Linda Rodin has had a diverse career in fashion—model, stylist, beauty entrepreneur. But she isn’t done yet. Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen have picked her as the newest face of The Row.
A self-proclaimed Italophile and a lover of simplicity, the effortlessly chic Linda Rodin has captivated an entire community of beauty lovers and fashion insiders with her skincare line and unique street style. She has been a fashion editor for Harper’s Bazaar, styled the likes of Madonna and Gisele Bündchen, and created a cult following with her body oils.
The former model began her skincare line, Rodin, about six years ago in an attempt to make something unique and personal that worked just for her. “I bought all the oils that I liked and just started mixing them together in a cup,” she told The Daily Beast. “It sounds ridiculous, but it’s true. Then I started bringing them to photo shoots, and all of the make-up artists and models loved it.”
Will we see more of Jessa's bohemian style and no pants for Hannah? Costume designer Jenn Rogien talks about how she dresses the characters of 'Girls.'
The Girls are back in town. Season 2 left characters in their most fashionable state—particularly Hannah, who was last seen in a faded T-shirt from the Salvation Army and a new haircut that Shoshanna describes in the Season 3 premiere as "hair like a little boy on a fancy cookie box." Despite their quandaries, the new season has the characters evolving in innumerable ways—and all in their most appropriate attire. Jessa dons her bohemian look as she attends—and gets kicked out of—rehab; Hannah, who's working on an e-book, dons casual printed frocks and blazers; Marni sports her typical "Ann Taylor"; and Shoshanna is a bit more chic (especially in her oversize Prada sunglasses) as she attempts to revamp her post-breakup life. Plus, with J. Crew's Jenna Lyons appearing in the trailer as Hannah's publishing boss (and Victoria Beckham reportedly vying for a cameo), this may just be Girls's most fashionable season yet. The Daily Beast talks with costume designer Jenn Rogien on dressing the most relatable girls on television.
Where do you pull inspiration from? Do you work closely with the actors and actresses? Do you stake out in Brooklyn and look at what people are wearing?
Lingerie isn’t just for women, anymore. Japanese fashion label, Wish Room, has found a hot market offering silky intimates for their male clientele.
Japanese label, Wish Room, is pushing a new line of menswear…and the boundaries of gender norms. The women’s “intimates” company began supplying Rakuten, a major Japanese shopping site, with a line of … men-timates?
Ranging from floral bras and panties to silky nightgowns, the lacy lingerie is specifically designed for a man’s larger frame. Keeping the frills of the women’s line, it has become a hot seller for the website.
And a Tiffany & Co. documentary is in the works.
Miu Miu's Star-Studded Campaign: For its Spring/Summer 2014 campaign, Miu Miu has tapped some of Hollywood's biggest rising stars: Elle Fanning, Lupita Nyong'o, Elizabeth Olsen, and Bella Heathcote. The actresses, shot by fashion photography duo Inez & Vinoodh, "play on classic archetypes of fashion — through their individual style language." Fanning is seen in a playful, floral-printed, skater-style dress (already a red carpet favorite), with yellow wool stockings and red and pink heeled Mary Janes, while Nyong'o rocks a bedazzled bustier and choker necklace. This new slew of "It" girls follows in the footsteps of past Miu Miu faces including Hailee Steinfeld, Mia Wasikowska, and Lea Seydoux. [Miu Miu Press Release]
Riccardo Tisci Collaborates with Nike: Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci is collaborating with Nike on a partnership that will arrive in stores this Spring. The collection, which will bare the logo NIKE RT, is described by the designer as "strong without being loud." "For me, Nike represents a lot: my childhood, America," Tisci said. "When I got the call, it sounded so strong, so perfect for my DNA. It's a big honor for me, especially because they're always working with sports people." This is not the first time that Tisci has worked with Nike — in 2010, he assisted in curating a project between artist Marc Turlan and the sportswear company. [Style.com]
And Martha Stewart's beauty routine costs over $2,000.
David Beckham to Design Childrenswear for H&M: Following the success of his previous collections for H&M, David Beckham will design a line of childrenswear for the retailer, which is set to include vests, shirts, and long-johns. Beckham will launch his sportswear-inspired campaign during the Super Bowl on February 2. "I loved working with David for his new campaign," director Nicolas Winding Refn said. "He is a natural in front of the camera, and was fearless when performing his own stunts. The campaign is funny, smart, and spectacular, and shows the many different sides of David's personality." [Vogue UK]
Kate Moss's Sister Signed to Modeling Agency: Sixteen-year-old Lottie Moss, half-sister of supermodel Kate Moss, has been officially signed by Storm Model Management. Lottie, who first met with the modeling agency when she was just 13 for test shoots, is now featured on Storm's 'New Faces' section, which features 13 black and white photographs of the budding model. Although only 5'5", with her genetics, Lottie may be on the path to modeling success. [The Telegraph]
The latest trend in thinspiration turned out to be nothing but an Internet-made hoax. So why do we let ourselves get sucked in by the hype?
