The Friday Fashion Files!!!

by Christina Makoyawo · May 6, 2011

    Alexa Chung thinks style bloggers are ridiculous, Forbes lists 2011's top earning models, Chanel's new short-film, how Kate Middleton's wedding dress was kept under-wraps, Agyness is going to get down & dirty in new film and much more in today's Fashion Files!!

    1. MTV's and UK export, Alexa Chung thinks fashion and style bloggers are ridiculous! Based on her June Vogue UK interview, she exclaims that "they're ridiculous and just mood boards" but likes Style Rookie Tavi. [Fashion Foie Gras]

    2. Forbes Magazine lists top earning models for 2011. Gisele Bundchen came in at the top with $45 million in earnings followed by Heidi Klum, Kate Moss, Adriana Lima, and Alessandra Ambrosio. It appears as if the common link is Victoria Secret endorsements. [Forbes]

    3. Take a look at the trailer for Chanel's new short-film, The Tale Of A Fairy! The trailer features Anna Mouglalis and Freja Beha getting up-close & personal, Kristen McMenamy, Baptiste Giabiconi among others. Karl Lagerfeld explains it as "a movie about an ill-advised use of money which begins with violence and ends with feeling." [HuffPost]

    4. Want to know how the design team at McQueen weren't able to leak info about Kate Middleton's wedding dress? They were under the belief they were creating a gown for a film, while the lace-makers we told that the gown was for a British costume drama. [Fashionista]

    5. Agnyness Deyn has been cast as a stripper in her upcoming film role. The model will be playing the role of Flo in a forthcoming remake of the 1996 Danish film Pusher. Word is the film's director, Luis Preito, had no idea who she was but was impressed by her audition! [theCut]

    6. The GAP gives Patrick Robinson the boot! Robinson was Executive VP of Gap Global Design for Adult and Body. The Gap's sales have been on the decline for a while now in North America, so this decision didn't really come to a surprise to anyone. [theCut]

    7. Charlotte Ronson for Uniqlo launched yesterday. But word is, the line didn't cause that much attention, especially since the clothes were not placed towards the front of the store. Even though the items were priced as low as $30, the basic and wearable pieces didn't cause a shopping stir. [Racked]

    8. Grazia photoshopped Kate Middleton's 24-inch waist for their cover. As if her waist wasn't small already. Even though the magazine is denying that they 'shopped her waist, the proof is so there. [StyleCaster]

    9. Keds drops off its humongous sneaker box in NYC. Partnering with Free Arts NYC, Keds made a stop on its "How Do You Do" cross-country road trip in the city. In the giant shoe-box there were limited edition NYC-inspired sneakers on display and guests had the opportunity to design custom Keds via touch-screen kiosks. [Racked]

    10. Salma Hayek launches Nuance, her new complete skincare line. The actress explains her full-time devotion the product line, "I took three years off my [acting] career to work on this. This is not something that required 14 hours. Nooo, baby. This has been a full-time job". The brand will be sold exclusively for CVS and will be available in August. [HuffPost]