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Irina Shayk Is Having a Great Year. Band of Outsiders, Less So.

Who’s in, who’s out, and what to make of 2016.


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Awards, SAG The actors have spoken, and they still just really love The Devil Wears Prada. http://www.wmagazine.com/story/meryl-streep-and-emily-blunt-land-surprise-sag-awards-2017-nominations

Elbaz, Alber From Lanvin… To Converse. How the mighty have fallen. http://wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-scoops/alber-elbaz-nike-collaborating-with-converse-10728118/

Gucci Brought in a menagerie to co-star in its Spring 2017 campaign, which is filled with newcomer models, because it’s best to just throw them to the lions. And giraffes. https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2016/dec/15/stylewatch-guccis-springtime-safari-land

Outsiders, Band of Disbanded. Rebanded. Rebranded? http://wwd.com/fashion-news/designer-luxury/band-of-outsiders-disbands-fall-reboot-new-team-10727640/

Poptimism The year of. At least, these 17 songs renewed our faith in humanity, even if just for four minutes. http://www.wmagazine.com/story/the-year-of-poptimism-17-songs-that-renewed-our-faith-in-humanity-in-2016

Stallone, Sylvester If the Daily Mail has the intel it says he does, the Rocky actor could be the next head of the National Endowment of the Arts. Oh, to be a fly on the wall during the conversation that led to that appointment. http://www.artnews.com/2016/12/15/daily-mail-donald-trump-has-offered-sylvester-stallone-top-art-job/

Shayk, Irina Engaged. To Bradley Cooper. There’s a ring, and it’s royal-quality. http://www.harpersbazaar.com/celebrity/latest/news/a19426/bradley-cooper-irina-shayk-engaged/

Styles, Harry Finally, the reason for the former One Direction frontman’s new ’do. Christopher Nolan is to blame. http://www.wmagazine.com/story/dunkirk-trailer

2016 The worst year ever? Probably not. The year that social media changed our scale of “worst”? Definitely. http://www.newyorker.com/culture/jia-tolentino/the-worst-year-ever-until-next-year?intcid=mod-latest

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