American Made review maverick Tom Cruise feels the need for speed in flashy thriller

A grinning Cruise is back in Top Gun territory in Doug Limans sort-of-true story about a bored pilot who starts working for a Colombian cartel and the CIA Youd need a heart of stone not to indulge Tom Cruises midlife return to Top Gun antics in this flashy, entertaining crime thriller by director Doug Liman, featuring Tom with blindingly toothy grin and sunglasses whizzing around in his light aircraft with US Customs agents riding his tail (to quote Roger Avary). Its based on the sort-of-true-ish story of a former TWA pilot who in 1984 was arrested for gun-running, money-laundering and carrying drugs in his plane for Colombias Medelln Cartel. He cut a deal to incriminate bigger players and claimed he had been involved with government intelligence agencies from the outset this movie sportingly takes him at his word. Cruise plays Barry Seal, competent but bored airline pilot and impeccable husband […] Read more »

Original supermodels assemble for catwalk tribute to Gianni Versace

Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Helena Christensen and Carla Bruni in Donatella Versaces Milan show Of everything Gianni Versace gave to popular culture he invented the celebrity front row, the metal mesh cocktail dress and arguably the career of Elizabeth Hurley, who might never have found fame were it not for That Dress the supermodel is his greatest legacy. So it was a fitting tribute that a supermodel reunion was the centrepiece of the Versace show staged to mark the 20th anniversary of his murder. Versace invented the supermodel, plucking a few chosen models from the runway ranks and elevating them to a higher strata of glamour. Other models remained humble clothes horses, but this elite became goddesses. Versace, who was already conjuring the imagery of classical goddesses with his becomingly draped dresses, created the perfect women to wear them. Prints charming: models in signature Versace style. Photograph: Luca […] Read more »

Antonio Lopez: the fashion illustrator who revolutionised the industry

The subject of a new documentary, Sex, Fashion and Disco, Lopez was best friends with Karl Lagerfeld, advocated diversity long before woke-ness was in fashion and had dance moves that can only be described as legendary There cant be many fashion illustrators who can count Jessica Lange, Grace Jones and Karl Lagerfeld as their BFFs, and Jerry Hall as their one-time bae. But Antonio Lopez was special as the new film, Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex, Fashion and Disco testifies. An illustrator who started out in the mid-60s (when he dropped out of college to work for Womens Wear Daily), the Puerto Rican-born artist bucked the trend for photography as the dominant medium in fashion media. This was through sheer talent. In his work for the New York Times, Vogue and Harpers Bazaar, the whooshes of his lines, movement of his drawings and the confident, sexy poses of the models he […] Read more »

Clip On Sunglasses

Why are more people wearing clip on sunglasses?  This article will provide some answers.  When we started to see clip-on sunglasses popping up all over our favourite shops, we were suspicious as well as curious about this comeback. Is it a good deal? Are they going to suit me? Afraid of a sloppy fit? Well, these frames are definitely practical and, let’s face it, we are all after comfortable trends. In fact, no wonder celebrities are wearing them as well, showing us that clip-on sunglasses are trendy and can be easily matched with any outfit.   Article Source: www.visiondirect.com.au Photo By Retro Focus Eyewear & Back Thennish Vintage Read more »

The 5 Fashion Trends That Will Be Everywhere This Spring

  Since last week, New York Fashion Week has been in full swing. That means we're seeing slightly fugly avant-garde fashion, more goth makeup than usual, and a fuck ton of models on the South Beach Fat Flush, strutting runways only the rich and famous get to touch. If you’ve checked Instagram in the last two minutes, you’d see all the celebs we love to hate are flooding our feeds with flashy parties that look better than any club in Meatpacking. For the time being, using “street style” as an excuse to defend our lazy brunch outfits is forgiven. While that all remains the same every year, each season also means we're getting a fair notice on what to start wearing so we don't look like homeschooled jungle freaks. This is the fashion world so even though fall barely started, we're already looking forward to seeing which knockoffs will hit the […] Read more »

5 Quick, Cheap Couples Costumes For The Couple Who's Literally Broke AF

There are only 43 days until Halloween, and that means you have about 42 days and change left to procrastinate on getting your couples costumes together this year. If you're currently broke AF and plan to be broke AF for the foreseeable future, you'll be in need of quick, cheap couples costumes that can be slapped together last minute without spending a dime. Because you know what's even more important than costumes on Halloween? Candy. Why spend money on a costume you'll wear once when you could use that money on Nov. 1 to splurge on enough discounted chocolate to last you the whole year? Coming up with some ideas for a cheap couples costume can be a bit stressful when you're pressed for time, but never fear. You're sure to have all of the supplies you need for at least one of these couple's costumes in your apartment already. And […] Read more »

7 Taylor Swift

Love to hate or hate to love her, T-Swift's latest music video has you talking. Admit it. In her latest album release, Taylor packed on the heat, directly addressing a lot of the criticism, rumors, and haters that have been swirling around her since, well, forever. Lucky for us, it's inspired some pretty awesome Taylor Swift “Look What You Made Me Do” Halloween costume ideas that we are pumped to try out. The album, aptly titled , is supposedly a re-birth of Taylor Swift, as she cheekily explains in her first single saying, “The old Taylor can't come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, 'cause she's dead!” Cue the collective gasp. Throughout the video, Miss Swift sports various looks and costume changes, systematically addressing specific scandals she has been a part of. From the infamous time Kanye “let her finish,” to her feud with Katy Perry, it's all here. […] Read more »

8 Celebrity Couples Costume Ideas That Are So Iconic, You'll Win Halloween This Year

With Halloween rapidly approaching, it is of the utmost importance that you explore all of your costume options ASAP. If you're planning on teaming up with your boo, then zeroing in on the best celebrity couples costumes is always a good route to go. Not only do celebrity couple costumes come across super witty when executed well, but they're also tons of fun to put together. One of the most satisfying parts of Halloween is the looks on your friend's faces when you show up to the party in something awesome. Celebrity duos never fail to win over the people's hearts. How could they not? After all, we spend so much time either consciously or subconsciously absorbing intimate details of their lives and bringing them up in conversations as if they were one of our cousins. Whether you choose to pay homage to a throwback couple that is no longer together, or an “it” […] Read more »

Trump never has to buy sunglasses again because Obama's photographer will shade him forever

Former First Lady Michelle Obama speaks onstage at The 2017 ESPYS. Image: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Ten times out of nine Michelle Obama has proven to be one of the most inspiring, straight-up coolest women to ever enter the White House — and she's still got it. The former FLOTUS came back into our lives on Wednesday to speak at the 2017 Inbound marketing conference about everything from successful managing to her favorite song off Beyoncé's iconic album, Lemonade. We are not worthy. SEE ALSO: Michelle Obama, Serena Williams recreate Beyoncé's 'Formation' look for her birthday Though no livestream of the event was offered, according to attendees live-tweeting, Obama spent the morning dropping mad wisdom while chatting with Roxane Gay. NBD. Hi pic.twitter.com/fHWqUcwgqN — roxane gay (@rgay) September 27, 2017 Here are some of Michelle Obama's best quotes from the event: On a future female president Hillary Clinton may have lost […] Read more »