(Victoria’s) Angels Getting Married: Behati Prinsloo marries Maroon 5’s/The Voice’s Adam Levine

Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo engagedBehati Prinsloo married Maroon 5’s/The Voice’s Adam Levine on Saturday. From their seemingly whirlwind engagement in the summer of 2013, to a wedding that saw 200 strong flood the Floral Farms in Los Cabos, the super celeb couple hosted the obligatory Facebook posts, blogs about the nuptials and well wishers in their stepping-out as man and model.

Behati is Namibian born, becoming main lady of Victoria’s Secret sub-brandPrink in ’08, then a full flegged “Angel “ (yes complete with wings) the next year. She has walked the runway for Chanel, Zac Posen, Miu Miu and many others and has appeared on many fashion magazine covers…Vogue, L’Officiel and “V” to name but a few.

And because a wedding is all about the bride really-poor Levine just had to show up and look metro handsome-bloggers (such as yours truly is about to) made note of her Marchesa gown and Victoria’s Secret Angels Candice Swanepoel and (ex Angel) Erin Heatherton flittering around in their Rory Beca dresses.

Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine played during the ceremony (as did the rest of the band later) as well as Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks and Sublime during the reception planned by star wedding planners Yifat Oren and Stefanie Cove.

Handsome, well known couples are certainly all the rage across the blog-o’-sphere. But whether or not the meeting of two people supporting super busy high profile careers a good marriage makes, time will tell in the case of Prinsloo and Levine. Still the affair seems to have made all the necessary news sources, plumped-up a goodly amount of fashion news and fed all our voyeurism for a least a day or so.

But Victoria’s Angels keep us all hopeful and lighter of step, knowing our wishes might come true, especially when they light down to earth to marry modern-day rock stars.

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Lauren Hutton kickin’ it in Chanel thigh-highs

Sexy space-between-her-front-teeth slightly gravelly-voiced model/actress/talk show host Lauren Hutton was seen sporting the very ‘now’ fashion of thigh-high boots at a Chanel Texas-themed  métiers d’art collection runway show. Stepping-out in what probably were Chanel quilted black leather high boots the stunning seventy year old made as much a statement for timeless cool as she does for fashion in her recent campaigns for Lucky Brand, Mango and many others.

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In a world way too obsessed with a woman’s age it’s refreshing to see a lady over 40 (well over) still making a mark on the culture. I remember listening to Teri Hatcher championing “Desperate Housewives” designed as the popular ABC T.V. hour was for over- 40 actresses who very often in their career (as Hatcher revealed) were dead to Hollywood because they were over-40 actresses. At the time (and still too often, though we are making inroads) women over 3o were considered past their prime in the entertainment field, yet men enjoyed that ‘getting older like fine wine’ double standard.

As I say this prejudice has lessened over the years (a bit) as much as (luckily) that super skinny trend for women that seemed to be all the rage only a few years ago. Too many young girls faced anorexia because they were being ‘fed’ the b.s. in fashion or film that to be popular a woman had to be so thin it was dangerous. Now we see BBW’s embraced more than ever before in our culture and tattoos even regarded as enhancing a lady’s look (check out Megan Massacre and the rest of our models in tattoo issue #8) and even on a Miss America contestant this year.

Staunch old paradigms of female beauty are being felled at every step and I dare say we are all the better for it.

Beauty is not only in the eye of the beholder but it crosses across gender, ethnicity, age and just about any determinant. And fashion is, as we all know, from our own love of latex couture to any other sense of what the Italians call ‘moda’ what each and every one of us make it to be.

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