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That’s A Lot Of Look: Brooke Mueller Needs A Lesson In American History

A Lot Of Look: Gaga
This head bouquet is not happening. Read More »
A Lot Of Look: Khloe
This is not Khloe's best outfit. Read More »
A Lot Of Look: Reebok
These sneakers are too much of everything. Read More »

Does Brooke Mueller not realize the cultural paradox she’s evoking by wearing a clearly Native American-inspired ensemble with an American flag draped over it? Does her comprehension of our country’s history only extend to a fifth-grade level? Wait, don’t answer that, answer this: is Brooke Mueller potentially crazier than Charlie Sheen[Photo: Bauer-Griffin]

Rebel Wilson: 10 Things To Know About The Australian Funny Girl

Hilarious Female Roles
Women can be funny, too! Read More »
Rebelicious!
Rebel reveals her rap alter ego... Read More »
Rebel's Teenage Crush
Rebel used to have a lot of love for Kriss Kross. Read More »
Defining Single Women
Bachelorette
"Bachelorette" writer/director Leslye Headland on creating the film. Read More »

Actress, writer, and stand-up comedienne Rebel Wilson moved to the States from Australia just a few years ago, but her turn as Kristin Wiig’s bizarre roommate in “Bridesmaids” left everybody wanting more. With the smash hit film as her inaugural American movie, Rebel has quickly accelerated to the top of everybody’s Stars To Watch list ― and for good reason. She’s smart (she even has a law degree!), hilarious, and brimming with the kind of cheerful self-awareness that makes her a true stand-out. It’s worth getting to know Rebel a little better, because she’s not going anywhere. Keep reading »

Kristen Stewart Sounds A Little Too Sure Of Herself In Glamour Germany

Kristen For Balenciaga
The "Twilight" actress is the new face of Florabotanica. Read More »
Kristen Has A Sadz
Kristen Stewart has reportedly stopped showering post-scandal. Read More »

“I would never work with people who aren’t really creative and aren’t committed to what they do. Unfortunately, there are a lot of those people out there, they are fucking everywhere, and they try to suck the soul out of you. For example, I would never do a makeup campaign, even though the [final] photos with me would probably look good. Thank you, but it doesn’t interest me.”

― I want so badly in my heart of hearts to root for Kristen Stewart, but she makes it so damn hard. The cover star of the new issue of Glamour Germany had some pretty smug things to say, and I’m frankly kind of astounded by how conceited and ungrateful she comes across. What makes a makeup campaign any more superficial or “soulless” than her Balenciaga fragrance campaign (the tagline of which is, creepily, “the new eau de parfum worn by Kristen Stewart”) or, for that matter, the entire “Twilight” franchise? Let’s hope that at least some of this interview’s self-centered tone can be chalked up to the translation, and Kristen isn’t actually this unsympathetic. [Celebitchy]

Aila Wang Makes Other Street Style Stars Look Like Child’s Play

The Other Wang Girl
Who did Alexander Wang tap for his runway but Liberty Ross? Read More »
R.I.P. STREET STYLE
The impending doom of candid style as we know it. Read More »

Spotted at New York Fashion Week: the inimitable Aila Wang, three-year-old niece of designer Alexander Wang and total future It girl. She’s only three, but Aila has her uncle’s trademark urban-chic on lock, not to mention a street style savvy that most aspiring fashionistas can only dream of. Nike kicks, black snakeskin, and a mini Chanel… um, Suri who? [World of Wonder]

Karl Lagerfeld Wants You To Know What He Really Meant To Say About Pippa

Shut Up, Karl
Karl Lagerfeld runs his mouth about the Middleton sisters. Read More »
Kooky Karl
karl lagerfeld books
Karl Lagerfeld does not wash his own hair. Read More »
Karl's Cat Has Maids
Karl Lagerfeld's Siamese cat Choupette has two personal maids. Read More »

“I didn’t mean that! I only meant I don’t think her makeup is right; she has a roundish face and round eyes and she should pick another makeup for the eyes.”

Karl Lagerfeld attempts to clarify his comments regarding Pippa Middleton after they were apparently misconstrued. The Kaiser professed not long ago that Pippa “should only show her back,” but he insists that isn’t really what he meant! For the record, he just loves Duchess Kate, but that doesn’t mean she’s his pick of the bunch… Keep reading »

Rumor Has It That Adele Will Collaborate With Burberry On A Plus-Size Line

Adele At The Grammys
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Adele Is Pregnant!
The singer is expecting a baby with boyfriend Simon Konecki. Read More »
Adele's Major Lashes
How to get them! Read More »

I’m not plus-size, but as a fashion-loving girl who’s small-framed and somewhat oddly proportioned, I completely sympathize with the plight that is finding quality clothing that not only just kind of fits but truly flatters. It can be incomprehensibly difficult to style a woman who doesn’t adhere to the slim, often straight up-and-down silhouette that designers cater to (see: the gorgeous Christina Hendricks and her many sartorial misses). Adele — and, giving credit where credit is due, her stylist — is the consummate example of a woman who dresses beautifully for her shape, oftentimes with the help of Burberry Prorsum creative director Christopher Bailey.

