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  • Q&A: Director Ava Marie DuVernay on Her Glam New Video for Miu Miu

    Q&A: Director Ava Marie DuVernay on Her Glam New Video for Miu Miu | BLOG ENTRY

    In the opening moments of Ava Marie DuVernay's short film The Door, actress Gabrielle Union stands perfectly still, alone on a terrace near a pool, wearing a long, red, flowing robe. The grayish blue skies match the...

    February 8, 2013 3:55 PM ET
  • Shakira Discusses Her 'Exotic' New Fragrance

    Shakira Discusses Her 'Exotic' New Fragrance | BLOG ENTRY

    If given the option to own a smidge of what Shakira exudes on a daily basis – gorgeous looks, stunning body, sultry dance moves and a killer voice – many women would gladly accept in a...

    July 30, 2012 3:10 PM ET
  • Madonna's Truth or Dare Shoe Line: Our First Look

    Madonna's Truth or Dare Shoe Line: Our First Look | BLOG ENTRY

    Following her success with Material Girl, a young women's fashion and accessories collection co-designed by daughter Lourdes, Madonna is now aiming to conquer a more sophisticated group of women with the launch of her new shoe line,...

    July 26, 2012 5:30 PM ET
  • 'The Rise and Fall of the Clash' Premieres at CBGB Festival

    'The Rise and Fall of the Clash' Premieres at CBGB Festival | ARTICLE

    "You are the first eyes to see this in the entire world," director Danny Garcia said enthusiastically at the premiere of his documentary, The Rise and Fall of the Clash, on Thursday night at New...

    July 6, 2012 12:35 PM ET
  • Jennifer Hudson: 'Fashion Is a Tough Industry'

    Jennifer Hudson: 'Fashion Is a Tough Industry' | BLOG ENTRY

    Jennifer Hudson launched her Jennifer Hudson Collection for QVC line yesterday with a stylish presentation at the New Museum in New York. Her line of apparel and accessories consists of 14 designs that include leggings, sports jackets,...

    June 27, 2012 3:35 PM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Winner Kara Laricks Talks $6 Million Prize, Having Designs Changed by Retailers

    'Fashion Star' Winner Kara Laricks Talks $6 Million Prize, Having Designs Changed by Retailers | BLOG ENTRY

    As Rolling Stone recounted yesterday, the first-ever winner of Fashion Star has been crowned: Kara Laricks, a former fourth grade schoolteacher and resident of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Approximately 8.6 million people...

    May 17, 2012 3:00 PM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Recap: Kara Laricks Ties It Up

    'Fashion Star' Recap: Kara Laricks Ties It Up | BLOG ENTRY

    After ten weeks of frustration, heartbreak and aggravation, it's finally time to crown the first-ever Fashion Star. But who will it be? Perhaps the former teacher Kara Laricks, who's been selling her womenswear with men's detailing like...

    May 16, 2012 3:25 PM ET
  • Fred Armisen: 'I Mostly Wanted to Dress Like Frankenstein'

    Fred Armisen: 'I Mostly Wanted to Dress Like Frankenstein' | BLOG ENTRY

    Comedian, actor and musician Fred Armisen is rarely seen out of character. Whether he is suited up as President Obama on Saturday Night Live or goofing around as one of a dozen eccentric residents of...

    May 11, 2012 10:00 AM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Recap: Buyers' Choice Makes a Mess of the Semifinals

    'Fashion Star' Recap: Buyers' Choice Makes a Mess of the Semifinals | BLOG ENTRY

    This is it, folks! The last episode before the world gets its newly crowned, first-ever Fashion Star. How significant will this achievement be? The winner will most likely land somewhere between Kelly Clarkson's level of fame and...

    May 9, 2012 5:50 PM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Recap: The Contestants Get 'Out of Africa'

    'Fashion Star' Recap: The Contestants Get 'Out of Africa' | BLOG ENTRY

    Before we get down to business, we can already state that this week's Fashion Star isn't any of the seven remaining contestants on the show; it's a 9-pound baby named Maxwell Drew. Yes, as you may have...

    May 2, 2012 3:15 PM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Recap: John Varvatos Holds a Grudge

    'Fashion Star' Recap: John Varvatos Holds a Grudge | BLOG ENTRY

    With the exit of Barbara Bates last week (the last of the weak links), Fashion Star is finally starting to heat up. Eight contestants remain and this week's mission is "Mentors' Choice," which means Jessica Simpson,...

    April 25, 2012 3:20 PM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Recap: A Flicker of Insight from Jessica Simpson

    'Fashion Star' Recap: A Flicker of Insight from Jessica Simpson | BLOG ENTRY

    It's down to the wire as we head into week six of Fashion Star, meaning it's almost over and we're down to nine designers. Regarding several of the contestants – such as Sarah Parrott and Kara Laricks,...

    April 18, 2012 6:35 PM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Recap: Nicole Richie's Runway 'WTF?' Moment

    'Fashion Star' Recap: Nicole Richie's Runway 'WTF?' Moment | BLOG ENTRY

    Week Five of Fashion Star brings the remaining 10 contestants a little closer together with their next mission: to work in groups and present a window display that lures in shoppers. But can these designers work together? Barbara...

    April 11, 2012 3:20 PM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Recap: Getting Caliente with the Buyers

    'Fashion Star' Recap: Getting Caliente with the Buyers | BLOG ENTRY

    Now that we're in the fourth week of Fashion Star, the underwhelming reality spectacle aimed at making a fashion star out of a nobody, we're asking ourselves: Is there anything that Jessica Simpson doesn't like? Not surprisingly,...

    April 4, 2012 4:40 PM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Recap: LMFAO Hogs the Runway

    'Fashion Star' Recap: LMFAO Hogs the Runway | BLOG ENTRY

    Fashion Star is this close to being the cause of our early demise. For the third installment of this reality show, producers become extremely clever about putting us at ease and then quickly pulling the rug right...

    March 28, 2012 3:45 PM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Recap: Oscar Fierro Takes a Stand for the 'Hoochies'

    'Fashion Star' Recap: Oscar Fierro Takes a Stand for the 'Hoochies' | BLOG ENTRY

    Last week, we introduced you to the group of designers eager to be the next Fashion Star. One in particular stood out: the vocally gung-ho, leprechaun-esque Oscar Fierro. He makes everyone cringe, sheds tears on cue...

    March 21, 2012 3:05 PM ET
  • 'Fashion Star' Recap: Jessica Simpson May End This in Violence

    'Fashion Star' Recap: Jessica Simpson May End This in Violence | BLOG ENTRY

    Last night the much-hyped reality show Fashion Star premiered on NBC, with Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie, and designer John Varvatos acting as mentors to 14 aspiring fashion designers. Supermodel Elle Macpherson serves as host and executive...

    March 14, 2012 3:20 PM ET
  • Fashion Week: Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin Celebrate with MAC

    Fashion Week: Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin Celebrate with MAC | BLOG ENTRY

    Last night, before the final day of New York Fashion Week, MAC Cosmetics laid down the red carpet for a party in honor of their newest Viva Glam ambassadors, Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin. The event, held at...

    February 16, 2012 3:35 PM ET
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