For most people sitting at their desks, working/drumming their fingers on their keyboards, watching the clock and waiting for lunch, today is just another day. HOWEVER! If you’re a Miley Cyrus fan, today is Tuesday, October 8th—and that means BANGERZ is officially out, y’all! *raises roof* *throws confetti* *twerks twerks* But wait, there’s more! Today also brings another Miley interview to the interwebz, complete with purdy pictures and a little bit of insight into the inspiration behind her evolving style.
In a new feature from Hunger TV, the singer snuggles up with a powder blue fur for a series of beauty shots that produced the following faces: sexy face, sultry face, silly face, surprised face and tongue face. Always with the tongue face. (And yes, we’ve deemed “tongue face” to be an accurate description of multiple Miley expressions.) Clearly, Cyrus is well-aware that people are “so obsessed” with what she’s doing visually these days (see also: the VMAs, "Wrecking Ball" video, etc.), and her edgy new style is a huge part of her musical transformation.
Nicki Minaj on set for her Kmart Collection shoot.
Photo: @nickiminaj's Twitter/a>
Nicki Minaj is “super, super excited” about her Kmart Collection and (duh) SO ARE WE. Barbz, it’s been almost two months since Her Minajesty revealed the first looks from her new line, and now—only a day away from its online launch—we’re still getting sneak peeks of never-been-seen-before outfits. GAH. Now, we have to change our whole shopping strategy. THANKS A LOT, NICKI. Earlier today, Minaj tweeted out some behind-the-scenes footage from her Kmart photoshoot (set to her single with Mavado, “Give It All To Me”) and we spied not one, but TWO, new hot pink outfits for two ~very~ different occasions.
The first is a matching two-piece hooded sweatsuit, appropriate for both chilling AND (if you add heeled booties and a studded cap, à la Nicki) very stylish errand running. Or maybe brunch. You do you. The second is a hot pink blazer and high-waisted, body-con skirt combo, perfect for distracting dudes in business meetings (although, probably not suitable *puns* for every office).
Madonna on 'Harper's BAZAAR.'
Photo: Terry Richardson for 'Harper's BAZAAR'
WOW. This has got to be the first time in the history of Harper’s that a grill has been worn on the cover, amirite? Man, Madonna STAYS breaking ground. *bows down* But wait. Does this mean that mouth jewels have officially received a nod of approval from the prestigious fashion mag? Well, I guess it is the “Daring Issue." And this is MADONNA. The only way this metal-mouth #FASHUN statement could be made any more daring by the 55-year-old Queen of Pop is if it included a death-defying motorcycle jump across the Grand Canyon.
Well, well, well. It seems as if M.I.A. is a lady of her word! (Not that we ever doubted her, of course.) Granted, it was starting to feel a little bit “girl who cried Medusa head” after the rapper first alluded to her Versus Versace collab in November of last year, gave us radio silence about the alleged line for ten months, and then spilled another confirmation of the project to an unsuspecting WWD reporter during Paris Fashion Week. Oh and BTW, she said last month that not only would it happen, but it was on its way out in two weeks. We were all like, SCURRT! Pump the breaks. TWO WEEKS? That sounds cray. Cray but true, we’ve learned, as the collaboration was officially announced by Versace today and is set to hit shelves on October 16th. (OK, so technically more like 3 weeks, but we’ll let it slide because GIMME.)
Rita Ora for DKNY.
Rita Ora is straight-up having a BLAST in Times Square. Sure, Broadway plays are great and basking in the glow of those giant neon signs can definitely feel exciting, but Ora looks like she is having ALL of the fun in her brand new ads for DKNY Resort 2014 (which we got a glimpse of while the campaign was being shot this summer, right in our back yard). In one of the pics, Ora kicks back on a taxi in a double-denim outfit that is giving us serious ab-envy. We’ve seen several celebs attempt to rock the Texas Tuxedo, but seeing it on Rita (with a killer pair of cut-out pumps and coordinating leather jacket) might actually convince us to try it now. (Might.) Because if that’s the secret to looking cool, calm and collected on the big city’s busy streets, then sign us UP!
