Author: Leena Stanfeel

Project Runway contestant Wendy Pepper dead at 53

Project Runway contestant Wendy Pepper was reported dead in a death notice in the Washington Post on Friday, November 17. She was 53. Anne Eustis Pepper Stewart, best known to the wide audience as Wendy Pepper, one of the contestants of the first season of Project Runway, has passed away at the age of 53, the Washington Post obituary announced. The sad news was published on Friday, November 17. Wendy Pepper “died peacefully on November 12, 2017, surrounded by her loving family”, the death notice read. Lifetime posted a statement, as well: “We are saddened to hear of the...

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Biochemistry student Anok Yai to become model overnight

Biochemistry student Anok Yai was photographed over the weekend at Howard University’s homecoming in DC and her photos have gone viral. She has already been contacted by three agencies and is to become a model literally overnight. Anok Yai is 19-years-old and a student at Plymouth State University. She was just an ordinary girl leading an ordinary student life until this past weekend, when a photographer snapped some photos of her. He was there to take pictures of students with interesting/stylish outfits, but Yai’s looks were far more unique than anything he immortalized. He captioned the photo: “Saw her...

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Donna Karan apologizes after defending Harvey Weinstein

Donna Karan apologized after defending by Harvey Weinstein, at the CinéFashion Film Awards on Sunday. The fashion designer said, on Tuesday, that her words were taking out of context. On Sunday, during a Red Carpet interview, the DKNY designer was asked what her thoughts were on the latest development in Harvey Weinstein’s case. Karan, who is a good friend of the Miramax co-founder, did not answer directly, but made the following comment: “all over the world, it’s been a hard time for women. To see it here in our country is very difficult, but I also think… how do...

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Oprah Winfrey talks body acceptance risks

Oprah Winfrey recently talked to the New York Times about the body acceptance risks. The media mogul says there are limits to how heavy you should allow your body to become. Oprah has been known for weight fluctuation throughout her television career. And being a subject of yo-yo dynamics in body weight, she is more than authorized to have an opinion in what healthy feels like. ‘‘For your heart to pump, pump, pump, pump, it needs the least amount of weight possible to do that,” she told The New York Times in a recent interview. She continued: “All of...

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Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for $1.2 million

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for $1.2 million in hopes that it will boost the holding’s sales in a market dominated by extremes when it comes to fashion and price. High-end shoe company Jimmy Choo PLC will soon be a part of Michael Kors Holdings. On Tuesday, the two fashion houses sealed the deal for 1.2 million dollars (original price 896 million pounds). John D. Idol, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Michael Kors released a statement announcing the acquisition and adding: “We believe that Jimmy Choo is poised for meaningful growth in the future and we are committed...

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