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Alek Wek

  1. campaign trail
    Exclusive: Edward Enninful, Priyanka Chopra, and Yara Shahidi on Gap’s New FilmEdward Enninful assembled an impressive cast, all styled in white T-shirts and denim.
  2. how to be flawless
    How 7 Models Hide Sweat in the Summer“A few hot men fanning me with a bamboo leaf. Half-naked, preferably.”
  3. sneak peek
    Preview the New Issue of Osman’s The CollectiveThe designer launched his latest fashion-art journal with Poppy Delevingne and Alek Wek last night.
  4. party pics
    This Week’s Parties Featured Balloon Dogs and Birthday Cake Plus: Amy Adams, Olivia Wilde, Miranda Kerr, and more.
  5. first looks
    The Pirelli Calendar’s 50th-Anniversary CharadeVeteran models staged a special-edition “tribute” shoot — no nudity required.
  6. Lea T., Alek Wek, and Others Bare It All for BenettonAnd then talk about the meaning of “color.”
  7. loose threads
    Madonna Wears Balmain Hot Pants in Her New Video; Yigal Azrouël Is MovingPlus, everyone’s up in arms over Natasha Poly’s Vogue Russia cover.
  8. quotables
    Alek Wek Explains Her Doggie Bag HabitHer ex-boyfriend thought it was embarrassing.
  9. model tracker
    Meet the New Girl: Is Ajak the Next Alek Wek?The Sudanese model has walked for Givenchy, Maison Martin Margiela, and Marc by Marc Jacobs.
  10. model tracker
    Models Use Their Power for GoodSome exceptional ladies are setting up foundations, saving the rain forests, and making the world a better place.
  11. loose threads
    Matthew Williamson Returns to London Fashion Week; Jesus Luz’s Latest SpreadAlso, Brüno freaks out Eminem the MTV Movie Awards.
  12. the ball
    See the Looks From the Met-Gala Red CarpetCheck out our slideshow of what everyone is wearing.
  13. sayin'
    Real Top-Model Agent Thinks Tyra’s New Short-Girl Thing Is Stupid“So far the winners’ careers have been very disappointing. Very disappointing.”
  14. gossipmonger
    Jennifer Lopez Does Not Know the Meaning of ‘Borrowed’The singer made off with $50,000 in diamonds loaned to her for an event. Also in today’s gossip: John Mayer accidentally moved in next door to Denise Richards, and Dan Abrams and Renée Zellweger were spotted canoodling (ick).
  15. model tracker
    Jourdan Dunn Is London Fashion Week’s Top ModelLondon’s runways featured a mix of iconic faces and fresh beauties.
  16. golden globes
    Red-carpet Looks from the Golden GlobesA megaslideshow featuring all the red-carpet looks from the Golden Globes.
  17. model tracker
    Meet the New Girl: Ataui DengShe’s Alek Wek’s 17-year-old niece, who has walked for Proenza Schouler and Zac Posen.
  18. loose threads
    Dior Couture’s Profits Are Up; Posh Is Karl Marx’s DescendentAlso, Agnes B never looks at fashion magazines, Kelly Rutherford named her baby Hermès, and Paris hits Copenhagen Fashion Week.
  19. run through
    Big-Deal Jewelry Auction Halted, Investment Bankers FrustratedThe auction of $34 million worth of jewels was dramatically halted just moments before its start when the jewels’ owner — who happens to own Fred Leighton — filed for Chapter 11.
  20. The Orange Line
    Riding the V Line: The Life Aquatic at Ping’sWe’re riding the B and V from Coney Island all the way to Forest Hills, jumping off frequently to rave about our favorite restaurants along the way. This far along the V, you can tempt death crossing Queens Boulevard, wander for blocks alone on the sidewalk, and pop into several houseware stores and travel agencies. Or you could go to Ping’s, a citadel of classic Cantonese food that makes even doubters delight and shout, “This is why I love Queens!”
  21. new york fugging city
    Celebrities Get Obscenely PhatGoing to a Baby Phat show feels a bit like going to a nightclub. The prospect of a big ol’ spectacle gets everyone to tease up their hair and put on something shiny — one woman showed up in a dress that had mesh strips that went all the way up to her butt cleavage — and stand around sipping drinks, bopping their heads to the dance music, and craning their necks to see if that really is Jeremy Piven over there, or if it’s just some dude who hates to shower. It’s such a tornado of humanity that we couldn’t even make our way to the bar, and as you know by now, that says a lot.
  22. party lines
    Alek Wek Gives Insight Into Her New MemoirWe asked Wek about launching her career, returning home to Sudan, and America’s Next Top Model.
  23. party town
    Alek Wek: Still Smiling, TryingGlamour Fashion Gives Back. Aglow Studios, 421 Broome St., nr. Crosby St., 8 p.m. Scheduled guests include Amanda Peet, Emily Mortimer, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Catalina Sandino Moreno. Quite a collection of actressing talent… you could probably get a one-hour family drama picked up on a major network based entirely on footage of conversations that take place tonight in the women’s bathroom.
  24. the early-evening news
    Amy Winehouse Indulges in a Little ‘Fight Club’ Role PlayCrazy Brit headline-hogger Amy Winehouse finds herself in the spotlight again today, after engaging in a “bloody row” with her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, at a London hotel that spilled out on the streets.
  25. gossipmonger
    The Return of Peter Gatien?Deported former Limelight owner Peter Gatien might be coming back to the States because he is part Native American. CBS Evening News executive producer Rick Kaplan orchestrated an office dance-off to boost morale. Jewish boxer Dmitriy “Star of David” Salita, from Brooklyn, had his fight at Cipriani Downtown rescheduled because it fell on the Sabbath. Paris Hilton’s crisis PR guy, Mike Sitrick, is the reason she’s been out of the tabs lately, but friends say she can’t keep up the act. Robin Williams went to an AA meeting in Greenwich. Cuba Gooding Jr. and Isiah Thomas hung out at Socialista.