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Here’s Exactly what it Costs to Look Hot

Posted on 15 May 2017

Want a glimpse into a woman’s life? Check her vanity. Beauty purchases speak volumes — does someone find her formula and stick to it, or search for something greater? Does she opt for massages or manicures? Natural makeup or lab-formulated? And then there’s the cost: The average woman spends an estimated $1,832 on health and beauty products per year, Glamour magazine reported in 2016. ...

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If you can’t Put Your Shoes on right, you don’t Deserve to Wear them

Posted on 14 May 2017

Remember the time you went out to grab the Sunday paper and found yourself stepping onto — rather into — a pair of shoes because you can’t be bothered to properly put them on? Well, don’t beat yourself up for this sartorial sin. At least you’re not spending big bucks to look like you just bent your shoes out of shape. Shoes with collapsible, foldable backs have infiltrated the ...

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Rihanna can’t get Enough of this racy look

Posted on 06 May 2017

Fashion darling Rihanna is turning heads with some fancy footwear. Two days after showing up to the Met Gala in a pair of over-the-top Dsquared2 red lace-up heels, the singer strutted the streets of NYC in thigh-high gladiators from Unravel. While these racy lace-ups are extreme examples, the singer isn’t new to the foot-bondage look. She’s rocked everything from metallic thigh-hig ...

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Amazon’s Creepy New ‘Alexa’ Feature Watches you Get Dressed

Posted on 28 April 2017

Now you can ask Alexa if this outfit makes you look fat. The new $200 Echo Look device upgrades Amazon’s personal assistant to a personal stylist with a voice-controlled camera that lets you take full body shots and short videos to see if your look is on point from every angle. You can then save your outfits to the companion app to create your own lookbook – or maybe even plan out you ...

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Solid Gold Darth Vader Mask on Sale for Wealthy ‘Star Wars’ fan

Posted on 26 April 2017

Forget the Force — “Star Wars” fans will need the power of the bucks to get a piece of this Darth Vader. The one-of-a-kind solid gold mask, commissioned to mark the 40th anniversary this year of the release of the sci-fi space sage is going on sale May 4 in Japan — for $1.4 million. Jeweler Ginza Tanaka showcased the 33-pound piece on Tuesday. The jeweler– who in the past has crea ...

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This is the most-liked Wedding Dress on Instagram Ever

Posted on 21 April 2017

A stunning bridal gown has become the most liked wedding dress on Instagram ever – but would you wear it? The gorgeous long-sleeved Ivan Gunaway frock, which features thousands of pearls and a high illusion neckline, was recently worn by Indonesian bride Intan Azzahra. When she shared snaps of her wedding to actor Zendhy Zaen last month, it sparked a social media frenzy, racking up aroun ...

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These Quick Brow Tricks will Transform Your Whole Face

Posted on 18 April 2017

Eyebrow trends are notoriously cyclical. Think of Brooke Shields’ caterpillar in 1980’s “The Blue Lagoon” or Gwen Stefani’s razor-thin ’90s brows. Like the tides, brow hairs go thick, then thin, then thick again. So while today’s popular bushy-brow look isn’t exactly new, what is noteworthy is the sheer number of products, procedures and experts jockeying to help you get ...

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Jeff Koons Brings Fine art to the Masses with $4K Handbags

Posted on 15 April 2017

Thanks to Jeff Koons and Louis Vuitton, deep-pocketed fashion fans are about to become walking, clacking galleries. The French brand just announced “Masters LV x Koons,” a collaboration with the “Balloon Dog” artist that transforms handbags into canvasses for high art. Launching April 28, the 51-piece collection is inspired by Koons’ 2015 “Gazing Ball” series, which replicated ...

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Here’s how Selfies Could Save a Struggling Industry

Posted on 06 April 2017

The key to saving shuttering department stores and other struggling brick-and-mortar retailers? Take a cue from the beauty industry: become more selfie-friendly. A study by Euromonitor International found that women’s global spending on cosmetics has mostly increased year to year, while apparel sales have steadily declined. As Quartz reports, experts think that beauty’s pr ...

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The Vicious Rivalry Between Makeup’s Most Powerful Women Ruined Them

Posted on 04 April 2017

The eccentric cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein once said of her rival, Elizabeth Arden, “With her packaging and my product, we could have ruled the world.” Too bad they hated each other’s guts. “They avoided each other and wouldn’t even refer to one another by name,” said Doug Wright, who wrote “War Paint,” a new Broadway musical about Rubinstein and Arden, opening Ap ...