9AM news: Solange Knowles explains her new 'do, and Agy's got another pet!

24 July 2009

Solange Knowles

Beyonce's little sister Solange has taken to Twitter to explain her recently shaved head. Contrary to the rumour she was sick of being compared to her sibling, Solange says the real reason behind it is: ‘i. just. wanted. to. be. free. from. the. bondage. that. black. women sometimes. put. on. themselves. with. hair.' And she doesn't get why it's caused so much attention. [People]

Agyness is sharing custody of her old dog with ex-boyfriend Albert Hammond Jr so it kinda makes sense she's picked up a new pooch. The supermodel has just adopted this yet-to-be-named puppy. She's as gorgeous as her mum!  [Modelinia]

How brilliant is this? Madoff fraud victims are getting 20% off at a boutique in LA. Because a new handbag's exactly what you need to cheer yourself up... [Fashionista]

Meanwhile in the UK, the sunshine has prompted a 2.9% increase in high-street sales. See! We knew sun (and shopping) was good for the economy... [Guardian]

Hillary Clinton can settle world diplomacy and shop at the same time. After a conference on democracy in Bangkok this week, her staff found time to splash $650 on jewellery. That's what we call multi-tasking... [WWD]


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