"Next Top Model" Jaslene Gonzalez Smiles With Her Eyes, Books Job

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  • ANTM cycle 8 winner Jaslene Gonzalez: Now the face of Lot29. What? A Top Model winner actually booked a job after wrapping the show? [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Yes, still more on model Gemma Ward's film debut in The Black Balloon: Her character's name is Jackie. Jackie helps her boyfriend learn to accept his brother's autism. Also, Ward will be starring in another movie coming out this year, a thriller titled The Strangers which co-stars Liv Tyler. [WWD, 1st item]
  • The new Versace fragrance is supposed to smell lke Donatella and its bottle is supposed to look like a Versace dress. We assume this means it actually smells like cocaine and cigarettes. [BellaSugar]
  • Video! Marc Jacobs interviews Jennifer Jason Leigh, still has blue hair. [MySpace]
  • More proof that everything is better in Japan: a machine washable suit will be introduced early next year. [USA Today]
  • Alyona Akhmadullina, 29, is the biggest up-and-coming designer in Russia. Seeing that fashion is obsessed with all things Russian right now, expect to see her become fetishized and exploited in no time at all! [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Three women in Birmingham, England were hospitalized after collapsing while waiting for a store to open after Christmas so they could score the big deals. [BBC]
  • A la Karl Lagerfeld for Fendi, Ferragamo is also having a big ol' par-tay in China this year. [WWD, 3rd item]
  • The dollar sucks against the pound right now, which means British fashion isn't selling so well stateside. Boo hoo, Stella McCartney. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Britain's Accessory Designer of the Year Tom Binns aspires to make women look trashier. [Vogue UK]
  • Ew: Long pointy finger nails scare us. Do not want. [BellaSugar]
  • Mazel Tov Karl Lagerfeld: Our favorite Krazy Kraut celebrates his 25th anniversary of designing Chanel in 2008. [Sassybella]
  • Memo to all those celebrities shilling fragrances: The fragrance industry's sales are slipping. [WSJ]
  • Fuck coffee: Fashion labels are going fair trade, too. [Times of London]
  • The late Queen Mum was quite the soothsayer: bitching and moaning over the course of 80 years that fashion was too damn expensive. [Telegraph]



Jaslene is terrifying to look at and PAINFUL to listen to. Nothing to do with her Latina accent and everything to do with her dumbass moron voice which is made worse by the fact that it is distinct BECAUSE of her accent...