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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
Marc Jacobs and Zana Bayne are making it even easier to explore your kinky side this Valentine’s Day. The ready-to-wear designer teamed up with Bayne — who's renowned for her provocative lingerie — on a six-piece capsule featuring leather heart-shaped pasties, collars, and cuffs that are decidedly naughty, not nice. read
Whether you’re an
organic-or-bust kind of gal or you’re just starting to ponder the benefits of
pesticide-free produce, chances are there are some all-natural products you’re just not convinced work as well as their conventional counterparts. Like
aluminum-free deodorant. Or, cleansers that’ll supposedly disinfect read