It’s not clear what show W Magazine’s beloved fashion and style director Edward Enninful was at today in Paris when he took to Twitter to write: “If all my (white) counterparts are seated in the front row, why should I be expected to take 2nd row? racism? xoxo” The tweet caused an uproar and was retweeted by Joan Smalls and Naomi Campbell.
It hasn’t been the most glorious week for the Dolce and Gabbana boys with the unfortunate news of their jail sentence, but these are the moments to recall the happy days. Today we look back at an awesome shot of D&G at The Met Ball in 2001 with Naomi Campbell and Iman. Look. At. Those. Jeans.
It’s a cause for celebration today because Naomi Campbell turns 43! We checked out her Wikipedia page earlier today to brush up on all things Naomi and found some fascinating facts about the legend. Here’s what we learned… (*Please note that since this is from Wikipedia there is a very good shot that some of this was made up by a man on his computer in Virginia.)
Say it ain’t so! Page Six is reporting that Naomi Campbell has split with her gazillionaire beau Vladimir Doronin after five years. The Face star and her Russian hunk are allegedly taking a break and haven’t been spotted together in public since March. He’s still expected to be at her 43rd birthday bash next month in Ibiza. Make it work, kids.
Supermodel Lauren Hutton To Write Memoir [NYPost]
At the Film Society of Lincoln Center Lauren Hutton was spotted jotting down notes she plans to include in her upcoming book
Kering Acquires Jewelry Brand Pomellato [Vogue UK]
Formerly known as PPR, Kering will acquire the jewelry brand and its sister line Dodo
Jimmy Choo Creative Director, Sandra Choi On Her Plans For The Future [The Telegraph]
Sandra Choi talks about her new role as sole creative director at Jimmy Choo and the brand’s new direction
Meet The Present Day Punks Of New York [NYMag]
In honor of the upcoming Met Ball theme, NYMag interviewed and photographed 34 self-identified punks on the streets of New York
Details About Carine Roitfeld’s Second amfAR [Styleite]
Carine Roitfeld teams up with Naomi Campbell and designers to create 40 custom gold dresses for next month’s amfAR event
Get ready for a dose of lens envy: Yesterday, Christie’s and Jimmy Choo threw a luxe luncheon for famed photographer, Sante D’Orazio. Guests were invited to Christie’s (the private sales galleries, to be exact) for a preview of D’Orazio’s exhibition, Other Graces, hosted by the photog along with Lydia Fenet. which showcased 50 of some of D’Orazio’s most iconic subjects and (mostly nude) images of the like of Kate Moss, Stephanie, Seymour, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, and Johnny Depp.
Chic! Daily fave Daphne Groeneveld covers issue 2 of NumÃ©ro Russia shot by Sebastian Kim. Last month Naomi Campbell and her legs launched the new mag that the smart kids in the class will recall has AndrÃ© Leon Talley on its masthead as editor at large. Looks like somebody is insiting on models gracing the covers. Imagine that.
Spoiler alert! The winner of Oxygen’s The Face was revealed last night and the new face of ULTA Cosmetics is…Devyn from team Karolina Kurkova. Say wha? Shocking as it may be to comprehend, no girl from Naomi Campbell’s team won the reality show competition. We’re sure that went over really well when cameras weren’t rolling.
“Naomi, it’s AndrÃ©! I need a favor…” Naomi Campbell and her loooooong legs appear on the cover of the debut issue of NumÃ©ro Russia. Sebastian Kim shot The Face mentor for AndrÃ© Leon Talley’s retirement fund project. You like? We’re also hearing that ALT’s “Life With AndrÃ©” column will be ending in the print edition of Vogue.
Gisele Bundchen, Naomi Campbell, and Karolina Kurkova snuggled up to their old pal Mario Testino in West Hollywood over the weekend. The gang got together to celebrate Testino’s PRISM Exhibit, which marks his first gallery presentation in seven years. The exhibition runs through March 30th.