Thursday, October 16, 2014 Beauty: Corrine Burns
When we get the rare opportunity to go completely over-the-top with our makeup, we make sure to run with it (and at top speed, mind you). So, with Halloween approaching and a brand new line of badass leather on our hands, there’s no better time to gain inspiration from one of our favorite and most powerful muses, Corrine Burns of Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains. Played by the beautiful Diane Lane, Corrine’s glam take on punk rock is our beauty dream come true. So, with the help of our favorite makeup guru, Gloria Noto, our lovely Associate Marketing Manager Boriana, and her adorable dog Hudson, we recreated the look, which we may or may not be rocking long after Halloween is over…
Read on to find out how to get the look!
Nasty Gal Leather - The Clash Moto Jacket
Ardency Inn Modster Long Play Lip Vinyl - Original Mix
Nasty Gal Leather - The Jett Pant
Lime Crime Velvetine Lip Stain - Wicked
Kelsi Dagger Assembly Leather Bag
MAKE Silk Cream Lipstick - Scarlet
Jeffrey Campbell Metcalf Block Boot
Nasty Gal Leather - The Sioux Dress
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Trends: Nasty Gals Do FUR Better
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Fairy Floss Faux Fur Coat
Nasty Gal Tina Faux Fur Coat
Nasty Gal x Nila Anthony Ever After Bag
Nasty Gal Neck Yourself Faux Fur Scarf
Super Trash Fur Keeps Coat
Nasty Gal x Nila Anthony Faux Fur Life Clutch
Mine Furever Bag
Faux Real Sweatshirt
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Beauty: The Beauty Rebels of NY Fashion Week
Twice a year, my fair city becomes inundated with what appears to be an alien invasion of very chic, very tall people. Beautiful people are always rampant in NYC, but during Fashion Week it becomes like a sartorial Comic Con of fashion editors, models, bloggers, paparazzo, and celebrities, leaving confused civilians like me to suddenly wonder if I’m shrinking or if everyone just got taller and better-looking? This is why I love recapping NYFW looks from the safe distance of my computer, avoiding the Lincoln Center area for fear I may be stampeded by a horde of well-heeled bloggers (to those on the front lines, if not the front row, I salute you).
Since any given garment on the runway costs more than my rent, the beauty looks are where it’s at, personally. Anything you see is fairly attainable with the right amount of wherewithal. This September, those who were expecting makeup artists to bring the FX may have been a bit disappointed to know that the biggest S/S 2015 beauty trend was…no makeup. Or at least so minimal it doesn’t look like the models are wearing anything. But, they are models, so they’re basically woke up like this. Can’t really teach that effect in a YouTube tutorial, can you?
There were however a few rebels who threw convention to the dust and punctuated the collections with brilliantly done up faces and hair, employing shocks of bright color, stickers, fake piercings, and otherwise flying their freak flags high above The Big Apple.
Monday, August 25, 2014 Role Model: Eyeliner Evolution
Audible differences aside, women in music have long had at least one thing in common: Eyeliner—and lots of it. From the theatrical to the streamlined, music’s most memorable women have always been sporting heaps of the smudgy stuff. A few decades ago when there was no HD and nothing short of setting yourself on fire would get you spotted from the nosebleed section of a stadium-sized show, painted faces were one of he best ways to make a visual impact while performing. Here, we cover the best in rock ‘n’ roll eyeliner with both classic and contemporary musical muses, some of which you may have caught at FYF this past weekend.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Role Model: Anais Pouliot
Anais Pouliot is well seasoned in the way of campaigns. From Louis Vuitton to Emporio Armani, to Sonia Rykiel and Carven, everyone wants Anais to rep their duds—including us. We couldn’t think of anyone more perfect for our denim campaign than the sultry French Canadian, who was sure to bring her signature spirit and versatility (and who was totally game to jump in a kiddie pool in bell bottoms) to our L.A. shoot. Read on to learn a little more about one of our favorite new faces.