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Kenneth Bordewick cannot, at this time, confirm nor deny a request by the British Royal family to design a private residence for members of the family. Kenneth Bordewick and his firm, Beverly Hills Luxury Interiors, has never given an interview to Radar Online, therefore any claims made concerning Mr. Bordewick’s design relationship with the British Royal Family and St.James Palace are completely false.

For the August issue off Vogue Paris, photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin take a collection of beautiful models, including cover girl Lara Stone, to shoot in Los Angeles.

Choosing to lead with the nautical summer trend, the July / August issue of Harper’s Bazaar Spain, photographer Nico shoots Ashley Smith in a sailor-themed editorial.

These drawings are not made with that traditional pixel-art style: Gus says he prefers to develop a more free, personal approach when drawing the figures and the scenarios – but always maintaining the isometric feel.

This super-creative editorial for Tatler magazine takes a look at the stand out pieces from the fall collections through the eyes of iconic fashion figures. Shot by Robert Trachtenberg.

Lara Stone is shot by Mert & Marcus for Visionaire 60, the issue being titled Religion. Lara poses, crucifix-like, tightly bound and suspended by ropes, naked.

The Museum of Modern Art announces the acquisition of the Daled Collection, one of the key collections of American and European Conceptual art from the 1960s and 1970s. The collection includes 223 works across all mediums, assembled between 1966 and 1978 by the Brussels-based collectors Herman J. Daled and Nicole Daled-Verstraeten.

A hyper realistic DSLR replica that holds money inside until you can afford to buy the real thing.

Following on from her four covers for the July issue of Vogue Brazil, Gisele Bundchen stars in an editorial spread shot by Jaques Dequeker in the breath-taking Amazon Rainforest.

Photographer Mateusz Stankiewicz shoots Polish beauty Ania Kisiel for the July issue of ELLE Poland, titled My Summer Love. These photographs are vibrant and energetic, styled by Zuzanna Kuczynska.

This amazing and visually striking editorial spread was shot for Vogue Russia by Mariano Vivanco. It stars Daria Strokous looking sophisticated and very seductive in designs picked by Ekaterina Mukhina.

This morning, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County celebrated the opening of a new source of civic pride for Los Angeles with its new, 14,000-square-foot Dinosaur Hall featuring the debut of Thomas the T. rex along with more than 300 fossils, 20 spectacular dinosaur skeletons and multi-media interactive.

Dree Hemingway and Jon Kortajarena star in a summer cover shoot and editorial spread for the July issue of Vogue Turkey, shot by Sebastian Faena.

For the latest issue of Marie Claire China, Amber Gray captures IMG’s Zen in the dramatic designs of Viktor & Rolf, Fendi and Reem Acra to name just a few.

In this captivating and intense photographic series for Acne Paper Sweden, Daniel Jackson captures the method of acting in progress. Featuring cover girl Anais Pouliot and five other models.

Hannes Caspar is a Berlin based photographer who loves portrait photography. He has been shooting faces, with a sense of personality and communication over the past five years.

Vasessa Paradis wanders elegantly around the beautiful Versailles Palace, in the delicate and intricate designs of Chanel. Here, she teams up with Karl Largerfeld to bring the beauty of Chanel to Tatler Russia.

Regular Vogue US cover star Sarah Jessica Parker returns to the pages of Vogue for a family inspired editorial spread, with her family in tow.

For the July issue of ELLE France, French actress Laetitia Casta is photographed in sexy red garments for a wild, outdoor shoot, which was shot by Michelangelo di Battista.

Space shuttle Commander Chris Ferguson and his three crewmates are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at 11:29 a.m.

As part of the promotion for her upcoming film Cowboys & Aliens, Olivia Wilde is featured on the cover and in an editorial spread for Marie Claire US.

Kinga Rajzak stars in this truly unique and inspiring editorial spread, titled Crystalline, for the August issue of Dazed & Confused. Shot by Ruth Hogben.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art today announced extended hours for the final days of its extraordinarily popular Costume Institute exhibition, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty.

Abbey Lee Kershaw stars in Gucci’s fall 2011 campaign, shot by the hottest photographers of the moment, Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott. The campaign is seriously luxurious and glossy.

Ukrainian star Daria Webowy stars in the sexy and sophisticated fall 2011 campaign for Salvatore Ferragmo. Menswear collection represented by Mathias Lauridsen.