ItsNotYouItsMe Blog: 2012-02-05

Saturday, February 11, 2012

In Rememberance

"I decided long ago never to walk in anyone's shadow; if I fail, or if I succeed at least I did as I believe."
- Whitney Houston

Itsnotyouitsme Report 101: Things to Know

Photobucket Eva Mendes Is The Latest Cover Girl For Marie Claire Magazine. In It, Eva Calls Her Boyfriend, You Know That Little Known Actor, Ryan Gosling, A "Dream!"
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Photobucket Adorable Hamsters Hamming It Up For The Camera! - via

Photobucket Australian Police Get The Run-Around. - via

Photobucket It's Rihanna, Looking Wildly Hot! - via

Photobucket Charlize Theron And Chelsea Handler Make It A Belvedere Affair! - via

Photobucket "American Apparel Reports Growing Numbers: The controversial retailer is expected to post gains of 11% for same-store January numbers, which have been rising since September of last year. Other sales numbers are also strong, explains Dov Charney: “[...W]e don’t have the distractions–like labor issues at our factory–that we had in previous years.” The retailer hopes to find aid for their immense debt in the coming weeks." - - via

Photobucket "End of an Era?: Once an icon of American society, the New York Times investigates what is being done to revitalize shopping malls. New uses proposed include dog parks, office spaces, or even event spaces." - - via

Photobucket "Karl Lagerfeld for Metro: For those of you who are in Paris, don’t forget to scoop up your copy of Parisian standard Metro for your morning commute. Karl Lagerfeld’s Twitter account posted a photo of him with the Metro team, advising, “Don’t miss tomorrow’s edition!” This is one you probably won’t want to leave on your seat after completing the sudoku (don’t act like you don’t do it too!)." - - via

Photobucket "Stuart Weitzman Aims High: The shoe designer is launching a higher end line which he hopes to be on par with the big names, like Manolo and Choo. The line will be priced slightly higher than his main collection, ranging from $595 to $995, and includes a new handbag line which maxes out around $1,500. Though no US retailer has been announced, the handbag line will be available in the U.S. and non-European markets only, with the shoes going global." - - via

Photobucket "Penelope Tree Returns to Modeling for Barneys’s Spring Ads: Barneys has just unveiled its new Spring campaign called “Tree Time,” starring 1960s it-model Penelope Tree. The Mario Sorrenti-shot campaign, which also features seven other models, is Tree’s first foray back into modeling after a 40-some-odd years away from the camera." - - via

Photobucket "The GQ Team Gears Up for NYFW: How does the GQ staff get ready for NYFW? By tossing footballs in the fashion closet, petting down fuzzy sweaters, and stocking up on Cottonelle towelettes – naturally. Check out this cheeky clip of the boys (and girl) prepping for the big week." - - via

Photobucket "South Park Strips Down for Marc Jacobs: Following in the nudie footsteps of Victoria Beckham and Naomi Campbell, the cast of South Park have stripped down for some Marc Jacobs tees benefitting The Interdisciplinary Melanoma Cooperative Group at NYU. Thankfully, Muscle Man Marc’s former co-stars have some strategically placed lettering preserving their modesty on the $35 tees – which are really, really funny." - - via

Photobucket "Alexander Wang is Expanding Eastward: Alex Wang is breaking the typical fashion business expansion mould (West followed by Eastern markets) with plans to open fourteen locations in Asia in the next year. The designer, who has no plans yet to open any more US stores (he currently has only one in NYC) says he has seen “the progression” of fashion in China years after his mom tried to (lovingly) pressure him into moving there. Wang’s 4,000-sq-ft Beijing flagship store will open its doors next month." - - via

Photobucket "Model Quits Victoria’s Secret for Jesus: Kylie Bisutti, who won VS’s 2009 model search competition, has quit the brand because she wants to be a good role model for young Christian girls and “do everything [she] can to keep [her] marriage special”– which apparently doesn’t include modeling lingerie. Bisutti will continue her modeling career, but doesn’t want to give girls the impression that it’s “okay for them to walk around and show their bodies in lingerie to guys.” So… what exactly did she think she’d be doing when she accepted the job??" - - via

Photobucket "Sex and the City Perfume Exists: And it is the fragrance most confiscated by customs officers. Of 138 commercial perfume shipments the Customs and Border Protection’s Intellectual Property Rights “National Targeting and Analysis Group” monitored in Los Angeles, 52 were busted for the phony SATC scent. Who knew?" - - via

Photobucket "Andrej Pejic Was on a Roof in New York: The gorgeous model was spotted shooting with photographer Sebastien Micke for an unknown project. One of the outfits is a very skimpy bandage-style bathing suit. So stunning that it makes us want to stop complaining about having small boobs." - - via

Photobucket "Liv Tyler to Sing INXS Song for Givenchy: The actress will do a sultry rendition of ’80s rock band INXS’s “Need You Tonight,” for the launch of the Very Irrésistible Givenchy Electric Rose fragrance." - - via

Photobucket "Kate Middleton Wore a Coat Dress from a Now-Defunct Brand: The Duchess stepped out (sans hubby) in a gray coat dress by high street designer Jesire, which no longer exists. She must have really shopped her closet for that one." - - via

Photobucket "Karolina Kurkova Opens Up About her Thyroid Problems:The supermodel described her affliction, saying, “I was 24 and going through menopause – that was one of my side-effects, I thought I was going crazy. I was having panic attacks every minute and I didn’t know what was happening, because I’ve been a healthy person.” Terrible! We’re glad she’s feeling better." - - via

Photobucket "Why is Fashion Language Peppered With so Many Meaningless Phrases?: In the fashion world, words like “drecktitude” somehow make sense, but how exactly, do made-up words and random phrases like “I die” actually describe a garment? Amy Odell explores why fashion folk use so many colorful (mostly nonsensical) phrases to describe their feelings about clothes. It’s certainly a mayjah read" - - via

Photobucket Equality For All. - via

Photobucket It's Just A Purple Squirrel. - via

Photobucket "This masterpiece painted by Alexandre Cabanel depicting the birth of Venus? Yeah, something's wrong with it: Venus. Or rather her hips, according to our contemporary standards of beauty inflamed by the powers of Photoshop. Italian artist Anna Utopia Giordano highlights this fact in Venus, a project that slims down art history's famous nudes from Botticelli to Ingres." - - via

Photobucket 12 Baby Monkey's And Than Some... - via

Friday, February 10, 2012

Video Premiere Gloria Estefan - Hotel Nacional

If you would of told us that 2012 would bring us a stellar dance album from conga legend Gloria Estefan we would of laughed and told you you were loca but it's true and were happy to present to you the second single off her latest album Miss Little Havana "Hotel Nacional".

Clad in Alexander McQueen and surrounded by queens, Gloria pays tribute to films "Rocky Horror Picture" "The Birdcage" "Some Like It Hot" and it also features special guest Susan Lucci.

This is another one of those tracks that would be just too hard to describe so we invite you into Gloria's dance hall for a little Hoochie Coohie!!

Itsnotyouitsme Featured Artist Submission 9 LIVES By Michèle Bloch-Stuckens

"9 LIVES" for REFLEX mag
ph: Michèle Bloch-Stuckens
styled by Olivia Bidou

Mario Loncarski by Saverio Cardia

Wiener model Mario Loncarski is photographed by Saverio Cardia and styled by Lucio Colapietro for the February 2012 issue of Maxim Italy. Courtesy of - Homotography

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