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Did Beyoncé Photoshop Her Thigh Gap?

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:43

Yesterday, Beyoncé did what Beyoncé does: posted a photo to Instagram of herself in a fabulous locale, looking fabulous. But rather than waking up to the usual FOMO/worship comments, somewhere in her tropical paradise Bey arose to a debate over the legitimacy of her thigh gap. Was it Photoshopped or ... More »

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Aw, Gisele Got Audited Because of the Forbes ‘World’s Highest-Paid Models’ List

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:25

Even perfect human specimens can't escape death and taxes. After being named the world's highest-paid supermodel several years running, it sounds like Gisele Bündchen has fallen prey to the latter. She told Brazilian magazine MdeMulher that, after appearing on Forbes' "World's Highest-Paid Models" list for seven years running, she was ... More »

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Kate Middleton Beats Prince William in Boat Race

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:05

England's top-ranking competitive-spirit Kate Middleton has finally vanquished Prince William once and for all after beating him in not one, but two  yacht races. On their New Zealand sprang brake adventure, reporters say that Middleton "thrashed" the rightful heir and hoisted "a cheeky victory salute as she sailed past him." ... More »

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ScarJo, Dunst, & More: Glorious Fashion Photos From the Last Decade

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 08:30

This month, a new book celebrates the last ten years of photography by Alexi Lubomirski, the British fashion photographer who, over the past decade, has become a favorite among editors, domestic and abroad. Born a prince and raised in Botswana, Lubomirski attended the University of Brighton before working as an ... More »

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Jeremy Scott Compares Himself to Lichtenstein

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 08:05

In the new issue of, Jeremy Scott talks about how he's growing into his role as Moschino's creative director and, most notably, his forthright approach to criticism: “I like to think of my work and the way people approach it in the same way people approach a Lichtenstein painting,” he ... More »

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Watch: Don Draper’s Best Kisses From Every Season So Far

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 08:00

This might be the last thing you get done today. And tomorrow. And all day Sunday until the Mad Men premiere. ... More »

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Lorde Performed in a Bubblegum-Pink Suit

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:50

Last night, at the 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Brooklyn, honoring Nirvana, Lorde broke her very long streak of black-and-white-only concert attire. Covering “All Apologies,” the 17-year-old pop star wore a bubblegum-pink variation of her usual power suit, paired with her crop top of ... More »

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Here’s the Video of Someone Throwing a Shoe at Hillary Clinton

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:40

Yesterday’s shoe attack on Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas, while a bit less dramatic than George W. Bush’s close encounter with footwear, was probably the most exciting thing to ever happen at an Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries meeting. Now we have the instant replay, for supporters to use as ... More »

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Best of the Week’s Style Bloggers: Delicate Lace

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:30

From Nashville to Hong Kong, style bloggers around the world this week proved that spring doesn't necessarily mean you have to steer clear of layers. They wore dainty lace pieces that added light texture. Here in New York, Sasa styled a doily crop top over a bandeau for her blog ... More »

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Watch Lorde Perform a Nirvana Cover

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 01:38

At tonight’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Michael Stipe inducted Nirvana, and the surviving members of the band were joined by four female vocalists: Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent’s Annie Clark, and Lorde. Jett sang “Smells like Teen Spirit,” Gordon performed “Aneurysm,” Clark took on “Lithium,” ... More »

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Membership at the Kardashian Family Church Costs As Much As a Country Club

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:20

Kim Kardashian recently announced that she gives 10 percent of her income to charity. Turns out that charity is a church her mother founded in 2009 and whose flock is tended to by a man named Brad Johnson, who was most recently employed by Starbucks. The Guardian reports that Johnson ... More »

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Party Pics: Lupita Nyong’o, Winona Ryder, Elle Fanning, and More

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:10

This week New York saw its first burst of true spring weather, and the city’s parties were accordingly awash with bare legs and festive florals: Alan Cumming — currently riding out his Cabaret resurgence — wore a crown of fresh flowers to the New York Academy of Art's Tribeca Ball, ... More »

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Weary Oprah Lies Down on the Carpet for Next O Magazine Cover

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:56

In January of this year, rumors surfaced that perpetual-cover-girl Oprah Winfrey wanted to leave her throne on the front of every O: The Oprah Magazine. This was a difficult pill to swallow. Oprah knows this is hard for us, so she is trying to ease out of her position as ... More »

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Watch Carolina Herrera’s Models Conga in Prints

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:50

Carolina Herrera dove into her archives this season and emerged with six prints from the house's archive for her new Archive II capsule. You can see the botanical looks in the video above, wherein models Manon Leloup, Diana Moldovan, and Bette Franke adorably whisper, blow kisses, and even take part ... More »

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Q&A: Elle Macpherson on Her New Lingerie Line, Turning 50, & More

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:40

Since she first appeared in a commercial for TaB Cola in 1982 — strolling across the screen in a red string bikini — Elle Macpherson became a symbol of the glorious supermodel heyday.  She became a Sports Illustrated swimsuit-cover model (a record five times), and ran in every issue of Elle for six years ... More »

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Ending Sexual Harassment Will Not Make It Harder to Get Laid, Promise

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:10

Show me a woman complaining of unwanted sexual advances, and I’ll show you a reactionary calling her a prude who’s ruining feminism. This week it’s David Foster, in The Guardian. He argues that Everyday Sexism, a campaign to catalogue the routine harassments and biases facing women, has gone too far, “conflating deplorable and even ... More »

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Entrepreneurial Teen Sells Pot Brownies to Buy Prom Dress

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 14:35

Being a teen involves having the olds pelt you with advice all day — know the value of a dollar, work hard, do activities, make goals, learn to cook, don't skip prom. One teen (an able listener, no doubt) took all this advice and devised her own personal American hustle: ... More »

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And Now, Our $300K Birthday Wish List

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 14:05

According to the New York Times, it is now completely acceptable, even charming, to make wish lists for your birthday and disseminate them among your friends. This, folks, is an idea that the new Overspenders can fully endorse. Because what is the point of even being born if not to ... More »

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Two French Unions Ban Checking Work Emails After 6 p.m. [Updated]

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 13:10

Well, here’s something else the French do better than the rest of us: they’ve prioritized having a life after 6 p.m. Yesterday, two employee unions and federations in France signed an agreement that requires employees to disconnect after the workday ends sharply at 6 p.m., the Guardian reports. All after-hours work activity, ... More »

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Moving for Love: The Modern Relationship Milestone

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:20

Last week Jason Stanford, whose wife, Sonia Van Meter, is on the list of candidates for the first human mission to Mars, published an essay about the way people have reacted to their potential interplanetary long-distance relationship. “No sooner had a story about my wife’s astronautical ambition aired in Austin ... More »

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