This groovy Beaded Cluster Necklace reminds us of some kind of Martha Stewart holiday decoration–in the best way possible. But this piece of artwork is way cooler and more functional since we actually get to wear it on our necks. Did we mention how affordable it is? Now that’s a good thing.
“I have a hard time not buying or stealing. If I want something, I have to have it … I used to steal more. I mostly stole from Goodwill. You know, ‘Can’t be bothered. The line’s too long. Put it in your purse.’”
—Beth Ditto the now famous Karl Lagerfeld-approved singer, explaining her penchant for helping herself to a few new garments of clothing [Paper] Keep reading »
Um, PR crisis averted? If the $5000 Akris horsehair purse wasn’t the it bag of the season, it will be now. Angelina Jolie was spotted traipsing around Venice sporting hers (you can just barely see it and it’s a rather fetching shade of ecru), but lest you think she’ll wear any old luxury item on her famous arm, she did her homework first. She had her stylist phone the Swiss design house to make sure the origin of the horsehair was ethical in nature. According to WWD: “’We told her horses get haircuts just like we do,’ Akris designer Albert Kriemler said of the bag, which is made with hair from horse tails.” Uh-huh, that’s what they told her anyway. Shew! But can you imagine being so paranoid about stirring up controversy that you have to vet your purse before you leave the house? Then again, maybe she truly is concerned about those lil’ old ponies. Let’s hope it’s the latter. [WWD] Keep reading »
Dazed by: Tilda Swinton‘s suddenly feminine and knock-out styling on this May cover. Confused by: A second cover, with Swinton looking like her regular andro-chic self. Still, she’s pretty both ways. [Fashion Copious] Keep reading »
After record rainfall here in the Northeast this month, New Yorkers are looking forward to what promises to be a fantastic weekend — full sun and temps in the 70s! One of the best things about this time of year is planning cute outfits to wear — your legs! you can finally show your legs! and your feet! and even your shoulders! Perhaps even better than that, though, is seeing all the exposed skin on other people. Seriously, after months of everyone hiding under bulky layers, is there anything better than that moment we shed those layers for good — well, at least for the next few months — and show off what we actually look like again? And wow, doesn’t everyone look hot? Gawker recently had a great round-up of the six reasons people look so fine this time of year. Check it out — the reasons aren’t always what you’d think of. Keep reading »