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Ben Mendelsohn plays Christian Dior in The New Look on Apple TV+

Aussie actor stars as gay fashion designer Christian Dior

Apple TV+ has dropped the trailer for biographical drama The New Look, starring Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn as gay fashion designer Christian Dior. Juliette Binoche also plays Coco Chanel in the series that chronicles the duelling fashion designers and their contemporaries as they launch modern fashion against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of Paris …

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Sir Ian McKellen shuts down the runway at London Fashion Week

Celebrated British actor and LGBTQIA+ activist Sir Ian McKellen made a surprise appearance on the runway at London Fashion Week, and fans are living! The 83-year-old star walked the catwalk for the first time in his life, opening the S.S. Daley AW23 show and giving the models a run for their money. McKellen, who is known …

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Christian Wilkins: ‘masculinity prioritised as the ideal’

Model and Melbourne Cup Festival ambassador Christian Wilkins says he struggles to find someone who values his feminine side, describing the gay community as prioritising masculinity as an ideal. Expect to hear a lot more from Christian Wilkins in the lead-up to the Melbourne Cup next Tuesday. That is no doubt what a Melbourne Cup …

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Will you rock chaps & codpiece or peek-a-boo G this spring?

Paris Fashion Week never fails to delight with design from the sublime to the ridiculous and imaginative pieces intended to create a buzz. American designer Thom Browne did it for us this season. He dressed male models in low-slung pants and skirts teamed with peek-a-boo G-strings. Model and comedian Florian DesBriendas closed the show cowboyed …

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Iris Apfel and H&M. FFS, don’t tell RuPaul

H&M this week released images from its collaboration with century-old style icon Iris Apfel. Hopefully, no one tells RuPaul who famously told a Drag Race contestant, “I don’t want to see any f_cking H&M.” H&M announced the collaboration last year in honour of Iris Apfel’s 100th birthday. The images released Wednesday included shoes, kaftans, jackets …

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Tributes for visionary fashion designer Thierry Mugler, dead at 73

Fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, the founder of the eponymous fashion brand, has died at age 73. Mugler’s personal Instagram account confirmed the sad news, posting a black square. “We are devastated to announce the passing of Mr Manfried Thierry Mugler on Sunday January 23 2022,” the caption read. “May his soul rest in peace.” …

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Fashion icon André Leon Talley dead at 73

Former Vogue editor André Leon Talley died yesterday aged 73. An enormously influential figure in fashion, his greatest legacy is increased diversity in the industry. A post on his Instagram account paid tribute to André Leon Talley and his over half-century career. “It is with great sadness we announce the passing of André Leon Talley …

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Honey Birdette: ‘So Kinky’ hot hot hot Halloween 2021

Australian lingerie label Honey Birdette goes hot hot hot for Halloween 2021 with the So Kinky campaign. Company founder, former Brisbane woman Eloise Monaghan booked famed German photographer Ellen von Unwerth to shoot the latest campaign. “We weren’t going to do a Halloween shoot at first. But then, over a glass of champagne, we went …

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Troye Sivan wore a black gown and heels to the Met Gala

Australian singer Troye Sivan has walked the red carpet of the 2021 Met Gala in a black gown. After missing a year due to Covid, the over-the-top fashion event of the year is back on in New York City. It kicked off early Tuesday morning Australian time. Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume …

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Legendary French fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies aged 98

Revolutionary fashion designer Pierre Cardin died Tuesday at the age of 98. Born to French parents on holiday in Italy, Cardin took a job as a tailor’s apprentice at the age of 14. He first came to public attention as a designer when he created the costumes for the 1946 French film La Belle et …

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