Demi Lovato's pink 'do.
Photo: Demi Lovato's Twitter
Sooo, Demi Lovato is officially our rainbow hair idol. She had presented herself as a major contender with her recent blue 'do, but just clinched the title with her Neon Lights Tour pink hue, which she debuted on Twitter. The blue hair had a good run, with appearances in her "Neon Lights" video, on a magazine cover, and throughout a season of X Factor, but we're still sad to see it go. We will, however, welcome this pink hair with open arms! Walk your way into Demi's life (and ours), bb!
At this point, Demi is such an expert at having bright hair that she (publicly) skips the initial, low-key introductory phase and heads straight to the bold lipstick and accessory stage. To be fair, though, she has dabbled with pink hair before so it's a natural for her not to hesitate and debut the look in a big way. I mean, almost-black lipstick and a porkpie hat in the first shot of your new hair? You're giving the people a lot to talk about, Demi! Namely, you're giving us serious Boy George vibes, and we like it.
Step into a world of LL Cool J's hats.
Photos: MTV Style
LL Cool J will three-peat as Grammys host on Sunday, and we're big-time pumped to see a perfect melange of pearly whites, charm, lip licking, and eye twinkles. (Ladies Love Cool James for a reason.) As far as his wardrobe choices go, there is one department in which he WILL NOT FAIL: That dude will wear a damn hat. We bet you one million dollars.
The simple fact is that LL Cool J and hats belong together. They've been in a long-lasting, loving, nourishing relationship since he was a kid. When he became a sensation with the release of Radio in 1985, it wasn't long before he became synonymous with the Kangol bucket hat and transformed the accessory into a hip-hop essential.
Because of this attachment to his Kangol, there was a time in the late '80s and early '90s when LL Cool J's bare head was basically a mythical creature, and people even started to wonder if everything was OK under there. I remember being so intrigued by what secrets lay under that brim. In the video for "Flava In Ya Ear (Remix)," the world got its big reveal: LL's bald noggin peeking through the top of a leather visor. He glances coyly at the camera and brushes the surface, acknowledging the shift in what the world knew about LL Cool J's head.
Lupita Nyong'o on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.'
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In the midst of her unstoppable red carpet tour de force, Lupita Nyong'o has been making an equally impressive mark off the step-and-repeat. Recently, she stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to dish about her Oscar-nominated role in 12 Years a Slave. Annnd we had to stop ourselves from drooling.
Selena Gomez wearing a bindi.
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Sooo, I bet Selena Gomez is having a pretty weird day? She's probably mentally preparing herself for the barrage of Bieber-related questions she'll be asked for the next three to four months. If it's any consolation, even through all that, she's 100% the most stylish person I've ever seen at a gas station. Like, usually when I need to fill up/grab snacks, I only see basketball shorts and sweatshirts (fine, it's when I look in the gas station bathroom mirror), but Selly really has a great look going on here. Let's discuss.
First of all, great haircut, Sel! We know she'd been toying with the idea of cutting her hair into a bob, but this shoulder-length 'do is really good, too. Then there's her nude bodysuit, which she's accessorized with two tasseled Kendra Scott necklaces. Very glamorous graduation chic, IMHO. The most crucial part of her on-point look, though, is the return of her bindi.
Emma's new 'do.
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Hey, girl, HEY. While most stylists might advise you against a drastic 'do before a big event, Emma Roberts' stunning asymmetrical bob pretty much stole the show—in the best way possible—at Elle's Women in Television Celebration last night. It reminds me of the time my stylist/grandmother begged me not to shave off my bangs in the shower before the first day of sixth grade. I did it anyway, obviously, and it debuted to less than glowing reviews. Thankfully, Emma's hair faired WAY better. In the words of Ron Burgundy, "I mean, that thing's good. I wanna be friends with it."
Vanessa Hudgens for 'Nylon.'
Photo: Nylon magazine
While we are the #1 fans of Demi Lovato's blue hair and its first feature on the cover of Nylon, we were eagerly waiting to see who the magazine tapped for their February cover. Well, we finally got our answer: It's Vanessa Hudgens! Two Disney stars in a row? Maybe Miley for March? The ex-Mousketeer hat trick is tempting.
Anyway, we're getting ahead of ourselves. Let's talk Vanessa. While the actual cover isn't out yet, Nylon just released some preview shots from her spread, and we are definitely feeling her styling. In one shot, she wears a pink bra with an Armani Exchange leather jacket and sheer Burberry Prorsum skirt. Are bras and leather jackets really becoming a thing? Katy Perry just wore the look in GQ, and if that's the trend for spring, I better stock up on publicly acceptable bras now.
Lady Gaga in 'Gagavision no. 45.'
Photo: Lady Gaga's YouTube Page
If you're a longtime Little Monster, you'll remember the Gagavision videos Lady Gaga released weekly during 2008 and 2009. In 2011, after the release of Born This Way, Gaga resurrected the series for four episodes. And now, it's back yet again. Early this morning, Gaga dropped "Gagavision no. 45," which ~sorta~ documents her big weekend in Paris. I say sorta because "Mambo Italiano" is playing over the video and you can barely hear one word that is uttered. Whatever, though, right? Who cares about WORDS with there is #FASHUN to look at.
The first shot of the Gaga-edited video is Mother Monster deplaning a private jet, champagne bottle in hand, decked out in what I assume is Versace. The sheer dress is pretty similar to one Gaga wore in her Versace ad and, TBH, it'd be pretty weird to wear a different designer for a "Paris Atelier Versace Couture Weekend." Plus, those silver Medusa heads are a dead giveaway.
Sky Ferreira for Maison Kitsune.
Photo: Maison Kitsune
Back in November, we were gifted a single shot from Sky Ferreira's campaign for Maison Kitsune. Grungy and glamorous, Ferreira almost made us think that we too could wake up in our winged eyeliner looking just as low-maintenance luxe. Almost. Then we tried it and were horrified by the drippy-eyed monsters we saw in the mirror. Thankfully, Kitsune FINALLY released some new pics for their Spring/Summer 2014 collection, and we're, like, 90% sure we can actually pull off some of these other NYC-based shots ourselves. (Given the right Instagram filter, a tiny dose of Photoshop, and every single amazing piece from the brand's "New Wave" line, that is.)
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There are few things that can ~truly~ alter a person's life: moving to a new city, finding love, getting a great job. But when you're a world-famous movie star with a face that launched a million fangirls, discovering a great moisturizer can be pretty life-changing, too. At least that's what Robert Pattinson claims in a new interview with The Wall Street Journal. All's been relatively quiet on the R. Patz front since the release of his full-length Dior Homme ad in September, but the Twilight heartthrob says his beauty regime has come a long way in recent months.
One Direction teach us the letter 'U.'
Photo: Sesame Street's YouTube Page
Gather round, young children looking to learn the alphabet/One Direction fans! The strapping young men of the world's most popular boy band have an upcoming appearance on Sesame Street and, as the preview shows us, they're teaching "what makes 'U' useful." In the clip, the lads sing about words that begin with and include "U," like "udon" (for the precocious Sesame Street viewer), "ugh" (for exasperated children), and "up" (for the really young ones). While all of those words are perfectly useful (especially "ugh," IMHO), we thought of a few ~fashionable~ options relevant to One Direction.
One Direction teach us the letter 'U.'
Photo: Getty Images/Sesame Street
First up is the word suit. While it's rare you get all five members in suits at the same event, when you do, it's a beautiful thing. Suits are what make One Direction beautiful. JK, it's their faces!