You might have thought Lady Gaga turned out for H&M's epic store opening in New York last month only to promote her new "ArtPop" album. But maybe not. According to columnist Stephanie Smith in the New York Post's Alexa magazine, the star asked for $500,000 for her appearance, which lasted one hour and 40 minutes. [New York Post]
Gaga continues to promote the album and her upcoming concert tour around the world. On Sunday she appeared at a news conference in Tokyo with a life-size doll of herself. That's Gaga in plaid on the right, doll on the left, in the photo above.
Joan Smalls is on the cover of Elle's January issue, out Dec. 17. Inside she talks about the lack of black models on runways. "People hide behind the word aesthetic. They say, ‘Well, it’s just that designer’s aesthetic.’ But when you see 18 seasons in a row and not one single model outside a certain skin color … ?" [Elle]
Keira Knightley seems to be getting the most out of her wedding dress, and kudos to her for it. She's been spotted wearing the pale pink Chanel Haute Couture strapless ballerina dress a few times now since her May nuptials. [People]