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Well Played: Kate Moss At The Marie Curie Cancer Care Fundraiser

Well Played: Natalie
The "Black Swan" star looks stunning at the NYC Ballet Gala. Read More »
Well Played: Bella
This fresh-faced actress is sure to be a style standout. Read More »
Well Played: Anna
The Vogue editor's patterned perfection. Read More »
Well Played: Elizabeth
We "expect" this avant garde dress will be a hit. Read More »

Seriously, has Kate Moss ever left the house looking anything other than absolutely, effortlessly perfect? Thirty-eight years of endless debauchery have hardly taken a toll on her looks and style, and she’s still rocking the same trademark eccentricities that she single-handedly made so popular twenty years ago: unfussy middle-parted hair with visible roots, subtly smoky eyes with otherwise natural makeup, a knowing smirk, and the best cheekbones ever. (And who could forget the sexy rock star husband arm candy?) Am I obsessed? One could say that, but I honestly think Kate gets better and better with age.

Well Played: Cécile Cassel At The Showing Of Chanel’s Cruise Collection

Well Played: Bella
This fresh-faced actress is sure to be a style standout. Read More »
Well Played: Anna
The Vogue editor's patterned perfection. Read More »
Well Played: Elizabeth
We "expect" this avant garde dress will be a hit. Read More »
Well Played: Eva
Do you like Eva's retro glam dress? Read More »

Cécile Cassel is an unfamiliar name in the States, but as the daughter of the late Jean-Pierre Cassel, the young actress’s patrician French pedigree is kind of a big deal. Her brother has a larger American presence — you may recall his role as the ballet teacher Thomas Leroy in “Black Swan” or perhaps his leading roll in “La Haine,” the 1995 French film still hailed as one of the best movies ever made. A quick Google search will inform you that Cécile had a brief speaking role on the final season of one very famous television show that saw her as Chloé, the angsty, Gallically existential daughter of — wait for it — Aleksandr Petrovsky. Evidently, she also has a way with high fashion, seeing as she sat front row at Monday’s presentation of the Chanel 2012/13 cruise collection in beautiful Versailles. Cécile was a standout, even among such international style icons as Tilda Swinton, Vanessa Paradis, and Inès de la Fressange. Keep reading »

Love It Or Leave It: Kristen Stewart’s Daring Red Derek Lam Dress

Mila's Metallic Shorts
Is this reflective look a hit or a miss? Read More »
Claire's Vivid Narciso
This dress is definitely nice, but is it flattering on Claire? Read More »
Amy's Major Pouf
Karmin Visit The Z100 Elvis Duran Morning Show
Do you like this serious swoop on the girl from Karmin? Read More »
Colored Jeans For Men
Would you let your guy out of the house in this trendy style? Read More »

Kristen Stewart and Co. are doing the press rounds for “Snow White and the Huntsman,” so naturally there’s loads of fashion fodder to go around. The cast turned out for a photo call in Berlin today, and while Kristen’s dress was certainly less ostentatious than her risky look for the world premiere, the long Derek Lam sheath she chose was a bit of a deviation from the fashion norm. For me, the pattern errs on the side of Hot Topic, but it could just be the thick chained belt that’s eclipsing my vision. I have to say I love the fit of this dress, and while I’m not usually partial to a checkerboard pattern, I think the edgy look could have worked fabulously on punky Kristen had she shed the wide belt. I know you guys preferred Charlize’s look yesterday, but how is this red number working for you? [Just Jared]

Our Top 10 Nail Color Picks For Summer 2012

Every year I look forward to summer’s vivid, unabashed nail polish shades, but this season’s selections are especially blazing — eye-searing, in fact. We’ve been seeing a major upswing in all things neon since winter, and colors just keep getting brighter and brighter. Where fashion goes, nails follow suit, and isn’t it wonderful? Nothing yanks me out of my summer up-all-night stupor in the morning like a huge iced coffee and a flash of neon. I’m actually a religious wearer of flesh-toned fingernails, but my toes are all about the flashiest of pinks and oranges come mid-May. Here are my top ten must-wear shades for the summertime (and beyond, if you’re brave). For best results and maximum impact, pair with all-white and a contrasting neon lip color. The sun will thank you for taking some of the heat off.

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Mirror, Mirror: Which “Snow White” Star Killed It At The World Premiere?

“Snow White and the Huntsman” is poised to be one of the biggest blockbusters of the year, and it owes the pre-release fanfare not only to its subject (it is Snow White, after all) but also to its key cast of bonafide eye candy: Kristen Stewart (hot), Chris Hemsworth (hotter), and Charlize Theron (hottest).

