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Video: Elmo Talks Fashion, Makes Demands, and Acts Like a Diva

By Lauren Frankfort on
(YouTube)You may know Elmo as the fuzzy red muppet who likes to sing ABCs and 123s on Sesame Street, but on this week's episode of Harper's Bazaar's  "The Look," Elmo shows us his other side—his diva side.It all goes down like this: As Bazaar Editor Laura Brown interviews the lovable childhood character, he puts on a crown and tells her to "bow down." He also demands, "Can we get this going? Elmo has places to be!" And he asks the camera man if he's new since the camera goes out of focus...Read Full Story

Dolce & Gabbana's Racist Earrings Controversy

By Danica Lo on
(ImaxTree) Runway close-ups from the spring 2013 Dolce & Gabbana showThe clothes at Dolce & Gabbana's spring 2013 Milan Fashion Week show may have been inspired by Sicily, but the slave-imagery-inspired earrings—well, they're a whole other talk show.Design duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have come under fire in the past few days for showing Blackamoor-inspired earrings on their spring runway. The Guardian writes: The earrings are reminiscent of Blackamoor statues that can be found in...Read Full Story

'Downton Abbey' Chauffeur Tom Branson As You've Never Seen Him Before

By Danica Lo on
(Courtesy Mr. Porter) Allen Leech, who plays chauffeur Tom Branson on Downton AbbeyThe folks over at Mr. Porter are always full of awesome surprises. Remember when they got Nicolas Sarkozy's son Pierre to model for them? What about that super-cool photoshoot they did with Mad Men's Pete Campbell—uh, we mean, Vincent Kartheiser.The latest digital issue of Mr. Porter's The Journal features another one of our favorite made-for-TV characters—Downton Abbey's Tom Branson (real name: Allen Leech...Read Full Story

Behind the Scenes at Halle Berry & Emma Stone's 'Your Lips Can Save Lives' Campaign

By Danica Lo on
Two of our favorite-ever actresses, Halle Berry and Emma Stone, recently got together with Revlon and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) to film this "Your Lips Can Save Lives" PSA. The campaign is dedicated to encouraging women to talk about cancer and the importance of getting cancer screenings.Check out the PSA right here:The campaign actually holds a special, personal place in Emma Stone's heart. Did you know that her mom, Krista, is a triple negative breast cancer survivor? Emma...Read Full Story

2013 Nail Polish Trends from the Runway

By Livingly Staff on
Check out all the best manicures from the spring 2013 runways.  Photos below! Jeremy Scott, Best Runway Nails.  (Source: ImaxTree) Best Spring 2013 Runway Nails - Prabal Gurung.  (Source: ImaxTree) Best Spring 2013 Runway Nails - Tracy Reese. Source: ImaxTree Best Spring 2013 Runway Nails - Ruffian (Source: ImaxTree) Best Spring 2013 Runway Nails - Naeem Khan (Source: ImaxTree) Kate Spade, Spring 2013, New York Fashion Week - Best Runway Nails (Source: StyleBistro...Read Full Story

Beauty Inspiration - Backstage at Burberry's Spring 2013 Show

By Livingly Staff on
Looking for a little beauty inspiration this week? Check out these backstage photos from the spring 2013 Burberry Prorsum show at London Fashion Week. Below we've posted a bunch of photos of models wearing a classic, polished beauty look—glowy skin and bold red lipstick that's not too matte and not too glossy. Gorgeous, no? Backstage at Burberry's Spring 2013 Show (Source: ImaxTree) Backstage at Burberry's Spring 2013 Show (Spring 2013 - Source: ImaxTree) Backstage at Burberry's...Read Full Story

Gap Hires COS' Creative Director

By Danica Lo on
(COS) The COS shop-in-shop at Selfridges in LondonBesides Marks & Spencer, the one European chain store that we're maddest at for not having a presence in the United States is COS—H&M's higher-end boutique-y shop that's full of stylish, fashion-forward-but-not-too-forward pieces. But maybe we won't have to be jealous for much longer.No, COS hasn't all of a sudden announced plans to open Stateside (or ship their e-commerce over the Atlantic—c'mon guys, give us something). Sorry.Today, WWD...Read Full Story

9-Year-Old Rapper Wants You to Pull Your Pants Up, aka The Best Video We've Seen All Day

By Danica Lo on
Hear this! Nine-year-old Amor "Lilman" Arteaga is fed up with seeing your dirty underpants creeping out over the waistband of your low-slung jeans. He's so sick of it, he wrote a rap song about it, and it's the best video we've seen all day! Here it is:Of course, this isn't the first time someone's put their love for high waisted pants to music. Remember this guy?Read Full Story

Obsession of the Day: Jeremy Scott's Spring 2013 Gold Machine Gun Paillettes

By Danica Lo on
(ImaxTree) Jeremy Scott spring 2013Jeremy Scott, the wild child of New York Fashion Week, showed a concise and well-edited spring 2013 collection at MADE Fashion Week at Milk Studios yesterday afternoon to a crowd that included this season's most ubiquitous front-rower, Olympian Ryan Lochte—who was sitting next to Tyra Banks, celebrity stylist Johnny Wujek, and Paris Hilton.There were some amazing details in Scott's spring 2013 Middle-East-meets-B-boy-with-a-French-luxury-fashion-house-send...Read Full Story

Celebrity Outfit Idea to Steal: Bethenny Frankel's Eyecatching Separates

By Lauren Frankfort on
Last week, Bethenny Frankel was spotted sporting seriously stylish separates. With her leather jacket, billowy blouse, metallic skirt, and cap-toe pumps, she somehow managed to look on-trend and timeless at the same time.We're obviously coveting this outfit for our fall wardrobes. Here's how you can recreate the look for yourself:Leather jacket and gold tweed skirt: There's so many eye-catching elements in Frankel's outfit, but the key pieces are definitely her skirt and jacket. For your...Read Full Story