The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Joan Smalls’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Campaign, Did Anna Wintour Have Lunch With John Galliano?, and Christian Louboutin’s Cinderella Shoes Revealed

“Noted fashion photographer” Mario Testino photographed Joan Smalls for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin campaign.

The shot feature the flawless being in a black catsuit and exaggerated mohawk, giving us all due sustenance and life!


• American Girl is taking cues from sister company Barbie, announcing plans to release a bald doll for girls suffering from hair loss due to cancer or alopecia. The doll will come in a range of five skin tones and eye shades. Good (though unsurprising) to see American Girl step up! (Daily Mail)


TWELV magazine recreated Alexander McQueen‘s iconic rainbow feather-printed gown from his Spring ’08 collection with steel wire, a sheet of vinyl, and 50,000 gummy bears. (TWELV)


Christian Louboutin has debuted the much-anticipated Cinderella shoes he designed in collaboration with Disney during Couture Fashion Week. There are only twenty of these butterfly-embellished pumps, and you will soon be able to enter to win a pair! The contest isn’t open quite yet, but we’ll keep you updated! Do you think you’ll enter? (Grazia)

• Instagram user albertckpang snapped these shots of what looks like Anna Wintour and ousted Dior creative director John Galliano having lunch at a Parisian hotel. They met up right after Wintour watched Raf Simons make his debut as creative director for the brand’s Fall 2012 couture show. While no one has been able to definitively confirm the identity of the two fashion bigwigs, it certainly does look like them, doesn’t it? I wonder what were they chatting about? Does this mean Galliano is making a comeback? What do you think? (albetckpang Instagram)


Katie Holmes is not letting her already high-profile divorce from Tom Cruise slow her down! WWD reports the actress’s Holmes & Yang clothing line (wait, Katie’s had a clothing line since 2009??) will make its Fashion Week debut in New York this September  with a presentation. Good to see Katie on her grind! (WWD)

~ Jihan

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