Elle Macpherson’s Dog Is New Fashion Superstar

Elle Macpherson

Believe it or not, those amazing Elle Macpherson model genes haven’t just passed on to her two cute sons. No, the supermodel effect stretches far and wide, even to her pet dog. A news release has announced that Elle’s labradoodle Bella Macpherson (ahem) has landed a top “five figure” gig as the face of designer dog accessory brand Dogside.

“We’re delighted to have Bella on board and are certain she will be able to turn the heads of the nation’s eight million dogs,” says a rep. Pix of Elle’s (admittedly) cute dog strutting her stuff are available here – we just hope Elle herself doesn’t have to endure any future diva tantrums and phone-throwing from the newest star in the household. [Photo: WireImage]


Tori Amos Doesn’t Foresee Lady Gaga’s Staying Power


Tori Amos is sort of like the matriarch of eccentric pop stars, but she has some criticism for Lady Gaga, who she fears has more style than substance. The 46-year-old Amos has been in the public eye for over twenty years, but she doesn’t think someone like Gaga has such staying power.

Amos explained, “She’s what I call a meteor – singers who entertain people for a while. Hey, there’s nothing wrong with that. But then there are people like Neil Young who show up at Glastonbury 40 years into their career. And that’s a very different kind of artist. Neil Young doesn’t have to get his bum out on stage!” Now we have a mental image of Neil Young in chaps, thanks for that, Tori.

She’s not entirely critical though, as she thinks Lady Gaga does have a place in entertainment right now. “She wants to entertain people. Right now, half the world is depressed and they need to be entertained. So her timing’s perfect.” We agree with Tori, but at the same time, no one could have predicted the longevity and appeal of a redheaded songstress who regularly credits faeries for helping her write her music. [Photos: GettyImages]


No, Sandra Bullock, No!


We love Sandra Bullock very much, ever since we girl-crushed on her cool bob in Speed and recklessly attempted a home-cut version of her hairstyle back in the mid 1990s. Yep, it was bad. But even we can’t look past this dress disaster that Sandy’s wearing to the premier of her latest movie All About Steve.

Not even mentioning the shoeboots that actually serve to make her look a bit squat, the frock defies interpretation. As if someone was trying to throw together all this season’s hottest trends – block colors, sports luxe, draping, and a bit of body-con for good measure – but was blindfolded and drunk while doing so. She looks like the winner of a “Make A Dress Out Of Fabric Offcuts” project for kids. And did someone forget to do her hair? [Photo: WireImage]


Cheryl Cole Is Worth It


$800k, to be precise. Cheryl Cole has joined the roster of A-listers around the globe to sign up to a big deal with L’Oreal Paris. The “X-Factor” judge and all-round British style icon is going to lend her (extended) glossy tresses to promote Elvive hair products in the UK. “I have always loved the brand and have always wanted to say the iconic phrase: ‘Because you’re worth it,’ so to be given that opportunity is absolutely amazing,” she gushed.

This seems to be just the first step in Cheryl’s carefully stage-managed global domination, tying in with the return of the reality TV show on which she stars. Her solo music is due out in October – ready yourself, world! [Photo: FilmMagic]


Eva Longoria Keeps It Simple

We’re not usually fans of Eva Longoria‘s super-groomed Eurotrash style – with all those twiddly bits, over-formal dresses and bouffed hair, she dresses a lot older than her years (see also, Catherine Zeta Jones). But recently she’s started to simplify her wardrobe, and we’re totally loving this shift dress she was spotted wearing in Hollywood yesterday. Showing off her summer tan, with her hair pulled loosely back and accessorised with no jewelery apart from small earrings, we’re coveting this look.

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Style Wars: Rihanna Vs. Lady GaGa

Two pop stars. Two cute all-black outfits. But who looks better? That’s the question we’re posing after spotting these pics of Lady GaGa and Rihanna. Lady G looked somewhat freaked out by all the attention she received as she left the airport in NYC, but remained stylish – as always – in round shades, a leather bustier and studded bracelets. Not quite traveling attire, but we like it!

Rihanna was spotted stepping out on the NYC streets last night in gold heels and black cut-offs. Casual, yes, but still off-the-charts hot. Which look do you love more?

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Christina Aguilera Is Still Dirrty


She may be a doting mother of one-and-a-half-year-old Max Liron, but when Christina Aguilera and hubby Jordan Bratman passed through Los Angeles International Airport yesterday, the songbird reminded us that she’s still nasty. Christina lifted up her blonde locks to show off her “Xtina” tattoo, as if to remind us that although she can nowadays more likely be seen carrying a diaper bag and baby bottle then wearing assless chaps, she is still a badass. Check out our gallery of other fabulous celebrity tattoos![Photo: Splash News Online]

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Britney Brings Her Circus To The Big Apple


Britney Spears undoubtedly left her crazed fans satisfied as she kicked off the NYC portion of her Circus tour last night. Brit Brit teeter-tottered between sexy and nutty throughout the night as she donned looks ranging from a self-satisfying cop to a magician’s assistant. TheFABlife particularly loves her pink faux fur bolero matched with an oversized hammer. [Photos: Splash News Online]

See more craziness below.

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Paula Abdul To Host VH1 Divas, Jordin Sparks Added To Performer Lineup


This just in: Paula Abdul is set to host “VH1 Divas,” which will air live on Sept. 17 at 9PM EST! The singer, dancer and TV Personality is already an established diva – she’s got six number one singles under her belt, along with a Grammy and two Emmys. Oh, and did we mention she’s got almost a million Twitter followers hanging on to her every tweet?

In other awesome Diva news, Grammy-nominated starlet Jordin Sparks has been added to the star-studded Divas performer lineup. The “American Idol” winner sold more than two million copies of her first album last year, and her follow-up album, Battlefield, debuted in the Billboard Top 10. The super-star singer is currently taking the stage every night on tour with Britney Spears. Divalicious!

Check out the official press release – and a super-sized gallery of Paula and Jordin through the years – below. [Photos: GettyImages]

A superstar diva in her own right with sales of over 50 million records and six number one hits, multiple Emmy and Grammy awards winner Paula Abdul is set to host the “VH1 Divas” live concert event. Joining the star-studded list of “Divas” performers is one of America’s favorite pop idols – the platinum selling artist, Jordin Sparks.  Previously announced “Divas” include Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis and Miley Cyrus.  The “VH1 Divas” concert will be televised live on VH1 on Thursday, September 17 at 9:00pm.

For the first time ever, these leading ladies at the top of their musical game will perform together live at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York.  Continuing in true “Divas” tradition, the evening will feature a night of unforgettable performances from various performers, presenters and special guests.   Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.