The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Juergen Teller Refused to Shoot Miley Cyrus for Marc Jacobs’s Spring 2014 Campaign, Kate Upton Covers V Magazine, and Stella & Bow Release Mean Girls-Inspired Collection

miley cyrus marc jacobs spring 2014 ad

• Marc Jacobs tapped Miley Cyrus for his Spring 2014 campaign (clearly for her superior brooding abilities,) and it sounds like the ad has already had its share of controversy. David Sims lensed this year’s campaign, which is out of the ordinary for Jacobs, who usually teams with photographer Juergen Teller. According to Jacobs, Teller passed on the opportunity to shoot Miley simply because “He just didn’t want to shoot her.”  And that’s the Shade of The Day, folks. (WWD)


bikini bridge

• The internet was buzzing earlier this week with news of a new thinspiration called the “bikini bridge,”  or the empty space in between your stomach and bikini bottom when you lie down.This pretty random physical feature was being touted as the next goal in body perfection to rival the thigh gap. Thankfully, the whole thing was a hoax made up by some trolls on 4chan, who whipped up the batch of prank memes to disseminate around the ‘net. Still, experts are saying this fake trend has likely already caused damage to impressionable women with eating disorders. “When someone HAS an eating disorder, they will view this as a challenge – do I have that bridge?” president and CEO of the National Eating Disorders Association Lynn Grefe explained to the Daily News. “It just promotes the sad competition in a person’s brain, as they never feel thin enough.” (NYDN)



• Refinery29‘s got a new editor-at-large, and it’s none other than Drew Barrymore. The actress has been tapped to pen one lifestyle-focused blog post a month called, “With Love From Drew,” which will highlight her musings on the sorts of books she reads to her toddler, her struggles with cooking, and, in her words, stories about being “fabulous.” Barrymore made her blogging debut today with a post on her adventures in the kitchen, and the open-faced breakfast sandwich she learned to make. (WWD, Refinery29)



 “Why Can’t Kate Upton Keep Her Clothes On,” wonders V Magazine, who has placed the buxom model on the cover of their latest issue, set to hit newsstands January 6th. The Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin-shot images show a Diesel Black Gold-clad Upton on an clear cover, which peels back to reveal the Sports Illustrated sweetheart in her underwear. (WWD)


David Beckham for H&M Boys

• David Beckham is adding a children’s range to his H&M collection. Starting January 30th, the fast-fashion retailer will offer bodywear (think sweats and tank tops) and underwear for boys under Beckham’s branding. (Vogue UK)


stella and bow full of secrets hair clip

• To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the cult hit Mean Girls (has it really been that long?) LA-based jewelers Stella & Bow have created The Burn Book Collection, a range of pieces all named after characters in the film,  emblazoned with some of the movie’s most famous quotes. You’ll find bracelets and pendants engraved with quotes like “You can’t sit with us,” “Fetch,” and “Best Bitches,” as well as  The “Karen” hair clip, which  is “full of secrets,”  and other pieces with less obvious nods to the flick. I’ve gotta get my hands on that hair clip! Die-hard Mean Girls fans will be able to shop the collection in February at Stella &Bow‘s website. (The Hollywood Reporter)




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