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Wintour on Kimye: We Don't Always Use 'Tasteful' People

Asked about their cover, says 'Vogue' would be 'boring' if it stuck to classy

(Newser) - "I think if we just remain deeply tasteful and just put deeply tasteful people on the cover, it would be a rather boring magazine!" That was Vogue editor Anna Wintour's response ... to a question about putting Kim Kardashian and Kanye West on the magazine's cover . Or,... More »

11 Celebrities You Didn't Know Play Tennis

Kate Middleton, Scarlett Johansson among those who love playing

(Newser) - Part of the fun for US Open fans is spotting celebrities in the crowd: Notables like Michael Jordan, Anna Wintour, and Alec Baldwin have already been spied watching early matches, reports RadarOnline . But many fans don't know that these celebs love hitting the court as well. Here's a... More »

Kim, Kanye to Wed Where North Was Conceived

That would be Florence, Italy

(Newser) - That excitement you're feeling? That's because in just eight days, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will marry. Their wedding date (reportedly) remains May 24, but sources told ETOnline they're getting married not in Paris as was originally reported , but in Florence, Italy—and now the mayor's... More »

9 Buzziest Looks at the Met Gala

Including a rare fashion misstep from Lupita Nyong'o

(Newser) - Last night's annual Costume Institute gala at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art featured, as it usually does, quite a few dramatic dress choices. The theme this year honored Vogue editor Anna Wintour and Charles James, a British-born designer "who revolutionized American fashion in the mid-20th century,... More »

Kim Kardashian Finally Lands That Vogue Cover

But she has to share it with Kanye West

(Newser) - Kanye West's months-long campaign to get Kim Kardashian on the cover of Vogue has finally worked. Actually, both Kim and Kanye are featured on the April cover , shot by Annie Leibovitz. Baby North West even gets in on the action in the behind-the-scenes video of the shoot. But we... More »

Catfight Alert: Giorgio Armani vs. Anna Wintour

Designer slams 'Vogue' editor for skipping his show

(Newser) - Rowr: After Anna Wintour failed to show up at Giorgio Armani's autumn/winter 2014 fashion show yesterday in Milan, Armani did not hide his displeasure. "There are some who prefer to snub the Giorgio Armani show and go to Paris," he said at a press conference after the... More »

Kanye Has Issue With Vogue's Lena Cover

And he tells Anna Wintour all about it

(Newser) - Kanye West really, really wants Anna Wintour to put Kim Kardashian on the cover of Vogue. So when Lena Dunham ended up on the cover recently, West was not happy. At a Beverly Hills Polo Lounge lunch, the rapper confronted magazine editor Anna Wintour, insisting that Kardashian is "just... More »

Kanye Wants Big Favor From Anna Wintour

Meanwhile, he gets in a hilarious feud with Zappos

(Newser) - Kanye West just wants a little, tiny, eensy-beensy favor from Anna Wintour: for her to put his fiance on the cover of Vogue. He so badly wants Kim Kardashian to grace the cover that he recently got editor Wintour and the magazine's creative director, Grace Coddington, seats to his... More »

Miley Cut From Vogue Cover Over VMAs: Report

Apparently Anna Wintour is not a fan of twerking

(Newser) - Cut from the cover? Seems Miley Cyrus twerking at MTV’s Video Music Awards may have cost her the cover of Vogue. Newsy reports: More »

Anna Wintour Gets a New Job

But no, it's not 'ambassador'

(Newser) - Anna Wintour has a new title—and, though rumors have been swirling for years that President Obama might make the Vogue editor an ambassador, it's not that. Rather, Vogue's parent company Condé Nast is making her artistic director, the company announced today. Wintour, 63, will remain Vogue's... More »

Obama Rings Hollywood's Cash Register for $2.3M

President attends Conn. fundraiser with Anne Hathaway, Aaron Sorkin

(Newser) - President Obama was again feted by Hollywood VIPs last night, from Jerry Springer to Anne Hathaway, but this time Hollywood came to his coast for a Connecticut fundraiser. Harvey Weinstein hosted the fundraiser at his home, and the 60 attendees—who paid $38,500 each—also included Aaron Sorkin, Joanne... More »

Aretha Spends $2K Per Minute to Be Near Obama

Leaves Sarah Jessica Parker-hosted fundraiser after 20 minutes

(Newser) - Aretha Franklin paid the $40,000 ticket price to attend Sarah Jessica Parker's Obama fundraiser last night, but left after just 20 minutes. That means she spent $2,000 per minute to be there, TMZ helpfully calculates. Apparently it was worth it, because she described the food ("chicken... More »

Marc Jacobs Designs Obama T-Shirt ... for Dogs

Anna Wintour behind canine fashion project

(Newser) - Finally, your dog can voice support for President Obama—without sacrificing style. Thanks to encouragement from Anna Wintour , designers Marc Jacobs and Thakoon have designed doggie wear backing the president, including a T-shirt that says, "I bark for Obama" and a leash and collar set. The designers are both... More »

Fashion Bigwigs Now Big Political Players

Designers used to support issues; now they're supporting Obama

(Newser) - Could Michelle Obama's taste in clothes help her husband win reelection? The Washington Post sees a fashion industry gaining political traction—and a pattern emerging between Mrs. Obama's outfits and her husband's donations. Almost half of the designers she wears have donated to the president's cause,... More »

More Celebs 'Attacked' With Food

Kim Kardashian joins Tom Cruise, Anna Wintour, and others

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian laughed it off when she was flour-bombed on the red carpet last night—but the same can't necessarily be said for all of the other celebrities who have experienced a similar "attack" involving food or water. Celebuzz rounds up some others:
  • Tom Cruise: After a reporter
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GOP Cries Foul Over Obama Designer Gear

'Runway to Win' fashion sale skirting campaign finance laws, GOP says

(Newser) - President Obama's re-election campaign launched a high-fashion fundraising initiative last night to grousing from Republicans. The "Runway to Win" effort—spearheaded by Vogue editor Anna Wintour—is selling clothing and accessories by prominent designers at prices far below what their work usually sells for, making the GOP suspect... More »

At Fashion's 'Oscars,' Gaga Was ... Nervous

Naomi Watts, Kanye West, Jessica Alba present CFDA awards

(Newser) - On stage to accept an award as the year's top style icon, a soft-spoken, maybe even teary-eyed Lady Gaga said she was nervous. CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and actress Naomi Watts also agreed: The crowd at yesterday evening’s Council of Fashion Designers of America awards felt pretty intimidating.... More »

Lady Gaga: Sick With Stage Fright?

Oprah has to coax singer out of dressing room

(Newser) - Lady Gaga is nothing if not consistent when it comes to providing bizarre behavior for the rest of the world to gossip about. The latest installation: On Monday night, she refused to walk the red carpet at the Met’s Costume Institute Gala, then locked herself in her dressing room... More »

We Love Justin, Not His Jeans

For celeb designers like Timberlake, recession means hard times for fashion lines

(Newser) - The latest casualty of the economic crisis: celebrity clothing lines. “Every D-level celebrity who thought they could make a quick buck by designing a handbag or whatever is going to disappear,” Vogue editor Anna Wintour tells the Wall Street Journal. “And I think that's a good thing.... More »

The September Issue Delivers

Offers new look at notorious Vogue boss

(Newser) - The September Issue is a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Vogue’s September 2007 issue—and at the woman in charge of it all. RJ Cutler's film may change minds about editor in chief Anna Wintour and her brutal reputation:
  • Stephanie Zacharek of Salon calls the film “documentary
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