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Famous Shoes

The idea that a celebrity or a character can be defined by one piece of clothing or accessory is amazing to me. You’ve really made something of yourself if you’ve reached that point. I love these posters of famous shoes.

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The Carrie Skirt

photo cred | NY Post

There are very few outfits featured on Sex and the City that I would care to ever emulate. Carrie, in particular, just doesn’t cut it the way that Charlotte does.  I did, however, swoon for her skirt featured in the opening of every single episode. I was amazed by how quickly she popularized the tutu, but it’s not just any tutu. It doesn’t mean that Carrie has any aspirations to be a ballerina or to live out a childhood dream. Instead, it symbolizes the idea that even when you’re an adult you can still be a little childish.

So where did this skirt come from? We know that Patricia Field is responsible for the wardrobe of the former hit series, but what designer did it come from?

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In the News…

Fashion

photo cred | The Man Repeller

- Bloggers are making their mark on the world! The Man Repeller’s Leandra Medine will be releasing a new book slated for next year. [Source]

- Pinterest puts their foot down when it comes to thinspiration images on their website. [Source]

- Could H&M be on the verge of launching a luxury brand? [Source]

Music

Justin Bieber – Boyfriend

- The lyrics slay me.

- Britney Spears is joining X Factor y’all! [Source]

- Maroon 5’s new album “Overexposed” will be released in June. [Source]

- A new MGMT record will be released this September! [Source]

- Australian music group, Jet, has decided to part ways. [Source]

- Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros will release their second album together by the end of the year. [Source]

Movies

- A Hunger Games vacation. [Source]

- JJ Abrams isn’t letting anyone see Star Trek 2 before it comes out! [Source]

- The Weinstein Company has decided to retaliate against the MPAA and will release the new documentary, “Bully,” as unrated. [Source]

- Direct R.J. Cutler (The September Issue) will direct yet another fashion-based film. [Source]

Television

- We said goodbye to one of my favorite series, Skins. [Source]

- Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle is going under the knife. [Source]

- Mike “The Situation” has checked into rehab for prescription pills and alcohol. [Source]

- 30 Rock will do another live episode next month. [Source]

- Lifetime has pulled a controversial episode of Dance Moms featuring the young girls as little showgirls. [Source]

- Jo Rivera from Teen Mom 2 attempts a rap career. [Source]

- Here’s a first look at AnnaSophia Robb as a young Carrie Bradshaw. [Source]

- Camille Grammer is not returning to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. [Source]

- ABC Family has picked up the network rights to The Hunger Games – will air in 2014. [Source]

- Jimmy Kimmel will host the Emmy’s! [Source]

Seattle

- Everyday Music has officially moved across the street. [Source]

- Ballard burger spot, The Counter, has closed. [Source]

- A store I recently discovered while in San Francisco, Bevmo, will open up two locations in Washington in Silverdale and Tacoma. Um…I think they really meant Seattle, but that’s not happening. [Source]

- Seattle Restaurant Week begins April 8th! [Source]

- There is a Vintage Wedding Fair going down this weekend. Swoon swoon swoon. [Source]

Other

- Miami Heat show their support for Trayvon Martin. [Source]

- Jason Russell’s naked meltdown was because of a brief reactive psychosis. [Source]

- Tori Spelling is pregnant again. [Source]

- Kim’s flour shower. [Source]

- Megan Fox has spent $60K + on plastic surgery. [Source] Yikes.

- Hilary Duff gave birth to son Luca last week.

- Khloe Kardashian turns her back on PETA after her sister’s incident. [Source]

- VS Angel Adriana Lima is also pregnant. [Source]

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- Before Dov Charney founded American Apparel, he was just an innocent Fashionisto. [Source]

- Vanessa Hudgens was caught smoking last night while she was out and when she was spotted, homegirl went ballistic on the paps. [Source]

- Netflix‘s genius plan of increasing their prices will cost them an estimated 2.5M subscribers. I hope it’s worth it Netflix!

