DAVID JONES spring & summer show model casting call - is it even more mortyfying than any other kind of audition? Let me know . . .

(pics by Charlie Brewer from http://www.news.com.au/)

I have covered a number of David Jones ‘casting calls’ over the last billion years. That’s when the giant fashion retailer requests each model agent sends over their ‘best-in-show’ in the hope of making it to the top of the hit parade as soon as the DJs spring/summer fashion circuit starts next month. Followeg closely, of course, by Sydney, Brisbane and Perth fashion weeks.
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The dress that will save the Australian fashion industry. Excuse me while I go to bed . . .

I was just heading off to bed, and I came across this on http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/ and as I am too tired and to fashioned-out tonight to even try to string words about it together, I’ll leave it to Sydney’s Tele to tell their story below.

All I can say is that Australian designers try SO hard to make a mark of fashion integrity on the world – Collette Dinnigan, ksubi, Akira, Jayson Brunsdon, Romance Was Born, Willow, Zimmermann, Alex Perry, Ginger & Smart, Alice McCall et al _ to be innovative and create a signature that could represent our country internationally.

And this is what will represent Australia -an outfit fit for a showgirl.

Hand me my chamomile and get me to my pillow. Now.
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Eva Mendes - the 'body image' nazi's have gone completely mad . . .

I was on Seven’s Sunrise show early this morning, justifying why the usual ‘curvaceous’ Eva Mendes looks so good in a recent shoot of underwear she has done for Calvin Klein. Sound ridiculous?

There she is, striking a pose or two (in CK undies) with fellow good sort Jamie Dornan, the campaign is promoting the brand’s fall (autumn/winter in Oz speak) 2009 underwear and jeans collections. In one of the several black-and-white pix (shot by renowned photographer Steven Klein) Ms Mendes is pictured laying on Jamie’s almost naked body. You go, you 30-something girl.
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FASHION NEWS: Grazia's new chick on the frock block . . .

(pic courtesy www.thegrandsocial.com.au/)

For those into fashion magazine industry news, the ravishing raven-headed Glynis Traill-Nash, (pictured, and who has been the fashion editor at Fairfax’s Sydney Sun Herald newspaper for the last three years) will be joining the team as the Fashion Features Director at Grazia magazine.
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'Super' model detained in Paris by cosmetic surgeon .. oh and how I hate that 'super' term . .

Supermodel detained in Paris World Breaking News News.com.au

As brief as the above story is, on fast-moving website news.com.au, it seems hilarious (if it is to be true) that Dutch model, Karen Mulder, would be ‘detained’ in Paris by police for alleged threats to her cosmetic surgeon.
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