Before or after you get deeply involved with the Carine Roitfeld videos you might want to check out two bizarre fashion items we happened upon today by chance--okay, by Twitter. Goyard, who created that controversial laptop case has also designed a custom trunk for Barbie's 50th Birthday. The trunk is now available at Colette for a whopping $3,752 approximately. Colette, for that matter, stocks all kinds of wild Barbie collectibles though most fall in adult fashion terrain and so don't amuse us quite as much. As for children's apparel, our pals at Fabsugar UK posted an interesting poll this afternoon: are metallic leggings for babies freaky or fabulous? Thank you, Topshop.
Jamie Oliver Cooks Up Cabaret Jamie Oliver showed off his trimmed beard in Germany last night at the opening of his new dinner show Das Jamie Oliver Dinner Frankfurt. The chef makes a prerecorded cameo appearance in the cabaret show, which includes a four-course meal and mixes aspects of the circus, musicals, panto, and fan conventions.
Jamie Oliver's Doing Fine
Jamie Oliver and wife Jools looked cute in his and hers checked shirts outside their Primrose Hill home yesterday. The chef has had some bad news this week, as it's been revealed healthy school dinners are being shunned by pupils, but his bank balance remains pretty healthy.
Gordon Ramsay's Empire Is Expanding
Gordon Ramsay appeared on CityLine in Toronto to promote his Fast Food book yesterday, amidst rumors he's opening a restaurant in the Canadian city. Back in England, while his restaurant Plane Food at Heathrow's Terminal 5 gets good reviews, word on the street is that Gordon plans to open another restaurant.
Nigella's Down Under Ahead of Next Week's Nibbies
Lovely Nigella Lawson was Down Under yesterday, signing copies of her book Nigella Express at the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney. We'll see how popular her book is when the winners of the Galaxy British Book Awards are announced next week, as Nigella Express is up for the Play.com Popular Non-Fiction Award.