29 May 2009

9am news: Helena Christensen bares all, plus Anna Wintour tells staff to exercise...

Helena Christensen

The Daily Mail thinks Helena Christensen looks rough without make-up on the streets of New York. We think she looks pretty darn gorgeous, personally. Must be those supermodel genes... [Daily Mail]

Perhaps Helena's part of the reason the anti-photoshopping crusade gathers pace. ‘Heartless retouching should not be the chosen tool to represent women in the beginning of this century,' says photographer Peter Lindbergh - the man who persuaded supermodels to pose for French Elle without make-up. [NY Times]

Maybe Gisele isn't pregnant after all. Her husband Tom Brady denied the rumours yesterday, insisting one child was enough for the couple (he's got a son from his first marriage). Mind you he said they weren't engaged a month before they got married, so... [US Magazine]

Cue more The Devil Wears Prada comparisons: Anna Wintour is not afraid to tell her staff to exercise it seems. ‘She saved my life I guess, in the long term,' Vogue's André Leon Talley has revealed. ‘I was intervened about three years ago to lose weight. Naturally, what Ms. Wintour says goes, so I took up tennis.' His tennis kit includes a Louis Vuitton gym bag, towel and tennis racquet case. Of course. [NY Magazine]

Want to see something staggeringly beautiful? Elena Glurdjidze, the principal dancer for the British National Ballet, does an impromptu dance in a featured Chanel tutu it took three seamstresses over 100 hours to make. [Jezebel]


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