Christy Turlington's Calvin Klein Ads Don't Exactly Represent Grown Women

Christy Turlington is forty-four years old. Christy Turlington says her body is aging naturally: "I haven't manipulated myself in any way." But when Christy Turlington talks about her new Calvin Klein underwear ads being "good" for people to see "images of women," Christy Turlington makes us pause for a moment. » 12/06/13 4:45pm 12/06/13 4:45pm

Prada Cast a Black Campaign Model for the First Time in 19 Years

Christy Turlington's inclusion in this fall's Prada campaign is the main focus of Women's Wear Daily's story on the new ads — but forgive us if we think the venerable trade is guilty in this instance of burying the lede. The real news here is that, for the first time since the fall of 1994, there's a black face of… » 6/28/13 4:00pm 6/28/13 4:00pm

L'Oreal Forced To Pull Airbrushed Ads Of Julia Roberts, Christy…

Britain's Advertising Standards Authority has banned two ads featuring Julia Roberts and Christy Turlington for misleading consumers by being overly airbrushed. It had to come to its conclusion without before-and-after shots, since apparently Roberts has stipulated in her contract that no unairbrushed shots can be… » 7/27/11 10:30am 7/27/11 10:30am

To Get Naomi Campbell To Work, Lie

Carole White, the head of London modeling agency Premier and the woman often credited with "discovering" Naomi Campbell, penned an as-told-to piece for today's Telegraph. Get ready for some early-90s nostalgia! Did you know that Chisty Turlington and Naomi Campbell had a very special shared nickname? It was "Wagon." » 7/13/11 5:00pm 7/13/11 5:00pm

The Dress Code Is Unclear At The Gracie Awards

The Gracie Awards celebrate programming created for, by, and about women. Not to be a bitch, but it's clear from what they're wearing that these chicks are television and not movie stars...the whole affair is just a smidgen less glamorous than something the film industry might bust out. » 5/25/11 10:50am 5/25/11 10:50am

Seriously, though: While…

Target Reneges On Promise To End Anti-Gay Donations

  • After Target, which styles itself an LGBT-friendly employer, was caught giving thousands to rabidly anti-gay political candidates, it said it would stop. Well: Target has since given over $30,000 to anti-gay-rights candidates and causes. [The Awl]
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Tom Ford Thinks A Lot About Fat Women And Their Rolls Of Fatty Fat

  • Tom Ford, a man who immobilized his forehead with Botox, thinks people should go naked. Especially, well... "Fat women almost always look better without the constraint and lumpy pinching of clothes, all the straps and elastic squeezing and sucking." [ContactMusic]
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