Topic: elizabeth and james

Let’s Reminisce About The Olsen Twins’ Millennium Perfumes In Light Of Fancy New Fragrances

Let's Reminisce About The Olsen Twins' Millennium Perfumes In Light Of Fancy New Fragrances

Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen have arguably had one of the more successful transitions from being child novelty items to becoming well-respected fashion power players with two highly coveted and acclaimed brands, Elizabeth and James and The Row. Now they’ve announced that Elizabeth and James is expanding to include two fragrances, called Nirvana White and Nirvana Black. While the fragrances look impressive and are described in words I had to look up, we wanted to reminisce about the Olsens’ first foray into fragrances way back in 2003. More »

July 4th Friday Style Icon: Charlie Blackwood From Top Gun

July 4th Friday Style Icon: Charlie Blackwood From Top Gun

We were really struggling to come up with a great 4th of July-inspired Friday Style Icon: there were obvious options (various first ladies, Wonder Woman), there were ridiculous options (Jessica Simpson in Major Movie Star), and then the solution occurred to me during my afternoon viewing of the Top Gun volleyball scene (I watch it thrice daily): Charlotte “Charlie” Blackwood. The tough astrophysicist is inexplicably immune to rowdy acapella versions of Righteous Brothers songs but ultimately has a weakness for short, recalcitrant pilots (who are dangerous). Anyway, happy 4th of July and here’s our salute to Charlie, with all her back-seam stockings and retro pencil skirts. More »

Link Love: The Day We Bought Michael Jackson Costumes at Urban Outfitters

Link Love: The Day We Bought Michael Jackson Costumes at Urban Outfitters

This headline FTW: “Hell is a Teenage Girl in Valentino.” -Fashion Indie

The Jackson 5 have released a collection “inspired” by MJ. Say what you like about grave robbing and bottom feeding, but momma wants that Thriller jacket. -J5 Collection via WWD

A gallery of all the weird, off-putting ingredients commonly found in beauty products. But NBD if you like bladder matter and baby foreskin. -BellaSugar

So, so in support of Jane Goodall as a style icon. -The Frisky

You know who’s better at scrapbooking than your Aunt Florence? Cecil Beaton. -Style Bubble

Make your own Burberry trench, Robert Pattinson’s artistic integrity, J. Crew gets Frosted and More »