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Cooper Talks Child Model Career

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Anderson Cooper during The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas, NV on Sunday, June 19, 2011. (Cliff Lipson / Landov)

The news anchor tells Howard Stern why his modeling career didn’t last long.

After keeping silent for thirty years, the dashing Anderson Cooper has opened up regarding the definitive cause for the premature end of his child modeling career. On Monday, the CNN news anchor spoke to Howard Stern about his three-year stint modeling for the likes of Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, and Macy's.

"I got propositioned by a photographer...a male," Cooper, who began modeling at age ten, told the radio personality. "He somehow got my number and called me up and offered me money, and so it freaked me out. I never told anybody. I just stopped. I was, like, 'Forget it.'"

Fashion Cheat Sheet

Joe Biden's Skincare Secret

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And fashion icons inspire new food art.

Joe Biden Reveals Skincare Secret: During a segment on The Rachel Ray Show on Monday, Vice President Joe Biden revealed some rather unexpected tips for viewers—his secret to glowing skin. When the chef-turned-talk show host remarked that Biden “[has] the most glowing, perfect skin of any person [she’s] ever seen,” she immediately wanted to know what moisturizer he used. “On Jill’s instructions, about five years ago, she said I could use Clinique, and there’s a men’s Clinique that has an SPF 20," Biden said. "She was worried about my face, so I do whatever Jill tells me.” [Elle]

Monaco Royals Opt Out of Grace Biopic Premiere: According to Page Six, the royal family of Monaco will not be attending the world premiere of Grace of Monaco, the upcoming biopic on the late princess starring Nicole Kidman. Prince Albert is reportedly infuriated with the way his father, Prince Rainier, is depicted in the film, as well as other details. “His concern is that Grace is glorified and Prince Rainier is depicted as a weak, one-sided leader, who is controlling over his wife,” a source told Page Six. “Albert fears the movie vilifies his father.” The film will debut in Cannes on May 14. [Page Six]

"Rant"

Cara: "Paps Act Like Assassins"

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British model takes to Twitter to vent frustrations with aggressive photographers.

Even before she started dating Michelle Rodriguez, the British model Cara Delevingne was one of the most photographed of London's young society set.

But now, the woman who is single-handedly responsible for reintroducing the heavy eye-brow to fashion favor, has become one of the global paparazzi’s most sought after targets, and she has finally snapped, attacking the paparazzi who stalk her every move, saying that they act like 'assassins'.

Mother Monster

Gaga’s Wild Style Is Back!

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Following a minimalist turn, Lady Gaga is back with a vengeance. But are her skin-tight ensembles, crazy headpieces, and sky-high shoes just compensating for her fading relevance?

When Lady Gaga returned from her six-month hiatus in August 2013, her stylist Brandon Maxwell assured the public that the singer’s newfound fashion direction would be “more toned down and pulled back and chic.” To promote her latest album, ARTPOP, Gaga selected a slew of minimalist pieces—long black sheaths, simple designer footwear, and more monotonous, muted tones. Following a series of press appearances related to the album, I dubbed the singer’s new style “Gaga 2.0,” questioning where is there to go when you’ve already done it all.

Fashion Cheat Sheet

Brooklyn Beckham's Modeling Debut

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And blogger Elin Kling launches fashion line.

Brooklyn Beckham Models for ‘Man About Town’: With a former Spice Girl and fashion designer as your mother and a pro-athlete/serious heartthrob father, it's no surprise the Beckham children have inhereted their parents' good looks. Following in the footsteps of his father, David, and his younger brother, Romeo, 15-year-old Brooklyn Beckham has made his modeling debut on the cover of Man About Town's biennial issue. "We could not have wished for a stronger subject than Brooklyn to bring this story to life," the publication's editor, Ben Reardon, said. "He was a diligent, relaxed cover star for his first ever fashion shoot." [The Telegraph]

Gisele Bündchen Covers Blondie for H&M: Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen has hit the recording studio once again. After recording a cover of The Kinks’s "All Day and All of the Night" for H&M’s Fall/Winter 2013 campaign, Bündchen is back singing for the brand—this time, covering Blondie’s "Heart of Glass." “I never in a million years thought that I would record a song and get to work with a producer like Bob,” the model said of working with French music producer, DJ Bob Sinclar, who produced the track. The song and corresponding video will be available in May. [Vogue UK]

Bargain Hunter

Kate's Baby Gap Trip

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The Duchess queues up behind other shoppers.

