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  • Elizabeth Taylor believed “More is More,” and it’s all up for grabs at Christie’s

    Elizabeth Taylor

    The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor auction dates December 13-16 2011, celebrating her life and legacy at Christie’s New York and online. The legendary actress and humanitarian’s estate is stunning, to say the least. From the Crown Jewels of Hollywood, her copy of the first edition of National Velvet, incredible haute couture from Dior, Valentino, Gianni Versace, to French decorative arts and furniture from Emile Galle, to her Andy Warhols. And, who cannot think of the jewels… some of the most extraordinary…

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  • Glamour Girls- “TWILIGHT- BREAKING DAWN” Premiere

    Ashley Green Twilight

    Kristen Stewart and Ashley Greene, the starlets of Twilight’s “Breaking Dawn,” are being touted as striking a fierce fashion face-off against each other at the movie’s recent premiere and while we think that’s just a bunch of Hollywood hype for you, we have to admit that in our books, Stewart’s ensemble(and date!) clearly make her the winner. For one, Greene’s(above & below) strapless scarlet floor-length Donna Karan number with a swirling lace insert effect ages the young actress as its…

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  • Lady Gaga wore this dress and you can too, or stick it in a museum as it’s the first Lady Gaga dress to ever come to public auction


        Must admit that Lady Gaga looks rather chic in this geometric design by Irina Shaposhnikova from her  ‘Crystallographica’ collection at Royal Academy at Fine Art in Antwerp (see it here). Lady Gaga wore the dress on a photo shoot and cover for the French Madame Figaro magazine… there you go, some French chic styling input to tone her down and class her up. The Lady Gaga dress is part of the Icons & Idols rock ‘n roll and sports auction…

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  • Bette Midler Auction- Costumes and Possessions from the Divine Miss M

    Bette Midler Auction

    You could probably clue in that I wasn’t a generic kind of kid when I had to reach to “someone” I admired for a school project and that someone was Bette Midler… fresh out of her bath house days and immersed in campy chutzpah. Honestly, I think my mom was more impressed at the time that a large 9×12 envelope from Ms. Midler’s agent/manager arrived in the mail addressed to me with clips and autographed photos of her Divineness…. my mom…

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  • Kim Kardashian’s divorce news, is it the beginning of the end on celebrity products?

    Kardashian Kollection at Sears

    In the wake of Kim Kardashian’s divorce announcement and her pr-powered mega wedding event, one has to wonder how her divorce will impact the way consumers see her brand. Could this possibly be the beginning of the end on fashion and beauty products built on celebrity brand power? Let’s think celebrity products-  does it really ever work? Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Simpson , The Kardashians, Jennifer Lopez, The Olsens, and The Housewives franchise… love their products…

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  • Red Carpet Emmy Hairstyles- Julianna Margulies and Oliva Munn opt for soft waves

    Julianna Margulies and Oliva Munn opt for soft waves

    Right on trend with the hairstyles of New York Spring / Summer 2012 Fashion Week, the Emmy’s red carpet hair followed suit with one of next spring’s biggest hair trends: Soft waves. We’ve got the hairstylist tips to help you get the look, right now. Afterall, great hair is a whole lot more obtainable than a couture frock. READ: Quick notes on Emmy Red Carpet Fashion Emmy winner Julianna Margulies chose soft waves using Leonor Greyl products from the French hair…

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  • Red Hot Kate Moss arrives by helicopter to set off London Fashion Week, with her Rimmel collab

    Helicopter Kate Moss

    I'll Have What She's Having: Red on Red Yes, yes, we are still simmering over the end of New York Fashion Week that comes to a close tonight, but London Fashion Week is just gearing up! Kate Moss no stranger to grand entrances and brand collabs that we actaully love (Topshop, Hogan's) made the grandest entrance of all… by helipcopter to host the party for her beauty collaboration with Rimmel. >> MORE: FASHION SHOWS AND RUNWAY REVIEWS Rimmel is the cheap chic cosmetics…

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  • Rihanna Rocks Some Very Cool Sunglasses- That is if you can get past the rest of her prom queen Muppet look


    I'll Have What She's Having: If you look beneath the overworked mess.Yes, Rihanna, when it comes to your celebrity style, sometimes, well, most of the time, you work the living daylights out of it.Exhausting.But, the rest of you can find a golden needle in this mishmash of too many style things…Despite Rihanna's questionable 80's era Miss Tennessee inspired up-do and the fact that her feathery ensemble looks akin to a Jim Hensen Muppet creation, what does work and what one…

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  • Lady Gaga Dumps the Crazy Costumes and Wears Tom Ford


    I'll Have What She's Having: This is HIGH F-A-S-H-I-O-N, but is it right for Lady Gaga?It seems that Lady Gaga got the memo that the constant ridiculous costumes distract from her music. Its redundancy in trying to push the envelope becomes, well, boring.Then, there is fashion, and there is HIGH fashion.At an appearance for MTV News last night, Lady Gaga wore an off the runway, Tom Ford chalk white guipure lace dress with 3D detail. The dress has the exaggerated…

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  • Persol Magnificent Obsessions- The Intersection of Film, Eyewear, and Iconic Elegance


    PERSOL MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS: 30 Stories of Craftsmanship in FilmI attended the fascinating exhibition on Thursday night that celebrated the painstaking and thought-provoking process to dedication that becomes obsession in pursuit of the craft, or in this case, frame by frame.PERSOL MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS: 30 Stories of Craftsmanship in Film took a unique turn to parallel the "harmonious partnership between human and machine" by way of its iconic frames and iconic moments in great cinema.

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  • Cameron Diaz Knows How To Wear Shorts With Heels To Look City Chic and Stylish

    "Bad Teacher" Madrid Photocall

    Cameron Diaz is today's poster girl for wearing shorts with high heels and looking refined, classy, and polished rather than ridiculous, here's why…Fashion Tip: There seems to be some unwritten fashion victim law that if it's summer, it's time to wear short shorts! But honestly, shorts are not appropriate for everyone… they are more flattering alternatives.>> READ: Shorts, The good, the bad, and the very uglyBut every once in a while, you see a grown-up woman who understands how to…

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  • Sarah Jessica Parker Wears Leopard Dolce and Gabbana and make it look easy

    Sarah Jessica Parker in Dolce and Gabbana

    I'll Have What She's Having: Easy, breezy summer animal prints that don't wear you. I've always been a fan of wearing animal prints, be it leopard, chetah, zebra, or some amalgamated whozeewhat animal pattern.The thing is that when wearing something as bold, and often daring, as an animal print, if you don't style it correctly, you can look like the crazy cat lady rather than exotically chic. We all know that Sarah Jessica Parker can be a risk-taker when it…

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