And you thought your granny panties were big. Tokyo-based artist Yoshikazu Yamagata created this super-sized bra and panties set for reasons that I cannot explain. Don’t fall in the cups, kids! [Style Bubble] Keep reading »
The other day I came across a newspaper article about how so-called “high fashion,” referring to the more avant-garde, conceptual side of styles like shoulder pads and Frankenstein-esque chunky platforms, may be a potent force when it comes to creative self-expression, but won’t earn you any points in the sack. And it’s true, many a manfolk, especially of the hetero variety, tend to eye fashion warily. In fact, when it comes to the couture realm, most of the time the only thing they could get behind (er, literally) is the hot models part of the whole trip. Brilliant fuchsia multi-tiered ruffled tunics? Not so much. Keep reading »
Inevitable, right? Stephenie Meyer, the Twilight scribe, designed three tee shirts and skateboards, based on her first novel, The Host , for Hobo Skate Company. (Who knew she was a sk8er gurl?) Generally, we’re so over celeb/model/everyone-and-their-dog clothing designers doing their own lines, but at least Meyer is using her fame for good, not evil, by teaming up with a company that’ll donate some of the proceeds to charity. Hobo Skate Company will give a portion of their sales of the $25 tees and $50 boards to the Hobo Foundation (Wait, wtf is up with that name!?–Editor] to support homeless families. Honestly, they’re underwhelming—the three designs are “X-Ray,” “The Cave,” and “Body & Soul.” We think she should stick to writing vampire erotica light, but tweeny Twilight obsessives will probably love anything Meyer does. And, hey, at least it’s not a handbag line. [MTV] Keep reading »
Whoever came up with the phrase “so wrong it’s right” was totally inspired by these jeans. The half-denim, half-nylon hybrid by Siwy is available online for an outrageous $242. Because we know you’re so interested in buying these. [The Cut] Keep reading »
It’s no-big-whup news that Lily Allen is starring in the new Chanel campaign. In her first foray into Chanel ads, she did the whole Audrey Hepburn thing. But the new 411: We’ve spotted behind-the-scenes photos from the latest installment, courtesy of The Daily Mail. Lily’s posing with Karl (who’s also working it behind the camera) and rocking a seriously layered ‘do. The Mail claims she’s looking sort of nervous, but I’m calling BS on that—Miss Allen is a photo shoot vet, and knows her way around a camera. Check ‘em out… Keep reading »
The clouds have parted, the sun has emerged, and the heavens are singing. The world’s greatest fashion designer (in my — totally correct — opinion), Alexander McQueen, is now on Twitter! Lee [That is, apparently, McQueen's nickname or something. -- Editor] and his posse started emitting tweets earlier this week at @McQueenWorld. Racked has confirmed it’s the real deal. While they’re not tweeting up a storm just yet, it sounds like they’re gearing up to Twitter about Fashion Week from behind the scenes at McQueen. To quote Rachel Zoe: “I die.” [Racked] Keep reading »
In an effort to let us commoners into Vogue‘s inner sanctum, the magazine recently posted “Five Days, Five Looks, One Girl: Indre Rockefeller.” Not unlike our current month of style project, “Five Days, Five Outfits” documents Anna Wintour assistant Indre’s clothing choices for five days. That, however, is where the similarities end.
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Members-only sample sale sites like Gilt Groupe are growing in number. But even as getting designer duds at deep discounts becomes easier, deals on makeup are almost non-existent. Or were almost non-existent, anyway. Enter The Fairest, an online makeup sale site, launched yesterday with offerings from Stila (at 50 percent off) to Jurlique (almost 70 percent below retail).
The site only deals in the big name brands and sales last 24 to 48 hours, with the good stuff moving quickly. But members — and all you have to do to be a member is sign up — get weekly email reminders of what’s to come during the week. We’re seeing our makeup bags growing bulkier already… [Style.com] Keep reading »
As someone with an uneven skin tone, I have a hard time applying foundation (which I wear everyday). I generally use a brush, but end up taking my fingers to my face to even out the streaky lines it makes. With a sponge it’s also hard to get an even application because each time you re-dab it into a pool of foundation and then apply to the skin, you have to spread around the excess.
For people (like moi) who are obsessed with flawless skin, the Temptu AIRpod system will be a miracle worker. Keep reading »