Kristin Booker • March 19, 2009

FSB Morning Juice: The Photoshop Diet, Hermes and Marc Jacobs Possibly Engaged

We’re taking it easy this morning. Masque firmly in place, sipping green tea and eating plenty of citrus to clean out our system, we’re digging straight into the headlines.

Vogue Photoshop Diet Strikes Again: Well, it appears that British singing sensation Adele has been placed on the Vogue Photoshop/twisty pose diet. The beautiful and voluptuous singer looks way slimmer in this photo than normal. Perhaps if we stopped all the images that make us hate ourselves so much we wouldn’t feel compelled to abuse ourselves with food? Just a thought. (The Cut)

Luxury Is Not Dead: Hermes, the luxury good retailer, boasted a 0.8 net increase in profits this quarter, despite decelerated profits in 2008. The retailer cited “steady sales” as the cause for the increase. Maybe this is further proof of a return to investment in quality over quantity. (WWD, sub. req)

A Marc Jacobs Wedding: The designer is reportedly engaged! Marc and boyfriend Lorenzo Martone are supposed to debut their rings in Martone’s native Brazil as part of a celebration of the Marc Jacobs multibrand store that opened there in January. If this is true, congratulations! (WWD)

FSB Quote of the Day: “A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.” – Sophia Loren


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