Buying jewelry is the worst. Sure it starts off all fun, but then, after an hour of pawing through flea market rings and being blinded by all the sparkles blending together, you find yourself wondering, “A ring depicting a giant orangutan? In topaz? Is that me?” No! It’s not you! Someone should have told you that. Fortunately, JewelMint is here to help you out. More
Fashion and Hollywood favorite Alexis Bittar–the man behind so many insane statement-making cuffs and cocktail rings–has unleashed his Resort 2012 lookbook upon the world and it is… crazy? Awesome? Relentlessly weird? The sprawling set of images features a mannequin (which is typical for the brand) in dozens of strange, kaleidescopic collages with recurring graphic themes like stripes and the great outdoors (lot of plants, animals, mountains and bodies of water), but you’ll have to see it for yourself. More
I’ve admired Man Repeller (a.k.a. Leandra Medine) for quite some time. Her blog contains a daring version of fashion that’s often inspired by menswear, and while it’s not generally a look I’m advanced enough to pull off, I like watching other people do it. Recently, Medine tried her hand at designing jewelry in collaboration with her friends at DANNIJO, and the resulting line, MR. DANNIJO (get it?) is pretty nifty. It contains some long-running MR obsessions (mustaches, bolo ties), as well as some fresh concepts from DANNIJO. Let’s take a look. More
It’s almost more like a breastplate, no? The spectacular chest-hugger is a creation of Armani PrivĂ©, which means you probably can’t have one. But I’m not sure anyone not named BeyoncĂ© Knowles could pull it off, anyway. She rocks it pretty hard in Complex’s Thierry le Goues-shot photospread; the accompanying feature is worth a read, too. I’ve included some salient quotes.
10 drugstore beauty buys that rival top shelf product. -Refinery29
Awesome beauty products from around the world. -Birchbox
Facebook versus Versace. -The High Low
Concerning American Apparel and that racial discrimination lawsuit. -Styleite
Jennifer Aniston and her love affair with mini dresses. -StyleList
10 stunning statement necklaces. -Betty Confidential
The 10 most iconic bikinis in history. -The Frisky
You know what’s scarier than a necklace made of human teeth? A necklace made of human teeth that have been dipped in gold and strung on a nice chain with a saw hanging perilously above them. More
Extremely important, probing questions asked ahead. More
Separate from the problems presented by wearing a white suit… More
…Or an insane floral-print booty/espadrille hybrid? You decide. -Buzznet
Guess who’s all grown up and wearing sequins on the red carpet? -Betty Confidential
Gorgeous statement necklace round-up. -Refinery29
What to wear to an outdoor music festival. -Fashion Indie
…Kate Bosworth, apparently, chose Isabel Marant. -Pop Sugar
Will you adopt this season’s warm weather crop top? -Fashionologie
Dovima With Peals, Richard Avedon.
I really like this picture, but it also makes me a bit sad. Dovima is my favorite model – mostly because she loved comic books, science fiction and was generally kind of a nerdy oddball. She was one of those people who seemingly had a glorious youth only to have an obscure end (she ended up working as a restaurant hostess). Of course, she might have been quite happy doing that. But still. Surely it must have been a bit difficult to go from capering in a ballgown among the elephants to telling people it was going to be a twenty minute wait. In this picture you can see the moles and crows feet and it’s clear that she’s no longer at the height of her beauty – but the expression on her face is still so priceless that you can see why Avedon would always consider her the greatest aristocratic beauty of her day.
Here are a few pie related items to help you insure that 3/14/11 is the most stylish pi day in the entire history of pi days. More
The ritual adornments photographed byÂ Iwajla Klinke are going to go over so well at Disneyland.
The absurdly gorgeousÂ Mad Men bombshell Christina Hendricks is the face of Vivienne Westwood’s new jewelry collection, Get a Life Palladium Jewellery. Dame Viv says she chose Christina because she’s the “embodiment of beauty.” See more evidence of that after the jump. More
Bridesmaids are one of the foundations of a wedding: they keep things running smoothly, help the bride look her best, and shell out a bunch of cash for a dress they can never wear again. So a little gift is really the least you can do. More