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More on the Naomi Watts–Thierry Mugler Angel campaign

May 6, 2008/11.53

More details are emerging about the Naomi Watts advertisements for Thierry Mugler Angel, from the New York, rather than French, end of the business: Naomi Watts was the inspired choice for Thierry Mugler, over and above her beauty and her star image. Displaying a modern touch, the actress projects a personality that blends sensuality, voluptuousness […]

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Audrey Tautou, Jean-Pierre Jeunet collaborate on Chanel No. 5 ad

/10.19

Chanel has chosen Jean-Pierre Jeunet to direct the next No. 5 advertising film, starring actress Audrey Tautou starring in the lead role.    Jeunet had directed Tautou already in the César- and BAFTA-winning Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain (Amélie in English) and Un long dimanche de fiançailles (The Long Engagement). The Chanel advertisement will be […]

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Naomi Watts is new face of Thierry Mugler Angel fragrance

May 5, 2008/23.34

Actress Naomi Watts is the new face of the Thierry Mugler Angel fragrance, it was announced ahead of her début at the Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.    The company says that Watts is ‘A true embodiment of the fragrance itself and all it represents’. The campaign breaks […]

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People announces ‘Most Beautiful People’ for ’08

May 3, 2008/12.50

People has released its ‘Most Beautiful People in the World’ issue for 2008 and we have a few videos from our colleagues there from behind the scenes. Special LA correspondent Julie Jordan takes us through why Kate Hudson became the cover girl and narrates some footage of shoots for the magazine. You may also like […]

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Forbes lists world’s 16 top earning models and supermodels

May 2, 2008/6.37

Gisèle Bündchen, whose face promotes products from Disney to Nivea and Aquascutum, is the world’s top-earning model, according to Forbes.    The magazine’s latest table of what it calls the top 15—there are actually 16 models—puts Bündchen’s earnings over the last 12 months at US$35 million, more than double that of Heidi Klum, in second place at […]

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Easy targets from the anti-Rhonda Grant release

/3.49

I ?nally came across the full text of the press release attacking Massey University over its story on its alum Rhonda Grant, Miss Universe New Zealand’s second runner-up.    You can read the statement from the Association of University Staff’s president, Assoc Prof Maureen Montgomery, via Scoop. I think she was pretty persistent, sending it […]

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Miss Universe New Zealand judge hits back at criticisms of contestant

May 1, 2008/23.52

Pageant judge and Lucire publisher Jack Yan has defended Miss Universe New Zealand second runner-up Rhonda Grant after criticisms about a Massey University story from the Association of University Staff.    ‘It’s the usual story of pulling down someone because of her looks or her success,’ he says. ‘I believe she’s been singled out.   […]

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Miscellaneous items on our desk

April 27, 2008/12.11

There are only 8,000 each for him and for her of the Diesel Fuel for Life Special Edition bottles, launched December 2007—and if you search, you may still be able to find some at ‘exclusive sales outlets’. We had to mention it since we think this is the coolest looking bottle for the first part […]

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Six Miss New Zealand ’08 contestants, one camera

April 24, 2008/9.29

As promised, some better photos from last Saturday’s cruise with the Miss Universe New Zealand 2008 contestants from my Voigtländer Bessamatic, which shows that a 49-year-old camera can get some darned good results. Samantha Powell (who would go on to win Miss New Zealand 2008, but Miss Horowhenua at this stage), Rebecca Connor (Miss Wellington, sponsored […]

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Cruising to Waiheke with the Miss New Zealand ’08 contestants

/6.42

My scanner has gone kaput and I’m now three weeks in the process of getting it ?xed. You know—ordering a part, having it arrive, ?nding it’s totally wrong (as in: the part does not even exist inside this model of scanner), and now, having a really annoying moiré effect on photographs that do not have […]

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