Wednesday, June 30, 2010
($995, Maison Martin Margiela, SSense.com)
Meanwhile, this BB Dakota black lace top...
It's actually from Topshop's Unique Spring 2010 collection, and while the maxi dress is batshit, I am kinda sad I missed the boat on this nesh shark wrap dress. Oh well. You snooze you lose.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Well, that's a lie. My all-time favorite lip gloss is MAC's "Squeeze It" from the 2008 Fafi collection (RIP!). But that was two years, probably 300 collections, and one sad-faced, scraped-dry tube ago. I haven't found a gloss I loved as much as MAC's "Squeeze It," but Beauty For Real's "Turned On" is a close second, if not a tie for first.
"Turned On" is my EXACT lip color -- a rosy mauve with hints of plum -- but better and with brilliant depth and dimension. PLUS it's got a subtle minty fresh tingle that cools and refreshes AND the applicator has a light inside, which complements the little mirror on the tube, so you can put it on (which I've been doing so often it's almost gone) in dim, date-night light situations. (Said mirror is also perfect for covert potential-crap-in-teeth checkings -- stuff in my teeth is my biggest social phobia.) It's perfect as a stand-alone gloss or, since it's basically an enhanced neutral, it's works perfectly over a matte lipstick. Oh, and there's zero tackiness, which means your mouth won't become a hair magnet. Because that's disgusting.
Beauty For Real was founded by Leslie Munsell, a makeup artist and former color cosmetics creator for Aveda. She's also, clearly, a genius.
I have had THREE hair cuts in the past month and FOUR blowouts (I have thick, curly hair that frizzes as though it were getting paid to do so) in the past 10 days (there's obviously a story there), and I've tried a handful of straightening products that just didn't deliver. Which is so not the case, however, with Oscar Blandi's Raffinata Straightening Balm. It's designed to minimize blowdrying time, but since, um, I've had my share of the blowdryer, I tried it out to see if it'd maintain and revive my blowout. Oscar Blandi and his unparalelled Straightening Balm instantly annihilated my frizz (and it's about 17,000 degrees in the shade here in New York right now), and smoothed out my layers without weighing them down or making them greasy, sticky, or too slick. My hair looked thick and wavy but polished. You only need a small dab of the cream-based product to achieve near-magical results. And it smells fresh and clean, like shea butter. Sold.
Forbes has released a new list of the most powerful celebrities in the world. Oprah Winfrey reigns as number one; and Lady Gaga has catapulted to the number four spot. Here's the top 10 actors, actresses, musicians, and personalities. These hotshots are huge in Hollywood. See the full list HERE.
1 - Oprah Winfrey: $315 M
2 - Beyonce Knowles: $87 M
3 - James Cameron: $210 M
4 - Lady Gaga: $62 M
5 - Tiger Woods: $105 M
6 - Britney Spears: $64 M
7 - U2: $130 M
8 - Sandra Bullock: $56 M
9 - Johnny Depp: $75 M
10 - Madonna: $58 M
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Now please go watch Robyn wear hers in her "Dancing On My Own" video.
He graduated from high school sitcoms to the Hollywood A-list and a role as a 3-D supervillain in Despicable Me, but the resolutely down-to-earth Jason Segel remains both freak and geek. He talks to Alex Pappademas about marriage, fame, and Muppets, in the July issue of GQ.
Jason Segel on if he’ll ever get married:
“For me it's much more about meeting the right person. I don't have that thing that women have—'I've gotta be married by the time I'm 33, gotta have a kid by the time I'm 35.’ Let's see where life takes me, you know? If I met the girl, I'd marry her tomorrow.”
...on being famous and having bus loads of tourists yell at him:
“I think it's hilarious. And I think our group, the Judd Apatow circle—our ‘thing’ is that we're normal dudes. All our movies are just us kind of sitting around smoking pot and just hanging out, and people tend to treat us like that, like [hey-brah dude voice] ‘Oh, shit, what's up? Can I buy you a shot?’ And we are those dudes. When we started out—when I got Freaks and Geeks, I was like 18, Seth was 16. Judd wasn't who Judd is now. And we would sit around and just wax poetic about how we'd take over Hollywood someday. And then it happened, that's the weird part of it—but I think in our minds, we're still those dudes, sitting around like, ‘We're gonna show 'em all!’”
I’ve attached a photo for your review. Read the full GQ article HERE.
