Heidi Klum’s Halloween Reveal: Heidi Klum’s Halloween parties are legendary, as are her costumes. Last year, the Project Runway host dressed up as a dead body and this year she’s going as Cleopatra. She’s released a special behind-the-scenes video about the costume on her website—giving fans a look at it’s conceptual process all the way up to the final fitting. It’ll make its official debut on October 31 at the FINALE nightclub in Manhattan. [Heidi Klum]
Vivienne Westwood Visits Julian Assange: Vivienne Westwood paid a visit to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at London’s Ecuadorian Embassy, where Assange is hiding out to avoid extradition to Sweden on charges of sexual assault. And as if visiting weren’t enough, Westwood wore a shirt featuring her face and the slogan, “I am Julian Assange,” which made it’s runway debut during her Red catwalk show in September. This brings Assange’s high fashion visit quotient up to two. Earlier this month Lady Gaga paid him a visit wearing Hedi Slimane’s premiere designs for Saint Laurent Paris—marking the collection’s public debut. [ELLE UK]
World’s Largest Bra up for Auction: The world’s largest bra is being auctioned off on eBay, with a starting price of just $800. Not bad for a piece of lingerie that’s done doubletime as a building façade. If the bra were sized in western terms it’d be a size 1,360B. [BuzzFeed]
Doutzen Kroes This Photoshopping Helps Fantasy: Fashionista bumped into Doutzen Kroes at Tuesday’s Maison Martin Margiela for H&M party and picked her brain about photoshopping. The Victoria’s Secret model admitted that not even she (who in person is even more perfect that in photos) looks like the same person in retouched pics, admitting, “You know like, I look at the pictures, and I know I don’t look like the pictures.” But that doesn’t mean that Kroes would want to do away with the process entirely. “I think people still want to believe in the fantasy and they just have to know that that’s not always the way it is [in real life].” [Fashionista]
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.