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8 Celebs & The Tattoos We Expect Them To Get

After Scarlett Johansson debuted her new tattoo, Amelia and I both didn’t get it. We had an in-depth conversation about it, where we came to the realization that the reasons we didn’t like it were: A) it was exactly the kind of tattoo we expected Scarjo to get (the same way we expected her to release a Tom Waits cover album) and B) something about it seemed like she was trying too hard to demonstrate her street cred (the same way her Tom Waits cover album did).

We say this as two tattooed women who both have Chinese character tattoos we’re embarrassed of. I have two other tattoos, which I love because they have deep meaning to me. Maybe “Lucky You” has deep meaning to Scarjo, who knows? That’s not important. What’s important is this: Scarjo and her “Lucky You” tattoo inspired a much longer reverie about other celebrity tattoos we are expecting to see any day now. When they come true, just remember, we called it first.

Style Stealer: Taylor Swift’s Polka-Dot Persuasion

As much as we hate to admit it, Taylor Swift’s got some great style, y’all. She has her awards show thing down, but she also knows how to rock a casual look. Take this ensemble she wore when she popped by the BBC 2 offices on Wednesday, to gush and act surprised that her album is number one in England. Her exact word was “unbelievable,” but we all know that’s Tay-Tay for “of course you love my record, I’m amazing. P.S. Jake Gyllenhaal, suck it.” In any case, we’ve got the look down — including the cute kitty cat-inspired French Connection polka dot sweater. All the details after the jump!

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Celeb Street Style Spotlight: 15 Ways To Wear Plaid

Plaid is the preferred fabric of lumberjacks, Catholic school students, and hipsters, and it enjoys such a diverse range of fans for good reason: it can be dressed up or dressed down, and is available in infinite color combinations. Whether they’re wearing plaid to the grocery store or fashion week, celebs can’t seem to get enough of it either. Click through to check out 15 stars–from Channing Tatum to Taylor Swift–rocking plaid pieces…

The Good, The Bad & The Totally Meh: The Country Music Awards

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The Country Music Awards were held last night, and shocker! Taylor Swift didn’t win anything. For the first time in a gazillion years, audiences missed out on Swift’s patented “OMG I CAN’T BELIEVE I WON!” surprise face. Big winners included married country superstars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, who must not have any mantle space left after their five combined wins last night.

But what you’re really wondering is: What did the winners (and losers) wear?

Taylor Swift And Conor Kennedy Break Up

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  • Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy, who is still in his senior year of high school, have split. The two started dating this summer and had loads of fun crashing weddings together. I guess that will make the mansion she purchased near the Kennedy family compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, kinda awkward to stay in. [The elebrity Cafe]
  • More In People In Lindsay Lohan’s Life Are Blabbing Directly To TMZ: allegedly she got paid in cash for a promotional gig and then put the money in her brother’s bank account. (Someone who knows about shady shit, please explain why she might have done this?) Supposedly this is one of the reasons her father Michael Lohan is seeking a conservatorship. [PopBytesTMZ]

Well Played: Taylor Swift Is Red All Over

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Taylor Swift’s new album Red comes out tomorrow, which means she’s out and about on a mega promotional blitz (I heard two radio interviews and read at least five articles about her before I’d even finished my coffee this morning). It’s yet to be seen whether her entire press tour will be color coordinated, but she definitely started things off on the right foot with this retro red dress, matching lipstick, understated accessories, and nude heels. [Photo: Fame/Flynet]

Taylor Swift Doesn’t Consider Herself A Feminist

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The Daily Beast: Do you consider yourself a feminist?

Taylor Swift: I don’t really think about things as guys versus girls. I never have. I was raised by parents who brought me up to think if you work as hard as guys, you can go far in life.

Are we surprised that Taylor Swift doesn’t really consider herself a feminist? Not really. But it’s still completely dismaying that “guys versus girls” and that when women don’t succeed it’s because we just didn’t work hard enough is apparently what she thinks feminism is. It’s actually about men and women being equal to each other and deserving the same opportunities; it’s also about women being able to make choices for themselves. Call the Feminism PR Department, we have a pop star to educate! In all seriousness, though, I do suspect feminism within the pop music industry can be hard to come by. At the very least, the messages are complicated — Beyoncé, anyone? Taylor has been pursuing her career since she was about 14 and she’s probably drank the industry Kool-Aid about how she has to be marketed — sweet, innocent, uber-feminine, wearing dresses — to appeal to tweens and teens (and the parents who buy their music for them). Still, she’s 22 now and has been exposed to a lot in these past few years. I do not expect that Taylor Swift would have the politics of Kathleen Hanna, India.Arie, Ani DiFranco or even Alanis Morrissette. But I do wish she could correctly identify what a feminist is — even if she does not want to identify as one. [The Daily Beast]

When “Breaking Bad” Met Taylor Swift

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Watch and laugh at this amazingly spot-on “Breaking Bad” parody of Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Getting Back Together.” Incidentally, if you are a bald dude and you’re not going as Heisenberg for Halloween, you are completely living your life wrong. [YouTube]

7 Reasons To Love Country Music (Or At Least Give It A Chance)

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I grew up in a small, rural town where muddy trucks would cruise up and down main street with rifles mounted in the back window and country music blasting from the speakers. I grew up hating country music. I thought it was stupid, cheesy, and ignorant. To me, country music was the soundtrack to a conservative, small-town mentality that felt incredibly stifling. I tuned it out in favor of pop, rap, oldies, indie rock, and metal (for years my musical taste could be easily summed up as “Everything except country!”) until one day in 2003, when the Dixie Chicks caused a firestorm by speaking out against President Bush on stage. This was progressive, ballsy, the complete antithesis to everything I thought I knew about country music. I realized if these kinds of women were singing country songs, maybe it was time for me to reconsider my hatred for the genre. I slowly–and secretly–starting getting into country. Pretty soon I was asking friends for country recommendations and discovering that I have a serious banjo fetish.

This year I drove two-hundred miles roundtrip to attend a country music festival and even took a trip to Nashville to get my live banjo fix. My high school self would be stunned. Here are seven things I’ve learned to love about country music since my conversion to a proud country fan… Keep reading »

This Week In Style: French Vogue’s Carine Roitfeld Goes To Harper’s Bazaar

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  • Despite having just launched her new magazine last month, Carine Roitfeld has signed on as Global Fashion Director for Harper’s Bazaar. The former Vogue Paris EIC will produce “limited series of fashion stories” for all 26 of the mag’s international editions. Ever more intriguing is Roitfeld’s loaded decision to jump ship to Hearst. We wonder what Anna has to say? [HuffPo]
  • Balenciaga is hosting an interview with Kristen Stewart on October 18 at 3 PM EST on the brand’s website. French Fashion editor Virginie Mouzat will moderate the interview, which will consist of 20 chosen questions. If your question is selected, not only will Kristen answer it live, but you’ll also receive a bottle of Florabotanica, the fragrance she represents. [Oyster]
  • Jennifer Aniston‘s long-famous hair finally scored her a spokesperson deal, and it isn’t just as a pretty face ― Jen has signed on to play a pretty legit-sounding part as shareholder and product creator to Living Proof, a Boston-based haircare brand created by MIT scientists. (Tried and true: their products are awesome.) [Fashionista] Keep reading »
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