In the summer it’s hard to wear makeup, because it literally just melts off of your face. But with Fall comes the return of fashion, making an effort, layering, and decorating your face (because makeup can be used for artistry, not just making yourself look “prettier,” of course). Below is a combination of a mood board and a how-to of some of iconic makeup looks, to be used as inspiration for the most stylish months of the year.
Italian women have mastered the look of the sophisticated bombshell. It’s not easy to be super sexy, yet elegant at the same time—it’s a delicate balance—but if you can pull it off, you can take over the world.
I’ve been living in LA for 5 months, and I’ve learned that outfits that don’t get second glances in NYC, in LA make people think you’re an insane. Why don’t people in LA get it—I’m dressing as a bimbo as a joke, duh! – By Karley Sciortino
I wrote an essay for the current issue of Purple Magazine about Bimbo Feminism and femininity as parody. P.S. Bimbo Feminism is officially my favorite phrase. xo Karley
Three years after the legend Iris Apfel gave me brutal fashion advice, I went back to get her take on beauty. By Karley Sciortino
Was everyone fashion-weeking last week? (AKA getting blacked out on free cocktails next to a bored male model.) If not, then let Michel Ghanem count down the top 10 sexiest moments from #NYFW for you. Hottttt.
Michel Ghanem counts down the top 10 models who are redefining beauty.
I interviewed the artist Jeanette Hayes (who I love) over White Russians at the Bowery Hotel, and we talked art, Versace and religious iconography.
If you ask me, the key to a great Halloween costume is looking hot without looking like a desperate skank–it’s a fine line. A trick I’ve picked up over the years is: if you dress like a straight-up slut–i.e. like a sexy cat, a sexy nun, or Malibu Barbie–you just come across like a trashy basic-bitch. However, if you dress like a slut from a movie, you seem cultured and self-aware, while also “accidentally” looking totally fuckable. Success! Below is a list…
I recently interviewed a series of people who grew up in strict religious communities about clothing, sex, and how those two things sometimes overlap. Over the next week or so I’ll be posting the interviews one-by-one. Here’s part one! Sex and religion have both been around for a pretty long time, and since the beginning they’ve had a love-hate relationship. At certain times their marriage has been more civil than others–the pagan orgies of ancient Rome come to mind–however for…