It's been a bad month for models' limbs in Vogue. First, Doutzen Kroes lost one of her legs to Vogue China. Now, some people think that the model Natasha Poly is missing an arm on the new cover of Vogue Russia. Maybe it's just behind her head? Either way, it looks funny. In any case, Coco Rocha, herself no stranger to…
Crystal Renn and Alana Zimmer star alongside Cirque du Soleil performers in this new editorial by Arthur Elgort for Vogue Russia. Read on for trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, and couture. Oh, and clowns. Lots of creepy clowns.
- 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]
Vladimir Putin's rumored mistress, that is. Her name is Alina Kabayeva, and she is an Olympic gold-medalist, rhythmic gymnast, and member of the Russian parliament. And the mother of what may be Putin's love child.
- "Sources" are saying that Kimora Lee Simmons didn't leave Baby Phat, the fashion line she founded — she was fired. Allegedly, she was kicked out for being too spendthrift. For example: "It costs thousands of dollars to airbrush her."
- An Australian designer told the press that she will not extend her size range beyond an Australian 14 — roughly a U.S. 8 — because to do so would "endorse unhealthy living." Said Rosemary Masic, of label Nevenka: