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You remember how animal rights activists got all up in arms when Lady Gaga wore a dress made of meat to the MTV music video awards last year? Well now they’re giving her a chance to make up for it by wearing a dress made entirely from lettuce.
You know how they say some celebrities are big in Japan? Well, Paris Hilton is more famous in India than she ever was in the United States. The heiress is so big in Mumbai that she’s not just making appearances at parties there. She’s opening up brick-and-mortar Paris Hilton-branded stores.
First lady Michelle Obama can’t go anywhere and not look good, and she proved that yet again on her recent trip through Southeast Asia. Mrs. O and the president stopped in India and Indonesia where they visited temples, official residences, sites of tragedy and mirth alike — and the even did a little fancy footwork with a few schoolchildren.
This summer, India’s addition to a list of nations the United States watches for child labor violations worried Indian apparel manufacturers — and with good reason. Getting added to the list leaves a big mark on the public’s perception of the way a country does business, and WWD reports that many of India’s textile and clothes makers want it known that they do not rely on child labor.
Why did GQ pick Dev Patel for its fall workwear spread in July? According to Reuters, Indians are some of the best dressed workers in the world.
The image you’re looking at is the landing page for the new Vaseline Facebook app that allows users to lighten their skin in profile pictures. What’s worse is that it was launched to advertise a product that does the same thing in real life.