Fashion Roundup: Nicki Minaj on the cover of Allure, Dita Von Teese shows off her voluptuous curves and ‘Fashion Star’ takes the runway to TV
NBC’s new reality show, “Fashion Star,” is attempting to do for fashion-based reality shows what “The Voice” has achieved for the singing shows. Mentors Nicole Richie, Jessica Simpson, and John Varvatos will try to lead the fashion-reality genre to new heights, after the downfall of shows like “Project Runway.” (Washington Post)
Africa Fashion Week in Lagos, Nigeria, is set to become a major player in the fashion industry. Africa Fashion Week began in Cape Town,South Africa back in 2009. However, this season’s event at Lagos was such an outstanding success that the organizers hope to continue the event in Nigeria for many years to come. (Guardian)
L’Oreal’s Fashion Show in Australia made many headlines due to an extraordinary appearance by Dita Von Tesse, featuring retro-inspired lingerie. Von Tesse led the show of models all boasting curvy lines and voluptuous frames. (Fashionising)
Maroon 5 singer Adam ‘Moves like Jagger’ Levine is set to launch a new fragrance: ‘222’. The co-host of “The Voice” already holds his own clothing line, also branded ‘222’. (New York Daily News)
Nicki Minaj covers Allure Magazine’s April issue, emulating Barbie with her own signature style. The Barbie-doll-look has always been a forerunner for girls across the globe, but after the impressive Barbie Dream Closet show at NY Fashion Week earlier this season, we’re sure the Barbie trend is here to stay. (Styleblazer)
Closing our list of fashion highlights for this week, the Lacoste L!ve campaign videos have gone viral on the web. Spring 2012 is just around the corner, and with Lacoste’s New York street wear, rainbow colors and great attitude, it couldn’t be better timing. Take a look!
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