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Photos: Jourdan Dunn, Taylor Swift Stun At Elle Style Awards

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On Tuesday night, some of the entertainment industry’s most fashionable power players attended the Elle Style Awards which were held at The Skybar at the Walkie Talkie Tower in London.

Model Jourdan Dunn arrived to the carpet in a gorgeous black, cleavage and leg baring cut out gown, which seemed to be the look of the night. Model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley also showed off her flawless figure in a sexy, black dress, meanwhile, singer Taylor Swift exuded sex appeal in a stunning green and black ensemble.

Also making an appearance at the soiree, Kendall Jenner’s bestie, Cara Delevingne, Lindsay Lohan, Olivia Wilde and Grammy Award winning singer Sam Smith who walked away with the Musician of the Year Award.

Check out the photos in the gallery below:

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde

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Lupita Nyong’o Slams Magazine For Editing Out Her Kinks & Coils

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When will these magazines learn…

Lupita Nyong’o just checked Grazia UK for brazenly altering her hair to remove any trace of kink, coil or wave. The magazine had invited the stunning actress to grace the cover of their November issue, but when the photo hit the ‘net there was one thing missing … Nyong’o’s natural ponytail.

In a lengthy IG post, Lupita let’s them have it, stating in part, “Being featured on the cover of a magazine fulfills me as it is an opportunity to show other dark, kinky-haired people, and particularly our children, that they are beautiful just the way they are. I am disappointed that @graziauk invited me to be on their cover and then edited out and smoothed my hair to fit their notion of what beautiful hair looks like.”

Read the full post below:

As I have made clear so often in the past with every fiber of my being, I embrace my natural heritage and despite having grown up thinking light skin and straight, silky hair were the standards of beauty, I now know that my dark skin and kinky, coily hair are beautiful too. Being featured on the cover of a magazine fulfills me as it is an opportunity to show other dark, kinky-haired people, and particularly our children, that they are beautiful just the way they are. I am disappointed that @graziauk invited me to be on their cover and then edited out and smoothed my hair to fit their notion of what beautiful hair looks like. Had I been consulted, I would have explained that I cannot support or condone the omission of what is my native heritage with the intention that they appreciate that there is still a very long way to go to combat the unconscious prejudice against black women’s complexion, hair style and texture.

For their part, Grazia apologized, essentially blaming the photographer.

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