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2013 Met Gala

It’s the biggest night in fashion of the year and for the past four years, we have been covering the annual Met Gala. This year’s theme was Punk: Chaos to Couture and the celebrities did it well. Here – Dakota Fanning looks phenomenal in Rodarte.

All photos by Style

Click the cut below for more amazing looks from your favorite celebrities, designers, and models.

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In The News…

Fashion

- Rooney is the new February Vogue cover girl. [Source]

- Beyonce is rumored to be the new face of H&M. [Source]

- Adam Levine and Nicki Minaj will be collaborating with Kmart to put out clothing and accessory lines. [Source]

- The Coveteur will be hosting a children’s theme all week and is currently featuring Suri Cruise. [Source]

- Alber Elbaz will be launching a makeup collection with Lancome [Source]

Music

- Yeah Yeah Yeahs announce new album “Mosquito.” [Source]

- Ryan Gosling could have been a Backstreet Boy. [Source]

Television

- Denzel Washington took his 21-year old daughter Olivia to the Golden Globe Awards Sunday evening as his date, but the media thought she was actually his wife Pauletta who is 62. #awkward [Source]

- Netflix has signed a deal to stream a new batch of shows including: Adventure Time, The West Wing, Fringe, Chuck and many more. [Source]

Tommy Lee Jones’s grump face at the Golden Globes is now an internet meme. Naturally. [Source]

Seattle

- Pickwick will release their debut album “Can’t Talk Medicine” on March 12. For now, here is a cover of “Lady Luck” with Sharon Van Etten [Source]

- Top Pot will open its first drive-thru in Issaquah. [Source]

- Seattle’s new Bullitt Center may be the greenest building ever. That’s Seattle for ya! [Source]

Other

- Lindsay Lohan made yet another huge life mistake by firing her lawyer Shawn Holley and also owing her $300K in unpaid fees [Source]

- Microsoft will shut down MSN Messenger on March 15, 2013 after 13 years. [Source]

- Kate Middleton is due in July. [Source] And so is Kimye’s baby.

- Actress Lena Dunham has pledged that she won’t get married until all gay people can get married. [Source]

- Miss America Contestant Allyn Rose says the she will get a double mastectomy after she has completed a year of service as Miss DC or Miss America since her mother, aunt, and grandmother have all passed away from breast cancer. [Source]

- New Myspace is now open to the public. Meanwhile, I am still very very cautious about it. [Source]

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In The News…

Fashion

- Nicki Minaj’s hairstylist quits. [Source]

- It was Marc Jacobs’s psychiatrist that advised him to turn down the Dior gig. [Source]

Music

- A song about Harry Styles is on its way y’all! [Source]

- Ke$ha was paid just $1.63 to write a song for Miley Cyrus. Yes, that’s $1.63… 63 cents. [Source]

Movies

- Jurassic Park 4 will be released June 13, 2014. [Source]

- Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame may hit Broadway. [Source]

- Pirates of the Caribbean, really? [Source]

Other

- Tina Fey on Twitter.

- Britney has not only split with fiance Jason Trawick, but has also given back his $90K engagement ring. [Source]

- Facebook is considering adding a fee to send messages to people that you are not connected with for a whopping $100. [Source]

- Crystal Harris signed a pretty serious Prenup before marrying Hugh Hefner. UM HOBviously. [Source]

- Do we like this new portrait of Kate Middleton revealed yesterday? Apparently, no one does. [Source]

- Jennifer Lawrence and actor Nicholas Hoult split. [Source]

- Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell are expecting their first child. [Source] Luckily that Marilyn Manson thing was just a phase…

- Reddit Co-Founder and Digital Activist Aaron Swartz has committed suicide. [Source]

- Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis are engaged! [Source]

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In The News…

Fashion

- Fashionista documents the best looks from Pretty Little Liars [Source]

- Marc Jacobs’ new makeup line will hit Sephora shelves this fall. [Source]

- Stella McCartney is launching a collection of eyewear and it’s pretty spectacular. [Source]

Music

- Justin Bieber will host and perform on Saturday Night Live’s Feb. 9th episode. [Source]

- Paramore ain’t over y’all! A new album is on the way. [Source]

- Mariah Carey is hilarious in an interview with Barbara Walters in which she says she didn’t know Nicki Minaj sang…”I thought she rapped or whatever. [Source] Trollin’

Television

- “Girls” actress Lena Dunham was criticized for having a ‘blobby body’ in a review. Uhhhhhh girl can do whatever she wants, she’s fantastic, okay? [Source]

Movies

- Aladdin will be on Broadway in Spring 2014. [Source]

- Joseph Gordon Levitt and Josh Brolin join the cast of the Sin City sequel. [Source]

Other

- This is how Taylor Swift looks post split from Harry Styles. Haylor is no more. [Source]

- Khloe Kardashian is selling her old workout clothes on eBay. Sick. [Source]

- Anderson Cooper has been named Gay “Man of 2012″ by Out readers. [Source]

- Snooki wants a baby. I think everyone had their doubts, but now that she’s proving everyone wrong no one really care. Go on with your bad self and have another baby Snooki! [Source]

- The White House has banned the paparazzo images of Sasha and Malia on the beach. [Source] um duh! Block that ish.

