Rihanna Wears Clothes for Bazaar‘s ‘Modesty’ Issue, Natasha Lyonne’s Girls Role, and Julian Assange’s Fashion Debut


The perfect modesty cover girl, Rihanna, ushers in a new era of modesty in traditional Middle Eastern clothes on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia in a gauzy black headpiece with a bow and multiple brooches. In one look, her face is covered in a gold modesty mask, while she shows cleavage. It’s beaded, bedazzled, appropriation subversion. Cheers Rihanna, you’ve taken us from shock, to half-modesty, to straight up confusion. You’re a flippity flopping fashion icon. (Facebook)

  • natashaOur scratchy-voiced Litchfield favorite and diehard Manhattanite Natasha Lyonne is actually going to have to face that Brooklyn is a thing because she’s starring in the fourth season of Girls. She’ll play a character called “Rickey” on the season premiering early next year. In our fan fiction variety, she’s an Illinois townie who busts Hannah out of creative class to shoplift and leaves Marnie some aggressive voice mails. (TVLine)
  • This is not a test. Activist and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will model for the first time at London Fashion Week, hitting the Ben Westwood runway at the Ecuadorian Embassy. (Independent)
  • Sonia Rykiel has a little boutique in Bloomingdales now. (WWD)
  • See a Parisian photographer’s vintage photo collection of happy gay couples in love. Now try and tell us friends don’t let friends endure their PDA photos. (Distractify)
  • Fashion kills. Here are seven deadly trends including a bright green toxic dye kinda worth ending it all for. Oh, Victorian era. (io9)
  • The World Cup is helping the influx of people in Brazil get frisky on Tinder. Pretending you care about the close calls on the soccer field is more effective than Prince songs. (Quartz)
  • Meanwhile, Emily Ratajkowski, the model from Robin Thicke‘s “Blurred Lines” video, can’t even get a date. If this isn’t injustice, then we don’t even know anymore. (GQ)
  • Here’s a review of $100 toothpaste. According to the pretty label, it’s chocolatey and you’re an asshole. (IntoTheGloss)
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