Monday, 31 July 2017

Kendall Jenner's Retro Accessory

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If you've been keeping up with Kenny's style, you've probably noticed this retro accessory.
Kendall Jenner has a new obsession, and it's with the good ole fanny pack.

Jennifer Aniston's Hair Evolution Just Taught Us 6 New Tips

Jennifer Aniston, Hair
Do you remember "The Rachel"?
The honey-brown-to-blonde layered lob of the ‘90s grew from a sitcom character's look to one of the most iconic styles of pop-culture history. Whether you were obsessed with Friends or not (but, really, who didn't watch Friends?), there's no denying the popularity of the look.

4 Foolproof Tips To Asking For & Getting The Raise You Deserve

blackwoman-whitewoman-officeAsking for a raise is not always an easy task for most women on the job. More times than not, many women in the workplace would prefer to not rock the boat by seeking more than what is already being provided to them in terms of salary. Maybe it is the fear of rejection, or the fear of retaliation by an employer for seeking additional income that keep many from inquiring.

Misty Copeland Becomes New Face Of Estee Lauder

Misty Copeland's Debut Performance In Broadway's 'On The Town'
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Misty Copeland has twirled and leapt her way into a new deal with Estee Lauder.
The Estee Lauder brand has always evoked an image of femininity, elegance, and grace. So, it’s no surprise that the prima ballerina has signed on for a new promotional deal with the iconic beauty brand.

Report: Beyonce Dropping A Docu-Film + To Play Nala In ‘The Lion King

The 59th GRAMMY Awards - Show
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The Bey hive is swarming around recent updates that Beyonce will be releasing a docu-film around “The Formation World Tour,” which has led to an alleged bidding war between HBO and Netflix
In addition to that exciting news, Beyonce is allegedly in the final negotiations to play Nala in Disney’s The Lion King. According to the Twitter page, Bey is in the process of inking the $25 million deal to the “curator & producer” of the soundtrack.

Jennifer Lopez’s Instagram Balmain Navy Double Breasted Gold Tone Button Detail Blazer
Leave it to Bronx bombshell Jennifer Lopez to always keep it sleek and chic. The ageless beauty took to Instagram wearing a white t-shirt casually tucked into jeans and a $1,995 Balmain Navy Double Breasted Gold Tone Button Detail Blazer:


Become a Modern Day Icon
We live in a time where, due to social media and reality television, people have a tremendous opportunity to impact countless lives at the mere click of a button. A simple tweet or Youtube video from the most obscure person can go viral and catapult the creator to celebrity status, overnight.

Tyra Banks’s Late Night With Seth Meyers $195 House of CB Felina Nude Pearl Cage Dress
Tyra Banks made an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers in a $195 House of CB Felina Nude Pearl Cage Dress:

#MCM: A$AP Rocky
To be an influencer in the music/entertainment industry these days you have to have it all. Style, swag, creativity, and culture drives the masses to single handedly pick who’s next to kill it the game without hesitation. Rakim Mayers, aka A$AP Rocky, is all of that and more, as he’s got the high fashion industry locked, music solidified, and the entertainment industry on a pedestal that is unmatched. That is what makes this Harlem based rapper our Man Crush Monday for the week.

Pink Palm Treez Strapped Up Monokini

This chic Product comes courtesy of rising online boutique Pink Palm Treez! Shine in their $82 Strapped Up Monokini Swimsuit.

Sunday, 30 July 2017

Kate Middleton Stuns Again in Alexander McQueen Dress She Wore to Princess Charlotte's Christening

Kate Middleton
Kate Middleton may be royalty but she's certainly not above wearing the same outfit twice, and why should she be? The mother of two's got one of the most fabulous wardrobes in the world—so it's no wonder that the 35-year-old would choose to rewear some of her favorite pieces time and time again.

Game of Thrones: Dany and Jon Finally Meet But All Is Not Well in Westeros

Game of Thrones
What a bunch of conflicted feelings we're feeling right now.
Everything just went wrong tonight, in so many ways. Or it went right, if you're rooting for the Lannisters and Rockstar Euron Greyjoy, which we have to admit we're not.

