Just last week Lady Gaga said, “I would rather die than have my fans not see me in a pair of high heels. I’d never give up my wigs and hats for anything.” It turns out the Ga will remove her crazy getups for something: deep vein thrombosis. The crew on her flight from London back to the U.S. this week thought the pop star was showing symptoms of the blood disorder when her legs began expanding inside of her black and yellow McQueen catsuit. Not only was Gaga forced to change out of her ensemble, but the suit was so hard to take off that she needed help undressing. Apparently Gaga was most peeved about stepping out of her blue Armadillo heels. We wonder what she changed into on the flight. Something tells us she doesn’t keep a pair of jeans and a t-shirt in her carry-on. [Marie Claire UK] Keep reading »
We’ve talked about the “Alice In Wonderland” impact on the runway, but it looks like this year’s Oscar darling has the Disney classic beat. “Avatar,” the James Cameron flick about big blue aliens and their planet (OK, so I fell asleep during the movie), raked in over $2 billion so it was only a matter of time before the fashion industry hopped on a train to planet Pandora. Jean Paul Gaultier took an Eden-like approach to his January show, and Vogue‘s March issue will feature a 10-page spread of forest-inhabiting, tattoo-smothered models. New York designer Jen Kao has already proclaimed that her next collection will be an homage to the sci-fi film. The photo above shows some “Avatar”-esque looks from Valentino and Gautlier. What do you think — would you dress like a Navi? [New York Times] Keep reading »
We all need some in-home sprucing-up before spring, and the easiest way to update a pad is with wall decor. Fine art will cost you more than a pretty penny, and we sure as hell aren’t the best painters. So what’s a dame to do when she wants to enhance her walls without breaking the bank? Here are a few DIY tips for creating your own custom wall decor on the cheap!