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High School Zach Galifianakis Was Obviously A Total Dreamboat

Zach In A Bathing Suit
You know you want this. Read More »
Between Two Ferns
With Jennifer Aniston and Tila Tequila! Read More »
Zach Lights Up
Smoking weed is fine... as long as it's not on live TV. Read More »

I’m just going to put it out there: Zach Galifianakis is the man of my dreams. He’s chivalrous, hilarious, aerodynamic, beautifully bearded, and friends with Tim and Eric — what more could I want in a life mate? Despite how well Zach and I obviously know each other, I never would have suspected that this is what he looked like in high school. So handsome! [Crushable]

Kim Kardashian (Sort Of) Lands Her First Vogue Spread

Kim And Kanye
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West photo
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have formed an axis of evil. Read More »
Homewrecker Kim
Amber Rose called Kim Kardashian a homewrecker in an interview. Read More »

The latest installment in the Kim Kardashian vs. Anna Wintour saga leaves a puzzling taste in the mouths of fashionistas everywhere. A week has passed since rumors first began to fly that Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue (and consequential arbiter of all things en vogue), is not only not a card-carrying member of the Kardashian fan klub, but that she refuses to deign her glossy to feature Kim in any way. (See also: spotlight-hungry publicity queen Kim’s eyebrow-raising absence from the Met Ball.) 

Then, unsettlingly, the reality star announced this morning (via Twitter, naturally) that she’ll be the subject of a photoshoot in the July/August issue of Vogue Italia. But the magazine’s editor, Franca Sozzani, tweeted a correction to say that Kim will actually be in Uomo Vogue, the men’s offshoot. Kim also posted the above picture from the spread — she looks uncannily like her mother, doesn’t she? Spooky! [Fashionista]

Jean Paul Gaultier’s Enfant Terrible Fashion World Comes To Life

Gaultier's Tribute To Amy
Amy Winehouse tribute at John Paul Gaultier show
The Winehouse family wasn't charmed by the homage. Read More »
Dita Wears JPG's Corset
The burlesque star struts in Gaultier's mechanical corset. Read More »

It’s undeniable that Jean Paul Gaultier’s design career — always innovative, always stunningly avant-garde — is well beyond deserving of an exhibit (really, his works could and should launch a museum). After over forty years in the business of haute couture, the designer is at long last the subject of a solo exposition at De Young Museum in San Francisco. Keep reading »

California Doctor Pioneers Eyebrow Transplants, Everybody Wants Kim’s

How To: Groom Your Brows
If you haven't before, now's the time to learn! Read More »

Are you dissatisfied with your eyebrows? Would you like to replace your measly sperm-shaped squiggles with, say, the lush, well-groomed brows of one Kim Kardashian? Well, now you can — there’s organ transplants, there’s hair transplants, and now I introduce to you eyebrow transplants. Dr. Sanusi Umar of DermHair Clinic in Redondo Beach, California, an expert in hair transplant and replacement surgery, (down by the ocean, it was so dismal…) developed an innovational procedure called “uGraft” that uses a patient’s leg or arm hair to fabricate a whole new eyebrow. Lest you suffer mental images of sliced-off skin and sewn-on strands, let me tell you how the good doctor goes about this: using no scalpel, stitches, or incisions, Dr. Umar practices a specialized “single follicle extraction and transfer” technique. Apparently, the most requested eyebrows belong to Kim K. Lovely eyebrows they are, but I don’t think I’ll be rushing to get this procedure any time soon, thanks. [The Stir]

Carey Mulligan Puts The Prada Dress She Wore To The Met Ball On eBay For Charity

Carey's W Cover
Carey Mulligan uncharacteristically reveals her bra on the cover of W. Read More »

As if we needed any additional reasons to adore the extremely adorable Carey Mulligan, here’s one more: the starlet placed her Met Gala dress on eBay yesterday, with all the proceeds from the auction going to Oxfam America. The custom Prada dress (constructed of silver and gold metal paillettes, if you recall) began at the modest price of $500 and is currently at $1,050, but considering the listing doesn’t close until the 19th, there’s a good chance the bids are going to skyrocket. Of course, I don’t know how many people could actually fit into Carey’s teeny-tiny gown, but how amazing would it be to hang that shit up in your house? It’s almost as good as going to the Met Ball yourself. Almost. Pssst — Carey, I know you’re all about keeping your private life private and I respect that, but girl, we want to see your damn wedding dress! [Racked]

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