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Victoria's Secret Cancels Its Lavish Show

Annual event cancelled for 2019

(Newser) - Victoria's Secret will forego its annual fashion show this year following dwindling viewership and sales. Parent company L Brands made the announcement Thursday, months after it said the lavish show, in which some of the world's most famous supermodels strut in crystal-encrusted bras and giant wings, would not... More »

At Fashion Show, the Hottest Accessory Was Pimples

Moto Guo's spring 2017 collection is titled 'Picnic in the Society'

(Newser) - Malaysian fashion designer Moto Guo appears to be making some sort of statement about pimples, but exactly what, and whether they may actually now be fashionable, remains unclear. GQ reports that in his Milan Men's Fashion Week debut on Monday, Guo's makeup artists created blemishes on his models'... More »

Chanel 'Supermarket' Looted After Paris Show

Karl Lagerfeld thinks the supermarket is 'the pop art of today'

(Newser) - Chanel's show at Paris Fashion Week yesterday had a somewhat pedestrian theme: The Grand Palais, where the show was held, was turned into a Chanel supermarket. There were rows of food and household items, all with Chanel-branded names like Coco beer and Tweed cola, and models pushed shopping carts... More »

Weird Catfight: Victoria's Secret Model Disses Taylor Swift

Says she couldn't make it as a model

(Newser) - Taylor Swift performed at Wednesday night's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show—and according to one VS model, that's the only way the singer would ever make it onto the catwalk. Asked if Swift could make it as a model for the lingerie company, Jessica Hart said bluntly, "... More »

Front-Row Celebs Paid by Designers

Rihanna, Beyonce could pocket $100K for showing up

(Newser) - Those celebrity faces oohing and ahhing in the front rows of fashion shows? Many of them are paid to be there in order to attract attention to designers vying for millions of dollars in sales, a British designer tells the Daily Mail . "It is so unprofessional. I have never... More »

Marc Jacobs Sends Girls, 14, Down Runway

'There is no controversy,' he declares as he flouts industry standards

(Newser) - Designer Marc Jacobs is flouting fashion industry recommendations by sending 14-year-old models down his catwalk. “I do the show the way I think it should be, not the way somebody tells me it should be,” Jacobs told the New York Times after his Manhattan presentation. "There is... More »

Miranda Kerr Models $2.5M Victoria's Secret Bra

Diamond-encrusted bra is the only one of its kind, so far

(Newser) - Victoria’s Secret stepped up its game last night with the introduction of the $2.5 million Treasure Fantasy Bra, a cool half-million more than last year’s $2 million offering . Miranda Kerr modeled the diamond-encrusted bra during last night’s fashion show, just 10 months after giving birth to... More »

Galliano Collection Hits Paris, Sans Galliano

The atmosphere was 'surreal,' notes one fashion writer

(Newser) - Despite John Galliano’s highly publicized recent troubles , his signature collection was shown yesterday in Paris. “The atmosphere was somewhat surreal,” writes Eric Wilson in the New York Times . Editors were expecting something informal, but arrived “to discover that seats had been scattered around for a slightly... More »

Lady Gaga Walks the Runway

She makes her fashion debut at Thierry Mugler show

(Newser) - Lady Gaga is known for her unconventional fashion choices , so is it any surprise the singer would eventually become a catwalker? Gaga made her runway debut last night at Thierry Mugler's Paris fashion show, wearing two outfits: one black, one white, both involving very tall shoes, according to the Hollywood ... More »

Rainbows, Wings Rule Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Check out some of the craziest looks

(Newser) - The Angels strutted down the catwalk last night for the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show, bedecked in race car gear, rainbows, and of course, lots of wings. Click through some of the looks in the gallery, or see Celebuzz for plenty more. More »

5 Fashion Week Trends

Not interested in fashion? Check out the falling models

(Newser) - Wondering what you’ve missed so far from Fashion Week? We’ve rounded up five trends to keep your eye on—check out examples of each in the gallery:
  • Wearability: Designers from Derek Lam and Vera Wang to, yes, even Marc Jacobs and Rodarte are offering clothes the average person
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How Much Is That Celeb in the Front Row?

The hotter the star, the more they get paid to be there

(Newser) - Think those big-name celebs you see in the front row at fashion show after fashion show are just into clothes? Well, they might be, but they're also getting paid big bucks to be there, Fashionista reports. How much? It depends on their star power.
  • A-listers like Rihanna and Beyonce can
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