Simone Biles in Sherri Hill – VMAS 2016 Red Carpet Look

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American Gymnast Simone Biles wore a Sherri Hill Design to the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.  The red beaded dress accented her toned figure and styled with a coordinating clutch/bootie.

The gymnast was also seen on-stage receiving a hug from Beyonce and snapping selfies with Kim Kardashian.

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This look was a red carpet hit due to the effortless cut and style from the Sherri Hill Fall 2016 Collection.

 

Balmain Met Gala 2016 – Kim Kardashian and Kanye

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West gave us a short video wearing custom-made Balmain looks for the Met Gala 2016.  The couple looked amazing in metallic tones on the red carpet.

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According to Instagram, this was the MANUSxMACHINA experience!  Kanye also gave everyone a new experience with his colored contact lenses.

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Kentucky Derby Fashion – What To Wear

It’s almost time for Kentucky Derby season and women everywhere will start searching for something to wear.  Often, we’re not quite sure about the attire for such an event. Should one wear Christian Louboutin Pumps or Lilly Pulitzer Wedge Sandals?

I wanted to share a few style options to help us coordinate for Derby season. Attending the Kentucky Derby is definitely not a denim and t-shirt occasion but one can (still) look fashionable without appearing matronly.

Dressing for the races is a time to be chic and comfortable. Also, there’s a functionality behind Kentucky Derby or Preakness Stakes attire.  From my personal experience, one should wear a hat to protect from the sunlight.  Wedge sandals are a “must have” due to walking on the field or socializing over cocktails.

To camouflage from heat absorption, floral dresses should be worn in a lighter hue.

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Which celebrity got it right? Leave comment below

Men can have fun with their races fashion as well.  It’s expected that gentlemen wear a blazer, button-down, and slacks.  For a touch of whimsy, throw on a hat or floral lapel pin for the total sophisticated look.

Don’t forget to bring your cocktail glasses and rosettes for a good time!

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Kendall Jenner Top Knot: Get the Look

Kendall Jenner rocked a chic top knot with an edgy flair of side swept bangs on the red carpet last night for the American Music Awards. Celebrity hairstylist, Etienne Ortega, created this sleek top knot look with the help of KMS California products. “My inspiration for Kendall’s look was a funky modern top knot with a wispy bang, that goes perfect with her high neck dress!” Here’s the scoop from Ortega on how to get Kendall’s red carpet look:

Step 1: Ortega used KMS California ADD VOLUME styling foam ($17.50) while the hair was damp and roughly blow dried her hair.

Step 2: Ortega used the KMS California HAIR PLAY messing cream ($20), putting a quarter size amount in his palms and worked it all throughout the hair to start creating a build up of texture.

Step 3: Then Ortega put her hair up into a pony, followed by twisting the hair into a fun top knot.

Step 4: To finish the look he used the KMS California HAIR PLAY playable texture ($20) to make her bangs textured, piecey and ready to hit the red carpet.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Model Kendall Jenner attends the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 22: Model Kendall Jenner attends the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

KMS California products are available at salons nationwide, please visit http://www.kmscalifornia.com/en-US/salon_finder.aspx to find a salon near you.

Balmain x HM Collection Launch

Everyone’s waiting for the much-anticipated launch of the Balmain x HM Collection.  Rumor has it, the collection leaked today but we waited too late to jump on the story!  At any rate, Balmain is considered to be one of my favorite designers and I have no problem waiting for the entire collection.

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The collaboration with Oliver Rousteing will be available on November 5, 2015 at HM stores nationwide. Customers can shop online or in-store for the designs.  Kendall Jenner’s also one of the models for the famous campaign.  The collection will be for menswear, womenswear, and accessories.

No worries Balmaination, Style + Life + Fashion will wait for the November launch and wave our flag for the Balmain Army!

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Pat McGrath Transforms Kim Kardashian West into Cleopatra

Today, on the latest cover of The Violet Files, the editorial site of Hollywood insider and beauty guru Cassandra Grey, Kim Kardashian West is transformed into the iconic Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra through the artistry and makeup design by Pat McGrath.

“I would have done anything—I would have trusted Pat’s vision no matter what she wanted—but I was really excited that it was the Cleopatra vibe,” says Kim Kardashian West of the collaboration with makeup artist Pat McGrath.

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“Elizabeth Taylor’s makeup in Cleopatra has been re-created countless times, but for Kim I wanted to create an interpretation that has never been done before, a futuristic 3D version,” Ms. McGrath explains. “I wanted to portray a luxurious decadence by using elements of ornate facial jewelry constructed into shapes that pay homage to Egyptian culture, and of course to the rich exotic character that Taylor portrayed in this role.”

“Her eyeshadow was made from ground lapis stone and gold pyrite flecks,” notes Ms. McGrath. “Incorporating three-dimensional gold metal into the makeup design explores the concept of makeup as jewelry. I wanted the images to be luxurious, evoking a modern take on the opulence associated with Cleopatra’s makeup.”

The images, shot by Ben Hassett, are the first installment in a series for VIOLET GREY in which Ms. McGrath will reimagine paragons of old Hollywood glamour with new faces.

Violet Grey Editorial Credits (@violetgrey)

Makeup: @patmcgrathreal

Model: @kimkardashian

Photography: @benhassett

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Vanity Fair Magazine Reveals Caitlyn Jenner

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Formerly known as Bruce Jenner has now been revealed as Caitlyn Jenner on the cover of Vanity Fair Magazine. The cover release is scheduled for July, 2015.

Click on the link to read more:  Vanity Fair

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