(And Arizona's new hair was styled into a softer bob.) So here's the inevitable question, just to get things started: Is all the smizing and camaraderie just a good case of "acting" for the camera, or a sign of something more lovey-dovey?I never intended for this space to feed into the fashion rumor mill (this is a classy blog, damn it! Whatever the reason, American flag-inspired motifs are having a moment. This look from Japanese designer Miharayasuhiro’s S/S 11 collection offers a darker interpretation of American patriotism.
I personally love this photo of Tilberg on the cover of I once saw butchy model Jenny Shimizu at a place forbidden to most models – a bakery. I’m not sure if she ate anything, partly because turning my head any further would have led to me burning holes into her with my eyes.Shimizu was working as a mechanic when Calvin Klein scouted her for their CK1 fragrance in the 90s.And it seems to be on Wikipedia so we like to think that it’s objective truth.We quote the Arizona Muze entry: “She and her son Nikko, born 2009, live in Brooklyn.It’s surprising because (a) I only know of 1 queer model couple in fashion history – Freja and Catherine Mc Neil who dated in 2008 – and (b) who knew Arizona was queer? Dolce & Gabbana For Dolce & Gabbana’s F/W 11 runway presentation, they sent a series of dresses down the runway in what looked like a sartorial version of a 4th of July Parade.
(I had assumed she was straight after hearing she had a baby just a couple of years ago. But why are so many foreign designers using this motif in their collections? The dresses varied from sexy, form-fitting cocktail dresses, to flowy, formal gowns.Short-haired and tattooed, she defied popular images of female models at that time – stick-thin with a coke habit.In interviews, she has confessed to having been in relationships with ambiguously queer celebs like Angelina Jolie and Madonna, for whom she would conduct regular “booty calls”.This time it’s Arizona Muse, 22, the face of Yves Saint Laurent’s new Spring campaign, notable for coming from Arizona while also being called Arizona, and having a kid.Terry Richardson, the Vice photographer, snapped them sort of cuddling in some studio portraits. We know that his photos are often full of girls feeling each other up, and it doesn’t always betoken loving relationships, but this rumour has been backed up by a gossip column from US Elle. Here, she’s modeling a look from the “club kid smoking French cigarettes”-themed S/S 11 collection from Balmain.