Did Beyonce Knowles‘ House of Dereon fashion line steal the idea of these studded leggings from Icelandic fashion brand E-label? That’s what Helba Hallgrimsdottir, who co-owns E-limited, claims. At left, E-label’s Heavy Metal Leggings designed by Asgrimur Mar Fridriksson. At right, Beyonce in House of Dereon’s version from the fall 2010 lookbook. Supposedly, Beyonce bought the E-label’s leggings last year at a London Top Shop. “I didn’t twig straight away that this was her own label: I just thought she was wearing our leggings,” says Hallgrimsdottir upon seeing the disputed pair. “It is practically just copy/paste.” There’s so much studding going around we’re more prone to thinking it was a coincidence or inspiration. What do you think? [ONTD] Keep reading »
Here a bleached eyebrow, there a bleached eyebrow, everywhere a bleached eyebrow. We may never know who started the bleached brows trend, but it seems like it’s everywhere you cock an eyebrow these days. There’s no higher profile practitioner than model Lara Stone, seen here in an editorial from the latest issue of Love magazine. Her barely-there brows are as much her trademark as her gap-toothed smile. With a little Googling, you can learn how to bleach your brows at home, although we don’t recommend it. If you must go no-brow like the Mona Lisa, leave it to a professional. So, would you bleach your brows? Keep reading »
This passport holder is more than a mock airplane safety brochure. From “consult nitrous mask for in-flight comfort” to a very necessary “no clapping” sign, this passport wallet is sure to cause a chuckle while you travel. Its humor will lighten your traveling load, and the bright colors make it easy to locate in your bag. What a humorous way to explain your plane etiquette preferences to your seat mate!
It was just too easy: When Jimmy Choo and Uggs announced their collaboration, we couldn’t resist poking fun. So we wondered … if Jimmy Choo and Uggs had a baby what would it look like? Thanks to the Photoshop magic performed by our editor, Amelia, we created “Chuggs,” a heinous high heel sheepskin bootie (left, obviously). On the right is the real thing, a fringed boot bedazzled with star studs, which all of you deemed completely “fugs.” So, which do we think is uglier—our own Photoshop rendering or the actual model? Keep reading »
Marion Cotillard channels Wednesday Addams on the September cover of French Vogue. [Styleite] Keep reading »