"Rio" Premieres In Rio

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Jesse Eisenberg, singer Bebel Gilberto, Jamie Foxx, Rodrigo Santoro, Carlinhos Brown, Anne Hathaway, Sérgio Mendes, Jemaine Clemente, Taio Cruz, Will.i.am, and director Carlos Saldanha yesterday at the press conference for Rio in Rio de Janeiro. The movie's premiere took place in the city last night.

Sorry, But The Oscars Were All About Cate Blanchett

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Cate Blanchett. Givenchy haute couture. Major. Red carpet. Moment. It is amost as if every other celebrity disappeared as soon as she stepped on the red carpet.

I watched most of the Oscars last night, and as much as I love James Franco and Anne Hathaway, the show was a complete bore. Not even Anne Hathaway's costume changes were exciting, and it all went downhill after the Inception opening clip. If anything saved the night, it was probably Colin Firth's acceptance speech for his Best Actor win.

For a complete list of last night's winners, click here.

Milan Fashion Week, The Golden Globes, And The Floods In Rio

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  • Head over to Sonny Photos for an amazing selection of pictures backstage at the men's fall/ winter 2011 shows in Milan.
  • Watch the Jil Sander fall/ winter 2011 show.
  • Because there isn't a better accessory than a dog.
  • Felipe Anibal in his undies backstage at the Dolce & Gabanna show.
  • Towleroad has a complete list of winners at the Golden Globes last night, as well as Chris Colfer's acceptance speech for his Best Supporting Actor in a TV series win. I only watched the beginning of the show because of the six-hour time difference between Brazil and LA but if you ask me my picks for best dressed women I will have to go with Anne Hathaway and Angelina Jolie. For all the red carpet looks, head over to The Cut.
  • More of the spring 2011 ad campaigns: Max Motta by Nathaniel Goldberg for DKNY Jeans, Raquel Zimmermann by Steven Meisel for Louis Vuitton, Alexandre Cunha by Mario Testino for D&G, and Isabeli Fontana, Izabel Goulart, and Alessandra Ambrósio by Steven Klein for Dolce & Gabbana.
  • The death toll as a result of the floods and mudslides in the state of Rio de Janeiro has climbed to 635 people this morning, making it the deadliest natural disaster in the history of Brazil. The military finally sent over 700 soldiers to help with rescue efforts over the weekend. I have just gotten back from vacation today, and I am catching up on all the news, so expect more updates throughout the week. If you are in Brazil and would like to help, here is a link with all the information on the bank accounts destined to relief efforts, and drop off locations for donations. I am thinking of setting up a paypal account to gather funds from people who are overseas and would like to help. If you guys would be up for it, please leave a comment or email me. I figured that if everyone who visited the blog were to donate at least five dollars, we could raise a good amount of money here.

Hightlights Of 2010, Made In Brazil Magazine, And NYE In Brazil

Freja Beha, Rodrigo Santoro, Adriana Lima, And The Golden Globes

Stephan Doitschinoff, Alessandra Ambrósio, Shakira, And Let's Club

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  • Street artist Stephan Doitschinoff is releasing his first print in over three years tomorrow afternoon at Galeria Choque Cultural in São Paulo. The print in silkscreen and lettepress is entitled Céus Abertos and limted to 100 copies only. I am definitely getting one.
  • Alessandra Ambrósio will be replacing Gisele as the face of Brazilian label Colcci next season, and rumor has it that the label has signed on Ashton Kutcher to pose next to Alessandra in the campaign.
  • David Sims will be shooting Anja Rubik for the new Tufi Duek ad campaign next week in New York.
  • Kevin Tachman photographs the men of Front Management.
  • Gender bender: FFW goes tranny chic.
  • Watch the amazing feature directed by Solve Sundsbo for the New York Times Magazine, featuring  James Franco, Natalie Portman, and twelve other actors.
  • Watch Adele's new video for Rolling In The Deep.
  • Shakira will be performing in Brazil next year, with concerts scheduled in Porto Alegre, Brasília, and São Paulo on March 13, 16, and 19. Can't wait.
  • If you are in Rio tonight, make sure to check out the sixth anniversary edition of MOO, with a performance by WhoMadeWho and DJs Luke Howard, Diogo Reis, and Eduardo Christoph.
  • Let's Club in Brasília is celebrating its first anniversary this weekend, with parties tonight and tomorrow night. Singer Wanessa will be performing, and tons of hot go-go boys will be on stage along with DJs Hellen Chic, André Queiroz, Moshe, Fernando Cunha, and many others. Expect pictures and videos next week.
  • Loving the tweets with pictures of Made In Brazil Magazine #2. Keep on sending them to @blogmib!

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