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Joseph Altuzarra’s (Somewhat) Surprising Date To The Met Ball

Will we ever hear the end of Lana del Rey? She’s been suspiciously absent from Fashion Week, and I thought for sure that her “Saturday Night Live” performance would finish the singer off for good, but the past few weeks have proven me wrong: not only has she landed a Vogue UK cover, but there’…

By: Rachel Krause / February 15, 2012

Billy Bob Thornton Is Making A Film About Angelina Jolie

I’m too young to remember Angelina in the age of Billy Bob [Sigh. — Editor], but of course I’ve heard the legends: the tattoos, the tumultuous relationship, the blood vial necklaces. As if anyone needs to be reminded, before Angelina was an altruistic philanthropist, she was the baddest of bad girls, and Billy Bob Thornton only…

By: Rachel Krause / February 14, 2012

Miu Miu Releases 46 Unique Bags For Fashion Weeks

It’s February already? Fashion weeks are fast approaching, that’s for sure, and New York is the first up as always, with shows beginning on Thursday. Regretfully, one brand us Manhattanites don’t usually hear much from is Miu Miu, which shows in Paris. This year, though, things are different. How different, you ask? Well, we still…

By: Rachel Krause / February 12, 2012

Beauty Test Drive: L’Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes

Contrary to popular belief, all mascaras are not made equal. Case in point: Diorshow, one of the few cult favorite beauty products wherein literally everybody is in the cult. Beauty addicts world over, whether they apply makeup for a living or simply dabble in perfecting their own face, are well-informed of the magic that i…

By: Rachel Krause / February 11, 2012

224 Pages Of “Paris Versus New York”

As both a New Yorker and a bonafide Francophile, I am a madly adoring fan of the brilliant graphic designer Vahram Muratyan’s website, Paris versus New York. He compares the City of Lights to the Big Apple in a way that isn’t snarky, or biased toward one or the other — rather, they read more…

By: Rachel Krause / February 10, 2012

Sexy Style Stealer: Suspender Tights

Am I the only person out there who thinks that semi-opaque black tights are worlds sexier than bare legs? I know, it’s weird, but the sheer fact of hosiery is sexy in and of itself. Black tights are slimming, warm for the cooler seasons, and can pull any look together in a matter of seconds.

By: Rachel Krause / February 10, 2012

The Good, The Bad & The Meh At The 2012 AmfAR Gala

Last night was the eve of the official New York Fashion Week kickoff, and the American Foundation for AIDS Research’s Annual New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street was the place to see and be seen — that is, if you’re an A-list model, celebrity, entrepreneur, or fashionista. The yearly event, hosted by Sarah Jessica…

By: Rachel Krause / February 9, 2012

Lindsay Lohan Emerges For AmfAR Gala

La Lohan is at it again, and for real this time, she is bumming me out. Earlier this week, we saw some Terry Richardson-shot photos of her with massively blown-out pupils and a wonky eye situation, and last night she was out and about for the New York Fashion Week amFAR Gala and … let’…

By: Rachel Krause / February 9, 2012

Christian Victoria’s Secret Model Quits On Account Of Jesus

In 2009, Victoria’s Secret launched a nationwide competition to seek out their newest Angel. Out of 10,000 real-girl applicants, all voted upon by fans online, only one emerged victorious: the then-19-year-old Kylie Bisutti, a newlywed Californian who then walked in the annual show alongside the established Angels. To most aspiring models, this would be a…

By: Rachel Krause / February 9, 2012

Bright Blue Nail Polish: It’s A Thing

If there’s any universally flattering color, it’s blue. There’s a shade to match anyone’s coloring and, done right, a really bright blue looks good on everyone. It sounds perilous, especially for those who don’t typically sport neon colors, but why not integrate a flashy cyan by confining it to a truly risk-free area like, say,…

By: Rachel Krause / February 9, 2012

The Foolproof Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Disclaimer: I have very little interest in Valentine’s Day. I’ll admit, the idea of it is nice, and the Valentine’s cup from Starbucks is maybe the cutest thing ever, but my appreciation for the “holiday” ends right about there. I never even really think about it, and when the day rolls around, I’m none the…

By: Rachel Krause / February 8, 2012

The VS Angels Share Their First Kiss Stories

You may recall my response to New York mag’s biting piece on Victoria’s Secret Angel Miranda Kerr, in which I voiced my concern that the Angels may not in fact be human but rather, if I may quote myself, “tall, lithe, bronzed to perfection, fast-metabolizing aliens with silky long hair and bedroom eyes.” Indeed, every…

By: Rachel Krause / February 8, 2012

Has Jay-Z Been Moonlighting As Nicki Minaj?

File this one under convincing cases for the existence of the Illuminati: Vice took Nicki Minaj’s video for her new single “Super Bass” and slowed it down, only to discover that it sounds pitch-perfectly like … Jay-Z. You have to hear it to believe it because it’s uncanny, down to the Hov’s recognizable style and…

By: Rachel Krause / February 8, 2012

Topshop Unveils New Line Of Designer T-Shirts

Topshop has been making waves in mass market American fashion since its stateside debut in 2009. The corporation is recognized not only for its middle-price, high-fashion appeal but also its association with Kate Moss and, more recently, It girl print-goddess designer Mary Katrantzou. Next up for the brand will be a special line of designer…

By: Rachel Krause / February 7, 2012

Alberta Ferretti Will Design A Capsule Collection For Macy’s

Just last week, I told you about Doo-Ri Chung’s upcoming collection for Macy’s, but this week, I heard about the next designer up for an Impulse capsule and I can say with all honesty that this is the one I’d wait in line for in a heartbeat. In two months, Alberta Ferretti will join the…

By: Rachel Krause / February 5, 2012

Jason Wu Goes Guerrilla With His Latest Ad Campaign

If you happen to see some photos of seriously refined, flawlessly groomed women in ladylike ’50s-style dresses thrown up on buildings and street signs around Manhattan, don’t be alarmed — it’s just Jason Wu’s latest ad campaign. The designer will forgo the traditional direction in favor of going guerrilla with his spring 2012 collection. Photographed…

By: Rachel Krause / February 5, 2012

Makeup Bag: Nude Nails For All

I’ve never been one to adhere to “seasonal” nail colors — neon pink in the dead of winter? Bring it on. Despite my best efforts to the contrary, I still dress almost exclusively in black, an idiosyncrasy that I will defend until I’ve gone blue in the face, which would actually add a bit of…

By: Rachel Krause / February 5, 2012

Beauty Test Drive: L’Oreal EverCreme Cleansing Conditioner

I make a general point of treating my hair gently, especially since I ill-advisedly went for the big cut a year ago. With kitchen scissors, over the bathroom sink, I sheared off around 10 inches of my long, damaged, box kit-bleached hair, and I regretted it almost instantly. Tears were shed, panic attacks were had…

By: Rachel Krause / February 5, 2012

Shopping Guide: 10 Divine Pieces Of Druzy Jewelry

What’s a druzy, you ask? Strange name, yes, but it makes it easier to put a label on what I previously referred to as “the inside-geode sparkles.” Druzies, or drusies, are the tiny quartz crystals that form within or on the surface of other previously deposited stones and minerals. They’re beautifully eye-catching and they capture…

By: Rachel Krause / February 4, 2012

Lana Del Rey Snags Vogue UK Cover

Say what you will about Lana Del Rey, but one thing is for certain: all eyes are on her. In fact, the internet contention has pretty much failed to cease or even quiet since that … unforgettable SNL performance a few weeks ago. I happen to like Lana, but I take her for what she…

By: Rachel Krause / February 2, 2012

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