Thandie Newton emulated silent film actress Theda Bara in 1917′s “Cleopatra” to commemorate the launch of 2010 Virgin Media Shorts, a competition for undiscovered film talent. The series of photographs was shot by celebrity portraitist Lorenzo Agius and styled by Suzie Harman who also worked with Thandie on “RocknRolla.” In this photo, Thandie is wearing a dress by Jenny Packman, a headdress by Cosprop, and jewelry by Solange Azagury Partridge. See other photos in the series here. [Vogue.com] Keep reading »
Kim Kardashian lends her name (and butt) to all kinds of dodginess — QuickTrim, anyone? But we’ve got to say, we’ve poked around her “premier shoe society,” ShoeDazzle, and, well, we’re actually impressed! Keep reading »
You know those nights when you’re dancing and it’s hot and, all of a sudden, the t-shirt and bubble skirt you’re wearing start to feel like altogether too much clothing? This is a dress for such evenings. Screw layers and sleeves and embrace nearly naked. It’s a big switch after the wool we’ve been burying ourselves in all winter, but it’s a definite case of trading up. We’re into the off-kilter layering of sheer and opaque, but not as much as we’re loving the nice price tag. It’s not cheap, but this dress looks more Alexander Wang than $138 usually buys.
Seems like the visuals here just speak for themselves, but we’ll give you a little context: Apparently, Britney Spears wanted to reach out to her fans by releasing un-altered images from an old Candie’s fashion shoot. Uh huh. Raanndom, but we’ll take it! Public awareness of just how much goes into Photoshopping images for advertising and editorial has skyrocketed in the past few years, but we’ll never get tired of seeing stuff like this. Another image, after the jump! [Daily Mail] Keep reading »
It’s not easy to find the perfect cocktail dress that a) isn’t black and b) isn’t something you’ve seen a million times before. A guaranteed “wow” piece that will doubtless bring all eyes on you—this draped gold lamé dress by Willow. Three reasons to love: The material has a unique terracotta texture, the blousy sleeves will flatter your body, and the exposed back will bring some extra sexy. With a slight vintage vibe, the look we’re thinking of is Betty Draper goes downtown. [$680, Net-A-Porter.com] Keep reading »