Fashion: Lady Gaga’s creepy fragrance commercial, GQ’s Pirelli Calendar, and Rihanna’s Street Brand

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Rihanna’s ‘second career’ as a fashion icon has reached new heights. After already working on her own fashion show, she is now designing her very own collection for British high street brand River Island. The superstar said in a recent statement that River Island is the perfect partner for her to design a collection with, which is something that she wanted to do for a long time. (Styleite)

Is Wikipedia against fashion? Wikipedia co-founder, Jimmy Wales, explains why the site ruled out Kate Middleton’s bridal gown page for the second time, stating the content as “fluffy”. This has raised many eyebrows in the fashion industry, a move which can implicate that fashion subjects might not be as important as others. (New York Magazine)

In anticipation to the 2013 Pirelli Calendar, which is due to be released in December, GQ Germany decided to jumpstart and dedicate their August issue to the sexy calendar which will celebrate its 40th birthday this year. The cover was given to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley from the 2010 calendar. (Huffington Post)

More on gorgeous models in bikinis, here are great tips from Jessica Hart, Chrissy Teigen, Erin Heatherton and more on how to take flattering swimsuit pictures, also for the non-models. (Fashionista)

Is the relationship between Blake Lively and Chanel cooling down? Rumors say that her absence in Chanel’s Paris Couture show last month, plus the announcement of her being Gucci’s fragrance Premiere spokeswomen, might have been a bit too much for Chanel managers. (New York Post)

Closing our list of fashion highlights for this week, Lady Gaga goes ‘Kraftwerk’ in a new fragrance commercial for Lady Gaga Fame, the first ever black Eau De Parfum (as the ad says). Lady Gaga tweeted that “I won’t lie, I’m a bit nervous…But so proud of Steven! (Steven Klein), we really did not sleep”. Take a look:

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Fashion Roundup: Lady Gaga’s creepy fragrance commercial, GQ’s Pirelli Calendar recap, and Rihanna designing for a High Street Brand


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