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That awkward moment when you wear the same color dress as the wife of your husband’s opponent.
[IMPORTANT UPDATE! It was for breast cancer awareness. So let’s change that headline to “That awkward moment when you think it was an awkward moment but it really was a beautiful, awesome break from the fighting. Sorry we didn’t know that. - BR]
[[PROBABLY EQUAL IMPORTANT NUMBER 2! It hasn’t been confirmed anywhere that they actually wore pink for breast cancer awareness month. But it’s likely? So I guess we’ll see tomorrow when this inevitably gets reported.]]
So asks Robin Givhan in this week’s Newsweek, where she argues a model’s size doesn’t matter. Rather, fashion’s true sin is that the industry peddles dissatisfaction.
News you can use, fashion/journalism people! (FashionBeast is our fashion vertical, so you’ll probably be doing lots o’ tumbling.)
Sexy Little Geisha: “It’s a narrative that says the culture can be completely stripped of its realness in order to fulfill our fantasies of a safe and nonthreatening, mysterious East.”
[Victoria’s Secret pulled the line.]
Does this promote domestic violence?
Though Seymour doesn’t appear to be in pain, Sanctuary for Families, Safe Horizon, Equality Now, and the New York chapter of the National Organization for Women say the image connotes domestic violence with sex and glamour. The groups have reportedly written a letter to Condé Nast’s chairman and editorial director, blasting them for promoting choking as “a sign of passion rather than violence” and asking that the magazine be pulled from newsstands. They’ve already received some 200 signatures on their online petition on Change.org backing up their request. “Choking is not a fashion statement,” the letter reads, “and certainly not something that should be used to sell magazines.”
Into the Belly of The Beast: Welcome to the Daily Beast West Tumblr, more content from The Daily Beast’s roaring Fashion and Entertainment verticals. Here, we’ll give you an extension of what we’re featuring on our culture verticals: Sexy Beast, Fashion Beast and The Royalist. What to expect? Our own Instagrams, gifs and photographs — and, of course, the Best from the Rest of the Web. Follow us and stay tuned.
(VICTORIA BECKHAM RTW - SPRING 2013)
New Tumblr alert! Our awesome entertainment and fashion vertical has made the Tumblr plunge with TONS of original fashion gifs from fashion week. Go on and reblog your favorite.
From our exclusive interview with Carine Roitfeld:
Why did you choose to put Kate Upton on the cover?
I wanted someone with a sensual body, someone who could be a mother for all these babies.
1st Lady Michelle Obama in Tracy Reese dress
We used super secret spy tools to slip Jennifer Aniston’s body inside a handful of famous designers’ wedding dresses. She didn’t realize it—but we took pictures. Behold!
(Editor: *cough* photoshop *cough cough*)