The Dark Knight set a global opening box office record, with total ticket sales reaching close to $200 million. In the US, the movie pulled in $155.3 million over the weekend, beating the weekend opening record set by Spider-Man 3 in May 2007 with $151.1 million. I saw it on Saturday night, and it was so much fun I did not want it to end. There is so much (deserved) buzz about the movie here that tickets for night sessions were sold out by the end of the morning.

São Paulo and Rio have lost some of their international fashion appeal according to the list developed by the Global Language Monitor. Rio dropped from number 20 to number 30 in the list of top fashion cities of 2008, and São Paulo, which occupied the 21st slot last year, dropped out of the top 30. New York topped the list, followed by Rome, Paris, Milan, and London.

Photographers Steven Gomillion and Dennis Leupold take it to Brazil.

I finally got to watch the first episode of season 5 of Project Runway this weekend. Even though it is still hard to tell who is going to be star of the season, I already know who I have a crush on: Keith. And is it just me or did Blayne look like he was on something?

UNIQLO’s annual T-shirt design competition is calling for entries from upcoming designers all over the world. For information on how to submit your work, visit UT Grand Prix 09.

Anya, the first ANTM contestant with actual potential to become a model, signed with Elite on Friday.

From Made In Brazil to the return of Ana Claudia. I can’t wait to see her back on the New York runways.