Barney’s New York will be featuring iconic Disney characters as runway models in their upcoming Holiday windows, complete with new model-esque proportions. Yes, even Minnie Mouse and Daisy Duck have to be be stretched and dieted for Fashion Week. But hey, if you or I were a cartoon character getting outfitted in custom Lanvin and Dolce & Gabbana, we’d want the illustrator to do a full makeover too. Racked.com.
- “Push Girl” Angela Rockwood has landed a modeling
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People don’t usually think of makeup artists as card-carrying feminists, but most of us working behind the scenes in fashion, music, and advertising are just that. What’s the connection between lipgloss and feminism? Super-Top makeup artist and Chanel Brand Ambassador Kay Montano pays tribute to Helen Gurley Brown and Cosmopolitan Magazine on her site: kaymontano.com.
- Former makeup artist and current style columnist Rachel Weingarten shares her personal experiences with Helen Gurley Brown, as well as life and beauty
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Watching the Olympic Games, I’ve noticed that this time around the athletes are all way more made up and styled. And it’s not just the gymnasts in full makeup and hair gel – they’re certainly savvy enough to know that they’re going to be scrutinized on everything. But the track runners are wearing full makeup as well, the swimmers are pulling their swim caps off to reveal perfectly arrayed and cascading hair, and don’t even get me started on Ryan …
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Makeovers are so often dismissed as superficial – nothing more than a quick romp through some stores and a beauty salon. But quite often when we get a makeover, we’re hoping that the change on the outside somehow reflects an inner brilliance we feel, and want to express.
Nowhere in the movies is this wish more fulfilled than in the classic 1942 film, Now, Voyager. The makeover here is so much more than a jaunty interlude of spas …