- Hello Kitty creator Yuko Shimizu has decided to introduce a new character into Hello Kitty’s posse named Rebecca Bonbon. [Source]

- Alexander Skarsgard and Kate Bosworth have called it quits. [Source]

- Nickelodeon bringing back the 90’s was a great idea because ratings have skyrocketed! [Source]

- Kristin Cavallari had a “Carrie Bradshaw” moment in which she posed in a wedding spread before her wedding, which unfortunately, was called off earlier this week. [Source]

- Alexander McQueen’s exhibit hours will be extended to midnight on its last days August 6th and 7th. [Source]

- Olivia Palermo’s “traveling” focused (and fashion) blog will debut next month. [Source]

- Rachel Zoe will design a kids line. [Source]

- Meanwhile David Beckham will collaborate in a collection for H&M. [Source]

- Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen joined TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie in Honduras to personally bring to children new pairs of shoes. [Source]

- Terry Richardson will be releasing a photo book in which he will compile 10 months worth of photos that he had taken of Lady Gaga while following her around in a project. [Source]

- The Kings of Leon show in Dallas abruptly ended last night 30 minutes in because Caleb Followill stormed off the stage to go throw up after being too intoxicated and…never returned. Fans in Texas are not impressed. [Source]

- Alexander McQueen left $80,000 to his dogs in his will. [Source]

- Apparently a new study proves that marriages are more successful if they follow the sitcom formula – ie) skinny wife w/ a chubby hubby! [Source]

- Lauren Conrad hopes to open up a cupcake shop in Hollywood. [Source]

- Po Dog on the Ave will be converted into a bar called “Detention.” How educational of them. [Source]

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In the News…

Fashion

How did Carrie Bradshaw afford her lifestyle as a columnist on Sex in the City? One blogger managed to calculate all of her expenses to find how much debt she would have. [Source]

TopShop will open its second location in the states in Chicago! [Source]

Music

Lupe Fiasco and Trey Songz will perform at this year’s MTV’s 2011 Movie Awards. [Source]

For her sweet sixteen, Big Boi gave his daughter Jordan a record label called Purple Kidz. [Source]

Oh Land will be kicking off her summer tour w/ Sia beginning in July. [Source]

Ben Gibbard opens up about his dark past and battling alcoholism in the June issue of SPIN Magazine. [Source]

Television

America’s Next Top Model has announced the contestants for their All-Star Season. [Source] Round 2.

Taylor Momsen and Jessica Szohr will leave Gossip Girl at the end of the season as series regulars. [Source]

Zooey Deschanel will star in a new FOX Pilot called “The New Girl.” [Source]

NBC passes on Wonder Woman pilot. [Source]

Ashton Kutcher will join “2 and a Half Men.” [Source]

Movies

Will Smith stops traffic with his $2 million 1,150 sq feet trailer while filming Men in Black 3. [1][2]

Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen will star in a new film called “Very Good Girls.” [Source]

Seattle

Designer Monique Lhuillier will be visiting Nordstrom’s Flagship store downtown on 5/19. Bridesmaid dress viewing will be from 6-7PM [Source]

Other

Levi Johnston looks extremely good looking on the cover of his new book due out September 27: Deer in the Headlights: My Life in Sarah Palin’s Crosshairs [Source]

Leonardo DiCaprio has called it quits with longtime girlfriend Bar Rafaeli. [Source]

Hayden Panetierre and her giant boyfriend Wladimir Klitschko have split. [Source]

Autumn Reeser has given birth to a beautiful baby boy named Finn. [Source] Named after Glee?

Bristol Palin admits that the plastic surgery on her face was for medical reasons. [Source]

Actor Mike Myers is about to become a dad for the first time at age 47. [Source]

Lady Gaga is no longer in a relationship w/ Lüc Carl. [Source]

Facebook has found themselves to be in a potential scandal w/ Google. [Source]

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Annual Metropolitan Costume Gala 2010

Out of every event during the year, award shows included, The Metropolitan Costume Gala is by far my favorite. This year’s theme was American Women: Fashioning a National Identity.

Oprah Winfrey w/ Oscar de la Renta in his design. 4.2

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