I’m no Cassie or Rhianna- I have never wanted to shave my hair off. However, I’ve always admired their panache, as it’s not easy to pull off a lock-less head. Also, how does it grow back? I assume there’s a long awkward stage for regular people- celebs don’t have those, right?!
That being said, if I lived in NYC, I might want to Alice Dellal-up my hair in order to get it “done” by Rico London of Levels Unisex in East Harlem. Don’t believe me? Check out this slideshow fromThe New York Times- amazing, I love the details that he puts in the hair. He also usually doesn’t take requests from customers, which is so different than women’s hair is. Imagine going to a salon and saying “hey, do what you want.” Although, if I had a hair genius like Fekkai or Joel Warren or Sally Hershberger (or Rico London) do my hair, then I might be willing to hand them the reins.
Pictures curtsy of The New York Times
Are the BEST thing, right? I mean, there is nothing more satisfying than reading every single recipes and then pretending that I’d be able to cook them which-to be fair to my non-existent cooking skills- I’d never be able to do. But I’m really picky about my food blogs- they have to include photos of every stage of the preparation and have good-quality photography- c’mon guys, Apple+L with Photoshop. Not. That. Hard.
Anyways, here are my favorites- yeah there are only two, I’m picky.
On a diet? Don’t go to this site. Her recipes look so tasty and her photos are perfection. The food is classic American with a twist, and she does sometimes drift to the more Mediterranean side of thangs. She also looks exactly like Martina McBride and has four kids- but you wouldn’t know from her figure. This satisfies even the most intense food porn cravings-I promise!
Spinach salad with curried pecans, blue cheese and apples
What I did when I do when I found her blog? Stopped EVERYTHING I was doing any read every single one of her posts- it went back only nine pages, I’m sad to say. She’s just a mother who cooks the best food she can for her kids, which ends up looking utterly delicious. The best thing about her food is that it looks moderately healthy, a hell of a lot more than I can say for most food blogs. Want tasty salads and delicious, simple lunches? Get on this site ASAP!
Anyone else know about some seriously good food blogs?
Photo via The Pioneer Woman Cooks & Baked Bree
I’m not usually a fan of personal style bloggers (unless they’re great like Jane, Karla, Emily etc…) but I’m going to make an exception for Elin of Style by Kling. I’m pretty sure she works for Swedish magazine Express, but as I have no clue how to speak Swedish, and Google translate is often wrong, I’ll just tell you about how great her style is.
She’s avant-garde (is that still a cool phrase to use?!) and sexy at the same time- which I used to think was impossible. Half of her stuff is H&M and half of it is Givenchy, Alex Wang and the like-amazing. I guess it doesn’t hurt that she’s absolutely STUNNING. This is probably not the last time you’ll hear about her, I’m pegging her as a rising style star- she’s been in Elle Bulgaria, Self China and has quite the following in her home country, no doubt she’ll be big in the US in about 3… 2…
What do you think?
More of my favorites from resort- gotta love emerging designers doin’ their thang.
I’ve always loved Roy’s use of different silhouettes and colors- who would ever think of orange wide-leg trouser? Um, she does, and makes me realize it’s what my wardrobe has always been missing. Plus, those heels are bananas. I. Want. Now.
I feel like if you were a fashionable Parisian woman in the late 1940s you’d be wearing this. Stefano Pilati just makes it all work, plus adds interesting proportions and color combinations. And the patterned white dress? Amazing, gorgeous and so wearable!
Vena Cava makes white interesting again- these guys know how to play with textures and make black seem anything but boring or basic. It’s exactly what I want to wear right now- and those orange platforms are making it onto my wish list immediately.
Seriously, anything Rag & Bone puts down the runway is instantly cool. If I saw a girl wearing any of this down the street, I’d instantly want to be her friend. The leather dress is my favorite item from any resort collection- it doesn’t matter that it’s extremely impractical/would get really hot/wildly overpriced.
What are your favorite Resort 2010 collections?
Honestly, not very impressed by most- isn’t resort supposed to be sunny and refreshing? Anyways. here is the first installment of my favorite resort collections
Karl can really do no wrong- and how amazing does Crystal Renn look? Better than half the other models, that’s for sure. Plus, he did it in St. Tropez, one of the chicest cities in the world, where a can of beer is $7 and the people are more beautiful than you can imagine.
Doo.Ri is so ladylike and feminine and makes me want to be a lady who lunches. The end.
Jason Wu is another who can do no wrong- he always goes with feminine and tailored and manages to keep it refreshing and new. I love the bows/shorts/dresses/heels/everything.
Lela Rose not only has an amazing apartment, but one of the most wearable resort collections this season. Seriously you could buy any of her pieces right now and look fresh and classic and cool all at the same time.
Stay tuned for Resort part II coming soon
All photos via style.com
Ahh, sunglasses. You really can’t ever have too many of them- if you’re like me, you lose them everywhere, from friends’ cars to the bottom of your purse/the grocery store/work/sock drawer and then only have your ugly silver pair to shield you from the sun. Oh, wait, I’m the only one who buys $3 sunnies on impluse? Probably true. Anyways, here are some great sunglasses for the summer that are sure to satisfy anyone with any budget.
(L to R) Norma Kamali- $95.92, D&G-$130.50, Ray-Ban- $145,
Fred Flare- $11, Marc by Marc Jacobs- $150, Punky Pins- $10