The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: First Lady Michelle Obama Covers Essence October 2011, Put Your Little One To Bed With Viktor & Rolf Fairy Tales, and Chanel Iman et al. to Cover Upcoming Issue of Elle


• The ever-inspiring First Lady covers ESSENCE once again, this time for the October issue highlighting 28 of the most influential black women.

As the eighth most powerful woman in the world, I would say Ms. Obama was the perfect choice for a cover story! (Essence)

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony team up with Kohl’s to create two capsule collections of accessories, home items and apparel for men and women. They are respectively The Jennifer Lopez Collection and the Marc Anthony Collection, and they would like to be referred to as such, thank you very much. You can preview both now. (Kohl’s)

• In the tradition of another Grimm duo, Viktor & Rolf is releasing a book of fairy tales, illustrating their “beautifully surreal universe.” The stories feature original characters like the Disco Hedgehog and Princess Giselle, who may or may not be based on a certain modern-day princess named Giselle. The book is set to hit stores this October.

ELLE Magazine has enlisted part of Victoria’s Secret‘s roster (Chanel Iman, Adriana Lima, Doutzen Kroes,Miranda Kerr) to provide us with four different versions of the same glossy for an upcoming month. Chanel Iman tweeted this behind-the-scenes video of the ladies’ cover shoot. Nice to see actual models covering an American fashion magazine! (Chanel Iman’s Twitter)


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