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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
In case you didn't know, September is National Honey Month. Obviously, we're celebrating it by enjoying the sweetener as a delicious snack and a magic beauty ingredient. But, there's one thing we'd forgotten until now: to give credit to the buzzing little creatures that make it all possible. Yes, we're talking about bees. read
A new school year means a new wardrobe, right? And, now that class is back in session here in NYC, we hit the campus streets of the city's biggest schools — NYU and Columbia — in search of the most fashionable college students in Manhattan. What we found were two totally different aesthetics: Those downtown dwellers read