2014 Golden Globes Nominees Announced!

Award season is upon us! The Golden Globes are the award show that pretty much kick off the winter awards season. This morning Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana and Aziz Ansari woke bight and early to announce this year’s nominees. The 71st annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on January 12, 2014 and are hosted once again (yay!) by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey.

Leading the nominations are 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle, which earned seven nominations each including Best Picture honors. In the television category, Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey and Brooklyn Nine-Nine were the most nominated. Meanwhile, last year Homeland was one of the top-nominated TV shows and this year didn’t earn a single nomination, nor did Claire Danes or the rest of the cast.

Woody Allen will be honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.”

Full list of the 2014 Golden Globe nominations: Continue reading

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The New Face of Chanel Is…Kristen Stewart?

Chanel Say hello to the new face of Chanel: Kristen Stewart. Karl Lagerfeld chose the Twilight actress to be the face of his 2013 Pre-Fall ads for the Texas-themed Métiers d’Art collection.  Chanel released the following press release, “Karl Lagerfeld has chosen Kristen Stewart to be the face of the upcoming campaign of the 20131/4 Métiers d’Art Paris-Dallas collection. The collection was unveiled during a show held at Fair Park, Dallas on December 10th, in the presence of the young American actress.” Continue reading

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Warm & Wonderful: Dressing Tips for Cold Weather

Cold weather can be wonderful and festive if you know how to keep warm. Keeping warm and remaining stylish doesn’t have to be as challenging as you may think. Obviously, you want to maintain a certain level of style, but you also want to assure that you are not freezing. There are some simple and practical tips that will make enjoying the cold weather much easier.  Continue reading

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Behind The Scenes: Holiday Photo Shoot

Here’s a quick behind the scenes look at our holiday photo shoot with our models Samantha, Amanda and Paige. We’re all about black (obviously), statement jewelry, lace and sparkles this holiday season. Shop some of the items featured in the video: Continue reading

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Studio Sounds: Wild Belle – Another Girl

Band: Wild Belle

Genre: Indie rock, reggae, pop

Origin: Chicago, Illinois

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And the Pantone Color of 2014 Is…

Pantone Color of the YearThe Pantone Color of 2014 is Radiant Orchid. Following in the footsteps of 2013′s Emerald, Radiant Orchid “…reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination. An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today’s society,” said Leatrice Eisemen, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. Continue reading

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United States of Pop 2013 – Living the Fantasy

It’s that time of year again when DJ Earworm releases his United States of Pop mashup video including the 25 most popular songs from 2013. This year’s title is ‘Living the Fantasy’ joining songs like Lorde’s Royals with hits from Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Rihanna and many more.

For a look back at last year’s mashup ‘Shine Brighter’ – click here!

What do you think of Living the Fantasy?

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Behold! The 2013 Kardashian Kristmas Kard Revealed

The Kardashians do it big in every aspect of their lives, so why not do the same for Christmas? The family is known for their over-the-top Christmas cards and this year’s certainly puts all previous years to shame. We must admit, upon first look at the photo we were a bit shocked. It’s definitely not your average matching-sweaters-awkwardly-touching-shoulders type of Christmas card. Continue reading

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Full Review of Urban Decay Naked3 & Tutorial

If you haven’t heard the amazing news by now…Urban Decay finally released their highly anticipated Naked3 palette. The Urban Decay Naked and Naked2 palettes are extremely popular, containing bronze-hued shadows that allow you to create almost any look you want. Being that the Naked and Naked1 are very similar to each other color wise, we are so excited about Naked3.

This beautiful palette of twelve rose-hued shadows is all you need for the upcoming holiday season. Create daytime and nighttime looks with ease that will steal everyone’s attention. The classic Urban Decay packaging is perfect size for traveling, and, as usual comes with a double-sided brush.

Take a look below at the full review, swatches and tutorial using the Urban Decay Naked3 palette from Sona Gasparian of Makeup by Sona. Continue reading

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Adam Levine Named People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ of 2013

Say hello to People’s newest Sexiest Man Alive, Mr. Adam Levine! The Maroon 5 heartthrob  takes Channing Tatum’s place as Sexiest Man for the next year. Adam Levine seems like an obvious choice with his rugged, yet polished look, amazing style and swoon-worthy personality. However, Mr. Levine didn’t really see it coming. Continue reading

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The Beauty Department Breaks Down the Bun

One of my favorite beauty blogs The Beauty Department posted an amazing tutorial to take your prim work bun into a full-out party bun. In my opinion, buns are (or should be!) a go-to hairstyle for every girl. Think about it: you’re rushing and don’t have time to wash and style your hair. What’s better than throwing it up in a sleek sock bun, messy bun or top knot? Nothing!

Head over to The Beauty Department to check out the full tutorial.

What’s your go-to hairstyle?

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Must-Read Tips for Shopping the Isabel Marant x H&M Collection Online

Ladies, clear your schedules! The highly anticipated Isabel Marant x H&M collection is ready to shop in select stores at 8AM local time and online at 12PM EST tomorrow, Nov. 14th! Of course H&M has done awesome collaborations in the past, but this one is quite different. As we all know, H&M launched their e-commerce site this past August, so if you can’t take off of work (or bear the cold weather) to stand in line at your local H&M then fear not! U.S. customers will be able to shop the entire Isabel Marant x H&M collection online.

Here are some important details you need to know to prepare yourselves for this shopping experience. Also, keep in mind this designer collaboration will be the first of many to be available online at H&M.com for U.S. customers. Continue reading

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Introducing GQ’s Men of 2013…

Okay so there’s no surprise here that the oh-so-perfect Justin Timberlake made the list of GQ’s Men of the Year. Alongside Mr. Timberlake, Matthew McConaughey, Kendrick Lamar, Will Ferrell and the late James Gandolfini will each get their own GQ covers that will hit newsstands on Nov 19. Check out a bit of Justin’s interview and the rest of the GQ covers after the jump. Continue reading

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Add These Meaningful Beaded Accessories to Your Collection ASAP!

There’s nothing better than cute, wearable jewelry that has an empowering message behind it. Enter the Kwagala Project. The Kwagala Project is an organization dedicated to empowering women who have been victims of human trafficking and/or the commercial sex trade. In Uganda, Kwagala means love, which is the strongest force against evil. Continue reading

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Studio Sounds: Icona Pop – All Night

Band: Icona Pop

Genre: Dance, electro-house

Origin: Stockholm, Sweden

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