In a few short weeks, we’ll be dipping our toes into swim season.
The good news is that the options for swimsuits in 2011 are more fashion driven than ever.
“It’s about the detailing, and swimwear that looks special,” Gregg Andrews, fashion director at Nordstrom, explained to StyleList. “The details are like those you’d find in couture dressmaking – ruching, gathering and ruffles.” An added benefit of these elements is that they can work for you. “These techniques are flattering – they can disguise bumps and bulges,” Andrews added. Read more… Keep reading »
“There’s one disturbing notion throughout India that light skin is more attractive than dark … When you doubt one thing about yourself, you start thinking there’s also something wrong with your hair, your body, your clothes, your accent. A woman came up to me and said, ‘I’d love to have your skin because it’s so beautiful.’ She was as pale as could be, and my first thought was, where I come from, people want to be your color. It was then that I realized people always want what they don’t have. And I decided to be happy with the way I’m made.”
–”Slumdog Millionaire” actress Frieda Pinto, on learning to accept herself. When she was a model, Pinto admitted she used to audition for jobs selling “fairness creams,” which aimed to lighten Indian skin to a Caucasian ideal. [ONTD] Keep reading »
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I don’t know about you, but I will be one of the fashion idiots using this visual shoe glossary as a reference for all future shoe shopping. I’m in the market for a new pair of ruby slippers. [Etsy] Keep reading »
Make a sarcastic statement without saying a word with this Daria Morgendorffer manicure. Scoff … French tips are for popular girls. [Radiant Hour] Keep reading »
We love free stuff. You love free stuff, too, right? For minimal work? Even better. That’s why we’re super into “All On the Line”‘s Fashion Hunt Sweepstakes. Hosted by Joe Zee, the Sundance Channel’s “All On the Line” helps down-on-their-luck designers get back on top of their game. Their Fashion Hunt is simple and easy to play. Just click here and follow the simple and easy directions, and you could win a prize pack worth $500! (Pro tip: You may have to clear your cache in order to get the application to work.) If you win, you have to promise you show us your fashion goodies!
Catch “All On the Line” every Tuesday on the Sundance Channel at 10 p.m. EST Keep reading »