About a year ago, we rounded up “10 fashion trends that need to die right now”--and arguably our biggest vendetta was against then-hugely popular neon (well, and fucking sneaker wedges). Since then, the look has definitely lost its ubiquity on the streets–now, we see the occasional Fluro and that’s about it.
…Maybe because it’s not everywhere anymore, tiring eyeballs wherever it goes, we’ve softened a bit on our stance. Here are 12 red carpet looks that make a surprisingly compelling argument for not banning the shades outright.
Also. Some of the looks here are more neon than others. This was hard. More
If this post is late, it is because I spent the last hour in front of the mirror trying to arch my eyebrows like Marion Cotillard in her new ads for Dior. More
We want that hair almost as much as we want that coat. More
Do you love spending money but hate smelling good? Lucky for you, plenty of expensive beauty products smell flat-out horrible! Here are five high-end products that will piss off your bank account and your nostrils simultaneously. More
ClevverStyle shows you how to recreate Natalie Portman’s makeup from one of her past Dior ads for yourself. Follow along in the latest “Beauty Beat” makeup tutorial to see how it’s done! More
Are mullet dresses still a popular thing? We figured they were long, long out of fashion–butMarion Cotillard is still wearing them so… maybe not? More
Today, in stunt casting: Diesel has an extremely provocative new campaign anchored by the slogan, I Am Not What I Appear To Be. In order to achieve the very sexy levels of provocation he was after, the brand’s equally-sexy-and-boundary-pushing new creative director Nichola Formichetti (above) cast “real people”/non-models and people from the internet (the realest people).
One of them happens to be wearing a niqab–but a denim one, for that extra rock’n roll grit. More
When will it stop being news that a designer like Dior put a (a, meaning one) black model in its lineup? And are these designers guilty of racism? More
If you’re into that type of thing. More
Oscar de la Renta supports Galliano, insists he is not retiring yet. More
Fashionista is reporting that for the first time in Raf Simons‘s tenure as Dior‘s Creative Director, Simons sent black models down the the runway. This is the first time in seven collections that Simons saw fit to cast black models. More
Dior Homme seemingly needed a smoldering face that never, ever moved. So they chose Robert Pattinson! More
Newly beloved Jennifer Lawrence has gradually grown on me. At first, I thought she was a bit annoying. Now, I think she has one of the more fun personalities of any actress presently in the spotlight. And that is why these Dior ads are somewhat of a bummer: her personhood does not shine through at all. She seems cold, blank and to be frank, kind of boring. More