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7:35 am

Who’s That Girl?

19/10/2011, Celebrity Gossip, Fashion and Style, Magazine Covers, Vogue USA

Behold the striking November 2011 issue of American Vogue. Rooney Mara, who’s in the new film The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, is on the cover shot by Mert & Marcus.

Rooney Mara Vogue Cover (USA) November 2011

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I’ve seen the movie ‘The Social Network’ in long-haul flights not once but many times but, yes, I had to google Vogue’s cover girl. That’s right. Rooney who? Excuse my ignorance. When was the last time you googled a Vogue (or most American fashion magazines) cover subject? Never, I’m sure! I simply couldn’t stop asking myself — WHO’S THAT GIRL?

In this day and age of formulaic magazine covers, it’s admirable that American Vogue is leading the way by featuring an actress that is not overexposed. I love the element of surprise, the element of mystery. Truly a breath of fresh air.

On the subject of Rooney — it’s all about transformation. Take a look at google images and you’ll see how she transformed herself for her role. Spectacular.

I can’t wait to get this issue!

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5:41 am

Stars at Sabyasachi

20/08/2011, Celebrity Gossip, Lakme Fashion Week, Mumbai

They have celebrities attending the shows here in Mumbai, too. Took this video a few minutes before the star-studded, highly-anticipated Sabyasachi show.

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12:29 pm

Amy Winehouse Dead at 27

23/07/2011, Celebrity Gossip

Tweets and reports are pouring in that Amy Winehouse passed away today from a drug overdose. She was found dead at her flat in London.

Amy Winehouse Dead from Drug Overdose

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RIP Amy!

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1:29 pm

Outlived And Outbillioned

21/07/2011, Celebrity Gossip

Allow me to take a break from fashion. I can’t get enough of this ICONIC video from many, many years ago.

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Haters gonna hate but Team Paris all the way! She outlived and outbillioned them all — she has 17 product lines and her perfume line alone is worth approx. US$1.3 billion.

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12:28 pm

Behind The Scenes With Tobey Maguire

11/07/2011, Ad Campaigns, Celebrity Gossip, Fashion and Style, Prada

Here’s a quick, behind-the-scenes video of Tobey Maguire’s fall/winter 2011 Prada menswear ad campaign photo shoot with David Sims.

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I thought it was totally random, not to mention surprising, for Miuccia to use a celebrity for her fall/winter menswear ad campaign but the result, nonetheless, is quintessentially Prada. I love how Toby’s mysterious, curious and innocent look matches the collection’s aesthetic. There’s also that undeniable element of geekiness that makes it oh so cool. And those lurex pieces? Mark my words — they’re the new season’s must-have!

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1:53 pm

Emma Watson for Vogue USA July 2011

14/06/2011, Celebrity Gossip, Magazine Covers, Prada, Vogue USA

Once upon a time, I’ve looked up to the international editions of Vogue to find something new to inspire me. You know… something new, something that isn’t the same old, same old, something extraordinary. But what happens when most of the international Vogues become repetitive and the big elephant in the room, the grand-daddy of all Vogues, start flexing its muscles? Well, one cannot help but feel its powerful presence. This is what’s going on at the moment. American Vogue is on the right path (war path, perhaps?), taking me on this rollercoaster ride of glamorous extravaganza as of late. When young starlet Emma Watson of Harry Potter fame chopped her locks last year, the first thing that came to my mind was — VOGUE cover! Fast forward a year later, here’s Emma, in Prada, on the July 2011 cover of American Vogue. I love the transformation! Dudette is finally a lady.

Emma Watson in Prada on the cover of Vogue USA July 2011

I can’t wait to get this issue. Bravo Anna, bravo!

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3:32 pm

Lady Gaga’s 2011 CFDA Acceptance Speech

08/06/2011, Celebrity Gossip, Lady Gaga

The CFDA awarded Lady Gaga the “Fashion Icon” award on Monday. Here’s her acceptance speech. Her quip about her text message exchange with Anna Wintour was hysterical.

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Gotta love Anna for being a good sport.

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8:09 pm

Robyn – Call Your Girlfriend

02/06/2011, Celebrity Gossip, Musings

Robyn has a new music video — Call Your Girlfriend!

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3:20 am

Lady Gaga: Inside the Outside

30/05/2011, Celebrity Gossip, Lady Gaga, Music

You have to watch this intimate interview that was aired on MTV a few days featuring Lady Gaga. Between you and me, her music and her outlandish spectacle of outfits and crazy sets are almost secondary on what I like about her. I love what she represents, I love what she stands for, I love her message, I love her vision. No other artist pushed the envelope like Gaga in recent years. She’s the best.

 

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CONTINUE READING

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10:32 pm

Penelope Cruz for American Vogue June 2011

22/05/2011, Celebrity Gossip, Dolce & Gabbana, Fashion and Style, Magazine Covers, Vogue USA

Following the blockbuster Lady Gaga (pink hair) and Rihanna (red hair) covers, how refreshing is Penelope’s US Vogue cover? She wore Dolce & Gabbana throughout the issue. What a natural beauty!

Penelope Cruz for US Vogue June 2011 cover

THUMBS UP: Joan Small’s editorial was my favourite. I also love the Novak Djokovic piece. His body is pure perfection. Dasha Shishkin’s feature was a great read. Liu Wen in Prabal Gurung looks glamorous.

THUMBS DOWN: Slightly disappointed with the “America Beautiful” fashion spreads — I liked Karlie and Raquel, Arizona was too practical and Isabeli, for the lack of a better word, looks cheap. Also, Index was very weak.

I’m gonna read the whole magazine soon.

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