• "Noted fashion photographer"Mario Testino photographed Joan Smalls for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin campaign. The shot feature the flawless being in a black catsuit and exaggerated mohawk, giving us all due sustenance and life! • American Girl is taking cues from sister company...

(Fashion Bomb Inbox) • The Metropolitan Museum of Art had a preview for its upcoming Costume Institute exhibit, Punk: Chaos to Couture yesterday. The mini-show featured punk-inspired garments from designers like Vivienne Westwood and Chanel. In attendance was none other than RiccardoTisci,...

Thoughts on the shoot? (Fashion Bomb Inbox) • Nanette Lepore's inked a deal with Peking Handicraft Inc. on a range of bedding set to debut this fall. The collection promises "really cozy bedroom elements" (everything from duvet covers to area rugs,) with prices ranging from $100 to $299....

• American Apparel has launched a plus-sized model contest called "The Next Big Thing." We'll assume the pun was intended. With their newly available XL options, that size 0 hipster chick they found sniffing around Bushwick ain't gonna cut it: " Calling curvy ladies everywhere! Our...

It's one of our favorites, too! (Vogue) • Jennifer Hudson and her scrumptious curves cover this month's Ebony magazine. In this issue, she talks about the size 0 debacle: "I am going to finally address that size-zero thing that Joy said on The View. Hell I wasn't even on the show. I never...

• Jennifer Lopez is a cover girl for a second time this month. She was just featured on the cover of V magazine's sports issue (guess there weren't any athletes available?), and now she's gracing the cover of Vogue's shape issue, photographed by Mario Testino. The American Idol judge is...

(Telegraph) • Jil Sander will not show during Milan Fashion Week. The brand has instead opted to present their collections outside of the Camera della Moda's fashion calendar. (WWD) • Just three months after filing for bankruptcy, Betsey Johnson is making her triumphant return to fashion,...

Welcome to the Fashion Bomb News Breakdown, where you get all the fashion news fit to read in a snap! • In celebration of his first-ever Resort 2012 collection, designer Prabal Gurung has enlisted the talents of M.I.A-backed musician Rye Rye to introduce it with a music video titled "New...

this London Fashion Week. Brands like Meadham Kirchhoff, Giles Deacon, and Piers Atkinson, and more will each create a single look inspired by none other than Minnie Mouse. The collection of 'Minnie Mouse Must Haves' will be unveiled during LFW, and then auctioned off on eBay for the Fashion...

And it looks like they are still headed on the up and up from here! (WWD) Tags: C-Wonder, Diesel, Fashion News, Iggy Azalea, Isaac Mizrahi, Jennifer Hudson, lululemon, Tory Burch

 

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