#BikiniBridge is defined as when "bikini bottoms are suspended between the two hip bones, causing a space between the bikini and the lower abdomen.” In the past three days, the hashtag has been retweeted over 4,000 times. There’s even a Tumblr and countless Twitter accounts dedicated to the fad.
The latest “trend” in thinspiration, however, can also be defined as a major hoax.
Jennifer Lauren, the 41-year-old niece of Ralph, was spared jail time but slapped with a steep fine after a drunken tirade on a diverted Delta flight.
Jennifer Lauren, the 41-year-old niece of fashion designer Ralph Lauren, was so intoxicated when she was hauled off a flight from Barcelona to New York—which was forced to make an unscheduled stop in Ireland—that she reportedly asked the arresting policewoman: “Can you say that in English please?”
Ms. Lauren, a jewelry designer, was today fined €2,000 for the air rage rampage which saw her chase airline staff through the first-class area of the plane, and call an air hostess a “f**king ugly, blonde bitch” and a pilot an ‘asshole’.
The 21-year-old singer stars in the fashion designer's Spring/Summer 2014 campaign.
Following in the footsteps of major celebrities including Dakota Fanning, Sofia Coppola, Helena Bonham Carter, and Victoria Beckham, singer Miley Cyrus has been tapped to be the latest face of Marc Jacobs.
The controversial singer stars in the designer's Spring/Summer 2014 campaign sporting a navy blue ruffled jacket, burgundy shorts, and black and silver sneakers while sitting amongst a shipwreck-style scene, reminiscent of Jacobs's last runway show set.
And Manolo Blahnik will show at New York Fashion Week.
Cara Delevingne Gets Flirty at Knicks Game: Supermodel Cara Delevingne and actress Michelle Rodriguez were spotted getting cozy at the Knicks game Tuesday evening in New York City. The two were seen drinking heavily, smoking e-cigarettes, snapping silly selfies, and locking lips courtside, paying closer attention to each other than the game. Could a new romance be in Delevingne's horizons or was the model just keeping up with her usual party antics? [Daily Mail]
Sarah Jessica Parker Debuts Shoe Collection: Actress Sarah Jessica Parker's highly-anticipated shoe line has been unveiled, only a little over a month before it hits stores on Feburary 28. Parker's collection includes a variety of shoe types, including a t-strap, pointed-toe pump (aptly named 'The Carrie' after her Sex and the City character), a simple pink heel called 'The Lady,' and 'The Allison,' a pair of tan, lace-up leather booties. The shoes will sell for $150-400 a pair. [The Telegraph]
Who can forget Sybil's harem pants? Or Mary and Edith's wedding looks? Caroline McCall dishes on what it's like to design for the Ladies of 'Downton.'
The fourth season of Downton Abbey premiered in the U.S. on Sunday, allowing us to gorge ourselves once more on the heroics and heartaches of the Crawley family—and to feast our eyes on the sumptuous clothes that drape our favorite lords and ladies. The Daily Beast talked with designer Caroline McCall about dressing the characters on the cusp of the Jazz Age.
Which character on Downton has been the most fun to dress?
From Carrie Bradshaw to Liz Lemon, a look at how television's greatest heroines have blazed a trail for feminism.
Women have forever struggled to achieve the perfect work-life balance, where one can excel both romantically and professionally, without needing to compromise one or the other. We have also, for quite a long time now, based many of our desires — and yes, misconceptions — of "having it all" on our chosen television programming.
Refinery29's Lexi Nisita cites Murphy Brown (which first aired in 1988) and her predecessor, Mary Tyler Moore, as the earliest on-screen heroines who were "a clear representation of the most pressing concerns of femininists of [their day]." Brown was the epitome of the post-feminist idea of her time as an over 40 single mother with a powerful career.
In this Fashionable Selby film, dive into Audrey's beautiful world of natural, earth-infused colors, dyes, and designs.
A group of young women is trying to prove that it’s possible to be hip and stylish, while still covering up. Can they break the stereotype of the hijab as a symbol of oppression?