Rihanna To Show During London Fashion Week: Rihanna’s River Island collection will be carried by hipper-than-thou store Opening Ceremony. Riri tweeted the announcement herself. “And for the fly girls in the U.S. I’m very happy to announce that my #RihannaForRiverIsland fashion line will be carried by OPENING CEREMONY.” According to The Telegraph, Rihanna will present the collection on Febraury 16 during London Fashion Week, only weeks before the line hits stores on March 5. [Twitter]
Did Vogue Take It Too Far?: The February issue of Vogue features models Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss striding through Far Rockaway clad in Marc Jacobs and Rodarte dresses -- arm in arm with New York firefighters. A representative for the magazine touted the spread in an e-mail: "When Hurricane Sandy hit, the city's bravest and brightest punched back. With the area now on the mend, we paid these stalwart souls a visit, dressed up in the best of the New York collections. Call them New York's other finest." But media watchdog Jason Kottke says the shoot went too far. "I guess they were going for inappropriate & provocative but hit inappropriate & idiotic instead?" he writes. [Kottke.org]
Karlie Kloss Wants to Attend Harvard: Karlie Kloss has her eyes set on a new goal—attending Harvard University. “I will fit in,” she told The Daily of the school, “That is the great thing: I’m 20 years old! I feel fortunate to have an incredible career and experiences behind me but there is so much more that I want to do with this career and with my life.” [The Daily Berlin]
Bradley Cooper’s Perm Confusion: Bradley Cooper may be multilingual, but he’s definitely not fluent in hair care terminology. In an E! red carpet interview at the BAFTA’s tea reception, Cooper told a reporter, “I got a perm today! Like rollers! Oh, yeah bro, like rollers in the hair!” Luckily enough for every Cooper-loving female on the planet, the actor did not in fact get a perm—a chemical treatment that would have set permanent ringlets in his hair. [The Cut]
Kate Moss’s Pub Birthday: Kate Moss celebrated her 39th birthday with a low-key trip to a local pub with rockstar husband Jamie Hince in tow. The couple left the bar early enough to make it home for dinner—a stark difference from Moss’s previous birthday bashes that have left five-star hotel rooms in total disarray. [Daily Mail]
Snoop Dogg’s French Manicure: Snoop Dogg instagrammed himself with a French manicure yesterday, captioned with “French tip for the French enhale.” The photo shows the rapper smoking what appears to be a marijuana blunt, putting his new mani on full display. [Instagram]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new costume exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, tries to pay homage to the gritty, subversive, late-1970s movement. But has punk-inspired high fashion added to its legacy-or destroyed it?
Makeup for men is on the rise—and it’s no longer a taboo. Alessandra Codinha reports.