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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
Summer in the city means Saturday trips to Coney Island and the Rockaways. Our only plan is to relax (and maybe enjoy a taco or two). We just want to sit with our feet in the sand, enjoy the sound of the waves, and spend the afternoon soaking up the sun. Unfortunately, that usually doesn't play out. You see, we're New read
Summer in the city is a beautiful thing. Apart from the sweaty commutes and crummy air-con, London comes into its own during the sunshine months. The city’s cobbled streets and thronging neighbourhoods act as the perfect backdrop for festivities — and are made for lazy days and long, sultry nights.
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