Photo credit: Martin Schoeller/GQ
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Okay, it wasn't my idea, but I do get credit for scouting these amazing towels, featuring a Unabomber/ Michael Jackson Goes To The White House dude in Aviators and half-unbuttoned cut-off jeans shorts! The difference? Mine were like $3 at Conway. Sure, they turned into a matted bunch of cottony pills when I washed them, but still! It was $3 well spent!
M.I.A. gets loud in the July issue of GQ, opening up about Sri Lanka, her wedding style, and growing up without her father:
M.I.A. on what she wants to wear to her wedding:
“I’ve always wanted to get married in a white suit,” she says. “I used to work at a Kodak lab in England, cutting photos after they’d come out of the wash, and in one I saw this couple getting married on a beach in white suits, and their kid was there.”
...on growing up without her dad:
“England gave me a free education,” she says, “but my grades suffered because I didn’t have my dad to help me. I’ve paid the price. I’ve had the cause and effect, all that shit. I feel like I don’t have anything to do with my dad.”
...on her childhood in Sri Lanka:
“I lived on a street, a dead-end street. There were like seven or eight houses, and then you turn the corner and there was another seven, eight houses. But my whole family lived on the street. So it was amazing. I grew up with about a hundred of my cousins, playing hide-and-seek all over the village and the temples.”
See the full article here.
Photo credit: Miguel Reveriego/GQ
In realitate trendul matchy-matchy este sic si modern cu conditia sa nu se exagereze, asa cum face Paris Hilton, care, de exemplu, poarta pantofi albi cu geanta, bentita si curea alba.
Lauren Conrad are cateva piese care dau foarte bine purtate impreuna cum ar fi geanta Dr. Q Groovee de la Marc by Marc Jacobs cu o curea impletita si sandale Miu Miu sau aceeasi curea impletita cu sandale Christian Louboutin si geanta Miu Miu.
Vanessa Hudgens si-a asortat sandalele MM6 cu geanta cu franjuri de la Lucky brand, iar Kate Moss a ales o curea in acceasi nuanta de coniac cu geanta Kate Moss for Longchamp.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Monday, June 21, 2010
Production has commenced on location in Hawaii, the United Kingdom and Los Angeles on Walt Disney Pictures’ and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ sweeping comedy adventure Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, directed by Rob Marshall, the fourth entry in the blockbuster franchise which has already reaped $2.7 billion in worldwide box office from the previous three films, and the first to be filmed and presented in Disney Digital 3D. Johnny Depp returns to his iconic, Academy Award-nominated role of Captain Jack Sparrow, newly joined by Academy Award winner Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane and newcomers Astrid Berges-Frisbey and Sam Claflin. Also rejoining Johnny Depp and Captain Jack are Academy Award-winner and three-time nominee Geoffrey Rushand Kevin R. McNally. The film is slated to open May 20, 2011.
Friday, June 18, 2010
Dedicat femeilor care sunt in armonie cu ele insele si cu universul ,asa cum declara Kylie, are note de grepfrut roz, sampanie, ambra, gardenie, piersica si vanilie.
Sticluta de un roz pal, cu dop auriu, evoca sticla si cupa de sampanie.
Parfumul va fi disponibil din 1 iulie la 30 si 50 ml
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Sometimes when I feel like looking up awesome photos, I Google photos of Barbra Streisand from the 1960s and 1970s. She did every fashion fad BIG TIME, from demure princess evening gowns to flat-out Valley Of The Dolls shit. And don't even get me started on her '80s looks.
But THIS! This has to be the most wackadoo photo of Barbra Streisand EVAR:
So, apparently the backstory was High Society magazine, which was neither High nor Society, published a photo of Babs' boob. Babs sued and won. I would imagine Barbra Streisand has excellent legal assist.
Anyway, the High Society cover was ripped from a still of her in "What's Up Doc."
And CHECK OUT THAT OUTFIT. Amazing. I beseech you. Does loungewear get better than this? No.
(Via BeautyBloggingJunkie and Courtney John)
Boxing Kitten and Osborn's limited-edition "Cheeky" shoe (only 50 pairs were made, and each pair is numbered) is made from 100% recycled tires. The kitten is made of miracles.
And PS: Check out Boxing Kitten's Tam Tam batik sweetheart party dress, which I like to think was subconsciously inspired by and named after me:
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Kate Spade Saltwater Taffy Avery blouse, $119. So sweet it's killing me.
Kate Spade Jet Setter Print Darla dress, $142. It has film and binoculars on it!
Kate Spade Pass the Shades Avery dress, $177. SUNGLASSES!
Check out the rest of the stuff available at their online sample sale.