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In the News…

Fashion

- Alexa Chung has made her Instagram private after several of her followers left comments for her on this picture saying that she was too thin. She responded, “Ok everyone thanks for the teen angst discussions. People are different sizes. I’m not trying to be thinspo for anyone.” [Source]

- Rag & Bone will launch a handbag line this fall. [Source]

- Nicki Minaj will develop her own fragrance. [Source]

- This photo of two models kissing in Urban Outfitters’ latest catalog has stirred up some controversy with the One Million Moms (OMM) Organization.

“The content is offensive and inappropriate for a teen who is the company’s target customer.” And they’re asking supporters to boycott the retailer: “Tell them you will also no longer shop at their stores if you hear this type of advertising continues.”

Whatever, man. There’s always some organization that brings up this issue every month. [Source]

- Marchesa may be launching a contemporary line very soon. [Source]

Music

- I’ve been waiting for this album, but I don’t have to wait much longer since Metric’s “Synthetica” will be out June 12. [Source]

- After debuting Tupac’s hologram at Coachella this past weekend, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg are now considering taking it on tour with them. [Source]

Television

- Zooey totally sold me on the iPhone 4s in this commercial. It was the tomato soup.

- NBC will stream the entire 2012 Summer Olympics in London. I get that it’s popular these days, but it’s gonna be on NBC all day every day. [Source]

- MTV’s Teen Wolf will return in June for their second season. [Source]

Seattle

- The Seattle Center will partner with Coca-Cola and name them the “official beverage” of the space and will celebrate them at their Next Fifty event. [Source]

- Congratulations to The Stranger writer, Eli Sanders, for his Pulitzer on feature writing! So much of my Seattle news comes from this blog so I think credit should be given when deserved. [Source]

Other

- Tru Blood stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer are expecting. [Source]

- Angelina Jolie’s engagement ring from Brad Pitt is reportedly worth $1 million dollars. [Source

- Kanye West apparently broke up with Kim Kardashian via text. [Source]

- Dick Clark has passed away after suffering a heart attack. He was 82 years old. [Source]

- Victoria Beckham’s birthday cake…is not a real cake. It’s fruit. [Source]

 

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2012 Grammy Awards

Rihanna wearing custom Giorgio Armani

On anyone else, I might have said that this dress would’ve been too sexy, but it’s a great fit for Rihanna.

Overall Verdict: Actresses dress better than musicians?

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Commentary: Grammys 2012

photo cred | Billboard via Getty Images
  • Did anyone see Bruno Mars’ silly tantrum backstage after Adele won for best pop vocalist?
  • Chris Brown. Quit your lip synching or gtfo the stage.
  • I don’t think I could ever get sick of The Foo Fighters.
  • I actually enjoyed Dave Grohl’s speech and appreciate him for voicing his opinion, but  it’s a shame they cut him off…
  • I could’ve sworn I saw a twinkle in Mark Foster’s eye when he was singing The Beach Boys’ “Wouldn’t It Be Nice.” My heart melted because it felt like he was just singing straight to me.
  • John Legend grooving to The Beach Boys was also quite adorable.
  • The Beach Boys are looking and sounding pretty great for their age! It feels like just yesterday I was watching them on that one episode of Full House.
  • Nope Chris Brown, we don’t have to forgive you. The Grammy’s can put you in our faces all they want, but I’m not budging.
  • Even though it wasn’t well received, I loved Taylor Swift’s dress during her performance of “Mean.” Now if I could only find out who the designer was…
  • Neil Patrick Harris is a babe.
  • I am still amazed by Katy Perry every time I hear anything about her and her music. Does anyone remember the poor review I gave her nearly two years ago? She’s grown as an artist definitely, but I’m not taking back anything I said. Her new song has potential for being the new girl anthem of 2012 though.
  • Adele SLAYED w/ her performance!
  • Bon Iver for Best New Artist – YAY! Great speech.
  • Jennifer Hudson’s tribute to Whitney Houston: Flawless
  • Nicki Minaj’s performance is not as family-friendly as I thought it would be. It was downright terrifying.
  • Adele is also the loveliest human being ever.  What a doll! She totally deserved all of her awards tonight.
  • (and none for Lady Gaga – sad day)

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On an important related note, this HelloGiggles post about why people shouldn’t be okay with Chris Brown performing at the Grammy’s is quite insightful. I’ve had a similar opinion for awhile, but usually when I talk about that I make jabs at his performance and the more obvious scandal. This writer, however, has got some pretty solid facts and it is worth reading. And not to start something controversial, but the reason why that HelloGiggles post is mentioned on Yow Yow is so we can avoid things like this. It’s important for all of us to remember that there’s a border between a play on words or a play off pop culture, but this is not one of those times. It’s not cute anymore especially when it involves Chris Brown. Typing things like this out as a tweet is not the same as feeling the same way or wanting to be in that situation. Not being able to tell the difference between these things frightens me and makes me fear for the safety of other young women that have this notion in their head that it is okay to say these things.

