Testino Takes Passport Photos: While in Boston to toast Mario Testino’s first US retrospective, Anna Wintour spoke with WWD about her fondest Testino-related memory. Apparently when the editor needed to quickly hop the pond to London after being hired as editor of Vogue UK, she needed a passport photo taken of her newborn son. And who else knows how to take a passport photo other than Testino? After all, it’s a finely tuned skill only performed by rigorously trained convenience store photo developers. According to the paper, Testino, ”shot mother holding babe in arms. “I still have it,” Wintour said of the photograph. [WWD]
Kristina O’Neill Debuts Her New Title: Last night WSJ magazine’s new editor Kristina O’Neill made her first appearance in the role at the title’s Innovator of the Year Awards held at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen won for their work on label The Row, which has already been named year’s CFDA womenswear designer of the year. [Fashionista]
Melania Trump’s New Skincare Line: Melania Trump is continuing her hopes of reaching Donald-level entrepreneurism by launching a line of anti-aging skincare, called Melania Caviar Complexe C6. Launching this spring, it promises “repair, hydrate and renew.” This isn’t the first time that Trump has set her sights on the lifestyle market—she hawked her own line of watches on QVC in 2010. [WWD]
Michelle Obama Dazzles in Prabal Gurung Again: Michelle Obama wore a Prabal Gurung dress for her appearance on Live with Kelly and Michael. The daytime television duo grilled Obama on everything from what she carries in her purse to whether she prefers President Obama in boxers or briefs. “None of the above,” she jokingly replied. Obama has previously worn Gurung’s work to major events like the 2011 Governor’s Ball. [Entertainment Weekly]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new costume exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, tries to pay homage to the gritty, subversive, late-1970s movement. But has punk-inspired high fashion added to its legacy-or destroyed it?
Makeup for men is on the rise—and it’s no longer a taboo. Alessandra Codinha reports.