Naomi Campbell Wears Fur, Goes Bald; Tyra Banks Developing New Online Project

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  • In the middle of a NY heatwave, onetime PETA spokeswoman Naomi Campbell spent the day outside modeling fur coats. She hobnobbed with Ellen Barkin and Mickey Rourke between shots. [P6]
  • Underneath her wig, however, Campbell appeared nearly bald. [Daily Mail]
  • Jennifer Aniston made the cover of Harper's Bazaar Australia's August issue. She says: "There is nothing like a woman's power." [TLF]
  • Tyra Banks has struck a deal with the online content mill Demand Media. Her company will partner with Demand to create a "digital brand" focused on beauty and fashion, and she will get equity in Demand, which is expected to soon file for an IPO. [All Things Digital]
  • Jourdan Dunn has more or less been on maternity leave since giving birth to her son in December. But i-D magazine Tweeted a photo of Dunn on set for a beauty story, and Dunn is believed to have shot a story with Stella Tennant and Liya Kebede for Vogue's September issue. [Fashionologie]
  • Britney Spears' latest collection for Candie's hits stores on July 1. [WWD]
  • "My mother had fantastic style," says L'Wren Scott. "She always had the perfect little suit and dress and a crocodile handbag and matching shoes. Women in my neighborhood didn't really work but my mother did. She always had a career so it never crossed my mind that I wouldn't." [TDB]
  • Lanvin's fall campaign was shot by Steven Meisel in something like a hall of mirrors. Mariacarla Boscono, Magdalena Frackowiack, and Anja Rubik star. [Design Scene]
  • Lara Stone is obsessed with "cupcakes." Stone, you're late to the party. [NYTimes]
  • Jean-Paul Gaultier is launching a new lingerie collection with La Perla this November. It includes a cone bra. [StyleList]
  • British Vogue has more pictures of the line. [Vogue UK]
  • This year's €220,000 ANDAM prize, judged by Carine Roitfeld, Delphine Arnault, and Alber Elbaz, among others, went to Hakaan Yildirim. [Style.com]
  • "Radical surgery on regular menswear was the message of the Paris summer 2011 season that ended Monday. There was even a hospital vibe about streamlined tunics, shorn of any details, and worn with drop-crotch pants, which are entering the mainstream." Are they, Suzy Menkes? Really? [IHT]
  • That IPO Prada has been mulling since, um, at least 2001, could now take place in 2012. Or, you know, it could not. [WWD]
  • Whitney Port is denying the rumor that The City has been cancelled. Port wrote on her website, "I am 100% committed to the show and thank you all for being the best fans!" Meanwhile, Racked reports that two producers from the show were casting in Montauk this weekend. [The Cut]
  • Nicolas Hayek, the co-founder of Swatch, has died. He was 82. [WWD]
  • Zaha Hadid, Jefferson Hack, and Philip Treacy are all heading to Istanbul for a festival called Istancool. Gareth Pugh will "deejay" a party. [Vogue UK]
  • Pierre Bergé's bid to buy Le Monde has received the green light from the paper. His consortium of investors will now negotiate directly with Le Monde. [WWD]
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Wow, that photo actually managed to make me feel a little sorry for Naomi Campbell, although she clearly has more resources than the average woman to disguise any baldness if she should wish to do so.

I'm guessing it may be caused by traction alopecia from weaves and hairpieces?