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Never judge a book by its…voice? If you've only heard Karmin's cover of Chris Brown's "Look At Me Now," you wouldn't believe the fast-talking cutie/ singer-rapper Amy Heidemann (her fiance, Nick Noonan, makes up the band's other half) rocked a vintage vibe. But chances are you've seen the duo's YouTube video (it has over 150 million views, after all) and are as impressed as we are by Heidemann's rapping prowess and strikingly nostalgic style. Holy contrast, huh? We sat down with this Musical Muse at Speakeasy Sound in Burbank to hear her thoughts on everything from working side-by-side with her man (gutsy!) to suicide rolls, and encounters with Busta Rhymes. Of course, we also snapped the skilled songstress showing off her distinctive, modern-day Bettie Page pin-up style to give you some fresh inspiration for your inner-retro rocker. Look at her now.
Click through to see the stylings of a pinup pop star in the making!
Photographed by Maia Harms
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read
Try as it might, a temperature drop does not always get in the way of those who love a short hem. Yes, we're opposed to frostbitten legs, but we’ve become really good at layering warm tights and tossing on high boots to help fight the chill. Because, nobody should have to give up skirts just because it's winter. read