Ooooooh Haylor, what will we do with you? Pop's latest power duo is, obviously, Harry Styles and Taylor Swift, and the two have been out and about all over the place, from watching the seals in Central Park to, now, the tattoo parlor. While the pretty as a peach and innocent as ice cream Swift is basically the LAST person we would expect to find frequenting an establishment called The Shamrock Tattoo Parlor in Los Angeles. I mean really. Shamrock Tattoo Parlor? It doesn't get less flower crown than that, but we're kind of loving it. Tay's new beau is no stranger to the hypnotizing buzz of the tattoo gun, already sporting a fair amount of ink, but we have to wonder, does this mean Taylor is considering adding a little illustration to her bod? A portrait of her cat, Meredith, perhaps? We can only hope. The tattoo, which covers a large portion of Harry's arm and is a highly detailed pirate ship, bears a bit of a resemblance to the ship tatt Taylor's "I Knew You Were Trouble" beau sports in his new video. Coincidence, we think not, but what could it mean?! It definitely solidifies what we already knew: Tay loves a bad boy. Check out an interview with the singer, where she talks about just that, after the jump!
Gaga in the Sweaters For My Friends Intarsia Sweater from Urban Outfitters.
Photo: Terry Richardson
We've known for awhile that Terry Richardson and Lady Gaga are total besties. Between their photo book, Lady Gaga x Terry Richardson, and the fact that Mama Monster shaved part of her head in honor of Richardson's late mother, the two seem super close, and new photos posted on Terry's Diary are only solidifying what we already thought. The cozy photos, which were taken backstage when Gaga performed with the Rolling Stones on the final date of their anniversary tour, show the singer in a variety of looks, both casual and stage ready. There's even one sweater that looked oddly familiar, and it turns out to be from Urban Outfitters! Celebrities, they're just like us, right?! Unfortunately it's now sold out, but the fact that the great Gags is clowning around in togs from one of our favorite suppliers of everyday clothes makes us feel pretty special. Or makes us feel like maybe we can relate to Gaga a little more? Ha! Just kidding, though, the rest of the images bring us back to reality once again, showing the singer in full velvet bodysuits, signed Rolling Stones jackets, and more untouchable insanity.
Miley Cyrus, Kat Graham And Iggy Azalea on the VH1 Divas red carpet.
Last night was a big one for the ladies, and Adam Lambert. VH1 Divas is always one of our most anticipated nights of the year, because, obviously. It's rife with big voices and big fashions, from the PURPLE carpet to the stage. We've already broken down all of Glambert's looks from the night, and noticed that The Blonds made a major appearance on the stage. But what about the ladies on the carpet? We noticed one trend was really making the rounds, and that was the creative display of skin, but just a little bit. We all know the power of a little peek in these situations, and three ladies in particular showed off three flawless ways to rock it. In three very different ways, Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea, and Kat Graham all showed some skin, while also keeping a little something to the imagination. While, in Iggy and Miley's case, we didn't see them in their peek-a-boo looks for long before they took to the stage, the dresses each made a distinct impact on us. With dress up season very much upon us, we're definitely going to be taking some cues from these stunners.
Adam Lambert is in full diva mode.
Adam Lambert is one of our all time favorite Divas, so it should come as no surprise that we were EXCITED to hear that he would be hosting VH1 Divas Live tonight. I mean, Adam Lambert, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Iggy Azealea and SO MANY MORE AMAZING PERFORMERS in one night? Please, we're basically dying with excitement right now. It all goes down tonight on VH1 at 9 PM Eastern, and you can watch the stars walk the red carpet RIGHT NOW at divas.vh1.com. Watch Adam Lambert prepping for his diva moment after the jump, and stay tuned to MTV Style for all the best looks from the carpet and the stage!
Joan Smalls telling us her favorite moments of 2012.
It's essential to keep in mind, always, that we all have so much to be thankful for. 2012 has been a MAJOR year for Joan Smalls, and the model has no shortage of gratitude. Between making us smile while shopping at Colette with Karlie Kloss and Kanye West as the host of House Of Style, to realizing a teenage dream by walking in the Victoria's Secret fashion show, to covering W magazine, there's no denying that this has been Joan's year, and things are only looking up. Joan joined us on MTV's "Big & Best Of 2012: A Year End Celebration brought to you by T-Mobile" to share her top moments of the year. Can you guess what her top two moments are? Check 'em out after the jump!
Yesterday we crowned the MTV Style 2012 king and queen, and brought you "The Big & Best Of 2012: A Year End Celebration Brought To You by T-Mobile," and over the past weeks we've broken down everything from the best nail art to the best magazine covers, the best band style and best facial hair. Today we're getting a little more specific, and breaking down our five favorite sticker apps of 2012. We have a lot more Best of 2012 coming, too, so stay tuned right here.
One thing that took up a lot (too much) of our time this year: Instagram. Both at work and at play, we at MTV Style are all about the photo app, and make sure to document everything from the crazy products that come through our office to the amazing events we get to attend. From the runway, to the Rihanna Plane, to the set of House Of Style, we're always on the lookout for a good photo opp. Sometimes, though, we're feeling a little more playful than just straight documentarians, which is where our fave photo apps come in. Whether you're putting little bears all over your brunch photos with Line Camera or adding a little rainbow to your selfies with the Lisa Frank app, there are tons of ways to jazz up your pics, and make them stand out from the crowd of ho-hum, well, brunch photos and selfies.
