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RIP: ORIBE!

Monday, December 17th, 2018

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Cuban-born hairdresser, Oribe Canales has died at 62. The legendary stylist, known professionally as Oribe, touched the locks of countless Hollywood stars from Jennifer Lopez (above), Scarlett Johansson, Cher, and Kate Hudson, to Miley Cyrus, Penelope Cruz, and Meghan Markle.  He helped define the 1990s with the gravity-defying looks worn on the runway and on countless covers by Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, Christy Turlington, and Linda Evangelista.  His editorial affinity continued with subsequent generations of models, counting Gisele Bundchen, Bella Hadid, Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima, and Emily Ratajkowski among his devotees.  The salon-owner developed an eponymous styling line in 2008, which quickly developed a cult-like following.

Posting on Instagram, Lopez shared, “When I was 16 I was fascinated with Vogue magazine I would ride on the train and look at all the images of the supermodels and I was obsessed with the hair!! When I saw an image I loved I would check who did it and it was always someone named Oribe… Wow… he’s amazing I would think!! Cut to years later I was making my first album. I started working with Benny Medina and he said to me we have to do an album cover shoot who do you want for hair and makeup… honestly I was so new to the industry I knew no one and remembered my time flipping thru those magazines on the 6 and said ummm Oribe and Kevin Aucoin… ”  For the next ten years she spent “every walking and working moment” with Oribe by her side.

CALLING ALL ANGELS!

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Colorado native Taylor Hill will open this yearís show. Courtesy of Victoriaís Secret.

2018’s “The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special,” showcasing an all-star lineup of musical guests, including Bebe Rexha, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Kelsea Ballerini, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes and The Struts, will air Sunday, December 2nd (10-11 pm EST) on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.   The world’s biggest fashion event returns to New York City after recent productions in London, Paris and Shanghai. It will be seen in more than 190 countries after its broadcast premiere on ABC.

Joining Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Behati Prinsloo (back after a three-year hiatus), Candice Swanepoel, Elsa Hosk, Jasmine Tookes, Josephine Skriver, Lais Ribeiro, Martha Hunt, Romee Strijd, Sara Sampaio, Stella Maxwell and Taylor Hill will be internationally known sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid, and Kendall Jenner.  The holiday special also will showcase Victoria’s Secret’s newest designer collaboration with Mary Katrantzou, the London-based “Queen of Prints.” Her chic, feminine designs will be featured on the runway in a section of “The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special.”

“Only one show brings together the biggest names in music and the top models around the globe for an exciting hour of entertainment and style,” said Rob Mills, senior vice president, Alternative Series, Late Night & Specials, ABC. “We couldn’t be happier to work with this iconic brand and bring The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show to ABC.”

CHINA CLIPS THE WINGS OF SEVERAL “ANGELS”

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Singer Katy Perry and model Gigi Hadid will not be by flying among the angels at Victoria’s Secret’s widely-anticipated Shanghai runway show this month.  Sharing her regrets on Twitter (below), Hadid wished her Victoria’s Secret family well, but did not acknowledge the “Buddha incident” which allegedly led to her being banned by Chinese officials.
According to Page Six, Perry’s denial stems from a controversial 2015 performance in Taipei, where she sported a sunflower-adorned costume; the sunflower is regarded as an anti-government symbol in China.  Additionally, models Adriana Lima, Irina Shripova, Julia Belyakova, and Kate Grigorieva have not yet been granted visas to enter the country.