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gisele Rogue Links | June 14th, 2012

Forbes announced its annual highest paid model list today, featuring ten beauties who have used their looks to make millions. Gisele Bundchen is number one with a whopping $45 million. (Forbes)

Designer Narciso Rodriguez will design a capsule collection for Kohl’s this fall. (The Cut)

Topshop announces a collaboration with British designer JW Anderson. (Fashionista)

Just in time for wedding season, has released its official Wedding Guide for 2012 online. (Vogue)

See Abercrombie & Fitch Models lip-synch “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen. (Huffington Post)

“True Blood” actor Alexan­der Skars­gard is the face of Encounter, a new mens fragrance from Calvin Klein. See the ad which also stars Lara Stone. (The Fashionisto)

Photo credit: Gisele Bundchen by Mario Testino for Valentino’s Fall 2004 Campaign

shalom Rogue Links | June 8th, 2012

Shalom Harlow participated in a recent Confessional for Alexander Wang where the Canadian model revealed she was nervous to return to the runway, for the first time in four years, at the designer’s fall 2012 show. (The Cut)

Steve McCurry, most famous for shooting this National Georgaphic cover will shoot Pirelli’s 2013 calendar. Model Karlie Kloss is rumored to appear in it. (Fashionista)

Michael Kors was interviewed by Fern Mallis for the latest installment of her ‘Fashion Icons’ series. Kors opened up about his career and life. (Fashionologie)

In strange news, Harvey Nichols’ recent ads show models peeing themselves in excitement for an upcoming sale. (The Cut)

Jean Paul Gaultier will show menswear high fashion at his upcoming fall 2012 haute couture collection. (The Fashionisto)

Photo: Shalom Harlow backstage at Alexander Wang’s Fall 2012 show

sasha Rogue Links | May 24th, 2012

Refinery29 has an interesting piece on the business of fashion knock-offs complete with illustrations detailing the process from the runway originals to the cheaper copies sold in stores. (Refinery29)

Recent mother and Russian top model Sasha Pivovarova shared a photo of her newborn daughter Mia Isis on Twitter, and it’s adorable. (Fashionologie)

The CFDA Awards will be broadcasted live for the first time on this June 5th. This year will mark the 50th anniversary of the prestigious award ceremony whose past winners for womenswear include Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough of Proenza Schouler and Marc Jacobs. (Style)

In model news, Lara Stone appeared in a recent music video Hot Chip’s “Night & Day” video showing off her best assets in a wire bustier. (The Cut)

Supermodel Cindy Crawford appears skeptic if Vogue’s recent health initiative will actually effect change. “If consumers don’t like it that models are too skinny, or too young, and they don’t buy the magazines, then believe me, then the magazines will have to change,” says Crawford. (Jezebel)

Photo: Sasha Pivovarova with her daughter Mia Isis via Sasha’s Twitter

naomi Rogue Links | May 22nd, 2012

In a move similar to Tom Ford, Hedi Slimane’s first two collections for YSL (the womenswear resort and menswear shows) will only be shown to fashion buyers. The fashion press is not invited. (The Cut)

Spanish label Blanco is now re-branding as Suite Blanco. (The Fashionisto)

Supermodel Naomi Campbell turned 42 today. She spent her birthday in the biblical town of Bethlehem. (The Associated Press)

Gucci won its copyright case again Guess. The judge awarded Gucci $4.7 million out of the original request for $221 million. (Fashionista)

Gisele Bundchen is rumored to be pregnant with her second child. (The Cut)

Photo credit: Naomi Campbell by Simon Harris

link Rogue Links | April 13, 2011
From Nina Ricci to Valentino, Vogue takes a look at Reese Witherspoon’s most memorable red carpet moments. (Vogue)

See Lady Gaga’s cover shoot for May’s Harper’s Bazaar featuring McQueen, Mulger and more. (Nicola Formichetti)

Vivienne Westwood answers 20 Odd questions for the Wall Street Journal’s “Off Duty” Section. (WSJ)

Earlier this month, news hit that Christophe Decarnin was out as the creative director of Balmain. With news of his successor expected in the next few days–insiders say it will be an unknown. (The Cut)

Grazia UK has a roundup fall 2011 campaign new so far. (Grazia UK)

Miu Miu cleared of using ‘too skinny’ model in advertising campaign (Telegraph)

