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If it wasn't already clear from the in-your-face, show-opening bustier, The Blonds teamed up with Playboy for their spring '12 collection. But thankfully, instead of cheesing it up and affixing mini Playboy bunnies to the nails, CND manicurist Kristina Estabrooks created 20 mind-blowing sets of "Glitz & Glam" designs for the show (that took more than 100 hours to make). From stocking-inspired patterns to crushed glass, to nails inlaid with 24-karat gold leaf to a deconstructed fuchsia foil, in terms of manis, CND really nailed it. But of course, where would a good '60s-inspired bombshell be without some black winged eye-makeup? Lending a little modernity to the look, makeup artist Kabuki for MAC added extra sharpness to the wings and a flick just outside the lower lash.
Photographed by Ian Reid
With the arrival of July, and its lethargy-inducing temperatures, summer is officially here. July is the Saturday of the year — it is the only month when school is out for everyone (pity those kids who have to return in August), and, as a Western society, we have collectively decided to dial it back a little. Relish read
Months after reconsidering its former you-can't-sit-with-us M.O., Abercrombie & Fitch is finally beginning to cast a wider net — starting with a new line. But, just because the brand says it's moving past its mean girls image, doesn't mean we've rushed to become Facebook friends just yet. So, it has upped its outreach read