Now, rumors are rumors, but this is one that’s too exciting not to spread: Vogue UK reported this morning that the chanteuse may have been approached by Bailey to be not only an ambassador for the quintessentially British fashion house, but also to collaborate on a bespoke line for plus-size women. Neither Burberry nor Adele have commented on the potential partnership, so for now it’s all just hearsay… but wouldn’t it be awesome? [Fashionista]

The Met Costume Institute Chooses An Unlikely Subject For Next Year’s Exhibit

Met Ball: The Good
Here are the looks we liked from the 2012 Met Gala. Read More »
FIT Does "Queer Style"
The Fashion Institute of Technology takes on "queer." Read More »
7 Celebs In All-Black
Julia Restoin-Roitfeld photo
You can wear head-to-toe black and avoid goth trappings — here's how. Read More »

Killer news for gritty Sid Vicious appreciators and louche Givenchy fanatics alike: the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute has announced the subject of next year’s illustrious spring exhibition, and they’re drawing inspiration from some very badly behaved candidates. On the heels of this year’s “Schiaparelli and Prada” exhibit, which drew less-than-desirable numbers, the museum has secured itself a premise that’s guaranteed to be a number one hit. “Punk: Chaos to Couture” will highlight the roots of the punk revolution and the manner in which it diffused into mainstream culture, particularly high fashion. Keep reading »

Beauty Test Drive: Jane Iredale Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream

BTD: JK Primer
What does Jessica think of this Jemma Kidd primer? Read More »
BTD: Body Shop BB
Jessica tried The Body Shop's take on the BB cream. Read More »

Not long ago, BB cream was the biggest buzz in beauty. But lately, it’s all but disappeared from the lips of magazine editors and bloggers. Brands that are just now getting on their BB game are, well, kind of late to the party. The Asian favorite formula ended up being a bit of a disappointment in the U.S. market — though there are several successful versions being offered (Smashbox, Boscia, and Bobbi Brown come to mind), big drugstore companies like Maybelline and L’Oreal dropped the ball on BB by abandoning sunscreen as its main attraction.

When I heard that “The Skincare Makeup” brand Jane Iredale was at long last offering their own addition to the list of American BB creams with Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream, I knew I would have to forgo my New Makeup Ban (psh, yeah right) to give it a try. With a smooth, creamy texture, SPF 25, and the kind of hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic natural ingredients that make you think it might be safe to eat, I was not disappointed — in fact, it restored my faith in the BB cream genre, and I’ll tell you why. Keep reading »

Where Authenticity In Street Style Dies, Shameless Corporate Promotion Lives

Melbourne Street Style
Perhaps there's a shred of integrity to be found all the way in Australia. Read More »

When the term “street style” was first coined, it was the domain of the unstudied, the unstaged, the stylist or editor or blogger wearing an outfit that she had purchased and put together herself. Candid street style at its heart and in its purpose was refreshingly free of the business element that defines much, if not all, of the fashion world — nobody was being paid, sponsored, or otherwise compensated for wearing a certain article by a certain designer or brand. It was natural, honest, and not ruled by celebrity, and it wasn’t about who was wearing what; it was about how they were wearing it, and with what. It was new and inspiring, the idea that any girl could go swanning about a major city in a top from H&M and thrifted pants by Gucci and a vintage hat via her grandmother’s closet and be photographed (provided she be thin and attractive enough to draw the eye, which is of course the vulgar truth of fashion) with a flashy expensive camera by a well-dressed perfect stranger with a business card and a .com web address and find herself immortalized on the web the very next day. Keep reading »

Well Played: Monica Bellucci Brings Dolce & Gabbana Florals To Life

Well Played: Winona
Winona returns to the red carpet! Read More »
Well Played: Selena
Teenybopper no more. Read More »
Well Played: Rose
A flat chest has never looked so good. Read More »
Well Played: Isla
The kids aren't half bad, either. Read More »

Is there anyone in the world who wears Dolce & Gabbana better than the brand’s longtime muse, Monica Bellucci? I think not. The 47-year-old mother of two (seriously) is flawless and all, but — that dress. I’m enamored of the obscenely gorgeous photorealistic florals the design duo behind the Italian fashion house conjured up for their Autumn/Winter collection, and this sexy sheath looks even better on voluptuous Monica than it did on the runway clotheshanger stand-in. Divine.

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