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Did Kim Kardashian Just Try to Recreate Solange Knowles’ Wedding Photos?

Kim Kardashian has solidified herself as a pop culture icon. She’s absolutely everywhere. Whether she’s taking ass shots on Instagram or on the cover of Paper magazine, the reality star is as ubiquitous as sand in the Sahara Desert. Last week, her name was on just about everyone’s lips for that now-infamous butt-tastic magazine cover. But once the weekend hit, people quickly forgot all about Kim’s derrière and focused instead on something more “deeply tasteful,” which was Solange Knowles’ beautiful and extremely stylish wedding in New Orleans. 

Image: Instagram

Image: Instagram

Talk about breaking the Internet. Solange’s photos — particularly that EPIC portrait of her female friends and family standing strong in all-white, the singer’s ‘fro like a halo around her head, looking all celestial — were simply everything. It was truly a moment, and definitely some of the best celebrity wedding photos we’ve seen. Plus, it didn’t take four days to produce, which is more than we can say for Kim’s wedding photo, which Kanye West spent a chunk of his honeymoon trying to perfect.

We’re sure that by now, Kim has already seen Solange’s wedding photos, probably in a hotel room somewhere in Australia eating Vegemite and crackers in bed with a glass of white wine, fuming at the idea that Solo’s nuptials were more popular on Instagram than her own. You know she called up Kris Jenner all like, “MOOOM, I thought we were the only famous family allowed to have a wedding! How could you let this sort of devastating slayage happen?”


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Saint Laurent Taps Pierce Brosnan’s and Val Kilmer’s Sons for Latest Campaign


It seems “model” is the occupation of choice for celebrity offspring these days. From Audrey Hepburn’s granddaughter Emma Ferrer to Lottie Moss, it seems that brands are eager to scoop up any and every person with a famous last name or star-studded bloodline. Saint Laurent is the latest label to get in on the trend, tapping the sons of two famous action movie leading men to appear in its latest menswear campaign.

Jack Kilmer, 19 (Val Kilmer’s son) and Dylan Brosnan, 17 (son of former 007 Pierce Brosnan) were tapped to front Saint Laurent’s Spring 2015 campaign. The pair was photographed by Hedi Slimane in black and white (naturally), mysteriously peering into the camera, while only barely showcasing the clothes. It’s quintessential Slimane for Saint Laurent and another friendly reminder that a family name and good connections can thrust you into the forefront of fashion.


And this may not be the last you see of the young lads. notes that we may even see the pair on the runway for the designer’s Fall 2015 collection. We hope the boys are perfecting their runway walks as we speak!


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Sara Sampaio Fronts Lipsy’s Debut Sportswear Collection

Everyone seems to be talking about securing tickets to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show when it hits London in just a couple weeks. To capitalize on all the excitement, Lipsy has has teamed up with Angel Sara Sampaio to front a brand new sportswear range.

The brand is dubbing Lipsy Sport the perfect fusion between fashion and function. As each piece is designed to meet the requirements of your workout, you can rest assured that you’ll also look stylish while working up a sweat.

There’s a great range of oversized tees and layered vest tops to choose from that we’re pretty sure would double up as lazy Sunday attire too, if you’re not really the gym bunny type. (more…)

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Monique Lhuillier and Goop Team Up for Holiday Collection

goop-monique-lhuillier-lWhatever negative things you have to say about Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle site Goop, that it doesn’t consistently peddle covetable and chic designer exclusives is definitely not one of them. The items may be pricey, but Goop’s designer collaborations always deliver, and the site can add this most recent partnership with Monique Lhuillier to its list of well-executed mash-ups. 

The pair have teamed up for a limited-edition collection, just in time for the holidays. The 16-piece range includes dresses, separates, a jacket and even footwear options — a pair of lacy ankle boots and strappy red sandals. The pieces, rendered in rich-looking fabrics, are enough to create a cute holiday party outfit (we love the idea of that full high-waisted ballroom skirt with one of the crop tops). The clothes hail from Lhuillier’s main line, her ML diffusion label and pieces she created exclusively for Goop.

The collection already has 14 of its 16 items available for purchase on the Goop website, and of course, prices are a little steep, starting at $215 for a crop top and peaking at $5,995 for a dress. Check out images from the collection below.  (more…)

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Sephora Denies Wrongdoing in Beauty Insider Sale Discrimination Suit

Image: Sephora

Image: Sephora

Sephora is coming out to deny that the site intended to discriminate against Asian customers during its Insider sale. Shoppers claimed that they were barred from using their Sephora premium VIB membership accounts to access the sale online. A class action lawsuit has been brought against the beauty retailer by four Asian customers, who say their accounts and several others bearing Asian-sounding last names were blocked when they tried to log in and purchase the discounted goods. 

The plaintiffs say that the store blocked their accounts “based on the ill-founded and discriminatory belief that all Chinese/Asian customers abuse discount sales to engage in bulk purchasing for resale.” Several accounts with Asian-sounding email addresses and a few Asian web addresses were deactivated during the sale. While Sephora denies any wrongdoing, a Facebook message posted on the retailer’s page claims it shut down so many accounts because of “high levels of bulk buys for reselling purposes in North America and other countries.” 

Sephora is confident that it will be proved innocent in court of any kind of intentional discrimination and looks “forward to defending [their] actions” at the trial. 

[via WWD]

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Naomi Watts Stars on Harper’s Bazaar Germany’s ‘Stunning’ December/January Cover (Forum Buzz)

Harper’s Bazaar Germany impressed us last month by tapping Taylor Swift for its November cover and now Naomi Watts stuns on the magazine’s latest issue. For its December 2014/January 2015 issue, the actress sat for Max Farago, creating a classic portrait cover image with Naomi wearing a jumpsuit from Tommy Hilfiger’s Spring 2015 collection. Have magazines forgotten about the resort shows?

Harper's Bazaar Germany Dec 14 / Jan 15 Noami Watts


We were first treated to a preview of the subscriber’s cover, which our forum members loved. “I didn’t expect a so minimalistic cover for December. It’s [a] nice surprise for me. Naomi looks great styling in that way,” commented a pleasantly surprised narcyza.

“Nice shoot, I like it,” added an enthusiastic GIVENCHYlover.

The newsstand cover (pictured above), alongside a preview of Naomi’s cover story, soon surfaced inside the thread. Benn98 immediately shared his feelings with us: “Yet another stunning newsstand cover. If I must nitpick then I’d bin the multi coloured masthead, otherwise everything looks season appropriate. Her edit preview looks very basic for December. I’m not overfond of Naomi, I’ve always found her interviews very dull.”

“Awful Photoshop around the eyes. I like everything about the newsstand cover but the hair. Actually, I like it better than the subscriber’s,” credited kokobombon.

GlamorousBoy disapproved and thinks the “newsstand cover is horrendous…”

Thanks to Zorka, we can view the entire December/January issue inside the thread. There are some terrific stories with appearances from models, such as Iris Strubegger, Maud Welzen and Naty Chabanenko. Be sure to check them out and share your own opinion with us here.