‘Power’ Recap: Ghost Might Be Free, But He Still Has A Lot More L’s To Hold

2015 Winter TCA Tour - Day 3 
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Tonight’s episode of Power emphasizes one important fact: Ghost is free in theory, but not in practice. Tariq is kidnapped again (but doesn’t know it) because Jukebox and Kanan have revisited their plan to get ransom money from Ghost. For now, Tasha and Ghost believe that “Tariq is spending the night at his friend’s house,” but we’ll get back there in a sec.

Match the Lipstick to the Celeb, Then Score a Shade for Free

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Close the banks, let the flags fly, exfoliate those lips: It's National Lipstick Day!
OK, fine, it may not be a national holiday, but gosh dang it, it's time to celebrate like it is.

7 Stores to Find Unique Sundresses for Summer

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When it comes to summer, it's all about the sundress.
That being said, not just any old sundress will do (especially if that summer frock is the same one that every other girl in the room happens to be sporting). Unfortunately, however, it happens more often than we like to admit. On the one hand, it's the season of the easy breezy outfit, so it makes sense that everyone has the same idea.

Video: Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna – ‘LOYALTY.’
Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna turn into a modern day Bonnie and Clyde in the highly-anticipated video for “LOYALTY.,” the latest single off the double platinum DAMN.

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Gigi Hadid Just Wore 2 Tank the Same Time

ESC: Gigi HadidBecause two tanks tops are better than one?
Leave it to Gigi Hadid to introduce us to, yet again, an easy, fresh styling trick made for everyday wear. Last time it was swapping your usual blue shade of denim for a neutral, then there was the time she wore that vintage Versace crop top as a bra and now she's wearing two tank tops at once...and making it look really cool.

This High-Fashion Celeb Beauty Trend Just Got More Affordable
Summer '17 wouldn't be the same without the glossy eye.
Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Miranda Kerr—the gloss-over-eyeshadow trend is having a moment on the red carpet and social media. We get it. The added sheen adds sultry drama to any beauty look with ease. It's not overdone, and in the sun, the gloss acts like a luminizer, lighting up the face (hence its popularity in the summer).

Friday, 28 July 2017

Celebrity Skin-Care Experts Say These Are the Drugstore Products You Need

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Most people are very conscious of what they put on their face.
It's with good reason. Cheaper is usually better, but when it comes to your precious skin, there's too much at risk (i.e. dryness, breakouts, damaging chemicals) to trust any ol' skin-care product. On the flip side, their expensive counterparts aren't necessarily better. It's all about quality, and with so many brands available it's near impossible to decipher what's what.

Drugstore Hair Products Celebrity Hairstylists Can't Live Without

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Taking care of your hair just got much more affordable.
Do you ever walk down the hair-care aisle and wonder "Which of these products will work on my hair? What's hip and what's just hype?" If so, you're certainly not alone. Most products promise to work on all hair textures, but c'mon, hair-care is far from a one-size-fits-all model. That's why we asked the hairstylists responsible for the likes of Kylie Jenner, Michelle Williams and Miranda Lambert for their drugstore must-haves.
Check out the drugstore hair products making their way into the celebrity dressing rooms below!

How Beyoncé Is "Easing Into" Her Workout Routine With the Help of Jay-Z and SoulCycle

Beyonce, Jay-Z, SoulCycle
Beyoncé is getting into formation six weeks after giving birth to twins Rumi Carter and Sir Carter.
The music superstar was recently photographed sneaking into a SoulCycle class with hubby Jay-Z, and as an insider reveals to E! News, Bey is surely but slowly working fitness back into her daily routine.

Jennifer Lopez’s Prime 112 $395 Milly White Trapunto Trousers
Jennifer Lopez was a vision while grabbing dinner at Prime 112 with boyfriend Alex Rodriguez, clad in a pair of $395 Milly White Trapunto Trousers:

Yours Truly Boutique’s Kelly Jumpsuit
Get into Your’s Truly Boutique’s $48 Kelly Jumpsuit.

