Topic: turbans

The 10 Best Accessories for Natural Hair

The 10 Best Accessories for Natural Hair

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I’ve talked a lot about my natural hair, the good and the bad things about it. But when it comes to styling it beyond its natural fro shape, I don’t really have the patience or the skill to do intricate twists or knots. Seriously, I’m the laziest natural hair girl on the planet. My attempts at braiding are a straight up joke. So what do I do when I want to add new life to my fro without a ton of maintenance? I rely on hair accessories to do the work for me. More »

Ready-to-Click: Franca Sozzani Blogs About Her Disdain For Fashion Bloggers

Ready-to-Click: Franca Sozzani Blogs About Her Disdain For Fashion Bloggers

Before you point out the irony of that, she’s talking about personal style bloggers. I think. -Refinery 29

Now Cathy Horyn is weighing in on the furor over Michelle Obama’s McQueen. -New York Times

Rose McGowan wore vivid green Juan Carlos Obando on the red carpet. -Elle.com

While Julianna Margulies wore an Yves Saint Laurent column. -Racked

Annie Lennox’s model daughter breaks out, Hilary Rhoda mixes things up, flats return and More »

Gallery: Who Can Pull Off A Turban (And Who Can’t)

Gallery: Who Can Pull Off A Turban (And Who Can't)

Turbans are back. According to the Examiner, which recommends pairing a turban with some sweatpants (I imagine before you go on a brisk jog where you’ll formulate other bad ideas):

“it dates back to vintage glamour from the 1920′s, and we love a great vintage accessory come back! The 1920′s was such a classic era for fashion, therefore the turban is a great way to pay homage to the decade.”

Oddly, I notice no on is enthusiastic about the opium pipe I’ve been toting around, or my tortoiseshell diaphragm. I do not know why. I guess most of the people I encounter don’t like vintage glamor, or realize that you need a “turtle friend” in a world full of Julian Assange types.

Anyhow, let’s rate how well turbans work on different people: More »

Link Love: The Day Kim Kardashian Wore a Different-Colored Wig

Link Love: The Day Kim Kardashian Wore a Different-Colored Wig

Kim Kardashian is blonde in a photoshoot for the latest thing she is trying to sell. -Racked

Jessica Alba was actually photographed above the shoulders for her Elle cover shoot. This marks the first time I have not seen Jessica Alba’s figure in a picture of Jessica Alba. -Elle.com

Respective authors of dueling Isabella Blow tomes duke it out on the internet. -Fashionista

Alicia Silverstone reveals her beauty secrets, but I didn’t read them because I’m pretty sure they involve not eating animal products. -Harper’s Bazaar

Jason Wu’s Taipai guide, Lagerfeld for Hogan, leather skirts and More »