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25 Weird Things Celebrities Have Done With Coconut Oil

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 14:13

It's hard to tell where it all began. Was it with Miranda Kerr? Oprah? Goop? (It was probably Goop.) But in the past few years, coconut oil has seemingly weaseled its way into so many celebrities' beauty routines. Shailene Woodley and Gwyneth Paltrow use it to gargle and spit for ... More »

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Lottie Moss Landed a Valentino Campaign

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:51

Lottie Moss remains the face of Calvin Klein Jeans, but that's not the only modeling job she has on deck. InStyle U.K. just released images from the 16-year-old's campaign for Valentino's RED line. The comic-book-themed shoot was photographed by Tim Walker, who previously shot Kate for Vogue. Yet another way ... More »

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How to Make Your Eyes Shimmer for Halloween

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:48

Sure, this Halloween you could be a mermaid or some type of sexy insect. Or you could do something a little chicer — like trying a subtle eye shadow inspired by the runway to enhance your look. In advance of Halloween, Chanel makeup artist Fulvia Farolfi showed us how to create a beautiful, ... More »

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Ask Polly: Would He Love Me If I Were Prettier, Skinnier, and Sweeter?

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:24

Dear Polly, Around a year ago, I met an emotionally crippled 32-year-old whom I fell in love with. At first he was affectionate when we were together, sending me sweet texts after we saw each other. But he quickly made it clear he was bad for me. He flat-out told ... More »

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North Korean Couples Propose With Mobile Phones

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:04

Couples in North Korea are giving whole new meaning to “give me a ring.” Instead of the standard rock of many karats, couples in North Korea are proposing with expensive mobile phones.    Proposing with a blinged-out engagement ring has never been standard practice in North Korea. And since mobile ... More »

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A Love Letter to the White Turtleneck

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:40

When you think of a white turtleneck, you might picture a man with a thick handlebar mustache, his turtleneck layered with gold chains. Or your mom, at Christmastime, who wears one under a reindeer sweater. Or Princess Leia, or the Jetsons, or Sharon Stone uncrossing her legs in Basic Instinct. A ... More »

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Is Amal Clooney Britain’s Most Stylish Woman?

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:39

Between the Oscar de la Renta wedding gown and the post-nuptial Vogue spread, Amal Clooney is making a sizable imprint on the fashion world. Now the British Fashion Council has nominated her, alongside some of her stylish countrywomen, for the British Style Award. The BFC is awarding the prize to, ... More »

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My Week With a Flip Phone

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:37

“Oh, is that an iPhone 6?” someone asks. Two-thirds of the dinner party turns to look at the girl who’s just taken her phone out to check a message. “Can I hold it?” someone else asks. “Does it really bend when you sit?” “Man, that’s huge.” “How’s the camera? I ... More »

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Logan Lynn: Make It Work: An Interview With Project Runway Season 13 Finalist (and Fan Favorite) Emily Payne

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:45
With the Project Runway Season 13 reunion show airing this week, I thought now would be a perfect time to catch up with my darling friend (and Season 13 finalist), Emily Payne, about her time as a contestant on the show this year and what life is like now that it's over.

Read more: Project Runway, Emily Payne, Tim Gunn, Devon Rose, Fashion, Reality TV, Television, Style, Leathertongue, Style News

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Katie Holmes Dares Dark Forces

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:53

As the shadow of the annual night of witches looms, when humans cower and offer sacrifices to tormentors (fun-size Snickers, in a plastic bucket, presented to a 6-year-old dressed as a pony), only one brave soul has emerged. She has declared imperviousness to fright. She dares Halloween to bring its ... More »

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Kate Moss Partied Hard in a Pink Feather Boa

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:44

Last night in London, Kate Moss arrived at Annabel’s to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the members' club — wearing a festive pink polka-dot pantsuit and matching feather boa. The voluminous ensemble featured a pair of high-waisted, wide-legged silk trousers, which Kate paired with a simple black turtleneck. As the ... More »

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André Leon Talley Will No Longer Shill for Zappos

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:40

Zappos Couture has decided not to renew André Leon Talley's contract, WWD reports today. The former Vogue editor had signed on with the Las Vegas–based e-tailer late last year as artistic director of the site. While features like his blog post calling his beloved Kardashian-West family the "new FF: First ... More »

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See Todd Hido’s Haunting Hotel Room Nudes

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:00

Todd Hido — the San Francisco–based photographer best known for his melancholy shots of suburban houses — first got into photography through BMX racing as a teenager. He was the state champion in Ohio and started taking pictures of his friends jumping ramps. “It was kind of like how when ... More »

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Delicate Stacking Rings That Add Sparkle

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 07:45

With varying shapes and a pavé setting, these thin Gorjana bands add a little sparkle to any outfit, yet are simple enough to wear every day. Wear them alone, or, for a bolder look, mix them in with other rings to upgrade your stack. Gorjana Jewelry Mila Shimmer Ring Set, $98 ... More »

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Michelle Baker: The Tote Project: Fashion for Freedom

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 06:38
October is fair trade month. For the past five days, I've been sitting with images from a video, Hold On To Hope -- an ad for The Tote Project, a fair trade business started by two friends that serves to empower victims of sex and human trafficking.

Read more: The Tote Project, Fair Trade, Sex Trafficking, Human Trafficking, Fashion, Bags, Fair Trade Business, Business, Impact News

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June Haynes: Retail Chatter #8

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 06:20
Is everyone spending the $895 price tag for sneakers with the Chanel label, or $975 for the Givenchy sweat pants to hit the gym, or simply has this new casual become the lifestyle of the fashionistas?

Read more: Adidas, Nike, Givenchy, Chanel, Dolce&Gabbana, Stella McCartney, Luxury, Retail, Sneakers, T-Shirt, Lulu Lemon, Trend, Lifestyle, Mens, Fashion, Activewear, Europe, Flight, Global, Soul-Cycle, Yoga, Barry Bootcamp, Bloomingdales, Collection, Style, Tom Ford, Lanvin, Saint Laurent, Design, Fashionista, Lufthansa, USA, Wedding Dresses, Jhlr, Style News

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Jian Ghomeshi Isn’t the First Alleged Abuser to Cite the Right to BDSM Sexuality

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 20:50

Beloved Canadian public-radio host Jian Ghomeshi was fired this week amid allegations of sexual abuse that he claims were in fact consensual, if kinky, foreplay. Defending himself on Facebook, Ghomeshi wrote that the three anonymous women who told the Toronto Star he had hit, bitten, and choked them without warning ... More »

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Sororities Are Teaching Members That Life Is an Expensive Endeavor With Hidden Costs

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 16:27

Sororities: They're not a free lunch, they're not a free ride. They are fancy-free, in that they are fancy, hold the free. They are free-balling, also if you hold the free, and the ball refers to formal dances not testes.Anyway, the New York Times reports that joining a sorority is an expensive prospect. ... More »

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Let's All Thank Rent the Runway's Dry Cleaners

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:30

Just think about where a Rent the Runway dress travels after it leaves the warehouse. Maybe to a party, maybe to a wedding, perhaps to a black-tie event, maybe to a girls' weekend in Vegas. No matter where that affordable yet appropriate yet formal garment journeys to, one thing is ... More »

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