THE OTHER STUFF . . .
Christie Brinkley to walk runway with Sailor Brinkley Cook at NYFW. Iconic supermodel Christie Brinkley and her daughter Sailor are set to be the stars of the upcoming New York Fashion Week -- and are set to take to the runway together in Elie Tahari's show. Page Six has exclusively learned that Christie and Sailor, 20, will close Tahari's show this Thursday together to celebrate Tahari's 45th anniversary. This will be the first time the mother-daughter duo, who are both signed to IMG Models, will walk the catwalk together. Tahari -- who held his first show at Studio 54 and is credited with popularizing the tube top and disco wear in the 1970s and, later, revolutionizing the "interview suit" for women in the 1980s -- said, "The Elie Tahari brand has always been for every woman, and that is why I'm so excited about having Christie and Sailor walk in our show because Christie is timeless, and Sailor represents the cool, on-the-go woman who also wears our clothes." The designer continued, "It is important for me to make clothes for women of all types, inclusive of any age." (PageSix)
Twins Mila and Emma Stauffer, 4, Were 'So Excited' to Design Their Own Line for Target. While Katie Stauffer has never really dressed her two youngest children alike despite them being twins, she admits "They really are similar in style." Mila and Emma Stauffer are only 4 years old, but they've already added "fashion designer" to their list of achievements. The twin sisters' mom Katie Stauffer -- a family blogger whose Instagram account boasts 4 million followers -- spoke to PEOPLE exclusively about the girls' new line at Target, revealing "they were actually a big part," of the design process, "especially Mila" while "Emma isn't as picky on what she wears." "We'd have fabrics in mind and they said, 'Definitely this one,'" says Stauffer. "They were part of the fittings and everything. Mila would say, 'I think this should be lower,' and stuff like that." "They were a big part from the beginning to the end," she adds. "When we did get the dresses for them to call on, they were so excited." The mother of five describes the pieces in the collection as "very girly" and "basically high-end fashion at an affordable price." "Not a lot of bigger stores have that affordable high-end look. This particular line is for spring, so a lot of soft colors and floral," Stauffer reveals to PEOPLE. "A lot of dresses. Also separates that match. But it is really feminine, really girly, springy and Easter!" The girls -- who turned 4 on Halloween and have become an internet sensation in part due to their hilariously adorable rant-style videos -- "had the time of their lives" modeling for the collection. "They totally understand what this is all about, which I didn't know if they would," Stauffer says. "They get there is going to be a clothing line at Target. I have never seen them more excited than at this photo shoot." While Stauffer has never really dressed her two youngest children alike despite them being twins, she admits "They really are similar in style." "Mila is a bit more fussy, but Emma cares too," she tells PEOPLE. "They really like the same things." The Mila & Emma children's wear line will be available Feb. 24 in stores and on target.com. (People)
Winnie Harlow's Unique Style Proves She's Still on Top of the Fashion Game. Winnie Harlow has become one of the most recognized models in the world. From giving TEDxtalks about her vitiligo, to walking the runways for some of the biggest names in fashion, Winnie has proven both her haters and her bullies wrong. In the process, she has become one of the biggest style stars on the planet. "The most liberating thing [about the fashion industry] is being able to just simply be myself," she said during an interview with CNN Style. "And show the fashion industry that beauty can come in many forms." As for how she got her big break, we may have Tyra Banks to thank. After spotting Winnie on Instagram, the host recruited her to appear on season 21 of America's Next Top Model. And as you likely could have guessed, she impressed everyone with her style and talents. With New York Fashion Week officially upon us, we decided to celebrate the 24-year-old model's best looks in recent years. Whether hitting the red carpet in a designer dress or hitting the streets of New York City in effortless style, Winnie knows how to turn heads for all the right reasons. "Today I represent a different standard of what people traditionally consider beauty. Sometimes I say there are a million different standards of beauty; sometimes I say there are no standards of beauty," she once explained in a Glamour essay. "In the end, it's the same thing: We're all beautiful." We'll be seeing Winnie rocking the streets of the Big Apple in no time! (Eonline)
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union shoot fitness center ad. The couple that works together, stays together? Heat star Dwyane Wade and wife Gabrielle Union were spotted shooting a commercial on Sunday at Anatomy fitness center in Miami Beach. "There were police, security, and a massive production team," said a spy. "Supposedly everyone was trying to keep it top secret." We hear the spot will run in the spring. (PageSix)
