Topic: Liya Kebede

Red Carpet Rundown: Glamour‘s Women Of The Year Awards Draws Lady Gaga, Lena Dunham & More

Red Carpet Rundown: Glamour's Women Of The Year Awards Draws Lady Gaga, Lena Dunham & More

Last night, Glamour‘s 23rd annual Women of the Year Awards took place in New York, drawing out some famous women from rather disparate industries: from the show business side came Lady Gaga, Lena Dunham, and Lily Collins; from fashion, models like Karlie Kloss and Coco Rocha; from activism, Liya Kebede and Malala Yousafzai. Here’s the red carpet. More »

Did Designer Philipp Plein Cast Only Black Models In His Runway Show For Attention?

Did Designer Philipp Plein Cast Only Black Models In His Runway Show For Attention?

While there’s been a lot of talk about the absence of women of color on catwalks, there’s been precious little progress. Agonizing, incremental progress. Black girls are still given token slots on runways (usually two, at most) and the same goes for Asian women. When multiple black girls are cast, it’s often as a statement–like, for example, when Alber Elbaz sent a troop of black models clad in tropical prints down Lanvin’s Spring 2011 runway. As a finale. More »

Video: See Tom Ford’s Womenswear Show At Last!

Video: See Tom Ford's Womenswear Show At Last!

Since your brain is likely struggling to readjust to the work week, give its dim recollections of past responsibilities a break with a few minutes of glamor: Tom Ford’s super secret womenswear show is on Youtube! See Anna Wintour and her sunglasses, Karen Elson in that remarkable blue dress, Karlie Kloss, Chanel Iman, models of the decade Liya Kebede, Daria Werbowy and Natalia Vodianova, Tom himself looking flawless as ever, his famous buddies More »

Greatest Fashion Editorials of the Decade: Part I, 2000-2003

Greatest Fashion Editorials of the Decade: Part I, 2000-2003

That was time consuming: sifting through ten years of fashion editorials: some beautiful, some renowned, some controversial and some straight-up unforgettable. Whatever the reason may be, here is (some of) the greatest fashion photography of the past ten years. And by greatest, of course we mean our favorite; if there’s anything we shouldn’t have missed, say so in the comments. This is Part I, Part II and III are coming. More »

Looking at the Waris Dirie Movie Starring Liya Kebede

Looking at the Waris Dirie Movie Starring Liya Kebede

We at The Gloss love fashion movies. And I’ve previously mentioned some fashion biopics that I’d love to see get made. One great life story making its way to the big screen is Waris Dirie – the legendary African-born model’s autobiography Desert Flower is now being adapted for the big screen. Model Liya Kebede stars as Dirie. The New York Times’ Moment blog reports on the film, which will debut in New York in March. Apparently, at a recent screening, several audience members walked out during a scene depicting female genital mutilation (FGM). More »

Ready-to-Click: Supermodels Just Don’t Need To Groom

Ready-to-Click: Supermodels Just Don't Need To Groom

Coco Rocha has been taken out of context. -Oh So Coco

$2,500 for perfume. But… that’s one… shiny… bottle? -T Magazine

A rundown of facts regarding Jessica Simpson’s practically unfathomable $1 billion fashion empire. -The Cut

Emma Roberts wore a Topshop dress on the red carpet… -Catwalk Queen

Willow Smith, the perfect time to get plastic surgery, James Franco’s undies and More »