Posts tagged "the inspiration board"

The Inspiration Board: Get Angelina’s Sexy Cleopatra Style

Did you hear—Angelina Jolie will play Cleopatra in an upcoming Hollywood blockbuster. Talk about type-casting, Angelina is the perfect fit for the part with her strong facial features and universal beauty. We predict Cleo-mania will ensue with the film’s release, and since it’s the season most closely resembling the Egyptian climate (um, summer, we think?),…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 14, 2010

The Inspiration Board: Kim Jong-Il

Somehow, the fashion interwebs are going gaga for improbable style icon Kim Jong-Il, as we explained yesterday. Frightening? Yes. Hilarious? Kind of. You have to wonder—think he was trying to look cool, or just fell into it? Those glasses seem pretty calculated, if you ask us. His style is certainly simple enough … it’s all…

By: Leonora Epstein / April 9, 2010

The Inspiration Board: Grace Kelly

You know you’ve nailed it when people are still copying your style and putting you on magazine covers decades after your death. So, in one more homage to the inimitable Grace Kelly, take the jump for ways to cop her legendary look.

By: Lily Q / March 31, 2010

The Inspiration Board: Vanessa Hudgens’ Sunny Day Wear

Good thing Vanessa Hudgens’ Kool-Aid smile didn’t blind us from peeping her perfect sunny day outfit. She managed to go boho, laid-back, and luxe with this cohesive look. We just had to come up with our own version. Find the buying info below — now that’s something to grin about.

1. Aqua Floppy Hat

By: Annika Harris / March 27, 2010

The Inspiration Board: “The Runaways”

We’re kinda freaking out about Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart’s crazy-good performances in the new movie “The Runaways.” We have a feeling the ’70s will be coming back in force soon … so without further adieu, “The Runaways” fashion inspiration board. Check out these products after the jump!

By: Leonora Epstein / March 16, 2010

The Inspiration Board: The Original Barbie Doll

No matter how you feel about Barbie’s measurements, her impact on the self-esteem of girls, or her conspicuous consumption, you can’t deny that she’s above all else, a true fashion icon. Barbie has flashed a covetable wardrobe of clothes and accessories–sexy items for every occasion, whether it be lounging by the pool or having brunch…

By: Annika Harris / March 3, 2010

The Inspiration Board: Audrey Hepburn In “Sabrina”

1. American Colors Roll Sleeve Plaid Shirt in Montana, $198, Singer 22
2. Cotton Cuffed Pleated Short, $69, Bebe
3. Sperry Top-Sider Authentic Original 2-Eye Metallic Boat Shoes, $98, J. Crew

“Sabrina” is all about the awkward duckling transforming into a sophisticated swan. But you don’t need to attend school in Paris to become…

By: Annika Harris / February 23, 2010

The Inspiration Board: The Catcher In The Rye

One of our favorite things about reading The Catcher in the Rye was falling into a world of old-school aesthetics that J.D. Salinger evoked through his descriptions and characters. Yet, we’re finding that Holden Caulfield’s distinctive tone and style is still showing up in our wardrobes today. Some fashionable suggestions after the jump.

By: Leonora Epstein / January 29, 2010

The Inspiration Board: “An Education”

“An Education” actress Carey Mulligan may have been robbed of a Golden Globe this weekend, but seeing her on the red carpet reminded us of just how award-worthy her style was in the movie. Though the film is no longer a new release, we’d be remiss if we didn’t own to up to being a…

By: Lily Q / January 19, 2010

The Inspiration Board: Blanche Devereaux

News of Rue McClanahan’s stroke — get well soon, Rue! — got me thinking about her “Golden Girls” character. Blanche Devereaux was by far my favorite roommate on the hit show because she had a sexy spunk that her golden years couldn’t temper. She knew how to saunter into a room, getting the full attentio…

By: Annika Harris / January 15, 2010

The Inspiration Board: Emily Valentine Of “Beverly Hills, 90210″

Everyone took notice as soon as Emily Valentine, played by Christine Elise, showed up in the ’90s’ hottest zip code. She had that short haircut that didn’t require color touch-ups and a too-cool-for-Beverly-Hills-B.S. attitude that was the perfect balance to Brandon Walsh’s goody-two-shoes act. So what if she slipped Brandon some u4ea/euphoria? He needed to…

By: Annika Harris / January 13, 2010

The Inspiration Board: Happy Birthday, Elvis!

Today would have been Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday if he had lived. Fans are celebrating the day with museum exhibits, concerts, movie marathons, and even the Cirque du Soleil tribute “Viva ELVIS.” But The Frisky hasn’t forgotten that Elvis is known as much for his style as he is for his music, so we’re going…

By: Annika Harris / January 8, 2010

Inspiration Board: The Guidettes Of “Jersey Shore”

I woke up this morning, looked in the mirror and couldn’t help but dispiritedly think: “If only I could throw a really dark fake tan, some rhinestones and a pouf on this situation. Maybe then I would be happy …” OK, not really. But I did come across yet another picture of Snooki and finally…

By: Lily Q / January 6, 2010

Inspiration Board: Off-Duty Models

Due, in most part, to the fact that it’s their job to be surrounded by all things fashionable, most models end up with a badass sense of style and innate ability to, well, look good always. While some do rock the boat a bit with their day-to-day looks– think Iekeliene Stange and Agyness Deyn– we…

By: Lily Q / January 2, 2010

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Jareth The Goblin King

I probably watched Jim Henson’s “Labyrinth”–starring a young Jennifer Connelly opposite the rawtha formidable one-and-only David Bowie, who played Jareth, the intimidating Goblin King–approximately 100 times when I was a kid and that’s no exaggeration. You better believe Bowie brought his signature sexy androgyny to the table and let’s just say it made a very…

By: Erin Flaherty / October 31, 2009

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Sherlock Holmes

Halloween is the perfect time for a little gender-bending. And Sherlock Holmes is one of the best fictional detectives making a resurgence this year with a new movie, so why not combine the two for your costume? All you need are a few classic menswear pieces that can be pilfered from your dad’s closet, thrifted,…

By: Annika Harris / October 30, 2009

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Blair Waldorf

Sure, Serena van der Woodsen is supposed to be the talk of the town, but we’re more interested in Blair Waldorf’s prep-school style. This costume has all the naughty school girl appeal with a touch of Upper East Side class. An added bonus? Each piece is really cute and completely re-wearable! Get the deets, after…

By: Lauren Panariello / October 29, 2009

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Lady Gaga

It’s no wonder Lady Gaga has reportedly gone bankrupt four times because quite a bit goes into her extravagant everyday looks. Homegirl loves her crazier-the-better accessories! After the jump we’ve got the deets for how to get the perfect Lady Gaga costume with things possibly in your closet already and items you could totally wear…

By: Annika Harris / October 28, 2009

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Kate Gosselin

Kate Gosselin is so hot right now; you may already have her fabu hairdo. Or you might have a raccoon that digs through your trash that inspired you to be her for Halloween. Whether you worship the cable TV mother of the year or just have a lot of spare kids to dress up i…

By: Simcha / October 27, 2009

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Carrie Prejean

Oh Carrie Prejean, we’ve had so much fun getting to know the former Miss California and her distaste for gay marriage in the last year. She’s become one of the most recognizable beauty queens that we’ve ever had the pleasure to see actin’ a fool on national TV! In fact, she makes the perfect Hallowee…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 26, 2009
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