Thursday, April 30, 2009
Don't Miss Ross and Miss Streisand look impeccable! AnA is NOT afraid of a headdress! WORK!
She thinks girls start modeling too young, which is probably true, and that she was in the best period for modeling as there were no superstars. A comment for which Naomi was strangely absent (by the way, where the hell was Naomi for most of this roundtable? "Powdering" her nose? We know they didn't just cut her out of the frame. 3 to 1 Naomi had to jet off to something better about five minutes in. Any takers?).
However, in American Vogue's May issue, where one can find the report on this roundtable, Paulina expounds on that statement, saying that "if you were not part of the clique you were definitely left out." Naomi, of course disagrees, citing how supportive it was being friends with a group of girls, to which Paulina replies: "You were in a clique, Naomi."
No, Paulina. She was in the clique.
Naomi goes on to say that Linda and Christy would not work some shows if they didn't let her walk, which helped La Campbell become one of the biggest models, black, white, yellow or whatever have you, ever. Maybe cliques wouldn't be so bad. Imagine if Karlie and Caroline refused to walk unless Sessilee and Jourdan were cast? Bring back the model tribes!
And as for you, Paulina, we don't hold anything against you. You were amazing in your heyday, but obviously it smarts being left out of the popular girl's table at lunch. And this certainly hasn't help matters either. Which hurts most? The former supermodel jab or being kicked off a show you never wanted to be on in the first place? If you want our advice, run to Mama Ty Ty. She knows all about being snubbed by Naomi.
Only the fabulous and fun are invited to Belvedere's pop-up shindigs! We are frankly tipsy with excitement to attend this one with AnA's go-to party gal. Last time around, AnA approached a gentleman in band member attire! How chic. See you there!
This video has been circulating around the web for a few days, but we've been in a tab bit much of a gimlet haze to comment. Here it is, model Natasa V performing for Terry Richardson in the way all photo shoots should be.
Girl gone crazy! AnA approves the floor-smacking, snarling and spinning. Work!
Then the gays are one step closer to homo-marriage in New Hampshire! This on the stunning heels of Vermont's upgrade from civil unions to equal rights. To celebrate, here is a picture of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and some princess foreshadowing AnA's future as hot, tight-bodied First Ladies!
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Well this is a bit distressing. We here at the AnA loft are a little perplexed about the Weinstein Co.'s decision to move Project Runway to Lifetime, hence our quizzical hunches around the vodka cooler. Now, don' get us wrong, no one loves their Lifetime more than the gays, but the channel has never been, shall we say, cool. Their show line-up consists mostly of old shows that people love and newer shows that no one could give a pair of orange Crocs about. Add to that the fact that they've recently lost their golden luster to The Hallmark Channel and the move doesn't quite inspire our confidence. Is this a sign that Runway's tickety tack tranny days are numbered or that Lifetime is stepping up its proverbial game to appeal to a younger, hipper, gayer (if that's at all possible) demographic?
PJ Runway, long the jewel of Bravo's princess tiara, helped propel the channel to what it is today: a big ole gay wet dream with such fagtastic hits as The Real Housewives of Orange County, New York, Atlanta and most recently, New Jersey. Before La Klum first stomped down the catwalk in 2004 and Auf'd her first wannabe couturier, Bravo was vaguely artsy fartsy. Since then, however, it has dropped all of its pretension and most of its dignity with one reality show after another. As a result, its ratings and pop culture appeal have soared. Perhaps Lifetime hopes that Klum and Co. will do the same for them, or maybe the Weinsteins just got a better deal and expect their loyal viewers to remain loyal. After all, where else will we get our dishy dose of drama in the high-waisted, high pressure world of fashion? Where, I ask you?
By the way, the previews for The Fashion Show literally put us to bed last night. They even tucked us in and shut out the light. Competition is the new black. Really? As much as we LOVE Isaac, and acknowledge Kelly Rowland's minor contributions to Destiny's Child, we're not quite sold yet. Stay tuned, kids.
Besides being perhaps the most beautiful woman in the world like, ever, Oscar winner and all-around GMILF Sophia Loren has style pouring out of her flawless skin.
She can pull off anything and does so with her trademark glamour and sophistication. Not to mention homegirl has a septuagenarian body that just won't quit.
If there's any actress working today who even comes close to her ethereal beauty, it would have to be her Nine co-star and recent trophy snatcher, Pepe Cruz.
P.S. Speaking of Nine, how amazing is that cast, with the exception of Fergie who for some reason continus to matter...to someone.
Sorry to be MIA today; with bated breathe AnA attended Tyra Banks' testimony at her stalker's trial. The fool followed Ty-Ty baby around New York! Here's our girl hustling out of the courthouse in a belted sundress. Stunning:
Nothing like a real star in giant glasses leaving a courthouse; it never gets tired!
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
-You're looking typically bland.
-Well, what look are you going for dear, gypsy, tramp of thief?
-I think you've got the market cornered on tramps.
-Oh? And who was that little person you were posing with in Vogue?
-We're good friends, Tyga and I.
-Friends? Bitch please. Fashion has no sympathy or empathy.
-Auditioning to be a judge on Top Model...or a contestant.
-I'm sorry, I couldn't hear you, your outfit is too loud.
-Oh, look, it's my dear friend, Beyoncé. Excuse me, I have someone real to talk to.
-Real? The only thing real between the two of you is the horse you stole your weaves from.
Then, AnA couldn't pass up Posh Bar's ninth birthday party; we're neither sushi fans nor Hells Kitchen regulars, but our girl DJ Cazwell made it fun with some hot disco beats and unexplained trays of fish. Congrats to the bar! We looked for Cazwell collaborator and Drag Race winner Bebe Zahara Benet, but no sight of the leopard clad belle. See you tomorrow night at the Tribeca Skyline party!
Monday, April 27, 2009
Balducci's, the high-end gourmet supermarket, closed both locations in New York City this weeknd in an ominous death knell for the overpriced and delicious world of grocery and prepared foods. Where will Dolly purchase $13 rotisserie chickens for AnA to nibble? Here are the fabulous remnants of the Chelsea location:You know the economy is tumbling when the Chelsea gays, West Village homos and Meatpacking fashionistas end superfluous spending in favor of cutting back!
AnA is devastated this morning at the loss of our favorite Golden Girl, Beatrice Arthur. What can we say...she was too young to go. But let us remember happier times, times of drop-waists, giant Chanel earrings, and a slouchy boot. Time for a musical trip down memory lane--driving with the top dow--to a little town known as Miami.
We love you Bea.
Friday, April 24, 2009
Quelle surprise! Here's all 6'1" of her hunching across the latest L'Officiel. New wave? More like an old horse reinvented at 22. You better work!
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Now THIS is how I want things done! Banana Republic face Andres V? Check. Naked sensualitas Eugenia Silva and Nieves Alvares bending and crouching all over his stuff? Check. A nip, two pairs of bared buttocks, and assorted caressing? Done, done and DONE. Trust the Spanish to know how to work, this is what I want from now on! You hear me Anna?