Victoria’s Secret launched a hot bridal collection called Sexy Little Bride. Check out its smoldering lookbook and video starring Lily Aldridge. (Racked)

Prada has been on the cover of 48 fashion glossies and counting… (Fashionista)

link Rogue Links | March 18, 2011
Andrej Pejic appears in the latest Dazed & Confused, covered in gold and metal for a new look from the androgynous model. (The Fashionisto)

Speaking of male models, Dior Homme creative director Kris van Assche says male models are more beautiful nowadays. (The Cut, Dazed Digital)

Karl Lagerfeld drew a sketch of Coco Chanel for the re-release of Justine Picardie’s biography on the fashion icon. (Huffington Post, WWD)

Although not officially confirmed by Dior yet, those in the fashion industry are continuing to tweet about Riccardo Tisci being named as the creative director. (The Cut)

Do you believe that this is the world’s first unretouched makeup ad? (Grazia UK)

Vogue takes a look at its April cover star Rihanna’s best red carpet looks. (Vogue)

In the wake of Japan’s earthquake tragedy, fashion has been particularly crippled in Japan. H&M recently closed 9 out of 10 of their stores and other retailers have closed shops. (Yahoo News, WWD)

link2 Rogue Links | March 11, 2011
Actress Kate Winslet gets steamy for a new Lancome television spot. (Grazia UK)

The Cut lists fall 2011′s top ten new faces. Did your favorites make the grade? (The Cut)

Milan Vukmirovic has left his position as the creative director of Trussardi. It was a mutual decision. (WWD)

“John Galliano does not deserve this,” says one his accusers, Philipe Virgitti. He also thinks the embattled designer is not an anti-Semite, but ill. (Racked)

Neiman Marcus enters the blogosphere with NMDaily, “a fashion blog providing daily updates from the front lines of the design world”. Check out its behind the scenes look at Chanel’s fall 2011 show. (Neiman Marcus)

link Rogue Links | March 10, 2011
Claudia Schiffer says she will not return to the runway despite being asked multiple times since her retirement. (Contact Music)

Amid the controversy surrounding John Galliano, buyers From Saks and other major retailers named Dior and Galliano among the best collections from Paris. (Fashionista)

Lace isn’t for your grandmother anymore–it’s back and better than ever for spring. (WSJ)

Maria Luisa interviews Haider Ackermann for The Corner (The Corner)

Galliano replacement update–the new creative director of Dior has yet to be confirmed although Derek Blasberg’s tweet naming Riccardo Tisci caused a frenzy. (The Cut, Racked)

Does the pressure of the fashion business drive designers to the brink? (Grazia UK)

linkd Rogue Links | March 3, 2011
Industry insiders say Dolce & Gabbana are considering the discontinuation of their D&G line. (WWD, TFS)

Who will succeed Galliano at Dior? Here are a few articles on the ex creative director’s possible successors. There are also bets out on who will take the position and YSL’s Stefano Pilati is currently in the lead. (Interview, Racked, Grazia UK)

After appearing at the runway show during Paris Fashion Week, Lady Gaga has reportedly bought the entire fall 2011 Mugler collection. (The Cut)

See a smiling Crystal Renn don swimsuits for the J Crew catalogue. (Huffington Post)

New York Fashion Week was its least diverse since 2008 with 84.8% of the designs being modeled by white women. (Jezebel)

link1 Rogue Links | March 1, 2011
After making anti-Semitic comments on video, John Galliano has been fired as creative director of Dior. His replacement has yet to be announced. (The Cut)

Alexander Wang has relaunched its site and some highlights include: a Terence Koh mask collaboration, ready to wear being available to shop, campaign movie images and more (Alexander Wang)

Details’ March cover pleasantly surprised us with its male model cover choices including Arthur Kulkov, Noah Mill and Sean O’Pry. Now take a look at a behind the scenes film from the hunky shoot. (The Fashionisto)

Vogue Italia celebrates its premier issue and Franca Sozzani’s first issue as editor-in-chief by making the two editions from 1965 and 1988 available online. The online exclusive ends on March 31st. (Vogue Italia)

Stylist Carlyne Cerf De Dudzeele of Vogue Italia fame is featured in the new Interview with a Q&A by designer Azzedine Alaia. In it, she reveals her thoughts on stylists as the newfound rock stars of the fashion world, “Stylists should remain behind the scenes. A great stylist, like a great designer, lets the work speak for itself.” (Interview Magazine)