Perhaps we’re crazy, but we’re starting to think the right leg trend, pioneered, or at least made famous by the meme-ification of Angelina Jolie’s 2012 Oscars dress, extends beyond skinny actresses and models who pose on red carpets. Slits were a major trend on the spring 2012 runways and have trickled down to retailers like Read more →
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Coachella Happened: Coachella kicked off last weekend (and wraps this weekend), and we promise to stop talking about it soon. From what the celebs wore, to what real people wore, to the trends we hope will fade faster than your tan we covered it all. It’s all in good fun – you know we love you! (But seriously, no more crochet.)
YouTube Makeup Gurus: We’ve all been there: we’ve spotted that perfect cat eye or been desperate to cover up that zit and wondered, “How can I do this?” Luckily, we live in the age of YouTube, where beauty gurus share their knowledge with just a click of a button. Here are 10 of the best tutorials.
Best Tressed Style Bloggers: Though these seven ladies are known better for their clothes than their locks, we think it’s all part of the same stylish parcel. We had to know how these bloggers style their enviable hair.
Finally, NYC’s Answer to Colette: Fashion fans dream of boutiques like Colette in Paris and Corso Como in Milan, so obviously we’re thrilled about FiveStory, NYC’s latest boutique that seeks to fill that niche. The best part? The brain behind the luxury boutique is 26-year old Claire Distenfeld–check out our interview with her.
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Remember Angelina Jolie’s right leg on Oscar night? Of course you do. She thrust it out of the thigh-high slit on her Versace gown all the way down the red carpet, and then on stage while presenting an award. It was so obviously weird that the winners of said award–the writers of The Descendants who won for best adapted screenplay–all mocked her immediately during their acceptance speech. Following the Oscars, Jolie’s right leg went viral, and spawned a Twitter account, countless Tumblrs, and fun games like Jolie legbombing–pasting Jolie’s right leg in a photo.
Jolie has finally addressed the phenomenon of her right leg, and in typically Jolie-fashion, she kind of makes you feel bad about yourself for even thinking it was a thing.
“I honestly didn’t pay attention to it,” she told the Huffington Post. “You know what I mean? I don’t watch those TV shows and if I go online and see something about myself, I don’t click on it. And the people I surround myself with don’t really talk about that kind of stuff. [Laughs]. I heard something, but I didn’t pay any attention. It’s as simple as being a woman picking a dress you like and having a night, and not really thinking about anything else.”
Here’s what we wish she would have said:
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