Archive for July 1st, 2010

Beyond the Pale

01Jul10

Delicate fabrics meet a palette of whites and creams, for looks that are angelic and alluring. Pristine yet totally dramatic: crisp, sheer layers, plus a bib necklace to add texture. GAUZE SKIRT (WORN AS DRESS), $37,CHARLOTTERUSSE.COM. COTTON FLORAL NECKLACE, $18, SHOPTHELOOK.NET A pair of ruffled tops brings baroque detail to skinny denim; the result is an […]

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UP THE VOLTAGE WITH ACID BRIGHTS, ANIMAL PRINTS, DISCO DETAILS, AND A FLASH OF HAUTE COUTURE. YOUR SUPERCONDUCTORS ARE SEX AND SKIN V MAGAZINE / BODY ELECTRIC.

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Every supermodel has a pose — their pose, their look, that oneshot they do over and over again that is quintessentially that one amazing girl and no one else. Cindy Crawford had the squinty-eyed, open-mouth pout. Naomi Campbell throws back her head with a big, toothy grin like no other. And as the world watches 17-year-old Karlie Kloss grow up along with her […]

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A girl flashing her breasts at a security camera. A girl in a bikini taking a photo down her pants. These may not be the classiest of images, but that’s not the intention: Diesel’s Be Stupid campaign set out to get some laughs and win the brand some fans, and to that end it was […]

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Styled with 40s waved hair with a twist and feminine makeup, V Magazine’s A Woman In Full is a divine trip back in time that mixes in elements of 40s, 50s and early-60s fashion. Waists and hips are accentuated, styles are prim and proper yet suitably sensual. A cast of 10 top models stars including […]

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It’s at least four hours before Marc Jacobs shows his Fall 2010 collection in New York. Backstage, a scrum of beauty editors are jockeying for space in the cramped quarters, waiting for the usually reclusive makeup artist François Nars to come over. We loiter patiently, and when he’s finally able to pull away from his […]

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Worn by the very first NBA basketball players and the fathers of rock ’n’ roll, Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars are literally being stamped with music legends, such as this Jimi Hendrix rendition. converse.com via Jimi Hendrix on Chuck Taylor All Stars – Get More Fashion News on ELLE.com.

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Wool knit sweaterdress, Miu Miu, $1,640, at select Miu Miu Boutique nationwide. Lace panty, Eres, $160. Printed lambskin bag, $3,373, embroidered felt boots, price upon request, both, Chanel. Vintage gold owl pendant necklace, vintage zodiac pendant necklace, both, from Robin Katz Vintage Jewels, prices upon request. Gold bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels, price upon request. […]

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Before being a super model When it comes to super models, it doesn’t get hotter than Gisele Bundchen. Infused with style, elegance and beauty this walking fashion queen sets every stage on fire. Claudia Schiffer said: “Supermodels, like we once were, don’t exist any more” and reckoned that Gisele Bundchen was the only one close […]

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Dakota Fanning isn’t like most child stars. Somehow, despite breaking into the entertainment business at the ripe age of five, she has conquered growing pains and awkward stages while managing to avoid falling into the young-Hollywood trap — of equal parts booze and bad decisions — of many of her predecessors (namely, Lindsay Lohan and […]

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