1920s Hairstyles That Defined The Decade, From The Bob To Finger Waves (PHOTOS)

From the bootleggers who smuggled moonshine across state lines to the women’s suffrage movement that helped to secure the right to vote, the Roaring Twenties caused quite a commotion. Another highlight of the ’20s that exemplified change was the evolution of women’s hairstyles. Ladies were saying goodbye to their long Victorian locks and welcoming much shorter hairdos. The mass appeal of this trend wasn’t accepted by many salons, so barbers became the go-to for 1920s hairdressing . Armed with close-cutting scissors known as shears, these bold women were in well-trained hands. Elaborate and expensive jewels worn as headpieces added a feminine touch.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/08/1920s-hairstyles-photos_n_3720290.html

16, when she shared a picture of her boarding a private jet en route to New York City. In the shot, taken head-on, her cut looks like a conventional pixie, not unlike the one that her peer Beyonce debuted on Aug. 7. In the following photos, though, it becomes apparent that there’s nothing conventional about her new hairstyle; shots taken from the back reveal long strands at the base of her neck. An Aug. 18 Instagram picture of Rihanna’s new rat tail mullet from the back. Credit: Courtesy of Rihanna PHOTOS: Rihanna through the years In July, Rihanna rocked an asymmetrical undercut (long on one side, buzzed on the other), but she had it all shorn evenly in August for a curly short ‘do that she sported while visiting her native Barbados, where she shared many pics via Instagram of her natural, beachy look (not to mention amazing bikini body ).
Source: http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-style/news/rihanna-debuts-new-rat-tail-mullet-hairstyle-2013208

Reflexion’s TEAM Style gifts hairstyles:

Now, Rihanna has adopted what looks like a retro mullet, complete with a Mohawk tail. The 25-year-old posted a picture to her Instagram account on Tuesday showing the oft-mocked hairstyle in all its glory as she stands with her back to the camera at a McDonalds in New York City. Questionable style: Rihanna unveiled her new mullet-style hairdo in an Instagram picture on Monday taken in New York City The Stay singer is seen wearing her River Island collection bra and underwear with the words G4 Life written on the elasticised band. The picture reveals long strands of Rihanna’s hair at the base of her neck, while the rest is shorn short. Rihanna first showed off her new style over the weekend when she larked around with a friend on a private jet to New York City.
Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2398452/Rihannas-mullet-Singer-unveils-new-hairdo-Instagram-picture.html

3 most unattractive women’s hairstyles (according to Japanese men)

I made the mistake of telling her that. (male, 32) I feel like girls are trying too hard to be artsy when they get their bangs cut super straight. (male, 26) If a girl has a chiseled face and thick, straight bangs, she looks like a Japanese doll. (male, 27) Bangs so long and this website straight that they completely cover a womans eyebrows came in at number three on our countdown of the least attractive haircuts for women, according to men. This is also a very popular style in Japan right now, making many men cringe as they walk down the street to a sea of their most hated hairstyle. To men, women with this hairstyle dont look down to earth, often seeming to be trying too hard. Maybe the men are afraid of all those secrets they are hiding in those long frontal locks. The cut also reminds guys of a Japanese doll, which contrary to what you might think, is a turn off for them. 2 Very short It makes a girls head look strangely big. (male, 46) If youre not attractive, youre going to just look like a man, so its best not to get this hairstyle if you cant call yourself beautiful. (male, 29) The second least favorite cut of the bunch was the very short style.
Source: http://www.japantoday.com/category/lifestyle/view/the-3-most-unattractive-womens-hairstyles-according-to-japanese-men

Rihanna unveils new hairdo in Instagram picture…and this time it’s the dreaded mullet

The stylists at Reflexions wanted to help the community, but like many of us during that time, extra money was hard to come by. Deborah Davis, owner of Reflexions said the stylists decided, We may not have money to give, but we can cut hair and Team STYLE was born. Team STYLE Stylists Teaching Youth Love and Education has expanded a bit beyond just haircuts. When the youths come into the salon, they are given a goodie bag with a new toothbrush, comb and hairbrush. While giving the clients their new hair styles, the stylists also give them loving words and hygiene education.
Source: http://mulletwrapper.net/2013/08/reflexions-team%e2%80%88style-gifts-hairstyles/

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Gmail Ad Claims Women Use Email For Shoes, Dates, Not Much Else (VIDEO)

As GQ points out, the Saint Laurent boat shoe can be worn for any occasion. It’s easily dressed up or down. The shoe pairs well with a suit, but is also appropriate for a casual Friday, helping making it simple to transition from day to night. Wearing this shoe with jeans isn’t a problem, either. The designer’s take on a classic staple also reflects the brand and where company sees men’s style heading. These days, men care about how they look and what they wear, and pay close attention to detail. High-end brands like Saint Laurent are responding by making pieces like these shoes, which have more of a general appeal, instead of just high-fashion items.
Source: http://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Saint-Laurent-s-Boat-Shoes-Are-Good-For-Any-4726905.php

“I follow severe weather constantly and have always wanted to be a storm chaser when I grow up,” Fair said. “I’m also really into sports so when I heard Kevin Durant made a $1 million donation to the American Red Cross to help the victims, it got me thinking I could do something too.” So Fair wrote a letter to family and friends notifying them that instead of presents for his birthday in August, he wanted them to collect shoes since that’s what the children in Moore needed. “The idea has been Jay’s from the beginning,” said Jamie Fair, Jay’s father. “He’s made a tremendous effort so far and genuinely wants to help those affected. He was adamant that the shoes be new and not old ones. Also, his initial note to family and friends has slowly spread and he’s gathered more than he expected.” Last week, Fair attended the Kevin Durant Basketball Camp in Oklahoma, where he not only got to meet Durant in-person and practice the fundamentals of the game, but also made the official donation of 82 pairs of shoes to the foundation.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/eight-old-donates-shoes-kevin-120000483.html

