03 March 2009

Morning round-up: Michelle Obama's bare arms cause fashion controversy, plus Freida Pinto's next gig...

Michelle Obama 

You'd think America might have more important things to deal with. Like global economic crisis. But apparently not: the biggest crisis there is whether it's appropriate for Michelle Obama to be baring her arms in public. [Daily Mail]

It's not just us that loves Freida Pinto! Hot off the rumour mill in Paris comes news that Estée Lauder is in talks to do a spokeswoman deal with the Slumdog Millionaire star. [WWD]

We told you Roberto Cavalli was defying the credit crunch with his A/W '09 collection: ‘Today, romanticism simply doesn't feel like the right choice. You need to attack in order to win. I have declared war on the crisis. I am an optimist: prints in trompe l'oeil animalier are like flashes of light, the touches of colour are like luminous windows toward a better future that I am sure will arrive soon.' [FWD]

It's the battle of the D-Listers who turned up wearing the same dress last night. Who wore it best? Oh, even we can't be bothered... [Daily Mail]

How to walk in high heels – the definitive guide. We say, just wear flats. (Maybe we're in post-fashion week traumatic stress). [Guardian]


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