Posts for July 9th 2008
»Vogue Italia is rumored to have Linda Evangelista, Guinevere van Seenus, and Karen Elson lined up for their August 2008 issue [TI]
»Daphne Guinness is shooting with Steven Klein for the September 2008 Vogue Italia couture supplement [Chic Report]
»Vogue Paris' Geraldine Saglio! [The Sartorialist]
»Toccara Jones in Vogue Italia July 2008 [TFS]
»Style.com is expanding with a new beauty site [Fashionista]
»Lily Cole blogs? [Catwalk Queen]
>> So . . . about that Fox News story that's circulating.
It purports that Jessica Stam is "inspiring Mary-Kate Olsen to ban booze and get healthy" and elaborates with a nice little anecdote about how the two pals spent the Fourth of July together at a "private grill-out at the Estate in Sag Harbor," where Mary-Kate drank no alcohol and "stuck totally to Snapple Antioxidant water, which is believed to be another positive influence that the health-conscious Stam has had on her famous friend."
Funny thing is, Fox News forgot to mention one little detail. That barbeque at the Estate in Sag Harbor? It was sponsored by Snapple Antioxidant. Maybe Stam is a healthy influence in her friends' lives, but I call PR plant on this story.
These shades will blow those coveted Grey Ant pairs out of the water. The Yohji Yamamoto for Linda Farrow Sunglasses unisex collection, named Prototype, will launch in conjunction with Spring 09 deliveries and include four original styles made from titanium, aluminum, silver, and antiqued gold. You can pick them up at Yohji and Farrow shops. No word yet on the numbers in production, or the cost, but we're guessing they'll conjure a pretty penny from many a chicster.
In other collabo news, Raf Simons will be designing limited edition Doc Martins come Spring 09. Our Network Partner, Chic & Untroubled, reported on the collaboration as it was revealed during the Milan trade show Bread & Butter. If that (for lack of a better word) chunky sole never bothered you, this might be a very exciting day indeed. We're not particularly stoked to see the naked foot of a (admittedly fashion-forward) man peeking out from a cut-out Doc Martin, but alas, it's Raf Simons.
>> Gisele Bundchen is no stranger to TV spots — she's got plenty of Victoria's Secret commercials and an Apple commercial under her belt, to name a few. Her latest set? Brazilian Volkswagen ads that aired in her home country for the first time on Sunday.
She stars along with Sylvester Stallone, and pretty much plays the girl you would expect her to; For her time, she rolled in $2.5 million big ones, while Sylvester only got $800,000 — maybe it's because he wasn't so good at lip-syncing Portuguese.
>> Yasmin Warsame has come full circle. Her first big break in came in 2002, when Steven Meisel shot her for an editorial inVogue Italia. Here she is, six years later, shot for the historic all-black July 2008 issue of Vogue Italia, by Steven Meisel once again. (NSFW)