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The Fashion Bomb News Breakdown: Black Barbie Gets an Afro, Behind the Scenes of Rihanna’s Giorgio Armani Ad, and Get Fit in Chanel Running Shoes

Published on December 15, 2011 by in Fashion

• Black Barbie dolls are getting are getting a special makeover just in time for the holidays. A black women’s natural hair group is handing out black Barbies with hair modified to stand up in an afro. The group plans to distribute these dolls to little girls at the Booker T. Washington apartments in Colombus, GA. “When you look for dolls, they all have straight hair,” group member Candice McBride said. “It’s tricky even to find ones with brown eyes. We wanted to show the girls that basically, it’s okay the way God made you.” If you don’t live near Colombus, there is an online tutorial on how to give your Barbie’s hair a more textured look. (Mme. Noir)

Watch Rihanna do what she does best (change clothes, walk around like a fembot in a wig,) in this behind the scenes look of her Giorgio Armani Jeans ad.

• Your groom might finally be able to get that  Vera Wang tux he dreamed about as a little boy to wear on his wedding day. The designer is rumored to have signed a deal to design tuxes for Men’s Wearhouse. The retailer hasn’t officially announced the partnership, stating only that they would soon release the details of a “new licensing arrangement…with a well-known apparel brand, specifically designed for our tuxedo rental business.” (WWD)

Hot on the heels of Amy Odell‘s piece lambasting the fashionization of the Obama girls, the writer reports that The Fashion Spot, a daily destination for the latest info on ad campaigns, editorials, and fashion news, bans user posts on celebrity children– including Sasha and Malia. The only exception to this rule is Elle Fanning, who apparently doesn’t count as a child since she wears runway looks from Louis Vuitton (The Cut)

• You’ll be running all the way to a second part-time job if you want these Chanel running shoes. The $950 sneakers will be available in stores next month. If you had the funds, would you buy? (Styleite)

 

~Jihan

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Article source: Fashion Bomb Daily

 
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