Barbie has worn some fancy designer clothes in her day, but nobody’s ever made her look quite so much the total sexpot as Hervé Léger just did. More
Topic: Herve Leger
We have bitched and moaned about peplums for nearly as long as we’ve been doing red carpet coverage–they bother us for a number of reasons, namely that they tend to be awkward, bulky and unflattering on women in the actual corporeal world (as opposed to the fantastical creatures forged at fashion week and paraded down the runway) and because they look so pointless. Just a bunch of unnecessary fabric, engulfing the wearer, serving no visual purpose. No wonder Kim Kardashian loves them.
…But looks like we better start loving them too, because if the current NYFW runways are any indication, they’re not going away anytime soon. Here’s what to expect from the trend next Spring. More
Celebrities love fashion week. Not just because they get wined and dined, sit front row, skip all the lines and leave loaded down with freebies–but because they get press, for the simple act of wearing clothes. Their outfits don’t have to be inventive, interesting or even stylish–if they’re famous and anywhere within a stone’s throw of Linc Center or Milk, they’ll get photographed. For dayz.
And we’ll contribute to the problem! More
This is Tulisa Contostavlos. She’s this year’s Sexiest Something Something. She’s very famous in the UK. More
We love Diane Kruger. Maybe it’s because the Chanel runway is effectively her closet? Or that the former model is flawless looking? Regardless, Kruger allegedly doesn’t use a stylist and however she shows up–whether she’s working minimalism, intricate beading or retro silhouettes–she always looks memorable. Also, if this point hasn’t been made everywhere it should be: the woman’s makeup is always, always, always on point. Please enjoy the following gallery of amazing red carpet looks from Diane Kruger, today’s Friday Style Icon. More
Mrs. Mia Wallace. Played by Uma Thurman, Mia is the wife of fearsome gangster Marsellus Wallace and one of the most iconic characters in the pretty consistently iconic 1994 classic, Pulp Fiction. The failed former actress (Fox Force Five) who loves cheeseburgers, pricey milkshakes and thought experiments (everyone, she claims in a cut scene, can be reduced to a Beatles man or an Elvis man) in kitschy settings gets Vincent Vega in a lot of trouble when she accidentally overdoses in his care. She also loves Urge Overkill and air guitar. She can twist really well, too. Here’s our salute to the fashion minimalism of Mia Wallace. More
We have all ran into our exes spontaneously on the street, looking like hell, walking away kicking ourselves for not breaking out the six inch pumps to grab groceries. Here’s a gallery for what to wear if you’re actually planning … More
Nonverbal communication! With skirts! More
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By now you may have heard about the controversy surrounding a swimsuit depicting the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity, Lakshmi. Wherever you fall on whether or not this is offensive, we figured now might be a good time to roll out a shopping guide of bathing suits: printed one-pieces (like the now-infamous Lakshmi) without the whole blasphemy angle. More
You know the best thing about doing pilates? Saying you do pilates. I think I enjoy saying “oh, I just came from pilates” about ten times more than I’ve ever enjoyed the actual class. You know what? We could just cut out the middle man. Wear these outfits to trick people into thinking you’re a more health conscious person than you actually are More
This week editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff are arguing about “sunsuits,” uncommon, often extremely expensive bathing suits… that cannot get wet. More
Alexander Wang’s niece, Aila, is unbelievably cute. He hopes she’ll work for him someday. -Styleite
Bright ideas: adding a touch of sex to menswear. -Sugar Laws
Hervé Léger thinks models these days are too skinny, too sad. -Vogue UK
Fall’s feather trend is really putting us in a DIY mood. -Fashion Etc
The second woman (this month) to file suit against American Apparel’s Dov Charney was on the Today show. -The Cut
Some people like bandage dresses. Some other people are wrong. More