Fashion, News, and What Nots

*Went out with my buddies last night and who should I run into but songstress…


Estelle. Check her Chanel pin, cute scarf and clutch! She better work!

If you don’t know, Estelle is the chanteuse behind the smash hit “American Boy” featuring Kanye West.
Still doesn’t ring a bell? Check out her viddy:

Dope! Also visit Concrete Loop for pix of her spread in Bleu Magazine.
*Word on the street: Italian Vogue shot an entire issue chock full of black models
…hoping that other Vogues will follow suit. I’ll believe it when I see it! [Fashionista]
*In non fashion news, did you hear? This ish is ridiculous…[NYTimes]
*Some of our favorite YBF’s…
…hit up the BAPE store opening.[YBF]
*And, fyi, the hot pink stilettos in the Fashion Bomb’s new spring/summer banner are by Jil Sander. Get ’em for $695, at Jil Sander Boutiques, in NYC and Chicago. Visit for locations.

*Claire’s sensual, confident beauty and her passionate, independent and strong character embodies today’s Gucci woman.

Who, me?? No! It’s Frida Giannini on Claire Danes’ new role as the face of Gucci’s jewelry ad campaign. Don’t be silly… [WWD]