Olivia Culpo’s Instagram $758 Madga Butrym Red Marbella Asymmetric Ruffled Silk Crepe Midi Dress
Olivia Culpo has been feeling red looks lately! Her latest ensemble was captured on the ‘gram—a $758 Madga Butrym Red Marbella Asymmetric Ruffled Silk Crepe Midi Dress:

Friday Find: Pat McGrath’s Matte Lip Kit
Pat McGrath is the makeup guru to our brightest stars. Known for her luxurious fantasy looks, her beauty creations have graced the faces of our very own Lori Harvey, and superstars like Kim K and Naomi Campbell. Her instagram feed reveals celebrities pouting perfectly powdery matte lips and now you, too, can score this desirous pout. Here is my Friday Find…

Gigi Hadid by Harley Weir for Missoni’s Fall 2017 Ad Campaign

Best Looks Of The Week: Jennifer Lopez in Bao Tranchi, Cara Delevingne in Custom Burberry, Sanaa Latham In Zimmermann, and More!
Happy Friday!
 Let’s do a quick review of the hottest look from the past 7 days, determined by liked on IG!
Behold this week’s top five:

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Gisele Bundchen by Inez & Vinoodh for Vogue Paris August 2017

#TBT: The Style Evolution of Queen Latifah
The nineties birthed hip-hop legends, and this week’s throwback is counted among the bunch.  She may no longer spit a dope rhyme on wax, but when you’re a queen, you tend to have a lot on your plate.

Sarah-Jane Crawford’s Emporio Armani YOU Fragrance Launch $204 Missguided Peace + Love Silver Mirror Embellished Mini Dress

Sarah-Jane Crawford sparkled at the Emporio Armani YOU Fragrance Launch, glimmering in a $204 Missguided Peace + Love Silver Mirror Embellished Mini Dress:

Under $100: Backpacks
The backpack is that ultimate summer vacay bag that can carry you from beachside to street side but can also deliver you straight into fall for all your back-to-school needs.
Top handle backpacks are exploding in a plethora of styles this season, from playful embroidered florals and metallics to the sleek mini-leather tote versions for your more sophisticated styling needs.
I gathered up the prettiest packs out there, and all for under $100, so that you can find your perfect fit.

DTT by L Green’s Beaded Gemstone Bracelets

Feast your eyes on DTT by L Green’s Beaded Gemstone Bracelets!

How to Get Rihanna's Bob Without Cutting Your Hair
Behind every BadGal is an equally creative and talented glam squad.
The queen of 2017 Met Gala, street-style killa, designer, award-winning singer, philanthropist and actress known as Rihanna has relied on her trusted hairstylist Yusef Williams for years. He travels with her on world tours and creates most of her epic red carpet looks. One of his favorite hair inventions: the faux bob.
The beauty pro calls the temporary short hair look one of the best tricks he created during Paris Fashion Week. "The wonderful thing about doing faux looks is that you don't have to commit," he told E! News.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

#WCW: Sanaa Lathan making her debut in the blockbuster hit The Best Man, and shooting her way into our hearts after appearing in urban romance classic, Love & Basketball, this week’s beauty crush has been on Hollywood’s radar ever since.  Award-winning actress Sanaa Lathan has racked up accolades with a résumé boasting everything from television to theater to film and even animation, showing her comedic side by voicing Donna Tubbs on The Cleveland Show.  Though she’s a busy one, the 45 year old always allots time to get glammed up for the red carpet, always emitting a youthful effervescence about her.

Lola Kirke’s Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Opening Night Gala $3,200 Andrew Gn Black and White Polka DotMock-Neck Blouson-Sleeve Gown
Lola Kirke went bold at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Opening Night Gala, slipping on a $3,200 Andrew Gn Black and White Polka DotMock-Neck Blouson-Sleeve Gown:

The design was shown with long, tassel earrings on the runway. It features long, blouson sleeves, keyhole detailing, a mock neck, allover contrast white dots, princess seams, a slight trumpet silhouette, and a short back train.

DJ Khaled’s ‘Wild Thoughts’ Goes Platinum

Bryson Tiller, Rihanna, and DJ Khaled
DJ Khaled has another plaque to be Grateful for. The super-producer’s single “Wild Thoughts” has been certified platinum.

