Fashion Five

Melissa McCarthy’s ELLE Magazine Cover

ELLE Magazine November 2013

ELLE Magazine November 2013

Melissa McCarthy is one of our favorite plus size celebrities, and she’s featured on the cover of ELLE’s November 2013 issue. The cover photo has caused a lot of controversy as to whether the over-sized trench coat  and big bold hair covers up the comedian’s signature curves. The rise of plus size couture is a recent development in the fashion world as the fashion community rethinks the idea of beauty and the ideal model. While the ELLE cover has created quite a stir, the photo does demonstrate some encouraging steps in the new direction of the fashion world’s increasingly progressive thinking. For example, the image is a full-body photo as opposed to other iconic plus size girls who have been cropped on covers. In my opinion, Melissa McCarthy looks stunning as ever on the cover, and I can’t wait to check out this issue!

Kate Moss is Teaming Up with Vogue

British Vogue March 1993

British Vogue March 1993

Here’s another reason to hit up your best-stocked Barnes and Noble or your local specialty magazine store to grab the British edition of Vogue. Supermodel Kate Moss has added another venture to her resume: she has signed on to be a contributing fashion editor to the British magazine. You’ve got time to locate the store that carries British Vogue. Kate Moss is expected to make her debut with the magazine in Spring 2014.

The Newest Cover Girl

Katy Perry Cover Girl Spring 2014 Campaign

Katy Perry Cover Girl Spring 2014 Campaign

You won’t believe who is the next Cover Girl! Katy Perry has snagged the coveted title for the brand’s Spring 2014 campaign. Katy Perry is known for her ever changing, over the top looks, so it will be interesting to see the full campaign come Spring. The first shot from the campaign features Perry easy, breezy, and beautiful with a bright clean face, a bold lip, and edgy accessories. I think it’s the perfect combination of the classic Cover Girl aesthetic and the pop-signer’s signature style.

It’s One Spooky Collaboration

Frida Kahlo by Rent the Runway and P.S. I Made This...

Frida Kahlo by Rent the Runway and P.S. I Made This…

Two of my all time favorites are collaborating for one of my all time favorite holidays! Every year, I’m obsessed with finding the best Halloween costume. This year, my go-to DIY site, P.S. I Made This…, is working with the best site to borrow a designer outfit, Rent the Runway, for Halloween! So, what’s the concept? Erica Domesek, the brains behind P.S. I Made This…, has chosen some select frocks from Rent the Runway and styled them with DIY accessories to transform them into the coolest Halloween costumes. How do you achieve the looks? First, rent the dress from Rent the Runway, then make a few special touches courtesy of P.S. I Made This…

Kate Hudson Launches Another Line

Fabletics Official Logo

Fabletics Official Logo

You may remember that Kate Hudson worked on a line with Ann Taylor earlier this year. Now, the actress has partnered with the e-commerce site JustFab to design an activewear line called Fabletics, which launched this month. New to the JustFab community? Interested in Kate Hudson’s collection? When you visit the site, you start by clicking on the tab over to Fabletics to begin your personalized experience. Then, you’re prompted to answer questions about how you exercise, colors you love, and your body type to create suggestions for the best products for you. And, it gets better! If you’re a first-time buyer you get 50% off your first outfit after joining!

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