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Joanna's controversial nude ad and more fashion news!

Last updated on: November 2, 2012 15:21 IST

Joanna's controversial nude ad and more fashion news!



Welcome to the weekly fashion round-up, where we bring you the latest on supermodels, style, designers and everything in-between!

Which supermodel has revealed how traumatic it was to pose topless as a teenager? Which new celebrity mom flaunted her weightloss on Halloween?

Here's the lowdown on the latest fashion news!

Joanna Krupa slammed for sporting angel wings and crucifix in new PETA ad

Model-actress Joanna Krupa, has the Catholic League outraged with her latest pictorial for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).

According to the New York Daily News, in one of the pictures the 33-year-old, who has also graced the cover of Playboy Magazine, appears nude save for angel wings and a strategically placed crucifix with the tagline 'Be an angel for animals', encouraging pet lovers to adopt (you can view the image on PETA's official website

In another picture, the Real Housewives star opted for the shock factor by taping fake hair to her crotch to go alongside the campaign's tagline 'Fur trim: Unattractive'.

The ad continues: "Don't ruin your look with fur trim."

"There is nothing sexy about wearing something that is so obviously tied to senseless pain and killing," the Daily Mail quoted Krupa as saying.

Image: Joanna Krupa for another of PETA's nude campaigns
Photographs: PETA ad campaign


Posing nude drove teen Kate Moss to nervous breakdown

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Kate Moss has revealed that she suffered a nervous breakdown as she struggled to cope with the pressures of modelling and cried for "years and years" after splitting up with Johnny Depp.

The British supermodel was discovered when she was 14 and quickly booked jobs with high-end labels.

In 1992 she shot a campaign for Calvin Klein with Mark Wahlberg, in which they were both topless and she was snuggling up to the male star -- an experience that pushed her over the edge.

Although the images are what propelled her to superstardom, Kate regrets being a part of the risque shoot.

"I had a nervous breakdown when I was 17 or 18, when I had to go and work with Marky Mark and Herb Ritts," Moss said.

"It didn't feel like me at all. I felt really bad straddling this buff guy. I didn't like it."

"I couldn't get out of bed for two weeks. I thought I was going to die. I went to the doctor and he said, 'I'll give you some Valium,' and Francesca Sorrenti (Moss's friend and mother of Mario Sorrenti), thank God, said, 'You're not taking that'."

"It was just anxiety. Nobody takes care of you mentally. There's a massive pressure to do what you have to do."

"I was really little, and I was going to work with Steven Meisel. It was just really weird -- a stretch limo coming to pick you up from work. I didn't like it. But it was work and I had to do it."

In another early modelling assignment, Kate bared her chest for photographer Corinne Day.

The 38-year-old admits she felt pressured to strip in the racy shoot.

"I hated my boobs more than anything as a teenager. I'd do anything not to take my top off."

"But they were like, 'If you don't do it, then we're not going to book you again,'" she recalled.

"So I'd lock myself in the toilet and cry and then come out and do it. I never felt very comfortable about it...That picture of me running down the beach -- I'll never forget doing that, because I made the hairdresser, who was the only man on the shoot, turn his back."

Between 1994 and 1998 she dated Depp and their split was one of the hardest things she's ever had to go through.

"There's nobody that's ever really been able to take care of me. Johnny did for a bit. I believed what he said. Like if I said, 'What do I do?' -- he'd tell me. And that's what I missed when I left. I really lost that gauge of somebody I could trust," she told the magazine.

"Nightmare. Years and years of crying. Oh, the tears...," she added.

Image: Kate Moss
Photographs: Liu Jo Spring/Summer 2012 ad campaign

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Kardashian sisters threatened with lawsuit over new makeup line name

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The Kardashian sisters have been accused of stealing the name of a high-end makeup line and using it for their own cosmetic brand, it has been revealed.

Kim, Khloe and Kourtney have been working on their makeup line, Khroma Beauty, for quite some time -- a cosmetics line that is set for launch next month from not-so-suave places such as CVS, Sears, and Ultra.

But now Michael Rey, the co-owner of Chroma Makeup in Beverly Hills has said that his brand "took 12 years of blood, sweat and tears to build," and now boasts an A-List clientele, all for it to be exploited by the Kardashian power trio, the Mirror reported.

