The women on the list of influential fashion icons we hear about over and over again are on that list for a reason. More
I didn’t realize that a trend could start over something that really can’t be planned for, like the height of your eyebrows, but apparently that is exactly what’s happening out there in the world. More
If there are a few major lessons we’ve learned in our time at TheGloss, it’s that people 1) hate hipsters 2) no one can agree on what a hipster is and 3) despite the hate, they fucking love hipster versions of regular things. It’s a study in contradictions, really. Illustrator Fabian Ciraolo trades in the public’s weird, amorphous hatred of the great white pejorative by imagining historical figures (Marilyn Monroe, Che, Dali) and pop culture icons (Captain Planet, Dorothy, Edward Scissorhands) in band shirts and suspenders and tattoos. More
In 1957, Richard Avedon portrayed Marilyn Monroe as various different celebrities. Here, she’s dressed as Marlene Dietrich as she appeared in The Blue Angel.
Leighton Meester showed up to the Gotham Awards in a Thom Browne suit and honestly, she killed it. She looked sexy and effortless and cool. She softened the menswear-inspired outfit with feminine make-up, flowy hair and Faragamo heels, which might be why it worked like gang busters. I tend to think women in suits look great. Of course, there are the occasional failures (lots of those ahead) but when it works, does it ever work. More
Opulent 70′s glamour was the reason for the season at Fashion Week’s pièce de résistance, Marc Jacobs. And beneath the flowing wide-leg trousers, bright knits and peasant blouses, the beauty team presented an appropriately glitzy disco bunny: all huge, teased … More
It’s the friends you can call up at 4:00 a.m. who matter. Marlene Dietrich Is there anyone on your list of friends that wouldn’t mind you calling them at 4:00 a.m?? Damn, I need to find some new friends. The … More
“Glamour” is assurance. It is a kind of knowing that you are all right in every way, mentally and physically and in appearance, and that, whatever the occasion or the situation, you are equal to it. Marlene Dietrick I think … More