Topic: Bruce Weber

Pregnant Kim Kardashian Models Towels, Gets Compared To Elizabeth Taylor In DuJour Magazine

Pregnant Kim Kardashian Models Towels, Gets Compared To Elizabeth Taylor In DuJour Magazine

In the newest issue of luxury lifestyle magazine DuJour (a publication which sprung forth from the loins of Gilt Groupe), Kim Kardashian can be seen hanging out in a bikini and “natural” makeup and generally looking inoffensively pretty. At least, until you realize the photos are modeled off of Kim’s “personal icon” Elizabeth Taylor and read the numerous comparisons between the two in the accompanying profile. That may annoy you, if you are a person who thinks Elizabeth Taylor was more talented/glamorous/worthy of fame than old Kim K. But before you pass too much judgement, know that photographer Bruce Weber actually knew Elizabeth Taylor, and says that Kim reminds him of her. Whether or not you believe him, one thing’s for certain: it’s nice to see a retro-inspired celebrity photo shoot give Marilyn Monroe‘s ghost a rest, for a change. More »

Campaigns: Hailee Steinfeld’s First Miu Miu Ad Is Here

Campaigns: Hailee Steinfeld's First Miu Miu Ad Is Here

It was just over a month ago that we learned fourteen-year-old True Grit-star (and Prada fan) Hailee Steinfeld would be the new face of Miu Miu. Now the first ad has dropped and it appears Bruce Weber shot her just off some traintracks in Miami. There looks to be a refreshing lack of Fashion-y makeup and lighting and post-production trickery. Steinfeld looks pretty great, doesn’t she? More »

Gift Guide: Great Fashion Coffee Table Books

Gift Guide: Great Fashion Coffee Table Books

‘Tis the season for gift guides, round-ups and conspicuous consumption, so here’s 15 cool and sturdy fashion books–covering history, photography, models and designers–for your fashionable (but at least semi-literate!) friends. Some are new and some are solid stand-bys… and just in case you can’t drop a grand (or two) on Helmut Newton or Dior, we’ve ordered them from most affordable to most… luxurious. More »