Why We Should Envy Zoe Saldana

Today in Berlin, Zoe Saldana was announced as the new face of the Calvin Klein women’s Fall 2010 ad campaign.

The actress, best known for her roles in “Avatar” and “Star Trek,” will be featured in ads for the new Calvin Klein Underwear Envy line.

The campaign was shot by fashion photog, Mikael Jansson in New York City. It hits print, digital and outdoor outlets in time for October 2010 magazine issues.

Read more to see Zoe’s ad.

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Designer Label for Short Men

There are some things we never really think about.

Like where do short men shop? What do they wear?

Enter Jimmy Au, who created a line called For Men 5 ‘8″ and Under.

He was tapped to create the first ever extra short collections for Jack Victor, DKNY, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, CK by Calvin Klein, Sean John, and Michael byMichael Kors.

A more recent job would be his selection to wardrobe Olympic Gold Medalist, Scott Hamilton for the 2009 World Figure Skating Championships. Scott stands at just 5’2″.

The designer’s also copped notable mentions in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Men’s Vogue.

Apparently, Forbes listed Jimmy Au’s For Men 5’8″ and Under as one of their 2008 Top Ten Clothing Stores for Men.

Who knew?

Read more at http://www.jimmyaus.com/

Barbie at Bryant Park!

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Who would’ve imagined?

At this very moment, a team of workers is getting ready for the first-ever Barbie Runway Show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York.

It’s in celebration of  Barbie’s 50-year anniversary.

And on February 14, 2009, 50 world-renowned fashion designers will come together to showcase real-size, Barbie-inspired looks.

It takes place in the Tent at Bryant Park.

A statement released by Barbie indicates designer names would be announced in early February.

Nothing official from Barbie yet, but WWD has named Alexander Wang, Kimora Lee Simmons, Tory Burch, Calvin Klein, Bob Mackie, Vera Wang, Donna Karan and Diane von Furstenberg as participating designers.

If you’re a fan, you’ll probably want to check out the runway show on February 14, 2009 to be webcast live on Barbie.com.