He has said that the Kardashians line have cheapened his products due to the confusion it creates in the marketplace.

Rey fears that his high-end customers will now become bemused and either head over to the Kardashians' cosmetics or be embarrassed to say they wear Chroma in case of a mix-up.

According to Rey has already hired a legal team, but hasn't contacted the Kardashian sisters just yet for a court battle.

He's even reportedly drafted a letter to his customers stating that Chroma is in NO WAY associated with "the low-budget cosmetic products" that the Kardashians are conjuring up.

Image: Khloe, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian
Photographs: Kardashian Kollection swimwear ad campaign

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Kendra Wilkinson goes topless while revisiting Playboy days

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Kendra Wilkinson revisited her Playboy days on Saturday night as she attended her ex-boyfriend Hugh Hefner's annual Halloween bash.

Wilkinson used to live at the Playboy mansion before she married her husband Hank Baskett and gave birth to their son just under three years ago.

The 27-year-old model went topless for the party, her modesty merely covered by some very clever airbrushing, the Daily Mail reported.

The blonde star's top half was painted to make it appear as though she was wearing a football jersey of some sorts.

The mother-of-one later tweeted revealing her excitement to be back at the mansion.

"I'm backkkkkk bs! Halloween babyyyyyy," she posted on the social networking site.

Image: Kendra Wilkinson
Photographs: Cover of Playboy Magazine, December 2010

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Kelly Osbourne bags Ultimate Style Icon award at Cosmopolitan bash

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Kelly Osbourne, who looked gorgeous in an elegant dress at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of The Year Awards 2012 in London, bagged herself the coveted title of Ultimate Style Icon.

The 28-year-old TV star, who is said to be working on redefining her image for quite some time, looked fashionable in a knee-length silk gown with grey floral print.

She paired it with embellished platform heels, and pinned her lilac hair to one side in soft curls.

Kelly, who was shocked to receive the style award, revealed that she had put in a lot of hard work reinventing herself from teenager to style icon.

"I used to look like st. I never thought I'd get a style award. Cosmo putting me on their cover a couple of years ago did wonders for my self-esteem," the Sun quoted Osbourne as saying.

Image: Kelly Osbourne
Photographs: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

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Madonna puts in '110 per cent' effort to stay in shape, says her fitness trainer

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Madonna's personal fitness trainer Nicole Winhoffer has revealed that the singer gives a "110 per cent" effort to maintain her incredible figure.

Winhoffer, who is the creative director of her Hard Candy Fitness gyms, confessed that the 54-year-old singer does a lot of hard work to stay in shape

"It's hard work, but make time and put in 110 per cent and you will see results," Contactmusic quoted Winhoffer as telling Us Weekly.

"The only constant thing is change. Your workouts should be diversified to challenge the mind and body. If your mind and body are not challenged, you won't see results," she said.

Winhoffer also admitted that she encourages the Like a Virgin hitmaker to set goals for herself to stay on target.

"It's good to set goals. When you're specific about what you are reaching toward, you will get what you want," she said.

Image: Madonna
Photographs: Cover of Out in the City Magazine, May 2012

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Glam ladies Nicole Scherzinger and Tulisa battle it out at awards

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Nicole Scherzinger and Tulisa Contostavlos, who have been battling it out in the style stakes on The X Factor every Saturday, showed off their fashion credentials as they hit the red carpet at Monday night's Pride of Britain Awards.

Posing up a storm at London's Grosvenor House Hotel, the female judges opted for contrasting looks as they arrived at the annual event.

Tulisa played it somewhat safe in a teal prom-style dress with black detailing at the bust, the Daily Mail reported.

The pretty outfit flattered the 24-year-old singer's slim waist and featured an eye-catching cutout back, which showed the merest hint of one of her numerous tattoos.

Black peep-toe heels with jewel detailing and a chic up-do completed the star's red carpet look, with an added accessory in the form of her X Factor co-judge Louis Walsh placed on her arm.

Meanwhile, former Pussycat Doll Nicole opted for all-out showstopping glamour.

The 34-year-old popstar looked positively stunning, as she showcased her incredible figure in a daring thigh-split floor-length gown.

