If you're a child of the '90s, cartoons and Nickelodeon went hand-in-hand like Lisa Frank and Trapper Keepers. Not to get all dramatic, but, like, those shows kiiind of shaped who we are today. We couldn't WAIT to plop down in front of the TV to hang out with some of our funny friends (hi, Skeeter from Doug and Chuckie Finster from Rugrats!) and have a GRAND ol' time. Since most our favorite shows are no longer on air (*sniff sniff*), we thought we'd bring 'em back to life the best way we know how--through nail art! We rounded up our fave Nick-inspired manicures, so check 'em out below.
We love this GORGE homage to Angelica, Chuckie and Tommy from Rugrats! Each character was meticulously hand-painted on each finger in the exact same illustration style from the show. Honestly, with all those layers of colors and attention to detail this probably took FOREVS to do, but we think it was totally worth it. *claps*
Nicki Minaj at her Kmart collection press conference in West Hollywood on March 1.
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As it turns out, we weren't crazy when we noticed Nicki Minaj's newly simplified style for 2013—Barbz fired her stylist and hairdresser for a seriously stylish new look, and it seems like her Kmart clothing line will likely follow suit. At a live press conference in Hollywood on Friday, Nicki answered all her fan's burning questions via ShopYourWay.com, and she said her collection is going to be filled with tons of "quality" pieces. "My big thing is that it cannot look cheesy and cheap, and that is what I want to give my beautiful Barbz." But that's just the beginning! Nicki filled us in on what her process will be like, what will be included in the line, and who will inspire her collection. Check out highlights from the press conference below!
Selena Gomez at the 'Spring Breakers' premiere on Feb. 18 and 19.
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• Selena Gomez has been consistently killing it on the red carpet at her Spring Breakers premieres. See: That blue sequin frock she wore in Paris and that STUNNING backless suit she sported in Germany.
• The Brit Awards red carpet was FILLED with amazing looks, but the top highlights definitely included Taylor Swift switching dresses mid performance and One Direction's adorable coordinating outfits.
• We caught up with Demi Lovato at the Topshop opening in L.A. to talk about her favorite (and least favorite!) trends right this second.
• Rihanna debuted her first-ever River Island collection at London Fashion Week, and it was filled with so much '90s grunge goodness we could barely handle it.
• Girls costume designer Jenn Rogien dished on ALL the secrets behind the cast's iconic outfits. Two words: Mesh. Shirt.
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It seems like we just can't get enough of CL. The 2NE1 star is one of our favorite fashiony gals as of late because she's always decked out in THE most bold and badass ensembles (think: head-to-toe neon fur and allover gold baroque prints). But, when we peeped the K Pop star in the March 2013 issue of Harper's Bazaar, we saw an entirely new side of the singer. She ditched her typically bright ensembles for some seriously high-fashion all-black duds, and she still killed it. In her first look (above), she sported a black floppy hat with a lace button-up bell sleeve shirt and diamond leopard earrings. She went for a SUPER dramatic beauty look with an extra thick cat eye, bold matte red lip, a swipe of bronzer, and eggplant nails. PERF!
An outfit for Sebastian Thomaz!
Photo: Courtesy of Adidas/Steelers/Finish Line/Fashion Junkee
It FINALLY happened, y'all—Wiz Khalifa and fiancée Amber Rose had a baby boy! The adorable (and stylish!) twosome welcomed Sebastian Thomaz into the world just a couple hours ago, and we could NOT be more happy for them. Just think of all those baby clothes they're going to buy. Eeee! We were so excited for Sebastian's arrival that we did a little research ourselves on what super fashionable duds he should be decked out in. I mean, Amber wore Jeremy Scott for Adidas to her baby shower so, yeah. They ain't playing around when it comes to fashion.
Listen, we're WELL aware that 2NE1 has a serious affinity for Jeremy Scott duds. I mean, their world tour wardrobe was created entirely by J. Scott himself, and they even collabed on a pair of kicks together. But, we have to say, there's something really, really heartwarming about seeing one of favorite K-pop stars and favorite designers actually hanging out. Terry Richardson documented CL and Jeremy looking like total besties at a photo shoot in his studio, and we're basically DYING over how cute they are. :') Like, peep them posing like a badass prom couple above. Jeremy wore an all-over patchwork bomber jacket with a sweater tied around his waist and black Adidas pants, while CL kept it simple in a vintage Gucci tee, (what looks like) vintage Versace earrings and necklace, and fiery red leather pants. She finished the look with a super clean cat eye, long lashes, and soft bangs. LOVE.
Taylor Swift performs at the 2013 BRIT Awards on Feb. 20.
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Earlier today, we drooled over Taylor Swift's sleek and sultry Elie Saab red carpet ensemble, but when she hit the 2013 BRIT Awards stage, we were surprised by her super covered-up look! She performed "I Knew You Were Trouble" in a high-collar white gown with lace cut-outs and IN-SANE geometric pleats. She sported a loose high bun and bangs with her modest frock until she decided to—drum roll—strip it all off! *fans self*
First off, happy 25th birthday, Rihanna! You've received the best gift anyone could ever ask for—total world domination. I mean, first RiRi launched a (dang good!) clothing collection with River Island, and today it was announced that she collabed with MAC Cosmetics on multiple (read that again: multiple) makeup collections. Between this and her, um, SUPER SUCCESSFUL MUSIC CAREER, girl has been busy! She told WWD that this collab was a "no-brainer," and the first product she plans to launch is "RiRi Woo"—a lipstick inspired by her oh-so-infamous matte MAC Ruby Woo red pout. (See: Rihanna at the Grammys.) According to WWD, the lipstick will be released at the same time at her Diamonds Tour concerts in Brooklyn complete with—get this—a MAC pop-up shop to show off the full collection! YASSSS.
G-Dragon and Taeyang for 'Vogue' Korea.
Photo: Courtesy of Big Bang's Facebook
We'll admit it—we need more K Pop in our lives. More specifically, we need more Big Bang. The 5-piece Korean boy band is ALWAYS dolling out the freshest looks (um, remember when they wore metallic Minx manicures? YEAH.), so when we peeped them in the March issue of Vogue Korea, we basically lost our shiz. It looks like the entire Big Bang crew didn't make it to the shoot, but G-Dragon and Taeyang had enough stylin' duds to seriously stun us. In the first look, G-Dragon wore a "Vogue" snapback (heh) with a white tank, leather shorts, skeleton X-ray knee-high socks, black sneakers, and tons (TONS!) of layered necklaces. He BA-ROUGHT his beauty game by sporting shimmery smokey eyes, statement brows, and half red, half green hair. Speaking of beauty, check out Taeyang's killer blonde and black braids! #DEAD He also wore drippy eye makeup and a smudge of liner below his lower lids. For his outfit, he wore a "Jewelry" snapback, oversized black and white graphic tee, leather pants, luxury branded boots, and the THICKEST platinum diamond chain we have ever seen. Whew, is it getting hot in here or is it just us? *fans self*
Dang, Rihanna wastes no time, y'all. She debuted her River Island clothing line this Saturday at London Fashion Week, and today she already released her spring campaign! #WERK In case you missed it, her '90s-grunge-meets-Rhythm-Nation collection is filled with simply-chic separates (think: solid black maxi skirts with thigh-high slits and plain cropped sweatshirts) as well as full-body jumpsuits and overall dresses. You might remember RiRi teasing her campaign a little while back, but the end result is WAY more bold and badass than we expected.