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Over-40 Stars Dominate September Issues

Take that, Ke$has of the world

(Newser) - The September issues—typically the biggest of the year for fashion magazines—are out soon, and many of them showcase a trend: Hot over-40 women. Vogue has Halle Berry, 44 on Saturday; Harper’s Bazaar features Jennifer Aniston, 41; and Elle has Julia Roberts, 42. “I love that they've... More »

Michelle More Stylish Than Carla: French Mag

US first lady tops Elle's 'political chic' category

(Newser) - The French edition of Elle magazine puts Michelle Obama at the top of the "political chic" category in its yearly best-dressed list—ahead of French first lady Carla Bruni, a former supermodel. Elle said it favored strong personalities and distinctive styles in this year's selection, and marveled that "... More »

Airbrush's Bristles Get Prickly for Fashion Mags

Readers demand more realistic photos

(Newser) - After years of digital enhancements that make today’s celebrities look more alien than human, a movement is under way to make fashion photography more realistic, the New York Times reports. Leading by example is photographer Peter Lindbergh, responsible for a series of un-retouched celebs on the cover of French... More »

Winslet Sues Tabloid for Libel

(Newser) - Steaming over an article that called her "the world's most irritating actress," Kate Winslet has sued a British tabloid for libel, the BBC reports. The Oscar winner was "distressed and embarrassed" by the Daily Mail's coverage of an interview in which she discussed her fitness regimen... More »

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