Sometimes we feel like Us Weekly‘s “The Fashion Police” and other similar style critics can be a tad harsh. Also, they tend to have these really boring, conservative styles and we have to wonder what their real fashion credentials are. (Case in point: US Weekly‘s “Top Cops” include random comedian Stefanie Novik and Chet Cannon of “The Real World, Brooklyn.” When did they ever go to design school!?) The Fashion Peacekeepers are here to say, hey, can’t everyone’s styles just get along?
It’s not easy, but every now and then, we feel kinda bad for famous, beautiful cajillionaires. Tabloids, paparazzi, us … can they not catch an everlovin’ break? Today, fashion police across the web are brandishing their weapons and calling out rom-kom kween Jennifer Aniston for making the grave sartorial misstep of wearing a color that clashes with the red carpet. OK, so the dress is not one we would be caught dead in, but that’s beside the point. Must celebs always nix the color hot pink no matter what? Sounds like garment prejudice, and we don’t like it one bit. Keep reading »
Dree Hemingway, model of the moment and granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, is hot. Even without her mega literary-celebrity roots, she’d deserve a spot in front of the camera. What she does not deserve, however, is the job of styling the shoots she’s in. i-D Magazine just released images of a Dree shoot in which the pretty young thing both styled the outfits and sat for the pics and, sorry, girl, but those outfits are a mess. More than anything else, the whole thing looks like an amateurish ode to grade school style gone awry. That means droopy cotton dresses with tacky, too-big jewelry and even one particularly tragic instance involving a maternity top and a deer head. Sadly, the best outfit was Dree wrapped in a sheet. [Fashionologie]
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Good thing Vanessa Hudgens‘ Kool-Aid smile didn’t blind us from peeping her perfect sunny day outfit. She managed to go boho, laid-back, and luxe with this cohesive look. We just had to come up with our own version. Find the buying info below — now that’s something to grin about.
1. Aqua Floppy Hat with Crocheted Edge, $58, Bloomingdale’s
2. Lianna Shirt Dress, $44.50, Delia’s
3. Relic Stitched & Studded Belt, $14.40, Kohl’s
4. 7Chi – Women’s Pink Circle Studded Satchel, $68, Kitson
5. K. Jacques Gina Flat Sandals with Two Bands, $232, Shopbop
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When the first “Sex and the City” movie was released, the midnight showing garnered an interesting mix: 20-something girls with their friends alongside teeny-boppers dressed in their best prom outfits attempting to pull off the Carrie Bradshaw style. So if this is any indication of the audience we can expect to find for the sequel, then get ready for more imitations of the characters’ fashion choices and fake Cosmos in the theaters. But this time, taking the place of tutu dresses will be Carrie’s vacation-inspired outfits from Pat Field, including one very interesting, standout turban. So, in preparation, it’s time to get to practicing your turban-tying skills. [For some us who couldn't be less excited about "SATC2," it's simply handy to know how to tie a mean turban. -- Editor] Read on for step-by-step instructions. Keep reading »