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Miss World Philippines portraits over-Photoshopped?

- October 17th, 2014

Miss World Philippines, is that you?

Official portrait photos of the 26 beauty pageant contestants are getting a lot of attention, but not for the obvious reasons you’d think. It’s because the photos are blatantly Photoshopped.


From left to right, official Miss World Philippines portraits of contestants; Nelda C. Ibe, Lorraine C. Kendrickson,Ina Dominica E. Guerrero. (

Yahoo! Philippines reports that photographer Pancho Escaler took the photos in September, however whether he was also their editor is not exactly clear. What is crystal clear, however, is how much these women no longer look like themselves in the final images.

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Photoshopped anti-NFL ‘ad’ slap in the face for Cover Girl

- September 17th, 2014

There is nothing beautiful about domestic abuse. That’s the message journalist Adele Stan sent “the official beauty partner of the NFL,” Cover Girl cosmetics, over the weekend.

Stan has been credited with creating the first photoshopped version of a Cover Girl Baltimore Ravens-themed ad that features models in team makeup colours with the slogan, “Get Your Game Face On!”

Her ad, however, has been altered to depict a badly-bruised woman with a black eye, who looks like she was punched in the face. If an image says a thousand words, this ad is one of the most powerful images in the backlash the NFL has received since Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was indefinitely suspended for domestic abuse.

Urban Outfitters sells ‘bloody’ vintage Kent University sweater

- September 15th, 2014
Tin soldiers and Nixon coming,
We’re finally on our own.
This summer I hear the drumming,
Four dead in Ohio.
These are the lyrics for a Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young song called Ohio that the group wrote after the tragic shootings in 1970 at Kent State University, where the Ohio National Guard opened fire on a group of unarmed students.
Why is this event making fashion news?