is Glenn Cocco. He’s a film editor in Los Angeles, and I imagine it’s a pain in the butt for him.”

2. There Is Such a Thing as Mean Girls Day, Which Is Very Confusing to the Cast

Thanks to a line in the film where Cady Heron tells Aaron Samuels the date, October 3rd has become “Mean Girls Day” for fans all over. “I was leaving the playhouse the other day. [Lohan is starring in a revival of Speed-the-Plow in London’s West End],” Lindsay told EW. “These kids were outside, and someone said, ‘Do you know what day it is?’ and someone said, ‘It’s October 3rd!’ I was like, ‘What? I don’t understand!’ I didn’t know what they meant. Then I realized it!”

(more…)

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41 Models Confirmed to Walk the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Next Month

The model lineup for Victorias Secret fashion show 2013

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The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is nearly upon us and the fashion set is buzzing about which lucky models will get the chance to take a turn down the lingerie giant’s world-famous runway this year. Rumors have been flying that we may be seeing the likes of Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn, but for now, those are just rumors. Modelinia reports, however, that there are a few models who have confirmed that they will appear alongside Victoria’s Secret’s fleet of Angel regulars, doing nothing to quell our anticipation and excitement for the show. Below, all the girls who are confirmed so far for this year’s London showing on December 9. (more…)

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Lululemon’s Head Designer Launches ‘Technical Cashmere’ Brand Kit and Ace

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Just when you thought your normcore essentials couldn’t get comfier, enter Kit and Ace, the newest Vancouver-based brand of cushy separates, created by Lululemon’s Shannon Wilson and her son, JJ Wilson. 

The brand, which launched officially in August, has finally made its lush women’s and men’s collections available this month in time for fall layering and your holiday 2014 gift list. 

Kit and Ace is separate from Lululemon and a new departure for the Wilsons, who helped grow the yoga brand since it launched back in 1998. Shannon says Kit and Ace aims to give trendsetters clothing that works as hard as they do. (more…)

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Cara Delevingne Appears in Die Antwoord’s Blackface-Riddled Music Video

We adore hot guys, but ugly boys need love, too. Fortunately for South African rappers Die Antwoord, Cara Delevingne is willing to give them the TLC they so crave. The model appears in a music video for the rap-rave group’s “Ugly Boy,” which indeed lives up to its title.

With the help of Dita Von Teese, Jack Black, Marilyn Manson and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea, the group puts together quite a creepy, bloody, gothic video. While we’d like to forget the footage of rapper Ninja getting punched in the face, his mouth spewing blood, we get a break from the violence courtesy of Cara, who pantomimes, poses with a toy gun, smooches and jumps on the rapper’s back during her cameo.

Despite all the blood, the video is all well and good until we see an image of a white man in (very bad) blackface and an afro wig. Of course, this video wouldn’t be complete without a little dose of good, old-fashioned minstrelsy! Die Antwoord is known for their provocative “shock” brand of “rap” music, so we think they added this unnecessary bit of casual racism because, why not? After all, blackface is an American thing, so it’s totally OK to do it if your music video is being released in the U.K.

Seems to fit with the theme at any rate because nothing is uglier than a white man in blackface.

[via Grazia]