Victoria’s Secret apologizes for using a Native American style headdress at their annual fashion show. The lingerie brand has been receiving a lot of heat and criticism for their ignorance towards tribal culture. We expect this apology to be accepted. Even Justin Bieber was mesmerized by the event, which set new standards for runway shows. (Washington Post)
Would you buy a dress for $480,000?! You would–if this dress was worn by Dorothy in the 1939 movie production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’. The famous blue gingham pinafore dress with white short-sleeve blouse sold for almost half-a-million-dollars at a Beverly Hills auction. (Examiner)
Pippa Middleton sells magazines but not so many books… Her new book ‘Celebrate’- a guide to party planning, was expected to be a bestseller, but as of yet sold only 2,000 copies in its first week and is not even in the top-300 books list at Amazon. Her publisher reportedly paid her an advance of $600,000, an investment which seems to be slow at showing signs of any return. (Huffington Post)
The 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards award winner, Taylor Swift, covers Harper’s Bazaar December/January issue. The pop/country singer, who is usually seen wearing sparkly gowns and sweet girlish dresses, makes a transformation to wearing Ralph Lauren pants. Despite opting for trousers, she admits to wearing dresses since she was a teen and still love the no-pants look. (Harper’s Bazaar)
Vogue’s December issue will feature Anne Hathaway in a pixie cut after dropping 25 pounds for her role in ‘Les Miserables’. In the magazine Anne talks about her secret marriage and also explains how she lost so much weight in a diet that she refers to as ‘near-starvation-diet. Do not try this at home! (Fashionista)
Closing our list of fashion highlights for the week–We know you’ve been waiting for it since it was announced last week…Louis Vuitton has its first ever fashion film featuring American model Arizona Muse:
Was it worth the wait?
Fashion Roundup: Victoria’s Secret Apologizes for Racist Hints and MTV Award Winner Taylor Swift Covers Harper’s Bazaar