(Courtesy T, The New York Times Style Magazine)In this weekend's T, The New York Times Style Magazine, model Karlie Kloss and photographer Ryan McGinley venture to the Masaya Volcano National Park outside of Santiago in Nicaragua—for a photoshoot to illustrate a Nicaragua travel story. That's, like, the whole reason to get into fashion, isn't it—to travel the world and do creative things of splendorous beauty—right?Our favorite part of the story is its lede:
It’s about 4 o’clock on a...Read Full Story
(Photo courtesy of Calypso St. Barth)It's no secret that wearing bright colors can lift your mood and black makes you feel instantly slimmer—hellooo, winter wardrobe!—but did you know the hues you choose can actually have an impact on your goals and dreams? Well, according to Astrology Zone's Susan Miller—the super-bubbly, ultra-personable, celeb-fave astrologer who dominates the horoscope pages and columns of your favorite magazines, like ELLE, around the world—it's true!To help you achieve...Read Full Story
You don't have to sift through thrift stores anymore to get your hands on some vintage Ralph Lauren. Last night, the label launched its first online vintage shop, RLVintage.com, full of the kind of Americana-inspired pieces RL addicts spend hours stalking on eBay.
Right now the looks are definitely Western, but the site's team promises to switch out the merch's theme every season. So, this being Ralph Lauren, you can probably expect to see some equestrian and jazz age lawn...Read Full Story
(Courtesy Avon) Fergie's new fragrance "Viva," coming November 26th
Fans of Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas—now you can smell just like the sassy songstress! Fergie has collaborated with Avon to launch her third fragrance, Viva, which will make a special preview appearance online at Avon.com on Cyber Monday November 26th before debuting worldwide in February 2013."My fans are so amazing and loyal, I wanted to do something special for them," Fergie said. "I'm so excted to give them the...Read Full Story
The reason I have a bazillion Lumene beauty products on my desk? Yes, I'm totally obsessed with the Finnish skincare brand—(things you may or may not know about me: I'm a Finland-aholic and have spent many a balmy summer evening in the Land of the Midnight Sun).Also, today at 12:30 p.m. ET, I'll be hosting a live Facebook chat—all about beauty, skincare, and answering any and all of your questions!—on Lumene's Facebook page. All you need to do is log onto Facebook at lunchtime and join me! I...Read Full Story
You don't have to be Michelle Obama to score Jason Wu looks before their official release! Originally scheduled to launch in January 2013, two designs from Wu's new lower-priced line, Miss Wu, just made their debut on nordstrom.com.
Shoppers can pre-order the collection's lime green cropped jacket ($495) or embroidered faille dress ($525).
"Miss Wu is my personality," the designer said in a statement. 'It was really fun to explore that facet of who I am, slightly...Read Full Story
Two great pieces of retail news to report this morning—Shopbop.com, one of our favorite women's e-comm sites (hello, free shipping + returns!) is about to launch a shopping site for guys. According to a report in WWD, Shopbop's parent company, Amazon.com, is keen to up its stakes in the fashion game—the mega-retailer has, in the past few years launched its own flash-sale site, MyHabit.com, acquired Zappos.com, and has vastly expanded its offerings on Amazon.com/fashion.The new Shopbop for men...Read Full Story
(One Kings Lane)
Somehow, in between helming The Zoe Report, designing her namesake collection and her QVC line, and selling her first sitcom, megastylist-turned-designer Rachel Zoe found time to add one more slash to her resume—wrap star!
(One King's Lane)Zoe teamed up with One Kings Lane on a line of $15 wrapping papers."I pulled prints straight from my fall 2012 collection, which was inspired by the rock 'n' roll vibe of the 1960s," she said in a statement. "It's easy glamour and...Read Full Story
One of the brands we most associate with fantastic fall-winter outerwear and accessories design is Burberry—and today, at noon ET, Gilt will be hosting an exclusive full-price sale event featuring covetable pieces from the luxury British fashion house's fall-winter 2012 collection. If you're still coveting some cozy knits for winter, or are looking for that perfect cold-weather trench coat, a cute woolly hat, or even that investment piece handbag (we die over Burberry handbags!), then tune in...Read Full Story
Twihards, now you have another way to bite Bella Swan's style. For the final film in the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn: Part 2 (out this Friday!), Italian jewelry maker Damiani designed a burnished gold and diamond necklace modeled after the one Aro (this dude, pictured below), a leader of the Volturi ruling vampire clan, gives to Bella as a belated wedding gift.
Damiani's jewelers followed Twilight author Stephenie Meyer's description of the necklace really closely...Read Full Story