Topic: carla bruni

20 Models Turned Singers–From The Very Bad To The Surprisingly Okay

20 Models Turned Singers--From The Very Bad To The Surprisingly Okay

Earlier this week, we learned that Gisele Bundchen had recorded a very-not-great cover of a perfect song, “All Day & All of the Night” by The Kinks–we then promptly learned it was a charity single, each download of which benefitted UNICEF and we felt really bad about hating it (just not enough to stop). And two weeks before that? Ubiquitous Brit Cara Delevingne revealed that she can sing, in addition to model and make funny faces.

However, listening to Bundchen’s cover got us thinking: while there have been several high profile attempts by models to become singers (and actresses), how many would we characterize as successful? The answer: not a lot. More »

Carla Bruni Likes To Don A Disguise And Go Among Her People

Carla Bruni Likes To Don A Disguise And Go Among Her People

In an effort to show everyone what unassuming, modest, salt-of-the-earth type people she and her husband French President Nicolas Sarkozy are, Carla Bruni has revealed that she sometimes likes to wear a wig and ride the Paris metro incognito, thereby living out the plot of Coming To America, First Daughter, Chasing Liberty, Gossip Girl, and a whole bunch of other movies and TV shows about modern royalty. You know, like a regular person would! More »

Ready-To-Click: Thanks, Ma!

Ready-To-Click: Thanks, Ma!

Valuable beauty advice from moms. -Refinery29

Obama hopes Sarkozy’s daughter gets Carla Bruni’s looks. -Styleite

The style evolution of Anna Wintour. -StyleList

Milla, Ashton, Heidi: the best model hyphenates. -College Candy

6 pairs of statement socks. -Betty Confidential

5 fashion houses you’ll never see collaborate with H&M. -The High Low

More details and video of that H&M Dragon Tattoo collection. -The Budget Babe

The lowly pigtail gets a modern makeover. -Birchbox

The top 10 free fashion-centric iPhone apps. -The High Low

Party Favors: At Last, The Enigmatic ‘Trick Of A Tiny Belly’ Revealed

Party Favors: At Last, The Enigmatic 'Trick Of A Tiny Belly' Revealed

Clicking those #1 trick to a tiny belly ads. -The Hairpin

Guarding your relationship against the recession. -YourTango

Using skateboards to paint an empty swimming pool. -ShelterPop

Versace deleted Facebook posts in protest of the label’s use of sandblasting. -The High Low

Surprising things you find in genes: infidelity. -MyDaily

All hail Angelica Huston and her amazing style. -The Frisky

Carla Bruni is most definitely pregnant. -Styleite

The ladies of Vena Cava invite you inside their studio. -Refinery29

Anna Hathaway got in on the sheer maxi skirt trend. -StyleList

Peach makeup looks good all over your face for summer. -Birchbox

Sink or swim: Diane Kruger‘s neon belted gown. -College Candy

Gallery: Female Politicians In Fashion Forward Looks

Gallery: Female Politicians In Fashion Forward Looks

In a new book entitled Power Dressing: First Ladies, Women Politicians & Fashion, author Robb Young investigates the relationship between female politicians and fashion (which you probably deduced). Anyway, he asked a bunch of fashion types (like Simon Doonan and Nicola Formichetti) to style women in some unexpected looks (like Hillary Clinton in Rick Owens!) and got the looks illustrated. Check out some of our favorites from the set in the gallery. More »