Kate Middleton is off to Australasia on a monster three-week tour on Saturday, so no surprise that she was spotted stocking up with a few essentials at Baby Gap for Prince George yesterday.

Kate dashed into the store—accompanied by three bodyguards—after being driven the 500 yards from her home in Kensington Palace.

The editor who invented high/low media says the Vogue cover is no scandal but, on the eve of the Women in the World Summit, she has a few ideas about women who really are cool.

It was fun watching the festival of media umbrage over April’s Vogue cover—you know, that Annie Leibovitz portrait of a sloe-eyed Kim Kardashian in a white ruched wedding bustier, nuzzled by her equally spiffy baby daddy, Kanye West.

Cool Women

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16th century Milanese chopines are seen on display in the "On a Pedestal: From Renaissance Chopines to Baroque Heels" exhibition at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto December 15, 2009. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

Some trends are to die for, while others may actually kill you. From the Muslin Disease to chopines and fashion braces, a look at the deadliest fashion trends throughout history.

Some fashion trends are to die for, while others well, they just might actually kill you. From the Muslin Disease, popular in France in the late 18th century, to the more current ‘Fashion Braces’ fad sweeping Thailand, Indonesia, and China, here’s a look at seven of the deadliest style crazes throughout history.

Muslin Disease

Fashion Cheat Sheet

Cara & Michelle's PDA-Filled Vaca

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And Naomi Campbell is designing her own clothing line.

Cara Delevingne and Michelle Rodriguez's PDA-Filled Holiday: The honeymoon phase rages on. Now that the madness of back-to-back fashion weeks has subsided, international model Cara Delevingne and her fairly new girlfriend, actress Michelle Rodriguez, took a romantic, PDA-filled getaway to Tulum, Mexico. As Delevingne opted to go topless, the two flirtatiously played on the white sand beaches and snorkeled in the clear blue water, seeming as happy as ever. [Daily Mail]

Emma Watson Talks Pressures of Fashion Industry: In an interview with The Sunday Times, actress Emma Watson discussed the pressures of the fashion and entertainment industries, particularly as celebrities grow older. "As a younger woman, that pressure got me down, but I've made peace with it," Watson said. "With airbrushing and digital manipulation, fashion can be an unobtainable image that's dangerously unhealthy." The 23-year-old also added that she is "excited about the aging process. I'm more interested in women who aren't perfect. They're more compelling." [Cosmopolitan]

Meet the Creative

The Anti-Foodie Food Blog

There has been an explosion of food blogs over the past few years, but two sisters are changing the game with a new site for people who don't take food too seriously.

Something Blue

Guest Wears Kate's Coat

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Kate and another guest wear same outfit to a society wedding over the weekend.

Well, this must have been awkward.

A wedding guest yesterday wore the same outfit to a society ceremony as another guest—and unfortunately the other guest was Kate Middleton.

Chic

The Most Fashionable Hotels

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Starvation, snake venom, “oil pulling”—no wonder Chris Martin didn’t want to live with this woman.

When Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin announced to the world on Tuesday that they were “consciously uncoupling,” we couldn’t help but wonder if Paltrow's notoriously strict lifestyle was to blame.

In 2008, Paltrow founded her lifestyle website and brand GOOP, encouraging readers and fans to “invest in what’s real” and “nourish the inner aspect.” With a slew of overly-healthy recipes, pricey beauty treatments, and tough workouts, Paltrow quickly became recognized as the girl we love to hate with an “I’m better than you” attitude.

Taking Flight

Feathers in Fashion

Audrey Louise Reynolds

In this Fashionable Selby film, dive into Audrey's beautiful world of natural, earth-infused colors, dyes, and designs.

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Style Stars

Meet the Mipsterz

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Meet the Mipsterz

A group of young women is trying to prove that it’s possible to be hip and stylish, while still covering up. Can they break the stereotype of the hijab as a symbol of oppression?

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