Essence editor Angela Burt Murray says the uproar about the hiring of Elianna Placas, a white woman, as fashion director is baseless. Placas, a frequent freelancer, was chosen for "her creativity, vision, [and] the positive reader response to her work."
Adriana Lima, husband Marko Jaric, and baby daughter Valentina posed for Hola! brazil. The Victoria's Secret model discussed her pregnancy, which was plagued with complications including preeclampsia. Valentina was born prematurely. [HuffPo]
A London stylist says the upcoming V size issue is "such an extreme response to the size-zero hoopla...I don't think using outsize models is really the way to change perceptions." Others, however, are more positive:
Whether you regard the annual, mud-drenched Glastonbury music festival as the definition of fun or a tenth circle of hell, whether you're a celeb or a drunken punter, everyone's gonna get dirty, and wellies take center stage. »6/29/09 2:00pm 6/29/09 2:00pm