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Official: Laetitia Casta is the new face of Ralph Lauren Notorious

September 11, 2008/13.03

It’s not really a surprise, since news of this leaked out months ago, but yesterday did mark the official announcement of French (super?) model and actress Laetitia Casta as the new face of Ralph Lauren Notorious, the new fragrance. Read our story here—including our claim that Casta, till recently, had a higher profile as a […]

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A glimpse into autumn–winter beauty

September 10, 2008/12.29

John Russel Jones, Stephen Ciuccoli, Amanda Dorcil and Reiva Cruze are all reporting a ‘hectic’ New York Fashion Week, while we gear up here in New Zealand for another. In London, Monica Waldron and Robyn Merritt are heading to a smaller group of shows. And while they’re doing that, we decided at head of?ce to […]

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Jane Iredale photo competition winner announced

September 6, 2008/12.54

Jane Iredale has held a photographic competition in the lead-up to Air New Zealand Fashion Week. The brief: to design a high-fashion runway look in keeping with Fashion Week using the Jane Iredale product.    Katie Elliott of Essentially Skin, Whangarei, has won the competition, taking away $1,000 in Jane Iredale product, a luxurious night at […]

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Reese Witherspoon, Avon celebrate milestone in fund-raising

August 29, 2008/13.37

Avon Products, Inc. and Academy Award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon held a press conference in São Paulo, Brazil yesterday to celebrate the sale of 1·5 million units of Avon’s Women’s Empowerment Bracelet, the company’s first global fund-raising product.    Joining Witherspoon at the conference were Nilcéa Freire, Brazil’s Federal Secretary for Women Policies; Ana Falú, UNIFEM Regional Director for the […]

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Kate Moss gold sculpture unveiled

August 28, 2008/2.00

A gold sculpture (the maquette is shown at left) of supermodel Kate Moss, dubbed Siren, has been unveiled at the British Museum.    The statue, weighing 50 kg, is the work of artist Marc Quinn. It is claimed to be the largest gold statue since those made in ancient Egypt and has been valued at […]

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Bond girl Caterina Murino in Beijing

August 24, 2008/11.38

Bond girl Caterina Murino, who played Solange in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale, and was best remembered in a scene riding a horse along a Bahamian beach, joined other celebrities in the Chinese capital as the Beijing Olympics drew to a close.    Murino, sponsored by Omega, jokingly talked about a James Bond film […]

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New Zealand’s top hairdresser crowned at L’Oréal Colour Trophy

August 3, 2008/1.21

Caleb Alex from Servilles in Newmarket has been crowned New Zealand Hairdresser of the Year after taking out the Supreme Award at the prestigious L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards last night (August 2).    At a glittering event attended by the country’s top stylists and celebrities, Caleb was chosen from seven other Supreme Award finalists wowing the […]

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Lydia Hearst modelling Myla: the seventh image

August 1, 2008/13.42

We were supplied seven images of Lydia Hearst modelling Myla in our cover story this week. Here’s the one we didn’t run in the main part of the website for space reasons. You may also like Supermodels go naked for latest I-D cover Vintage by Kate Moss releases ad image, TVC Twiggy’s 60th birthday exhibition […]

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The timeless aspects of Patrick Lichfield’s work

July 31, 2008/12.51

  One image that wasn’t mentioned in Monica Waldron’s report from the May–June exhibition of Patrick Lichfield’s work was the above shot of Mick and Bianca Jagger on their wedding day in St Tropez. This was taken right after the Jaggers’ wedding on May 12, 1971, and was indeed part of the exhibition, and is […]

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Miss Venezuela, Dayana Mendoza, wins Miss Universe 2008

July 14, 2008/4.20

Miss Venezuela, Dayana Mendoza, has won Miss Universe 2008, with Miss Colombia, Taliana Vargas, runner-up. Dominican Republic, Russia and México rounded off the top ?ve.    Miss Mendoza, 20, hails from Caracas, and is already a model represented by Élite Model Management.    The 57th Miss Universe contest was held in the coastal town of Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa, Vietnam, […]

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