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Vivienne Tam Designs Ear Phones for Monster

We love Vivienne Tam for her Chinese-inspired garb, and now we can rock a little of the designer’s signature style whenever we turn on our iPods. The gold finish is so hot, and the delicate butterfly emblem sits in the canal of an ear like a highly-place stud. Maybe ear buds are the new handbag.

Lauren Panariello / February 23, 2010

Move Over Lindsay, Madonna Is The Next Celebrity Designer

The Material Girl is in talks to launch a new line of clothing, accessories, shoes, and intimates exclusively at Macy’s. This would be Madge’s first venture into the fashion world after that fugly unique line of track suits for H&M. The name of the in-talks line? “Truth or Dare,” as in the title of the…

Lauren Panariello / February 17, 2010

Serena Williams Is Enrolled In Beauty School!?

The ol’ backhand must be getting a little rusty if Serena Williams is training for a second career as a nail tech. The tennis champ recently enrolled in a 240-hour program to become a certified mani-pedi giver. She claims to be launching a new line of nail polish with a company called HairTech. We certainly…

Lauren Panariello / February 17, 2010

Lindsay Lohan Banned From Fashion Week

Too bad nobody banned her from the catwalk before she may or may not have butchered the house of Ungaro. La Lohan has reportedly been banned from Jill Stuart’s New York Fashion Week show after being labeled a “brand damager.” Apparently, Lindz is no longer worth the (possibly bad?) press she brings to an appearance.

Lauren Panariello / February 17, 2010

Pin Thins Take Over Fashion Week & Coco Rocha Is “Too Big” To Walk

Model Coco Rocha has just claimed that she’s a runway-reject at 5′ 10″ and a size 4, and the fashion industry is getting more flack for its pin-thin models. Steven Kolb, of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, stood by the skinny standard and called the runway a world of fantasy where genetically svelte…

Lauren Panariello / February 17, 2010

Plaid In 3D: Burberry Show Sort Of Like “Avatar”

Burberry is taking this Fashion Week into the techno age. The brand, known for a classic, plaid-loving aesthetic, is streaming its London show to Paris, New York, Tokyo, Dubai and L.A. … in 3D. The Feb. 23 trench-fest is supposed to bring audiences around the world straight to the runway. Combining “Avatar“-like special effects plu…

Lauren Panariello / February 15, 2010

What Are You Wearing Hailey Glassman?

We don’t know what possessed Hailey Glassman to wear a leopard print scarf as a bra and some Hanky-Pankies on the cover of this month’s Steppin’ Out, but it must have been the same thing that made them write “Judge This Haters” on the cover next to her. Oh, we are judging. [Huffington Post]…

Lauren Panariello / February 12, 2010

Beyonce Wants You To Buy A Shirt For Haiti

Beyonce has been named the official face of the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s “Fashion for Haiti” knit tee, which (at $25 a pop) will benefit the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund. Buy one: The group’s “Fashion for America” heart T-shirt ended up raising $2 million dollars for the Twin Towers Fund after 9/11. [CFDA]…

Lauren Panariello / February 11, 2010

Botox Makes You Happy?

Ever wish there was a shot to cure sadness? Ever guess that shot was Botox? A new study suggests that freezing the muscles that create frowns (like the infamous jolt of Botulism) can actually stop the sad emotions that accompany the expression. A study of 40 people showed that Botox-injected plastic surgery patients took longer…

Lauren Panariello / February 11, 2010

Marc Jacobs Thinks Celebrities Are “Boring”

Marc Jacobs and business partner Robert Duffy are banning celebrities from their shows at Fashion Week. For many of us, watching the who’s who of the front row is almost as exhilarating as seeing the latest fall collection, but according to Duffy celebrities are just “boring.” Granted, the team claimed that celebrities were verboten last…

Lauren Panariello / February 11, 2010

Quotable: Lily Allen Says Fashion Industry Likes Her Skinny

“Someone said to me recently: ‘You seem so much more comfortable in your skin now, and the fashion world has really embraced you… And I was like, yep, there is a reason the fashion world has embraced me: because I did lose a considerable amount of weight over the last year! The people who have…

Lauren Panariello / February 11, 2010

Beauty How-To: French Braid Your Hair

The boho-chic look never goes out of style, probably because it is easy and low maintenance. The key to laid back hair is a french braid, which looks cool on its own, as a built-in headband, or a ponytail accessory.

Lauren Panariello / February 9, 2010

Brandy’s Drawn On Alien Eyebrows

Is that Spock? All Brandy is missing are some elf-ears and she could pass for the bazaarly-browed alien alum. It’s not bad enough she’s promoting a new reality show on VH1, she has to do it looking like her eyebrows are scared of the rest of her face? Girl, grab a kleenex, wipe wipe wipe,…

Lauren Panariello / February 5, 2010

Male Model Accused Of Offering Sex To Cops

It turns out that women aren’t the only ones who try to weasel their way out of a ticket. Nick Snider, who was Forbes’ 5th most successful male model in 2008, was arrested on Monday in Arkansas after drunkenly causing a domestic disturbance. Once in the patrol car (after he informed the arresting officers that…

Lauren Panariello / February 5, 2010

The Hottest Designers Of Fall Fashion Week: A Cheat Sheet

February 11th marks the kick-off of fall fashion week, but with almost 100 shows no one has the time (or energy) to see them all. NBC put together a list of the designers you’ve gotta watch, so fine tune your runway radar to these 10 talents prepared to set NYC ablaze in a stylized fire.

Lauren Panariello / February 4, 2010

Skinny Model Scandal Hits Teen Girls Hard

Salinger would be pissed. It turns out the fashion industry may be responsible for sucking the innocence right out of teenage girls (or is causing them to throw it up). A new study shows that nine out of 10 teenage girls feel pressured to be thin thanks to the uber-emaciated models they see on the…

Lauren Panariello / February 3, 2010