First, the bad news:
If the D-list reality stars Snooki, JWoww, and The Situation get their way, the guidos and guidettes of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” may very well be sitting beside Anna Wintour at Fashion Week. Faux tans, fake boobs, and white Hanes tanks would certainly be on parade, except in the case that a few of the ladies wind up walking the catwalks–yes, designers have approached them to model. [NY Post]
Now, the good news:
“Conscious consumerism” gets a leg up thanks to a Scarlett Johansson and Mango collaboration. Profits from the $30 handbag, set to launch early March, will go to Oxfam to help Haiti. The canvas tote dons an old map of Haiti and ScarJo’s signature. Until then, get charitable with these purchases to help Haiti. [Racked]
First Lady Michelle Obama suits up in a red herringbone number by Peter Soronen to discuss the obesity epidemic, looking polished and put-together, like usual. Nab Mrs. O’s savvy style with her sharp State of the Union ensemble. [The Examiner]
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