Gatsby glamor as Catherine Martin sets the looming 20s style vibe

Left: Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin ‘at home’

They held a chicer than chic party in Sydney to unveil them, so here are the deco-inspired 'rugs' Catherine Martin has designed as an ode to her latest film (with husband Baz Luhrmann), The Great Gatsby.

The ‘Catherine Martin Deco Collection’ is the second range created in collaboration with DesignerRugs and the Academy Award winning designer. CM has crafted a superb series of five designs, each of which pays homage to the unique period that is ‘Art Deco’, while remaining imbued with a fantastical quality of their own that is undeniably the signature of Ms Martin. "I have been tremendously inspired by living in the Deco metropolis that is New York - a city that surrounds me with monuments that encapsulate the miracle of the modern age" says CM.
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Lady Gaga and Giorgio Armani strike stage costume deal again for upcoming tour. FIRST sketches

Giorgio Armani is pleased to be collaborating once again with Lady Gaga. The designer has created a select number of looks for the artist’s Born This Way Ball tour, which kicks off in Seoul on April 27th. The Asian tour will then move to Hong Kong (May 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th), Tokyo (May 10th), and Singapore (May 28th). The tour will culminate with performances in Australia and New Zealand.

The custom Giorgio Armani wardrobe created for Lady Gaga is characterized by extreme forms and futuristic materials – latex, metal, studs, PVC – crafted with couture savoir faire. Each outfit is completed with detailed, other-worldly accessories.
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Kochie's Angels - 18 April, 2012

The Angels discuss the government's new older worker bonus, a report on trust amongst neighbours and Pippa Middleton's pistol paparazzi…


Prince William. Catherine. Dolls. Because you know you want to

Around this time last year (April 29 in fact) the world watched as Prince William and Catherine Middleton said "I Do" at their wedding. So of course, there is a Barbie® Collector William and Catherine Royal Wedding™ Giftset, commemorating the first anniversary of the royal couple and their wedding day. As sure as the sun rises and sun sets, these were inevitable.
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Zac Efron. Calvin Klein undies. Sydney. And silly pants

For no other reason than to show how, kinda funny, some low rider pants get, Exhibit A. The cutie pie that is Zac Efron. And here goes the marketing spiel, according to the just released Calvin Klein media statement.

"NEW YORK, NY, APRIL 9, 2012 – Calvin Klein, Inc. announced today that actor Zac Efron wore Calvin Klein Underwear while in Sydney, Australia yesterday to promote his latest film, The Lucky One. Mr. Efron wore a pair of grey classic boxer briefs with logo waistband from Calvin Klein Underwear."

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