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Is Domino Magazine Designing A Comeback?

Though blogs and websites give us the immediate information we so desire, we still experience a mourning period when a magazine closes. It’s like losing a fabulous, glossy best friend. And when Domino shut down production, our homes seriously felt the lack of good interior design. Thankfully, a former editor, Michelle Adams, hasn’t let go of the dream just yet. Adams plans to launch Lonny, a brand-new home design book, only this time the pages will be an online-only option.

While the webzine (or, as Tyra calls it, “magaline”) will appear just like a regular magazine divided into sections–front of book, style, market, culture, fashion, and features–this time, instead of ripping out pages and going shopping, purchases are just a click away. We knew there was a reason why the internet would rule the publishing industry. Happily, parts of the old team have reunited, as former editor-in-chief Deborah Needleman has her very own feature in the premiere issue and designers Jonathan Adler and Celerie Kemble will appear in following issues. Stalk your browser beginning on October 1, when the first issue will hit, er, the internet newsstands. [WWD]
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Kate Moss Wore No Makeup In The ’90s Because Of The Recession?

Makeup artist Kay Montano prepared Kate Moss for for an iconic Calvin Klein perfume ad shoot in the late ’90s. According to Kay, there wasn’t any makeup involved in the making of the ads because her bosses urged her to be frugal due to the recession at the time:

“Yes, the recession came and after that fashion and beauty became rather more pared down. One of my first jobs after moving to New York was to make up Kate Moss for the Calvin Klein Obsession fragrance campaign and I just used moisturizer. She looked absolutely perfect.”

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RIP: My Former Self And The Shoes She Wore

I used to pride myself on my unsurpassed skill when it came to walking in ridiculously high heels. None of that wobbling around and tripping all over myself business. So when I had ankle surgery last December, the recovery period was a bitch. Aside from the almost two months on crutches, there have also been the six virtually heel-less months since. I can whip out my lower ones for a couple hours at this point, but beyond that my leg starts giving out spontaneously, sending me into an incredibly attractive floor-ward dive. People love it. Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Slip Into Your Birthday Suit

Photographer Magnus Unnar captures supermodel Anouck Lepere covering up the naked with more naked for Dazed and Confused magazine’s October 2009 issue in a (hilarious) story about being an intern. Fun fact: Anouck is engaged to Kate Moss‘s baby daddy and Dazed co-founder, Jefferson Hack! [Cyana Trend Land] Keep reading »

Is This The Best Eye Cream, Um, In The World?

The AllureBest of Beauty” awards are no joke. As an Allure alum, I can personally attest to the fact that literally hundreds of products are tested by the beauty experts on staff in order to select the most high-performance offerings available on the market, and their standards are stringent. That’s why I was amazed to see that one eye cream, Relastin Eye Silk, was recently chosen as the best for the third year in a row. Have their editors simply gotten lazy? I doubt it. Keep reading »

Please Do Not Pimp Your Period With Pokémon Sanitary Napkins

Hey, kids! Periods are fun! Now you and Pokémon, your favorite anime friend, can play together during your week of womanly splendor. Bringing some fun to where the sun don’t shine, this little fella will replace your ordinary Always pads with magical powers. Better yet, it’s eco-friendly! Chuck it in the wash, and Pokémon comes out like new! [Geekologie.com] Keep reading »

Go British Or Go Home

In this striking set from the October issue of Vogue UK, Mario Testino rounds up Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Lily Donaldson for an homage to the history of fashion across the pond. The ladies model Vivienne Westwood and the Union Jack alongside the Queen’s guardsmen. The Sid-and-Nancy look could beat up the Twiggy look any day of the week. After the jump, a few more shots from the land of bangers and mash. Keep reading »

Runway Police: Hair Way, Way Down There?

Checking out those crazy shoes? Now just look up a bit, a bit more … ahh! The offender! Hippie hair on model legs! Normally, we’d shrug and say your choice (maybe not the wisest one for your profession) to those who prefer to grow it rather than mow it, but this was spotted at the Proenza Schouler runway show at New York Fashion Week, where the freshly-waxed legs of models shine like the top of the Chrysler Building. On purpose or laziness? Yesterday we discussed the all-bare bikini area trend, so maybe the opposite is now going for legs. It’s so hard to keep up.

We’re not sure—this insider-y snap was the only evidence we could find. Many of the other Proenza Schouler models sported tights. However, the collection did happen to have quite a few feather and fringe details. Artistic compatibility? [FashionIndie.com] Keep reading »

Um, No: Bowtie Jewelry For Dudes

“Honnneeeeyyy! I’m hooo-ooome!”

“Oh, Poindexter, I’ve missed you all day. Here’s your Scotch, and just let me loosen your tie for — what? What’s this? You’re wearing a bowtie now? And I don’t even have to undo it for you?” Keep reading »

Style 911: How Can I Break A Bad Fashion Habit?

“I have a problem. I’m not only compelled to purchase weird-looking pants online, I also can’t stop myself from wearing said pants despite the fact that they are usually highly unflattering. There are my gray silk harem pants, my black Comme des Garcons for H&M drop-crotch trousers, pants with wide, exaggerated pockets and, I’m afraid to tell you, a pair of jeans that have a bustle affixed to the back. I love fashion and find joy in experimental and avant-garde clothing, but I’m afraid my passion has spilled over into fashion victim territory. Please help!”—Erin

Today on Style 911, a bit of self-help. Let’s talk poor sartorial choices, after the jump! Keep reading »

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