Somali Model Waris Dirie Is Missing Found

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  • Former Chanel model and activist Waris Dirie has gone missing; this is particularly concerning following the discovery of the body of fellow African model Katoucha Niane's body last week. Both models campaigned against female genital mutilation, a standard practice in many African countries (and elsewhere). Update: She's been found, thankfully alive. [CNN]
  • "I would never put my health at risk. Obviously, working out is important. Well, I don't. What do you wear on the running machine? I can't bring myself to wear flat shoes." Why I love Victoria Beckham: No way is she not in on the joke. [WWD, 2nd item]
  • And, says Posh's new bff, Project Runway Christian Siriano: "This was a really hard season to beat, and I'm kinda worried about next season, because I feel like it'll be compared to our season. I'm thinking they need to change it up, but I don't want them to change it for the better 'cause then I'll be jealous....The line I showed at fashion week, I don't know if it's for the Bluefly customer — I would rather have it at Bergdorf and Barneys...that is, unless Victoria [Beckham] buys the whole collection, which she very well might." [WWD, 3rd item]
  • "I'm a stockholder, not just the face," says Catherine Zeta-Jones on her involvement with Elizabeth Arden. Defensive much? [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Dolce & Gabbana has been fined for tax evasion. [WWD, 1st item]
  • Also, Bryan Adams is playing an invite-only show for the label on Saturday. Why is Bryan Adams back? [WWD, 1st item]
  • Oh, and Mr. Dolce and Mr. Gabbana are buying a monastery. Somehow, I suspect these three items are all connected in some sort of Da Vinci Code kinda way. [WWD, 1st item]
  • Whoah we want some no-wedgie undies! [UPI]
  • Is a Rem Koolhaas-designed Prada art gallery in the works? Eh, probs. [WWD, 3rd item]
  • Jellies are back! [Chic Report]
  • Vera Wang's Pam Beach home can be yours for $19 million. [WSJ]
  • H&M has bought Cheap Monday denim. But we doubt Cheap Monday will be any cheaper now. [Sassybella]


Incognegro a tragic parody of myself

@leMaldeTete: I have a pair of red, gold, and green 'jellies' that are kinda comfy. They were made in the Caribbeano for walking in mud and the such when it rains. We call them shit mashers. I wear them in the summer and sometimes get funny looks.