NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Many ladies love their handbags and will spend a lot of money for the latest and greatest, but a new study says what is inside those bags may be covered in germs worse than what you’ll find in the bathroom.
As we all kind of expected, Mila Kunis was cast for a second round of Miss Dior handbag ads. This time, Carine Roitfeld plays stylist, pulling inspiration from Jackie O with a bouffant hairstyle for a retro, black-and-white shot. [WWD]
Sharon Stone told OK mag's British mag that she's not worried about a 20-year-old replacing her:
"Sex and sexuality is not about whether your elbows or knees are wrinkled. A man turns to you and says: 'I love the way you laugh.' That's what's turning him. They love a line around your eye or your mouth, because it tells them you've laughed and you're going to laugh and be forgiving and embracing," she told British magazine OK! "Men want to know that you're going to be forgiving and embracing. Believe me when I tell you a 20-year-old is not going to do that." [Telegraph]
Just in case you thought I was lying to you yesterday when I said Rihanna's getting her own Project Runway-esque reality TV show called Styled to Rock in the UK, here's proof in the form of a video. Not crazy about the title, but whatevs. [The Cut]
Now that it's known that Ralph Lauren outsourced the manufacture of his Olympic Uniforms to China, he and the company are collectively pleading the fifth. The U.S. Olympic Committee released this statement:
Unlike most Olympic teams around the world, the U.S. Olympic Team is privately funded and we’re grateful for the support of our sponsors. We’re proud of our partnership with Ralph Lauren, an iconic American company, and excited to watch America’s finest athletes compete at the upcoming Games in London. [WSJ]
Not even WWD could get Lady Gaga on the phone. Re: Mother Monster's new fragrance:
“Fame is an illusion — if you really want it, anyone can have it,” Gaga told WWD via e-mail of the concept for the fragrance.
The rest of the article includes long-winded quotes from people like the CEO and President of Coty, both praising Gaga's originality as an artist. [WWD]
The Daily Mail gave Duchess Kate Middleton a serous makeover (I'm talking blue eyeshadow, you guys) and it's making me kind of uncomfortable. [Daily Mail]
The Prez is on the reelection trail, so now's as good a time as any to scrutinize Michelle Obama's recent outfits, right? Right. [Fashionista]
Mario Testino had a party last night and a few people (like model Edita Vilkeviciute) wore cut-away Lyra and thigh-high boots. [Daily Mail]
Apparently 4 out of 10 British students want a career in fashion. [Telegraph]