Earlier today on Refinery29, I read about how baby bangs are making a comeback, and felt conflicted. This tough-to-pull-off fashion statement has been around in various forms for quite some time, popping up most recently in fashion’s current favorite era, the early 90s. Things being as they are, they’re coming back around now, creeping beyond the heads of cool art school girls who work at custom sneaker shops in Mexico City and onto the heads of celebrities and the masses. They can look pretty great on the right person, but otherwise, they’re abjectly terrible. Take a look at some photos of them and you’ll see what I mean. More
Topic: Audrey Hepburn
You won’t believe this previously unseen “before” shot of Audrey Hepburn in one of the most famous press stills from Breakfast At Tiffany’s: in which one draconian art director with a grease pencil deemed Hepburn’s legendary beauty not quite legendary enough. Yes, even women renowned the world for their unforgettable faces over have fine lines, stray hairs, even–gasp!–pores. More
Cecil Beaton was a renowned photographer in the mid-1900′s, photographing celebrities and New York society and making a name for himself between the 1920′s and 1960′s. More
I want to begin this by saying I loved her in An Education. More
It was taken by Steven Meisel…
10 fashion photographers and a small army of models come together for the maiden issue of Virgine to recreate iconic looks throughout pop culture, like Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” outfit, Patty Smith’s Horses cover and the Fab Four. Above would be our beloved Tiiu Kuik as Audrey. See all the looks in the gallery. More
This week for a special Hunger Games-themed Editors Debate, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff argue Audrey Hepburn versus Marilyn Monroe, through the lens of body type and monkeys. More
When people first see you, hanging out on the lawn, wearing a bikini, you don’t want them saying “oh, hi, [your name]. Aren’t you cold? It’s still surprisingly chilly out.” You want them saying “Oh my God, it is Lolita!” See, with the right sunglasses you can trick them into thinking you’re some sort of 13 year old nymphet, even though you are… not. Or anyone you want to be! More
We got so caught up with it being “May the 4th Be With You” Day yesterday that we completely forgot it was Audrey Hepburn’s birthday. Sorry, Audrey! Here’s a nice picture of you by Mark Shaw on the set of Sabrina, from 1954.
Oh, sure you do. More
The ratio, any single woman in New York will tell you, is off. There are just too many women vying for too few men. The competition is stiff. But where did all of these beautiful, driven single women come from? And why are they taking over New York?
Blame Hollywood. More
These dresses were chosen on a very scientific basis, namely, I think they’re all really pretty. Vote for your favorite (or tell me I make bad choices). .
I feel like the first response is obviously to say “I’m going to go looking hot.” More