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Brett Shipp Still Looks Good in His Oakleys

We first took note of Brett Shipp’s penchant for reporting from behind his sunglasses in 2011, when we saw the delightful video of John Wiley Price shoving the Channel 8 newsman. We’ve brought up his eyewear a few times since. Last night he was at it again, this time wearing his Oakleys while knocking on someone’s door who didn’t want to talk to him. I am posting this screen grab because the Oakleys situation is important, and you need to be aware of it.

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Controversy for Karl Lagerfeld over Chanel Headdresses in Dallas?

We’ve been down this road before. Victoria’s Secret sends a model down the runway in a headdress. Outrage, apologies, revisions to the national telecast. H&M sells hipster headdress. Outrage, apologies, items removed. Nicole Richie wears headdress, posts photo on Instagram. Outrage. Karl Lagerfeld sends models down the runway in headdresses for the finale of Chanel’s Metiers d’Art fashion show in Dallas Tuesday night. Cue outrage? Not really. In Dallas itself, not only has there been no outrage, but there’s also been little to no discussion. FD Luxe’s recap didn’t mention them, nothing from Paper City either, and we did but didn’t delve too deep. Nationally, there’s been buzz. Huffington PostNew York, etc. Were we all just too grateful that the fashion show of fashion shows had graced our fair city with its presence? I sure hope not.

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Leading Off (12/9/13)

Dallas Still Battling Icepocalypse. Some 14,000 are without power this morning, Dallas ISD is closed for another day, and roads remain dicey. But there’s good news, too. The brief Sunday temperature increase enabled DART to get some trains up and running this morning. These eager runners ran a marathon anyway. And just be happy you’re not on this highway in Parker County. But please be safe out there.

The Chanel Show Must Go On. The valet parker at the Rosewood Crescent Hotel asked me yesterday if I was there for Chanel (I wasn’t), but that must mean folks are starting to appear for Tuesday’s show at Fair Park. And buzz is building in the Twitterverse, as StyleSheet reports. Let’s just hope everyone can catch a flight in. I’d hate for all of these celebs to not see Dallas in its ice-covered glory.

American Airlines and US Airways Set to Merge Today. There was one last effort to block the merger over the weekend, but the Supreme Court rejected the attempt. Now, the two airlines will become one. And not just any one. But the LARGEST AIRLINE IN THE WORLD. The first bit of changes will happen in January as frequent fliers will be able to use miles on both airlines, but other than that, things will look pretty much the same until 2015 when the FAA gives the airline a single operating certificate.

Oh, One More Thing: GO BEARS. Rogers and I still don’t have a wager, but I suspect that will be determined today. Or maybe he’ll forget about it and we can just watch the game separately and in peace. Right.

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Don’t Call a Charreada a Mexican Rodeo

Above you can see a behind-the-scenes video of the fashion shoot for the July issue of D Magazine, which was inspired by charrería — sort of like Mexican rodeo, but don’t call it that. Liz Johnstone tagged along with photographers Kristi and Scot Redman to tell the story of the charreada. Not visible in the video: Liz […]

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Behind the Scenes of D Magazine’s April Fashion Feature Shoot: The Motion Picture

For the fashion spread in the April issue of the print product, photographer Scott Womack captured images of model Chloe Hundelt interacting with animals including a wolf, a rabbit, and a camel in a school-room setting. I don’t pretend to understand the concept behind the shoot, but it makes for some pretty pictures. There was […]

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Dwaine Caraway’s Fingerprints Are All Over the City’s Black History Month Talent Show

City officials just sent over a release about its Black History Month talent showcase, taking place March 1 at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center. Disregard for a second that the talent show is actually not during Black History Month, and look at one one of the guidelines: Performers must keep their content and lyrics clean, with […]

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D Magazine (Intern) at the Golden Globes: A Bleacher-Based On-the-Scene Fashion Report

The 70th Annual Golden Globes were Sunday, and I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to be in the (cold) stands with my entertainment crazed family. As an onlooker, the bright red carpet was turned into a sea of blood orange, nude colors, and metallics, as these were the hottest trends of the night. […]

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Dallas Stars Working on ‘Drastically Different’ Uniforms, Will Keep Green As Dominant Color

Spend two months on the job, never write about the Stars. Come in today, write about them twice. Aight. The Morning News reported the other day that Stars are cooking up some new jersey schemes, with three key points: 1. They are drastically different from the current look. 2. There will be a new logo. […]

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