Ok, Catpaint was a fave of ours even before Instagram, but after a couple of years it got a little old, we have to admit. We LOVED the cat motif the Odd Future crew plastered all over their Golf Wang tees and hats, and so naturally their Cat Wang app made us purr like creepy little upside-down cross painted kittens. With a huge variety of cat faces, as well as explosions, laser beams, beanies and paid add-ons, this app upps the ante of Cat Paint so your photos still have that shot of feline-induced "awww" but with a little bit of an "ew" thrown in for good measure. We applied some cat faces and laser beams to one of our photos from Rihanna's 777 tour above. The app is free and you can download it here.
Miguel performing on Big & Best of 2012.
Happy 12-12-12 everyone! You might be thinking, what's the big deal, it's just a date, and yes, we feel you but also did you know that the next triple digit date alignment won't happen until the year 2101?! Not to get all real-talk depressing but that means today will be the last time this happens in our lifetime. Heavy. On a happier note, though, MTV is pulling out all of the stops all day long with Big & Best of 2012. The live stream, which began at, you guessed it, 12 pm EST today, has already included performances from Miguel and First Aid Kit, Demi Lovato and Joan Smalls' top moments of 2012, and more! And that's only the beginning...In the hours to come, you can watch performances from A$AP Rocky, Bruno Mars and more, AND get your first look at Taylor Swift's new video for "I Knew You Were Trouble."
We CANNOT wait to see Tay sport the pink dip dye job we caught a sneak peek of in her interview with MTV News. The queen of kittens and cookies all punked out? Yes please. In the meantime, though, we're going to be watching performances from Metric, Alt J and more, as well as obsessively watching Miguel's "Adorn" performance and drooling. Wait, did we say that out loud?
For all that and more, head to BigandBestof2012.com right now!
Stick with MTV as we count down the Best of 2012, including the Best Songs of 2012, Live Performances, Movies and EDM Videos of the year.
Katy Perry performing in Dubai.
If you happened to be in Dubai this weekend, two things. First, we are jealous that you were in Dubai period because, awesome, and second, did you see Katy Perry perform at the closing ceremony for the World Parachuting Championships? Oh no, we didn't misspeak. This weekend, our lady of teenage dreams was dropped from the sky (or at least from right above the stage), supported by a pop art-inspired parachute. She then removed her similarly themed flight suit to reveal a latex bustier ensemble that would have made Roy Lichtenstein very proud. Borrowing from the iconic 1960's artist's highly stylized, satirically tweaked comic book style, the look was slick and unexpected--appropriate for an unexpected performance venue. The look definitely has us reaching for our 3.1 Philip Lim Lichtenstein cardi, that's for sure.
We've been keeping a close eye on IO Echo. Ever since we peeped lead singer Ioanna Gika's too-cool-for-school style at CMJ, we've known this was a band with some serious fashion tricks up their (kimono) sleeves. Rocking a deep side part, bright blonde hair and the aforementioned Kimonos, Gika has a style all her own, part goth-witch, part LA it-girl. In the atmospheric new video for "Outsiders," Gika holds court in a stark, grainy world, industrial and spare. Her clear, bright soprano is haunting against the yellowing backdrop, lending the haunting song a sinister, minimal air. If you look closely at her, though, you'll see that there's nothing minimal about the video's style. If you follow the band on Instagram, you might recognize Gika's kimono from a recent snap she posted of herself with Jeremy Scott. That's right, the flowing, magical garment is the creation of the man himself, and it's incredible. It's hard to see the piece in its full glory in the "Outsiders" video, but there are moments when you get a little flash of something across the camera and you realize that this is no ordinary robe. For a moment you think it could be a trick of the camera, or something added in after, but knowing that the singer was given the holographic piece by the designer, we know otherwise. We're not entirely sure how the great J.S. managed to make a holographic kimono without it looking at all stiff. Indeed, the piece seems almost liquid, like Gika is draped in light. Watch the video after the jump, and let us know what you think of this Jeremy Scott stunner.
Lenay Dunn and Holland Roden messing around on the set of Most Stylin' Stars Of The Year.
Boy do we have a holiday treat for you! Musical performances, awesome style, and some of your fave MTV stars? In one place? You know we like to treat you right all the time, but especially during the holidays, which is why we're so excited to give you a little sneak peek of a VERY special show we have airing on MTV this weekend. You all know 10 On Top, with the adorable Lenay Dunn, well, on Sunday we're bringing you a VERY special, VERY stylin' special. Most Stylin' Stars Of The Year will, yes, countdown 10 On Top's fave style stars, but it will also feature an awesome runway show co-hosted by Holland Roden and featuring the catwalk talents of Jersey Shore babe Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola, Awkward's Molly Tarlov, and many more. The special will air on MTV this Sunday, December 9th on MTV at 8 EST/7 Central. We're not just here to tell you about it, though. Check out an exclusive behind the scenes video below!
MTV Style | Most Stylin Stars of the Year Fashion Show Behind The Scenes
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