The idea of going on a spending fast is nothing novel—we’ve heard stories about people challenging themselves to not even buy one single thing or to refrain from buying anything that’s absolutely unnecessary. Here’s a new project: the Free Fashion Challenge takes 15 “fashion addicts” (they really can call themselves this because the group is made up of fashion professionals and students) and asks them to not buy any clothes for a year. During that time, they blog about their experiences, and some even face extra challenges. Why do this? Keep reading »
Angelina Jolie has not had an easy time filming a love story set during the Bosnian war. After rumors circulated that the film told the story of a Serbian rapist and his Muslim victim, a group called the Women Victims of War Association accused Angie of “misleading history.” It’s unclear how large the group is, but they’ve gained international headlines for their complaints. Although she’s denied her flick tells a rapist’s love story, Angelina made matters worse when she did not include a copy of her script when applying for a filming permit in Bosnia, which is required. She tried the diplomatic route — offering to meet with the association — but they still threatened to complain to the United Nations for hiring her as a goodwill ambassador. Surely, that’s a notion Jennifer Aniston could latch onto. Keep reading »
Even if you don’t like ballet, it’s been said that “Black Swan” makes it cool. The makeup alone is worth the price of admission and a small popcorn.
Just look at Natalie Portman and her awesomely dramatic look!
Now her makeup artist reveals how he did it. Read more … Keep reading »
Feathers are all the rage right now — and we definitely love most of what’s out there. From Chanel’s feather dress to wild fascinators, feathers can be absolutely stunning. We’ve also been seeing feather capes, such as this one, and have been puzzling over how and where one might wear such a piece — it’s certainly not for the faint of heart. Pairing it with a fun but not over-powering dress with a simple neckline, opaque stockings, quirky shoes and no jewelry could possibly make you the most photographed at your office holiday party — but would you end up on the best or worst-dressed list? What do you think? [$63, Miss Selfridge] Keep reading »