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Lauren Daley: Recalling Bacall: My Interview

Huffington Post (Fashion) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:48
She was born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx in 1924 to two Jewish immigrants. She was immortalized as "Lauren Bacall" for her smoky voice, come-hither looks, flirtatious wit.

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Cary Fukunaga to Be Honored at Dior-Sponsored Princess Grace Gala

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:01

Dior's relationship with the Princess Grace Foundation continues: The house is sponsoring the entity's annual awards, to be held in Los Angeles on October 8. The night will salute standouts from the world of theater, film, and dance, including special honoree Cary Fukunaga and Inside Llewyn Davis star Oscar Isaac. ... More »

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Your ’90s Crush Object Has Started a Straight-Up Cult

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:53

Andrew Keegan, he of dreamy eyelashes and a dark ocean of beautiful hair, has founded his own religion. Keegan, who earned a lifetime membership into the babely-crush hall of fame after 1999’s 10 Things I Hate About You, promises it’s not a cult, but everyone can make up their own ... More »

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Dating Naked: ‘Are Your Balls Okay?’

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:51

Maybe the contestants on this show are totally over being naked. Maybe they long for clothes or are sick of sand in weird places and inconvenient tan lines. Who knows! But last night’s crew really drank the Kool-Aid re: the naked revolution.  Dating Naked is a show that takes its ... More »

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These Nikes Are Nuts, in a Good Way

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:05

I always want to groan whenever a fashion editorial calls a fashion item "a conversation starter." Mainly because I want to think women have other things to talk about besides their earrings. So instead let's call these Nike Blazer Mids "icebreakers" — not because they look like some advanced form of ... More »

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Do Grown Women Really Want to Dress Like Barbie?

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:25

Here's some cool news for regular adult people: Vogue U.K. reports that Mattel is introducing a Barbie clothing collection, in collaboration with Lord & Taylor, Forever 21, and Wildfox. The collection, available September 6, will be inspired by the doll's actual wardrobe in different eras, with Lord & Taylor interpreting ... More »

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Taylor Swift Half Admits She’s a Photo-Op Overachiever

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 09:19

When Taylor Swift leaves the gym, she appears to emerge from a 1950s-melodrama portal. How does she do it? Seth Meyers wants to know, for his own benefit. Oh, she just brings some nice clothes and a hairbrush, and voilà! That's all you need to have the silken composure akin to a ... More »

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Cathy Horyn and Oscar de la Renta’s Fast-Food-Themed Feud Was Just for Show

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 08:35

Two years ago, Cathy Horyn and Oscar de la Renta got into a delicious dustup. Horyn used the term "hot dog" in her review of the designer's show, but she meant it in the "'40s movie exclamation" way, and was not referring to an actual ballpark refreshment. De la Renta, ... More »

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Of Course Cara Delevingne Wore a Pizza Suit

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 08:12

Yesterday, demonstrated pizza-enthusiast Cara Delevingne escalated her allegiance to the food. She was spotted out and about in London wearing a full-body pepperoni suit identical to the one Katy Perry donned in Philadelphia last week (where do they get these things?). So great was Delevingne’s commitment to the cheesy look that she was willing ... More »

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Man Trying to Hack OKCupid Creates Fantastic Comedy Bot

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 08:05

It’s the backward comfort of unsuccessful dating: One goes seeking love or booty, or what have you, and emerges only with a hilarious story about a weirdo who was weird in ways never before imagined. Similarly, a discouraged, romantic fellow named Schuyler Hunt created a bot to entice women on OKCupid and ... More »

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14 Ways to Wear a Summer Straw Hat

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 07:45

Straw hats dominated street style earlier this summer at couture and menswear shows, and now bloggers around the world have caught up with the trend. This week we saw a wide range of refreshing alternatives to the fedora fad, from floppy styles to round boaters. Elena's beach-side look came together ... More »

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Smudgeproof Mascara That’s Practically Bionic

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 07:30

I wouldn't classify my skin as oily, but my eyelids pretty much need a skin-care regimen of their own. Products that declare themselves to be "practically" smudgeproof are smudgy. Waterproof formulas survive the pool but give me panda eyes by day's end. But Eyeko's new Waterproof Sports Mascara appears to be ... More »

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YSL Muse Marina Schiano’s Scrapbook of Fame

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 07:00

“I used to take a camera everywhere, like Andy,” says Marina Schiano on the phone from her home in Brazil, where she moved from New York a decade ago. Schiano, a former model, knew Warhol through her longtime boss, Yves Saint Laurent, for whom she worked right through the rococo ... More »

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Zero-Calorie Soda Mogul Asks You to Manage Expectations

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:55

The CEO of zero-calorie soda company Zevia is not going to lie to you about trade-offs. Zevia — the only soda brand in the top 20 in the U.S. market not owned by either Coca-Cola, Pepsi, or the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group — might be a little bitter, but the ... More »

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Jared Leto Looks Like Your Average Bushwick Bartender

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:50

"You must get this all the time, but you look just like a hotter version of Jared Leto. Did I see you at Burning Man last year?" ... More »

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11 Cool, Glittery Shoes That Will Dress Up Just About Anything

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 15:53

Glitter makes us think of two things: Mariah Carey (we're referring to both the movie and her attire) and partying. We've already tackled how to wear glitter makeup without looking cheesy — and now, we've found 11 different parties for your feet, from Saint Laurent pink-glitter ballet flats to Pollini navy schoolgirl ... More »

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How to Get Tavi’s Beauty Look From New York’s Fall Fashion Cover

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 15:34

Tavi Gevinson stares wide-eyed into the camera on the newsstand cover of New York's Fall Fashion issue, her green eyes enhanced by imperfect blue eye shadow, her lips just a little bit pouty. The Cut spoke with Regina  Harris, the makeup artist behind the look, about which products she chose and how ... More »

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Net-a-Porter Was Almost Named Something Terrible

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:40

According to founder Natalie Massenet, Net-a-Porter almost went by a far less catchy name: "What's New, Pussycat?" (Guess she's a Peter Sellers fan.) When she started the site in 1999, she recalls in an interview with 032c, "My lawyer said I couldn’t call it 'What’s New, Pussycat?' for legal reasons, ... More »

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7 Etiquette Tips for Your Next Egg-Freezing Party

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:30

In their coverage of the “first ever egg freezing party,” the Post hips us all to an important emerging party theme. What happens at an egg-freezing party? you may wonder. Well, last night, 70 thirtysomething “career gals” gathered at the very fashionable NoMad to network and sip Champagne “while learning how ... More »

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Yoga for Swoll Hunks

New York Magazine (The Cut) - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:20

Yoga: not just for the lithe and dancerly. Yoga: also for hulking, flexing, wrestling bros. Alex French for the New York Times reports about the dawn of “the rise of beefcake yoga.” It is a tale filled with fantastic characters like two former WWE stars, Jake “The Snake” Roberts and Diamond Dallas ... More »

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