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August 22 2014

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2 posts tagged "Wilhelmina"

All Medaled Up And Everywhere To Go

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The American Olympians have made their triumphant returns home—the Fab Five of women’s gymnastics, for instance, are doing the party rounds in New York and stopped by last night’s Sparkle screening—and that means, back to the regular grind. Which, in many cases, includes modeling. DeeDee Trotter (pictured), for one, who helped lead the U.S. women’s 4 x 400 relay team to gold in London (and took the bronze in the 400 meter on her own), is a Wilhelmina model, and the agency has been proudly touting her as part of its fitness board since her return. Will editorials be on the way? Looks likely enough—especially if she continues rocking the runway-friendly face paint that caught the eye of our beauty editor last week.

Photo: Courtesy of Wilhelmina

Get Kate Middleton’s Issa Dress, Simon Doonan’s Words Of Advice, CFDA Rejects Milan’s Request, And More…

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Remember the blue Issa dress that Kate Middleton wore at her engagement announcement? Now, the dress is being reissued for Online Fashion Week, but there will only be five available on the Selfridges Web site. [Vogue U.K.]

Gloria Estefan has joined Wilhelmina’s celebrity roster alongside Fergie and Estelle. Wilhelmina’s chief says, “She’s truly an icon and we see tremendous opportunities for her in the fashion and beauty world.” [Page Six]

Simon Doonan has a new book, due out next month, titled Gay Men Don’t Get Fat. In the meantime, he has some other advice: “Throw away your work clothes and wear party clothes for the rest of your life.” [Hint]

The CFDA has rejected Milan’s request to cancel New York’s final day of shows. The day they are requesting to cut includes runway shows from Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein Collection. [WWD]