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You may or may not remember that American designer Tom Ford took some time away from his busy fashion and beauty career to make a film. And while some people were critical of this move, having met and chatted the night away with Ford a couple of years ago, I was struck by how incredibly intelligent, creative, passionate and just downright cool he was. Basically, I’ve totally had his back on this the whole time. (Like he cares, but anyway.) So that very film premiered this weekend in Venice and the reviews are stellar! Julianne Moore is fantastic (no surprise there) and there are already Best Actor rumors swirling around male star, Colin Firth. Also to be expected, Ford brings style to the table with a moody palette, gorgeous costumes and a beautiful soundtrack. Can’t wait to see the whole thing! Keep reading »
Never have we wanted to be tied up so badly than after seeing this phenomenal hairstyle from Rebecca Taylor‘s Spring 2010 runway show. It breaks our heart to find out that the hairstyle, designed by Rodney Cutler of Cutler Salon, pretty much requires professional assistance (apparently three professionals), and most of the bows were in fact pre-made pieces (see our “Cute Crap I Wanna Put On My Head” post for similar). Cutler, however, must have anticipated the real-girl desire for new style as he was prepared with an alternative: “If you can’t do a bow on yourself, do a twisty bun in back and turn it on its side do you can fan out some of the hair for the same effect.” Cutler suggests a middle part, but we think a deep side part would really rock the style out. [Stylelist, Glam.com] Keep reading »
Despite the fact that Stephenie Meyer‘s books are public service announcements for saving yourself ’til marriage, some elementary and middle schools in Australia are banning the Twilight series books for being too racy. Man, I don’t know what Twilight books these peeps were reading, but the one I read was 544 pages of agonizing blue balls. Though, in a roundabout way, fretful grownups could be doing these kids a favor, as one school librarian told Australia’s Daily Telegraph about the censorship, “We wanted to make sure [the students] realize it’s fictitious and ensure they don’t have a wrong grasp on reality.” Good point. In reality, Bella would’ve ripped the clothes off a hottie like Edward and boned that vampire ass, stat. Keep reading »
Before model-turned-designer Erin Wasson’s show on Friday night, we spoke with Charlotte Willer, global makeup artist for Maybelline New York, about the dusty, desert-inspired makeup the models sported. Willer wanted the makeup to reflect “this cool girl, a fashion icon who’s been in the desert all day.” So, if a cool girl/fashion icon like Wasson spends all day in the desert, what does she look like? She’s wearing tons of black eyeliner, and her face is caked with dirt. Keep reading »
I’m sitting alone in my apartment on a rainy night. I’m restless, mildly bored, and, yes, I’ll admit it, but please don’t tell anyone … lonely. It’s days like this that I’m sure that there’s no more love in store for me — all of the epically momentous possibilities must have already passed me by. Somehow I blinked and missed them. It’s in moments like this that I allow myself the small indulgence of thinking about Sebastian.
Our story had all of the makings of a great love story. Once upon a time we met one evening in a dark, crowded party. He told me I was beautiful. I was young enough for him to appear larger than life. We kissed on the sidewalk in the rain. I fell hard for him — hard like scrape-me-off-the-floor-with-a-spatula hard. But we were wrong for each other in every way. We were young, immature, and troubled. It ended tragically – Sebastian stood me up on a cold, snowy New Year’s Eve and the two of us never spoke again. I went on with my life. Keep reading »