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Fashion Scandal Redux: Pippa, Alexa and That Kiss

By Melissa Goldstein on
(Photos by FameFlynet Pictures, PacificCoastNews.com, Urban Outfitters)It's been a banner week for scandals, and we're not just talking about Jesse getting kicked off The Voice on Monday by his very own coach Xtina (clearly someone had too much turquoise glitter eyeshadow to drink when they made that decision). We're talking about bonafide, Twitter trending scandals starring our favorite style heroines and one brand that's been known to cash in on them. Let's review.Pippa Get Your Gun: You...Read Full Story

Birchbox Teams Up with 'Gossip Girl' to Offer Special Edition Box

By Jill Slattery on
Leighton Meester & Blake Lively (Bauer Griffin); Birchbox Birchbox is teaming up with Gossip Girl to create a special edition Birchbox filled with beauty products inspired by the CW drama. The Gossip Girl-inspired Birchbox will contain beauty essentials that have been hand-picked by the show's makeup department head, Amy Tagliamonti, and hair department head Jennifer Johnson. Goodies include Diorshow Extase mascara, Dr. Jart+ beauty balm cream, and Ojon Volume Advance volumizing shampoo...Read Full Story

Will Kate Middleton's Tabloid Cousin Be the Next Queen of Reality TV?

By Melissa Goldstein on
(Kate Middleton by PacificCoastNews.com; Katrina Darling by Theo Wargo/Getty Images North America)Oh, cousins. They're just like sisters really, only instead of stealing the spotlight with a derriere-framing Alexander McQueen number as 2 billion people look on, they pitch a reality show about wearing nipple tassels. In not-at-all-surprising-news, Kate Middleton's black sheep burlesque performing cousin Katrina Darling (she of the countless Daily Mail stories detailing why she wasn't invited...Read Full Story

Raf Simons Is Named Creative Director of Christian Dior

By Alicia Dennis on
Raf Simons, center, was previously the creative director for Jill Sander, where he designed the looks on left and right. All images are from the Jill Sander show at Milan Fashion Week for Fall 2012. (Imaxtree) Belgian designer Raf Simons is the new artistic director of Christian Dior, taking the helm over a year after the dismissal of John Galliano. Though it had once been rumored Marc Jacobs would take over the post, the label announced Monday that Simons would present his first...Read Full Story

Looks We Love: Christina Aguilera's Low-Key Date Night

By Jill Slattery on
Christina Aguilera (Getty, PacificCoastNews.com) Makeovers are fun, but sometimes it's makeunders that we like best of all.Christina Aguilera was spotted out on a date with boyfriend Matthew Rutler sporting a drastically toned down look that we couldn't help but prefer to her normal beauty routine. The Voice judge ditched her sometimes bedraggled-looking hair extensions and heavy makeup in favor of natural (albeit still bottle blond) locks and fresh, light makeup that allowed her natural...Read Full Story

Lauren Conrad Poses Topless for 'Glamour,' Talks Cellulite and Reality TV

By Jill Slattery on
Lauren Conrad is used to revealing her personal life, but now the former reality TV starlet is baring her body with a sexy new Glamour cover. The Hills star turned fashion designer and bestselling author appears on the cover of the May issue wearing nothing but a pair of frilly white bikini bottoms. But according to Conrad, she wasn't always so confident about her body. "On the vacation to Cabo, I wore a bathing suit on the beach for the first time in years. Usually I'm just petrified," she...Read Full Story

Which 'Hunger Games' Star Is Better Dressed: Jennifer Lawrence or Elizabeth Banks?

By Alicia Dennis on
(PacificCoastNews and Getty)It might seem a little unfair to pit the female leads in the upcoming Hunger Games film against each other in a fashion face-off, but given their film's highly competitive subject matter, it's only natural to take a closer look at the ensembles sported by Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen) and Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket) over the past couple of weeks.Thus far, each star seems to be sticking to a well-defined style M.O. Jennifer Lawrence has gravitated towards...Read Full Story

Katy Perry and Male Model Baptiste Giabiconi Pair Off in Paris

By Alicia Dennis on
(Bauer Griffin) Katy Perry's hirsute ex-husband Russell Brand may be getting cozy with Mexican yoga fans and throwing other people's phones through windows, but she's a little too busy shuttling around Europe to pay attention. Perry's reportedly getting over her recent split with male model Baptiste Giabiconi, otherwise known as Karl Lagerfeld's manicured muse.This week, Perry added fuel to the fire when she was spotted boarding a Eurostar train with Baptiste in tow, although she was...Read Full Story

5 Facts About Joe Jonas' Rumored New Girlfriend, Nina Agdal

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Nina Adgal (Getty Images) To the dismay of teenyboppers around the world, rumor has it Joe Jonas has been getting cozy with swimsuit model Nina Agdal. Just in case you're curious to learn more about the future Mrs. Jonas, here are five fun facts about the fresh-faced model.  1. Nina was born March 26, 1992. For the mathematically challenged, that puts her at the ripe old age of nineteen, three years younger than Joe. It also makes her an Aries, which, according to the charts, will have a...Read Full Story

Darren Aronofsky Directs Jennifer Lopez

By Bernice Lee McMillan on
Jennifer Lopez (Getty Images)   Don't worry, Darren Aronofsky fans, the Black Swan director isn't resting on his laurels. For his first mainstream project since the Oscar-winning film, Aronofsky has picked a surprising new venture: a Kohl's commercial starring Jennifer Lopez.Aronofsky worked with the American Idol judge on the latest advert for her established diffusion line with Kohl's. The video features J.Lo dancing with a team of male backup dancers (she does have a weakness for them...Read Full Story