The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Naomi Campbell Celebrates Her 42nd Birthday, UGGs to Release Bridal Line, and A First Look at Louis Vuitton’s Yayoi Kusama Collab

Naomi Campbell by Ellen von Unwerth ca. 1991

• Yesterday was Naomi Campbell‘s 42nd birthday. Instead of spending it on a yacht in the Maldives or in the throes of a 24-hour drinking bender, the supermodel high-tailed it to the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Beyoncé’s half brother Jesus Christ. (AP)

Unhindered by the threat of Chinese bootleggers, UGGs is expanding their brand and releasing a range of bridal boots and slippers. Sigh. The shoes come in the classic UGG designs, in silver, white, and baby blue colorways, with some featuring sequin and gem embellishments. So if you were wondering how your country cousin’s wedding could be more tacky, here’s your answer. (HuffPost)


Burberry‘s Christopher Bailey has named the three finalists for this year’s Fashion Fringe competition. Haizhen WangTeija Eilola and Vita Gottlieb will compete for a two-year development package to help build their brands. (WWD)



• Is Gisele Bundchen pregnant? Word on the street is the supermodel has been telling people that she is two months along. According to Brazilian newspaper Epoca, Ms. Bundchen-Brady told pal Riccardo Tisci at the Met Gala earlier this month about her pregnancy. Nothing has been confirmed, so I guess we’ll just have to wait and see… (Vogue UK)


• Here’s a first look at Louis Vuitton‘s upcoming collaboration with Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, due out in October. The clothes and accessories range will be plastered with Kusama’s trademark polka dots. What do you think of the collabo? (Fashionista)


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