Khloe Kardashian's Hairstylist Reveals Why You Should Go "Bronde"

There's a new hair trend in Hollywood, and Khloe Kardashian has marked it her own.
Since Keeping Up With the Kardashians premiered in 2007 (yes, you've been watching the show for an actual decade), Koko has back and forth between blonde and brunette hair. She's been blonde for awhile, so we've been on watch for her next switch up. Instead of going back to dark brown, the beauty star decided to stop right in the middle, giving life to a new word: bronde.

How to Enlist in the Balmain Army—Without Being Kim Kardashian or Rihanna

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What does it take to join the Balmain Army? Turns out, it has very little to do with your clothes.
Last Sunday, Balmain's first-ever LA flagship opened its Melrose Place doors, and high-end shopaholics went absolutely nuts...for good reason. In celebration of this, sources sat down with the brand's creative director, Olivier Rousteing, to chat his famous muses, his love for the city and, of course, what it would take for us to join the ranks of his celeb besties (like Rihanna and Kim Kardashian) as part of the Balmain Army.

Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay Entire Gym Outfit Is Only $42

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StarTraks Photo
Rachel Lindsay's entire gym outfit is on sale for $42. (Yes, really.)
The Bachelorette's matched her bottoms to her top in this 2(X)IST sports bra and leggings set (originally $36 and $48, now $18 and $24) while out for a late-night workout in Dallas, her hometown.
Not only did Rachel get all matchy-matchy with her attire, but she also paired the look with complimenting purple sneakers (well played).
Has anyone ever looked better after a good ole sweat sesh? Debatable.

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes With Drugstore Products

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Happy Drugstore Beauty Week! In honor of the occasion, we've solved a very common problem with less than $5.
The problem: dirty makeup brushes. Be honest, how often do you clean your tools? Between the time it takes to wash and dry makeup brushes (at least half a day), most of us try to go as long as possible without having to clean them.

Drugstore Highlighters Celebs Can't Live Without

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If you're looking for highlighters that will give you the ultimate glow without breaking the bank, you've come to the right place.

This Beauty Hack Gives Drugstore Mascara a Major Boost

Mascara brushes, primers, curlers, falsies—when it comes to lashes, we've tried just about everything.
Longer, fuller lashes enhance your eyes as well as add a dash of drama to any good beauty look.

Leaf Jewelry Is a Thing—19 Beautiful Accessories That Prove It

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Fact: It never hurts to take a hint from Mother Nature.
This is especially true when that cue comes in the form of new jewelry for you. ICYMI, adorning your limbs in dainty earth-inspired details is the more sophisticated way to wear your jewelry these days.

Rihanna Meets French President Emmanuel Macron to Discuss Education

Rihanna and Brigitte Macron
Rihanna continued her role as a global humanitarian, meeting France’s President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron in Paris on behalf of her Clara Lionel Foundation.

Top 5 Reasons We LOVED Girls Trip!
Girls Trip is the GGGF movie of the summer! With its stellar cast, engaging storyline, and hilarious dialogue, it is sure to become a cult classic in no time! I’ve listed five of our most memorable moments from the must-see flick.

This Is 48: JLo’s Beauty Regimen Revealed! 48 has never looked better. With that glowing (poreless) skin, breathtaking bod, and luscious locks, JLo has reached unearthly aspirational results when it comes to maintaining youthful looks, so i went on a hunt to get the details to her age-defying beauty regimen.  Here’s what JLo recommends for slaying it at 48 and beyond!

Nicole Scherzinger’s Capri $266 Melissa Odabash White Zuma Mesh One-Piece
Nicole Scherzinger had some fun in the same in one of my favorite places in the world—Capri! For a dip in the pool, she sported a $266 Melissa Odabash White Zuma Mesh One-Piece:

Who Wore It Better: Lady Gaga vs Cardi B In Versace’s Spring 2017 Multicolor Paneled Jumpsuit
Cardi B rocked the ‘Gram in a curve accenting Versace Spring 2017 Multicolor Paneled Jumpsuit, previously worn by Lady Gaga at Super Bowl LI in February.

While Lady Gaga enlivened the look with a statement Moschino leather football shaped handbag, black block heeled sandals paired with a long matching windbreaker, Cardi kept the styling simple, opting for a pair of Hanifa Zoila bronze sandals.

Jourdan Dunn by Cuneyt Akeroglu for Vogue Arabia July/August 2017