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Viktoria Modesta: a new kind of pop artist

Latvia-born singer and model Viktoria Modesta, who lost her leg at 20, sports several stylish prosthetics in her first music video. As the first widely-known leg amputee pop star, she is a living inspiration not only to other people with disabilities, but rather to everyone, who has a dream.

Derek Zoolander lands Vogue cover

To all devoted fans of Derek Zoolander: it is time to celebrate! After more than a decade your idol has finally appeared on the cover of American Vogue! Greatest male supermodel alive pulls his best Blue Steel alongside Penélope Cruz. 

Why we're hot for Herieth

Born in Dar-es-Salaam, a 14-year old Herieth Paul moved to Canada to be soon discovered by a local model agency. Two years later Elle Canada placed Herieth on the cover of their July 2011 issue, saying: "Naomi… Move over! Why we're hot for Herieth!"

Witherspoon dons new hair in Sudan war drama

Oscar-winning actress and one of the world’s most famous blondes Reese Witherspoon is once again sporting a different hair color in one of her latest dramatic turns in The Good Lie, out in cinemas now.

African vellies win the CFDA Fashion Awards

For the first time in the history of the CFDA Awards (aka “The Oscars of Fashion”) not one but three emerging designers were honored with a top prize of $300,000. Aurora James of Brother Vellies, Rio Uribe of Gypsy Sport and Jonathan Simkhai are the names to follow in 2016 and though they are all undoubtedly well deserving of the most coveted award in the industry, today we’d love to celebrate the one with a beautiful message about Africa.

Junk Couture

A South Florida McDonald’s franchise recently challenged fashion students from Miami International University of Art and Design to create a collection using just McDonald’s signature packaging. As a result came 20 pieces, that left the crowd hungry for Big Macs and fries.