Alessandra Codinha
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Hard as Nails

When Emily and I arrived backstage at Prabal Gurung’s show on Saturday morning, we had just starting eyeing the models’ glowy skin (courtesy of MAC’s Cream Color Base in Luna) before we were completely blown away by their nails: clean, save for what looked like fresh drops of blood.  VIEW MORE >

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Put a Ring In It

We’ve established that we’re fans of a well-placed piercing. Jason Wu nailed the look on Friday with his 18k gold ear cuffs, custom designed for the show.  VIEW MORE >

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Happy Finger

Lately it seems like there’s an argument to be made for a combination of cute and crass (Azealia Banks, we’re looking at you).  VIEW MORE >

Alessandra Codinha
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Shape Up in 15 Minutes

Though I advocated a Fashion’s Night In for those unwilling to brave the crowds—and oh,  fellas, there were crowds—last night, I caved and darted up to the UES to see my favorite fitness guru, Ballet Beautiful creator Mary Helen Bowers, at J.  VIEW MORE >

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I Want My MTV (Swag)

The MTV Video Music Awards have seen a lot of memorable moments over the years: Kanye vs. Taylor Swift (and, then, the world), Madonna, Britney (and then Madonna x Britney), Lady Gaga’s meat dress, Beyoncé’s big announcement,* and so on.  VIEW MORE >

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The Skin You Live In

A tattoo can either be a permanent art piece or an expensive mistake, and which category it falls under depends on who's tattooing you and how you wear it (e.g., Freja’s delicate ink compared to the girl with an indecipherable lower-back tat falling off her barstool in Cabo).  VIEW MORE >

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Mannequins According to Maayan

My friend Maayan Zilberman, co-designer of lingerie line The Lake & Stars, posts generally awesome inspiration photos on Facebook and Instagram (@maayanzilberman), but I was especially taken with her recent documentation of bizarre retail mannequins.  VIEW MORE >