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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Recap

(All photos by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

I may not be a regular at Victoria’s Secret, but I am a huge fan of the annual fashion show that airs on CBS every winter. I’ve always had an interest in runway shows, but what sets this one apart from all the others is that the models actually LOOK like they are having fun. Seriously, don’t you agree? They’re smiling, they’re dancing…there’s 300 pounds of glitter on the runway. Just picture that for a second. You would die if 300 pounds of glitter were on top of you. And that’s scary, but that’s what makes the show so successful. Well, that and all the models and the lingerie you know…

Highlights:

  • Performers: Kanye West, Jay-Z, Maroon 5 and Nicki Minaj
  • Favorite theme: Aquatic Angels
  • How cute was Orlando Bloom rising almost every time wife Miranda Kerr hit the stage?
  • To keep you on the edge of your seat, the organizers of the show went all intense on us and gave us a play-by-play of what was going on backstage. Will Adriana make it in time?! Of course she does.
  • Karlie Kloss is the ultimate HBIC. This may be her first time walking for the show, but she’s no stranger to the runway – having snagged all of the major runway shows every single season.
  • Lily Aldridge is the best ever.
  • Not enough Chanel Iman.
  • Anne V. and Adam Levine…merrrrr

And now a tribute to my favorite Angels!

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American Music Awards 2011

Taylor Swift was the woman of the evening last night taking home three American Music Awards including the coveted Artist of the Year. She wore a Reem Acra gown that was stunning, but why do I feel like I’ve seen her wear this gown three times before? Regardless, I think she’s great and I totally had a fan girl moment last night when she won her awards and appeared on 60 Minutes.

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Versace x H&M

Last night Versace and H&M debuted their new collaborative collection together which featured Prince and Nicki Minaj as the evening’s performers and appearances by a number of celebrities. These are really my only favorite looks from the collection because it just isn’t my style – even if I could afford it. Below the cut are just some great looks by attendees.

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In the News…

Fashion

- I love this shot of Chloe Sevigny impersonating photographer, Terry Richardson, on the cover of Candy Magazine. [Source]

- Tom Ford will design the costumes for the next James Bond film. [Source]

- Sarah Jessica Parker is trying too hard with this hat. [Source]

- Prince and Nicki Minaj will perform at the H&M x Versace launch party. [Source]

- Levi’s suggests that we freeze our jeans instead of washing them. [Source]

- Kanye’s kilt causes a stir. [Source]

Music

- Listen to The Flaming Lips‘ 24-hour song. [Source]

- Franz Ferdinand will return in 2012. [Source]

- Former Quadstock performer, Dan Deacon, has signed to indie label Domino. [Source]

Television

- What the series finale of Greek could have looked like with this alternate ending. [Source]

- Lady Gaga will sit down w/ Katie Couric for a holiday special called, “A Very Gaga Thanksgiving.” [Source]

- FOX has decided to renew The X Factor for a second season. [Source]

- 60 Minutes’ Andy Rooney passed away last night at age 92. [Source]

Movies

- Is “Project X” our modern day “Can’t Hardly Wait?” Ehhh probably not.

Seattle

- Could a “Bruce Lee Action Museum” be moving into the International District sometime soon? [Source]

- EMP’s Sound Off! entry deadline is Monday! [Source]

- Is anyone else aware of how many restaurants are popping up in Seattle recently? There’s way too many to count for me to post about all of them so just check out Seattle Met’s Nosh Pit blog for everything that you need and more.

- Seattle rock group, Visqueen, will be playing their last show ever on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Neptune Theater. [Source]

Other

- Beyonce and Jay-Z’s fetus is a girl! [Source]

- The New York Daily News decided to place a media ban on The Kardashians. [Source] I’ve only had to do that for Heidi and Spencer and Jon and Kate, but I adore the Kardashians too much.

- On a related note – Kendall Jenner is getting a Sweet Sixteen special on E! Not shocked. Still excited. [Source]

- Pippa Middleton is writing a book. [Source]

- Want your brown eyes to be blue? Want a laser to take care of that for you? [Source]

- One footballer decided to name his son “Trendy” because he loves Twitter. In the words of my friend Tina, “You F-A-I-L FAIL!” [Source]

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The Princesses Meet Nicki Minaj!

Welp! This might be even cuter than the original performance itself. Ellen, why are you so great?!

This is the best thing to end my night with slash give you something to wake up to!

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Time and Time Again

Kristen Wiig is just not funny to me. Does anyone else feel like she only plays one character every single time?

Also from now on, if you’re going to pronounce “blog,” you must pronounce it by saying “Blawg.” It’s more fun to say and it makes your face look hideous just for a second more.

On another note, BuzzFeed compared the appearances of pop singers before and after Lady Gaga came onto the scene, which means they went from normal to weird in a hot minute.

Here’s just one example:

More examples here.

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Missed Out On These Skills As a Kid

So envious. I want to be the sidekick. Girls got moves!

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Fashion Week Brings People Together

Never thought I’d see the day…

Typically it’s custom to be wearing the designer’s clothes when attending their shows, but this doesn’t look like Carolina Herrera to me.

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