Meet The Cult: Vashtie

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Sure, our NYC Shoe Cult lookbook may be filled with some seriously good-looking gals, but there’s so much more to these ladies than their ability to put a killer outfit together. Meet Vashtie: A jack-of-all-trades who works simultaneously as a director, designer and creative powerhouse. Whether you know it or not, Vashtie’s influence on pop culture is huge—she’s directed videos for Justin Bieber, Solange and Joey Bada$$, just to name a few. Check out some of our favorites below!

(Photos by Cara Stricker)

Ana Beatriz Barros

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If you’re nearly as googly-eyed over our Nasty Gal Collection Lookbook model, Ana Beatriz Barros, as we are, we have quite the treat for you. She’s equal parts girl next door, Brooke Shields in “The Blue Lagoon”, and the girl you’re automatically intimidated of because she’s just that pretty. What’s not to love? Take a peek at just a fraction of the editorials the Brazilian beauty has been featured in over the years!

Daze-Inducing Lorde

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You might not be familiar with Lorde’s name, but you’d almost certainly recognize her voice from “Royals” the hypnotic, anti-bubblegum pop anthem that has been spinning on radio stations and reverberating out of car speakers for months. The first time we heard it, we recognized it instantly as a Nasty Gal anthem. The girl behind it is singer-songwriter Ella Yelich-O’Conner; an Auckland, New Zealand native who’s only 16. Ahead of her sold-out show at The Echoplex last Thursday night, Nasty Gal spoke to the lion-maned, platform-booted Lorde about Los Angeles, lyricism, and the loneliness of teenage life.

Reductress

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 When we first started reading Reductress, we LOL’d, then we became totally entranced by their satirical over-the-top takedown of fashion, entertainment, and all things ‘women’s interest.’ We caught up with Reductress editors (and comedians) Sarah Pappalardo and Beth Newell to talk about serious journalism, feminist onions, and why integrity is basically stupid.—Chris Rellas

Miley Cyrus

A skull made of french fries, smoke emanating from the crotch region, candles lit via burning marshmallows, some guy eating money, some other guy rubbing bread on his face, an unhealthy number of EOS ChapStick eggs, Pepto-Bismol blood, various taxidermied animals, a piñata filled with hot dogs (those were hot dogs, right?), and a make out session with an oversized Barbie doll. Am I the only person who wasn’t at all shocked by Miley’s new music video? Ever since she started that talk about the “best of both worlds,” I knew Miley had something up her sleeve. “We Can’t Stop” is a perfect testament to the turn Miley has made for the better. She’s tatted, veiled, and wears the shit out of a black beanie. If you didn’t catch the music video, or you just want to see some of the highlights in slow-mo, check out these gifs. Caution: you may end up with a bleach blonde pompadour at the end of this.—Chris

Jessica Clarke

Meet Jessica Clarke, the slurpee-sipping arcade babe behind our latest (and most delicious) Lazy Oaf x Nasty Gal lookbook. We magically got her to take a breather from bouncing around the bowling alley in juicy fruit bottoms to give us the scoop on her childhood dreams, the worst outfit she’s ever worn and collection pieces she can’t live without.

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Baby Strange, Chloe Nørgaard

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(Photo by Tim Barber, styling by Halley Wollens)

Renowned for her awesomely wild, weird and one-of-a-kind style, 22-year-old model-of-the-moment Chloe Nørgaard is winning over the fashion world with her playful attitude and trademark rainbow tresses. The LA-born, NY-based beauty happens to be the face of Nasty Gal’s most kick-ass shoot of late, so we asked her to tell us all about her days as a “too wild” teen, her obsession with head-tripping arts and crafts and how she loves, “being completely free and just dancing.” Meet your new girl crush.

Julia Hafstrom

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Swedish, redheaded, and the star of our March lookbook?! No wonder we are borderline obsessed with model Julia Hafstrom. So, we did what we always do and asked her a series of personal questions. Totally normal behavior.

Jasmine Tookes

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From walking the catwalks for Tom Ford, Stella McCartney and Ralph Lauren, to posing in rollerblades while balancing a tray of china for French Vogue, major model-of-the-moment Jasmine Tookes is a Nasty Gal of many talents. She even makes our sizzling new spring looks even hotter! What’s not to love?! We got the down-low on just what makes our latest style crush tick…