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by on May 16, 2012

- Clearly mistaking the German premiere of Men in Black III for the Las Vegas premiere of Men in the Back IV, alleged model Micaela Schaefer trashed it up in a dress seemingly made of recycled VHS tape. [Huff Po]

Martha Stewart giving Veronica Lake realness, courtesy of the late makeup maestro Kevyn Aucoin. [Tumblr via Paper]

- In what has to be regarded as one of the greatest — and most inexplicable — comebacks in recent memory, Jennifer Lopez tops the Forbes annual Celebrity 100 list for the first time, unseating Lady Gaga who falls to a respectable fifth place behind perennial power player Oprah, and fellow poptarts Justin Bieber and Rihanna. [Forbes]

JLo Tops Forbes Celebrity 100, Aggy Deyn Is in a Movie, and Amanda Lepore Tells Louboutin Line to Go to Heel


- H&M‘s opening up a two-story, 21,000-square-foot store in The Shops at Columbus Circle this fall, the 1000th H&M in a ten-block radius and the first in Manhattan with a dedicated entrance to the men’s department. [WWD, sub req'd]

- Model, fictional stripper and occasional singer Agyness Deyn will next be seen on-screen in an adaptation of the Scottish novel, Sunset Song directed by acclaimed filmmaker Terrence Davies. [Vogue UK]

Amanda Lepore pretended to be an ordinary citizen for a few minutes by standing in line at the Chrisitan Louboutin sample sale. Then, remembering that she’s Amanda Fucking Lepore, she sashayed to the front of the line, bypassing self-proclaimed Basketball Wives, and shopped to her sole’s satisfaction. [The Cut]



Contributed by Lester Brathwaite

I was center square from 1969 to 1978, during which I perfected the art of the zing as well as a crippling cocaine addiction. Bea Arthur was responsible for both. @LesFabian lester dot brathwaite at gmail