Reunited and for such a good cause! More than three months after Kelly was fired from her position on the Today show, she got together with former cohost Kathie Lee Gifford in Scottsdale, Arizona, for a charity event. Kelly, 48, and Gifford, 65, attended Child help's 60th anniversary Drive the Dream Gala on Saturday, February 2, and were all smiles as they posed alongside each other throughout the night. The Kelly File alum -- who Us Weekly confirmed in October was "forced out by management" at NBC following her controversial comments about blackface -- wore a black-and-gold sequin gown to the fundraiser with her blonde hair pulled back in an updo. Meanwhile, the Kathie Lee & Hoda cohost stunned in a floral print, sleeveless dress with her locks in loose waves. Last month, the Chicago native finally reached a deal with NBC following her departure from Megyn Kelly Today. "The parties have resolved their differences, and Megyn Kelly is no longer an employee of NBC," the network told CNN in a statement at the time. Sources told CNN in January that Kelly will collect the remaining sum of money owed from her original $69 million contract with the figure estimated at around $30 million. Earlier in January, an insider told Us that Kelly -- who apologized for her remarks shortly after -- is looking forward to moving on from her controversial exit from the morning talk show. "Megyn learned a lot from her time at NBC. Anytime you have a passionate, driven soul like her, there may be times within the context they say or do something that offends people without them even realizing it," the insider explained. "Megyn is the first to stop and turn around and apologize." The source added: "Megyn is bent on learning from the NBC situation, ready to fight another day in applying her talents, enduring values and experiences to make real progress in this polarized world. Being true to herself is important to her." Scroll down to take a look at Kelly and Gifford's night out! "You truly do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface at Halloween or a black person who puts on white face," Kelly said during an October segment, leading to her firing. "That was OK when I was a kid, as long as you were dressing like a character." Kelly and Gifford seemingly enjoyed their night out. The two giggled together as they posed for event photos. The gala -- which was co-chaired by Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson and Mr. Richard J Stephenson, along with honorary chairs Gov. Doug Ducey, Ms. Angela Ducey, Mr. Jim Hebets and Mrs. Carol Hebetsaturday -- raised $4.3 million for abused and neglected children. Gifford's Kathie Lee & Hoda counterpart, Hoda Kotb, addressed the situation a week after Megyn Kelly Today was canceled "Today, as you know, we are starting a new chapter in the third hour of our show," Kotb said. "As it evolves, we want you to know that the entire Today family will continue to bring you informative and important stories, just as we always have." Kelly joked about losing her job in January, hinting that she's in good spirits despite the circumstances. "About to begin jury duty this morning," she tweeted poking fun at her employment status. "Slightly concerned about the effectiveness of the 'I'm far too busy' excuse this time." (People)
Jonny Lee Miller wins Muay Thai fight against opponent. "Trainspotting" star Jonny Lee Miller has gone from actor to fighter. Miller participated in Muay Thai bout series "Friday Night Fights" Friday at the Broad Street Ballroom -- and beat Robert Bermudez. "Might get my arse kicked," the British star said on social media before the fight. But it appears Miller, who weighed in at 145 pounds, was being too modest. He took the win with a third-round knockout, saying on Instagram later, "respect and best wishes to my opponent." Miller, who has also starred as Sherlock Holmes in CBS's "Elementary," has been training at Evolution Muay Thai in the city. He made his debut in the ring last May in an exhibition fight after completing a five-week training camp. (PageSix)
Adviser to billionaires warns about priceless art on yachts. It's risky to have multimillion-dollar artworks aboard one's yacht, it turns out. During a panel at the Superyacht Investor conference at the Landmark Hotel last week in London, -- Pandora Mather-Lees -- who instructs billionaires on how to care for their priceless art pieces on the high seas -- recalled an unfortunate incident involving breakfast cereal and a Jean-Michel Basquiat piece. "[The yacht owner's] kids had thrown their cornflakes at [the Basquiat] over breakfast on his yacht because they thought it was scary," Mather-Lees said, according to the Guardian. "And the crew had made the damage worse by wiping them off the painting." Helen Robertson, a conservator at the National Museum in London's Greenwich, was also on the panel, the paper reports, and recalled another incident in which a Champagne cork struck a multimillion-dollar canvas when the crew had a party. Another expert explained how his swanky client had cut up an expensive work by famed Japanese artist Takashi Murakami so that it would fit into a space on board that also doubled as a kind of garage for Jet Skis. Another client hung a Rothko sideways. (PageSix)