Style Notes: Kate Middleton Tops Vanity Fair's International Best Dressed List, 'Top Model' College-Edition Contestants Announced
THR breaks down the day's hottest fashion headlines.
Vanity Fair’s International Best Dressed has been released, and for the third year in a row, the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton topped the list. Others on the list include Jessica Chastain, Diane Kruger, Jay-Z and the Duchess’ brother-in-law, Prince Harry. (Vanity Fair)
The contestants for Cycle 19 of America’s Next Top Model were released Monday. The season is a “College Edition” theme featuring current and past students from schools such as Florida State University, USC and University of California – Irvine. The season premieres Aug. 24 on the CW. (E! Online)
Macy’s I.N.C. International Concepts Fall 2012 campaign will debut soon with Camila Alves as the brand ambassador. The former Shear Genius host found out she was pregnant a week before the campaign began shooting and was forced to work around the pregnancy. The ads for the campaign will be released beginning this fall, but an interactive online campaign is set to debut in August. This will be the third child for Alves and husband Matthew McConaughey. (People)
Madonna’s pop-up shoe collection Truth or Dare debuted last week in the British department store Selfridges, and already some of the styles are selling out. Shoes buying manager Helen Attwood says it is the “most successful celebrity endorsement” they’ve worked on. Styles include ankle boots, ballet flats and pumps. Prices range from £80 ($125) to £480 ($750). (Belfast Telegraph)
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary About Face: Supermodels Then and Now debuted Monday night on HBO. The Hollywood Reporter called it “a model-centric documentary that doesn't spend enough time on its best features.” Focusing on interviews with countless models such as Christy Turlington and Isabella Rossellini as well as Calvin Klein, the documentary discusses controversial topics in the modeling industry such as aging and plastic surgery. “It is in those honest, even if conflicting, moments that About Face finally feels intimate,” THR's Allison Keene writes. The New York Times agrees and says, “These women are far more interesting when reflecting on the culture of beauty and talking about what they’re doing and feeling today.”