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Karen Elson’s Catwalk Nerves

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Fashion Shows, Models,

Karen Elson has an "anxiety attack" every time she does a catwalk show. The model-and-singer admits she gets terrified whenever she has to walk down a runway so she doesn't really do fashion shows any more. "Walking down a catwalk is terrifying. I am so useless, I have an anxiety attack every time I do it. I don't really do shows any more for that reason. Walking down a runway, with the lights, the music …

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Hedi Slimane to Debut First YSL Collection to Buyers Only

Hedi Slimane will debut his first Yves Saint Laurent collection to buyers only. The French designer - who was named as the French fashion house's new creative director in March, replacing Stefano Pilati - has invited buyers to see his spring menswear and women's cruise collections in late June/early July. However, the public will have to wait until September for the launch of his womenswear Spring/Summer 2013 range at a catwalk show during Paris Fashion …

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Chloe Sevigny Hates Fashion Shows

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Chloe Sevigny hates going to fashion shows. The Gummo actress doesn't like to attend high fashion events because she is not comfortable being around people she deems to be "popular kids." "I don't enjoy going to fashion shows. It's very high school, it's very 'the most popular kids in the front row,' and everybody's checking everybody else out, and you have to do all this press and get your picture taken. It's not fun for …

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Versace to Return to Couture Catwalk

Versace is returning to the couture catwalk. The Italian fashion house will stage two shows at Paris' Ritz Hotel in July and the venue choice has always held a special place in Donatella Versace's heart. The hotel was the site of her brother Gianni's last runway show in 1997 before his death, as well as many other Atelier Versace shows until the line was suspended in 2004. The hotel will close on July 31 for …

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Miranda Kerr’s Runway Fun

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Miranda Kerr tries to have "fun" when she is on the runway. The Australian beauty - best known as a model for underwear brand Victoria's Secret - admits she does get nervous when she has to parade her body in front of people, but makes an effort to enjoy herself. "For me personally I try not to think about it too much and just try to have fun with it and have a good time. …

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SNL’s Stefon to Appear at the CFDA Awards?

Calling all organizers of the CFDA Fashion Awards! Saturday Night Live's Bill Hader has given the greenlight to attend the ceremony as his Ed Hardy-loving Weekend Update City Correspondent character, Stefon. When asked about whether or not he would be up for bringing Stefon to a real-life event like the CFDA Awards, he said yes! "I would like that. That would be fun. We did something for an autism benefit at the Plaza Hotel, so …

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Alessandra Ambrosio Plans Quick Work Return

Alessandra Ambrosio plans to return to work quickly after giving birth. The Victoria's Secret model announced in December she and fiance Jamie Mazur are expecting their second child together and the 30-year-old beauty has pledged to return to her duties for the lingerie firm by July. "I already have jobs planned for afterwards so hopefully will be back in shape! I told my booker and my manager, 'I know I have a job to do, …

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Sarah Burton Gets Rave Reviews at PFW

Sarah Burton's fantasy inspired collection for Alexander McQueen drew rave reviews at Paris Fashion Week last Wednesday. The Futumn/Winter 2012 collection was said to have been inspired by "the rippling underbellies of mushrooms" and the stunning collection of layered gowns and coats featured a colour palette of pinks, greyish purple, soft reds, silvery grey and black. "It was exhilarating... With talent like Sarah's you just sit back and relish the sense of fantasy. No one …

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Nicole Farhi: Celebrities Get Paid to be on Catwalk Front Rows

Nicole Farhi claims celebrities are being paid tens of thousands of dollars to appear on the front row at catwalk runway shows. The designer has called the alleged system "unprofessional" and "stupid" because it results in more interest being paid to the stars attending such events rather than the clothes on display. "It is so unprofessional. I have never paid a celebrity and I will never do it. It's stupid. What do they show you …

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Victoria Beckham Overwhelmed at Dress Success

Victoria Beckham has been overwhelmed by the response to her new range of dresses. The singer-turned-designer showcased her second collection for her Victoria, Victoria Beckham, line yesterday at New York Fashion Week and admits she is stunned at how popular the items have become. The response has been quite breathtaking. I want to give my customer and the retailer what they want. It's still girly, it's still fun and it's still fresh and you can …

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