Demi Lovato on the cover of 'Teen Vogue.'
Photo: Teen Vogue
We’ve seen Demi Lovato do a lot of things with her hair (remember when she dyed it blue on Wednesday? #memories), but this is the first time we’ve ever seen her –or any star, for that matter—rock a braided silk scarf as like, the tail of an actual braid. How do you even do that?! Tutorial, plz. For her second Teen Vogue cover, the singer/actress/X Factor Judge/Glee guest star/The New Black nail polish collaborator (whew! *wipes brow*) traded her rock-star style for a more relaxed, city-girl-in-the-country look, pairing a low-cut red top with a charcoal wide-brimmed felt fedora and a stunning emerald and gold necklace.
Miley snaps a selfie in a shirt from Discount Universe.
Photos: @mileycyrus' Twitter/Discount Universe
Earlier this week, Miley Cyrus tweeted a mirror selfie while brushing her teeth with the caption #neverforget. We kind of walked away that day scratching our heads (Never forget … to brush for two minutes? Never forget … to keep your bedazzled phone charged?)—but now, after seeing pics of her wearing the exact same shirt in her very ~adult~ photoshoot with Terry Richardson (SUPER NSFW), it all makes a lot more sense (#neverforget the Terry shoot because BURNED into our brains forever). And since we’re clearly keeping tabs on every movement Miles makes (Heh. “Movement.” Get it? Like the documentary? Sorry, we couldn’t help it.), we decided to track down her crazy-vivid tee, which is still available for purchase! (Although, it’s mad expensive, so we’re not necessarily suggesting that you do.)
Katy Perry and co. get ready for Le Grand Journal.
Photo: @katyperry's Twitter
As you may have noticed, Katy Perry’s been in Paris this week getting the VIP treatment at Fashion Week and just generally looking lovely. But it appears she’s there for play AND work, as Perry recently tweeted that tonight she’ll be appearing on Le Grand Journal, a French nightly news and talk show. (And by the looks of the rehearsal photo, there's gonna be a performance and it's gonna be RULL colorful.) But wait, there's more! We also got to peep a pre-show pic of the singer and her crew wearing like, every possible type of garment that’s ever been made in Kenzo’s flying tiger print. Seriously though.
A still from Rihanna's "Pour It Up" music video.
Photo: Def Jam Records
After tons of generous teaser pics and a behind-the-scenes sneak peek, Rihanna debuted the full-length video for “Pour It Up” yesterday, and WOW. I mean, WOW. The only other word that comes to mind right now is stripper-ific, and that’s not even a real word, so, WOW. ICYMI, the video features Bad Gal RiRi and a ton of scantily-clad dancers getting their twerk on in water, on poles and atop a decadent gold throne. Rih is basically, like, the Queen of a water-drenched strip club kingdom, where booty poppin’ is not only encouraged, it’s expected. But this ain’t your run-of-the-mill strip club kingdom, no ma’am. This place is all about luxury. And the Benjamins. And the Queen rules in heavy chains of Chanel.
Lena Dunham, the Fanning sisters, Dianna Agron and Hailee Steinfeld at Paris Fashion Week.
Photos: Getty Images
What’s black and white and cute all over? The whole heap of starlets that came out for the end of Paris Fashion Week, that’s what. Lena Dunham, the sisters Fanning (Elle and Dakota), Dianna Agron and Hailee Steinfeld all popped up at some swanky shows in the City of Lights and—shocker—they each looked sleek beyond their years.
Dunham made her Fashion Week debut today (sitting in the front row of Miu Miu, NBD), and oh, what a debut it was! The Girls star looked chic in a plain black shift dress and a red leather coat, with chunky gold accessories and a black Prada clutch. She was joined in the front row of the row by Glee’s Dianna Agron, who wore a navy chiffon wrap dress and a black coat with a sparkly embellished collar. Also, that clutch. Agron was kind enough to tweet a sneak peek of Miu Miu’s new prints to her loyal followers, which apparently includes a ton of “meow meows.”