She made sure she let her dress do the talking with relatively simple makeup and her raven locks pulled into a loose ponytail, as she made her entrance at the annual awards ceremony.

Image: Nicole Scherzinger and (right) Tulisa Contostavlos
Photographs: Tim Whitby/Getty Images

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Mag apologises for Britney Spears' strange 'wig' cover shot

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A magazine that recently featured Britney Spears on it's cover, wearing what most people agreed was a really bad wig, has issued a statement via Twitter apologising for it.

Teen publication Lucky interviewed the pop star for its latest issue and while the questions and answers themselves were fairly unoffensive, the accompanying photo shoot led to an Internet rage.

Not only did the photos appear to be heavily photoshopped, the singer's hairline was suspiciously low -- meaning she was almost certainly wearing a wig.

Her face appeared altered also and her teeth unnaturally white.

Lucky do not actually admit that she is wearing a wig, but took to Twitter to apologise to their readers for the cover shot.

"Thank you all for sharing your thoughts on our cover! As always, we will share with our team and we're sorry to have let some of you down," the Daily Mail quoted them as tweeting.

In the interview the singer opened up about her family and about who her style icons are.

She said that her two sons, Preston, seven, and Jayden James, six, think that she is a 'superhero' when they see her on television judging the hit reality show.

"The boys try to figure out where I go when I go film X Factor. They're like, 'Mommy's going off to be a superhero,'" the 30-year-old singer told the magazine.

She also revealed that she finds Jennifer Lopez and Sarah Jessica Parker beautiful.

"JLo is a classic beauty and I like SJP because her looks are really bright and funky and young," Britney added.

Image: Britney Spears
Photographs: Cover of Lucky Magazine, December 2012

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Jessica Simpson flaunts trim waist in racy wench costume for Halloween

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Jessica Simpson, who seems to have rediscovered her confidence after losing 60lbs of baby weight, opted for a racy Halloween costume that showed off her newly slimmed-down waist.

The wench costume also revealed plenty of cleavage and leg and she finished off the look with long hair extensions and heavy makeup, the Daily Mail reported.

In the family portrait, the 34-year-old posed alongside her fiance Eric Johnson in a Braveheart costume and their daughter, who was dressed as a rooster.

She tweeted the picture on Wednesday morning, with the caption "Happy Halloween!!!"

Image: Jessica Simpson
Photographs: Jessica Simpson on Twitter

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New shapewear range designed to give women 'pert profile'

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Marks and Spencer, which faced a huge backlash over its recent lingerie campaign using models of all shapes and sizes, is answering critics by sticking to what they do best -- creating brilliant underwear.

The latest range from the store is the Secret Slimming Bum Lift collection, designed to sculpt bottoms and tame tummies to create a more alluring shape.

Consisting of a knicker, slip and tights, the products have been created with a pert profile in mind.

"Our Secret Slimming Bum Lift products use discreet, innovative lingerie construction techniques to lift, shape and contour your bottom, with tummy control for a sleek silhouette under your clothing," the Daily Mail quoted Paschal Little, Head of Technology at Marks and Spencer, as saying.

The knickers and slip are made with a bottom panel made using light control fabric.

An inbuilt sling lifts and shapes the buttocks to give a pert appearance, while the overall look lifts and shapes without flattening the natural curve.

"Wiggle pencil skirts and bodycon dressing call out for curve-enhancing underpinnings," Soozie Jenkinson, Head of Lingerie Design at Marks and Spencer, said.

"Whilst we may not all be blessed with a bombshell body or a divine derriere like Kylie and Beyonce, we can certainly enhance our silhouette by choosing great underwear to sculpt and shape the body to wear this seasons silhouette with confidence," she added.

The remaining part of the slip and knicker is made with firm control fabric which slims and smoothes the thighs and flattens the tummy.

In the tights, a knitted woven sling cups the buttocks, lifting and shaping them without flattening the natural curve, and Secret Slimming technology is used to weave the fabric, again to slim and smooth the thighs and flatten the tummy.

Image: The Marks and Spencer Secret Slimming Bum Lift collection
Photographs: Marks and Spencer ad campaign

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Source: ANI