>> Naomi Campbell Not Bankrupt as Rumored; Watch Her Act at Age 8 —Over the holidays, word went 'round that Naomi Campbell was on the verge of filing for Chapter 11, but a spokesperson for the model denies the reports as "complete untrue." The model recently appeared alongside boyfriend Vladislav Doronin on Russian state television to ring in the New Year, but a clip of her first documented television appearance — back in 1978 when she was 8, on a show called "The Chiffy Kids," has appeared online. Watch below. [Stylelist, AFP, A Bunny Stream of Conch]
Posts for January 2010
>> In the last year, Prabal Gurung and Joseph Altuzarra have both skyrocketed in the spotlight, and now they have a little extra pocket change for their sure-to-be-watched Fall 2010 presentations. Both designers, along with Ross Menuez of Salvor Projects and The Blonds, were awarded $25,000 apiece by the Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation for their Fall womenswear presentations, as was John Patrick Organic, awarded in the sustainable design category, and Irini Arakas of Prova in the accessories category.
For the first time, in addition to their own singular New York Fashion Week presentations, the winning designers will also partake in a group Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation runway show Feb. 15 at the Bryant Park Tents. All the show's comings and goings will be taped for a documentary about the winners, to be aired on the Lifetime Network in March.
>> While Kate Moss and Jamie Hince are taking their annual holiday break in Thailand and Marc Jacobs and Lorenzo Martone spent some time in St. Barts — amidst rumors that they were to marry Dec. 31 — Lara Stone also took a little holiday breather. She and boyfriend British comedian David Walliams, who have been dating since September, were captured spending some time by the pool in Los Cabos, Mexico over the New Year's holiday.