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  • Fotoshop by Adobé by Jesse Rosten Spoofs the Age Old Art of Retouched Photos


    We all know that nothing is really what it seems in terms of retouching. Since the day when PhotoShop became a verb, what you see is not always what you get. But, what if you could magically “Fotoshop” that blemish off your chin??? Here’s a fantastically brilliant video spoof by Jessen Rosten called Fotoshop by Adobé  to add a smile to your day. Fotoshop by Adobé from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo. MORE: Retouching Posts

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  • Pretty in Pink- Ginnifer Goodwin and Kate Becksale Go Bright

    Ginnifer Goodwin Roksanda Ilincic

    Call it a sartorial coincidence that within days of each other two gorgeous actresses made a strong case for winter pinks while championing the warm-weather hue as an option for woman of all ages and skin tones. While Ginnifer Goodwin is at the moment a dark haired raven beauty with a milky complexion and used her dress to punctuate her modern approach to fashion, Kate Beckinsale on the other hand, managed to use her dress’s saturated color as a foundation…

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  • Rihanna for Armani Jeans and Emporio Armani Spring 2012

    Rihanna In Armani

    Shot by Mert & Marcus Piggott in Dublin, the just released snaps of Rihanna for Armani Jeans and Emporio Armani Underwear make for sultry Spring/Summer 2012 campaign while keeping in mind the need to not bare too much.   She looks fantastic, alluring and achingly hip while striking a series of seductive poses for the camera. >>More from: Armani

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  • In the Bag- Heidi Klum’s Cavalli Bag is a Smart Must-Have

    Florence Bag Roberto Cavalli

    Heidi Klum’s Roberto Cavalli Florance bag may boast a regal Wedgewood blue hue in a classic however uptown minded shape, but its unexpected ostrich texture and engraved padlock reminiscent of the scales on a snake lend it a completely street-style cool vibe and save it from being a tad too ladylike. Smart savings… Want the styling finesse of Heidi’s bag without the investment? Try Topshop’s Pushlock Satchel Bag pictured here. SHOP: Best Bags

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  • Celebrity Watch- Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

    Cate Blanchett in Givenchy

    Actress Cate Blanchett radiated a confident sense of easy glamour in black sculptural Givenchy while in Geneva this week at the IWC Top Gun Gala and made a case for one of fashion’s eternally-chic trends as of late –the peplum. >>More on how to: Get Peplums Right Although her L-B-D has a rather complex pattern she managed to work in a chunky gold bracelet to give the eye something else to focus on while not distracting from the beauty of…

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  • Taylor Made- Taylor Swift Lands Her First U.S Vogue Cover… Florals Have It!

    Taylor Swift Vogue

     After years in the spotlight as one of young Hollywood’s prettiest fresh new talents, Taylor Swift has landed her first U.S Vogue cover on February’s issue which is set to hit newsstands Jan. 24th. SHOP: Get on the floral trend with these fab styles! The country-pop phenom shares her thoughts on fame, ambition and being on her own with contributing editor Jonathan Van Meter while lending the magazine’s cover a refreshingly effervescent, approachable and youthful vibe. -Naveed Hussain Capture Taylor Swift’s Vogue…

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  • GOLDEN GLOBES FASHION- The Best Dressed of The Night

    Tilda Swinton Haider Ackerman

    Golden Globes Best Dressed: While there were plenty of red carpet mishaps at this year’s Golden Globes, there was also a heady mix of flawless fashion to be inspired by albeit from some of Hollywood’s all-time best dressed actresses. From Rooney Mara’s minimalist glam to Tilda Swinton’s hype-chic Haider Ackerman hybrid of a gown, here’s a quick look at our favorites of the night. MORE: Red Carpet Fashion Tilda Swinton- Always one to elegantly play on the masculine/feminine divide, Swinton cut…

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  • Wear Big Earrings Like Jennifer Hudson & Get A Little Gypsy In Your Soul

    Jennifer Hudson

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: My Kind of Hoop Dreams By Way of Modern, Enviable Gold Earrings While the recent wave of minimalism that swept through fashion made earrings and other baubles take a backseat, Jennifer Hudson’s gold lapis hoops she recently wore at a signing for her new book “I Got This” made a case for the easy flair a bright pair of earrings can add to just about any look. Pairing them with a simple, unadorned orange dress,…

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  • Zappos Hacked and 6PM Hacked Too!

    Wow, wow, wow. As we often suggest products from both Zappos and 6PM, we feel it important to share the security breach news. It’s reported that 24+ million customer accounts are affected by the security hack on Zappos. Read the Zappos security release here for tips on what to do and what not to worry about and how to change your password. The release states, “THE DATABASE THAT STORES OUR CUSTOMERS’ CRITICAL CREDIT CARD AND OTHER PAYMENT DATA WAS NOT AFFECTED OR ACCESSED.” Also…

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  • GOLDEN GLOBES FASHION- Red Carpet Arrivals

    Red Carpet Arrivals

    From Angelina Jolie’s space-age Versace gown to Sophia Vergara’s expected but perfected sex kitten glam, we’ve got the red carpet arrivals. Details to follow. Ogle & discuss now… MORE: Red Carpet Fashion   MORE: GOLDEN GLOBES 2012   [nggallery id=49] Photos © HFPA, except focusonstyle.onsugar

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  • GOLDEN GLOBES FASHION- Loving the Minimalist Chic of Rooney Mara and Claire Danes

    Claire Danes in J. Mendel (back)

    Golden Globes Fashion Red Carpet Review: As the celebrities make their way through red carpet arrivals, it’s clear the minimalist looks are the most stunning. It’s easy to make a frothy dress look glam. Pile on the fabric, cinch in the waist, add some glimmer and the princess is good to go. But when it comes to sophisticated chic, a well-cut dress with strong lines is stunning beyond compare without wearing the wearer. Rooney Mara in perfect black Nina Ricci that she…

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  • Beyonce bought this lucite crib and it’s pretty darn fab!

    Vetro Crib

    I can see clearly now, the baby’s here… First time moms always lament over the right crib to buy… I know I drove myself crazy. Cribs, for the most part, are not particularly decor friendly when you live in a modern home. Then there are the cribs that look like prisons with their  safety rails blocking view of the precious one. US magazine reports that Beyonce purchased a lucite Nurseyworks Vetro crib back in November for baby Blue Ivy. The…

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