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
I know we all have our own weird celebrity crushes, but… people still lust after Tom Cruise? Still? More
Ah, the Daily Mail, terrorizing women as a rule, concern trolling them with impressive passive aggression as an exception. Yesterday, the paper learned that a new study discovered women begin worrying about aging in their late 20s–women, of course, as opposed to people–and took this as an excuse to post a bunch of photos of celebrities with leading captions about saggy breasts and the like. As for the study’s scientific merit, we’ll get to that. More
Emily Blunt and her stylist have the best sense of humor to ever hit the red carpet. More
“I gave Michelle a hug and she had skin like silk.” – Emily Blunt, on what it’s like to embrace the first lady. More
Emily Blunt has no idea why Yves Saint Laurent hired her as the latest face of Opium. More
The 34th annual Kennedy Center Honors took place in DC last night, celebrating the nation’s best performers in music, film and theater. The President and First Lady attended the ceremony, along with Sarah Jessica Parker, Emily Blunt and more to celebrate Meryl Streep (obvi), singers Barbara Cook and Neil Diamond, cellist Yo-Yo Ma and jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins. Here’s the red carpet. More
She’s not a model and she’s not particularly known for her fashion sense? More
Vanity Fair’s August cover features former lovely redhead Emma Stone revealing her (reportedly) natural blondeness in a retro bathing suit-clad pin-up pose. You know who else posed as a pin-up once? Fucking everybody. Here’s, like, 1000 of them. More
Rational Jen has been embracing fashion week as thought it were an elegant baby peacock. And she has been learning! Learning so much! Rational Jennifer loves the learning. Meanwhile, Asshole Jennifer is hopped up on Popchips and is spewing skinny Pepsi as she tries to sing “I Got Friends In Low Places” over the runway music.
The Academy Awards–otherwise known as The Superbowl for Women–is around the corner, which means much speculation about what all the lady attendees will wear (but no speculation about bro-xedos because man fashion on the red carpet is the only thing more boring and safe than lady red carpet fashion). So here’s a gallery of the women nominated (or women in films that are otherwise nominated, eg Tilda Swinton) and our guess for their Oscar night looks. More
Carine Roitfeld’s supremely stylish progeny Julia Restoin-Roitfeld dons the hotly-anticipated Tom Ford Spring collection (including the amazing blue dress that Emily Blunt and Lara Stone wore!) in the latest issue of V Magazine and chats with Tom about why he returned, inspiration, and his New Years resolution. See another shot and read the interview after the jump. More
Here’s Lara Stone in nothing but sumptuous Tom Ford evening gowns from his ridiculously anticipated womenswear collection. Above, she dons the blue dress Emily Blunt wore in British Harper’s Bazaar. See another shot after the jump. More
Emily Blunt wore an astounding new dress by Tom Ford in the January issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK and all Tom Ford news is good news. Though the cover does not sufficiently showcase the gown, you can get a good long look at the stunning blue creation after the jump. More