Dutch Fork Graduate Turns Passion for Shoes into a Business

Cure: Change your insoles, or better, take your shoes to a cobbler to have the insoles replaced. Beyond that, contact your local exorcist. How to Polish a Shoe: 1. Wipe your shoes down with a damp cloth to remove superficial dirt and stains. 2. Wet the welt brush and scrub out the entire welt strip.
Source: http://www.esquire.com/style/tips/shoe-protection

Back-to-school shoes available for elementary students in need

I’m not even sure I agree with Peterson that the ad’s opening line, “Inboxes can be overwhelming” contributes to “the (unfounded) narrative that women are digitally illiterate.” Lots of people feel overwhelmed by their inboxes, and some of those people are female. I also don’t think having the woman in the video use the inbox to organize her shoe purchases says that women “need to be lured into using technology by the prospect of making their shoe buying experience easier.” What the ad mainly communicates is an absence of curiosity on Google’s part about how a diversity of female consumers use email and what their various needs may be. That seems like a big oversight, considering that Google has taken the trouble to create an ad directly targeting women. Why not feature an actual woman and build a narrative about how the new inbox helps her get through her day, whether she’s building a social following for her small business, ordering groceries, making student loan and car payments, corresponding with her family or applying for jobs? That story, whoever the subject, would inevitably resonate better with female consumers because it would show how Google’s new product benefits someone they recognize: a woman with interests beyond her looks and love life and responsibilities beyond her social obligations.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/15/gmail-ad-women-use-email-for-shoes-dates-not-much-else_n_3763571.html

Eight-Year-Old Donates Shoes to Kevin Durant Charity Foundation

She was recognized at last years Youth EntrepreneurshipSouth Carolina gala for the shoe business plan she worked on at Dutch Fork High. Bowler will attendClark Atlanta University this fall, where she plans to study business and pursue investors for hercompany Unique Soles. Entrepreneurship is so much more than just starting a business, said Norma Brown, BowlersEntrepreneurship teacher at Dutch Fork High. When you guide students to find that special gift insideof them and help them develop it, there is nothing they cannot achieve. Bowler says the idea for her shoe business started years ago. Growing up, it was always hard for me tofind cute shoes because I had a larger sized foot than most kids my age, Bowler said. She laughingly admits that she inherited both large feet and a love for shoes from her parents. Her dadhad a lot of shoes. Since he wore a size 18 shoe, he always ordered them offline, Sables mother EuniceMcLeod said.
Source: http://irmo.patch.com/groups/schools/p/dutch-fork-graduate-turns-passion-for-shoes-into-a-business

Style 911: “Help Me Find Shoes For This Bridesmaids Dress!”

29 and 30. The SHOES program is targeting 37 schools in Grand Rapids, Kentwood and Wyoming this year, a record number, according to Jay Starkey, executive director of In the Image. All Grand Rapids Public elementary schools are eligible this year, and two Godfrey-Lee elementary schools have been added. In the past four years we have grown the program from 4,000 to 5,000 children served, to 9,000 last year, and, hopefully, 13,000 this year, Starkey said. Schools are chosen for the program based on the percentage of students who receive free or reduced lunches, Starkey said.
Source: http://www.mlive.com/byron-center/index.ssf/2013/08/back-to-school_shoes_available.html

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Read More I will be a reluctant bridesmaid in a family members wedding next month. The bride is having us wear silver evening shoes, either sandals or open-toe pumps, with this dusty purple (wisteria, hello) gown. Now, buying silver shoes on a budget is pretty much a one-way ticket to trashy town, but I refuse to spend over $200 on a pair of shoes that Ill probably never wear again. Can you help me find a pair of affordable silver open-toe shoes that arent a death sentence for my already-compromised fashion sense? Sulking About Silver Ah, the grin-and-bear-it bridesmaid. Weve all been there, and some fare worse than others.
Source: http://www.thefrisky.com/2013-08-15/style-911-help-me-find-shoes-for-this-bridesmaids-dress/

Outrageous Beauty Treatments

And now that she is the epitome of a Chanel woman as the brand ambassador, we’re guessing she’ll inspire many a gal, too! We’re already coveting the beauty look from the video, which has her looking red carpet-ready with a sultry red lip and a stunning side part with loose curls. But for Kruger, beauty means more than just picture perfect makeup and hair. “I believe that beauty is not skin deep,” she explains. “I think that beauty is something that you earn. It’s a question of curiosity, culture, a certain strength of character.” NEWS:Kate Upton’s David Yurman campaign: model manages to ooze sex appeal despite covering up But, hey, a few good beauty products can’t hurt, right?
Source: http://www.eonline.com/news/444863/diane-kruger-speaks-up-in-first-chanel-video-beauty-is-something-that-you-earn

Dr. Andre Berger of the Rejuvalife Vitality Institute in Beverly Hills, Calif., said procedure was becoming more and more popular. “I think this whole recent theme in the entertainment industry… of using vampire, Dracula themes has definitely caused a lot of the interest out there,” Berger said. Unfortunately, the treatments visit the website do not mean that you or your smoother skin will last forever. Instead the results last for approximately 15 months, according to Berger.
Source: http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/outrageous-beauty-treatments/story?id=19852200

Sally Beauty 3rd-quarter results mixed

Same store sales growth was negatively impacted by lower non-Beauty Club Card traffic in the Sally U.S. stores and difficult comparisons against strong growth in certain product categories in the Sally U.S. business. Gross Profit: Consolidated gross profit for the fiscal 2013 third quarter was $457.1 million, an increase of 2.9% over gross profit of $444.4 million for the fiscal 2012 third quarter. Gross profit as a percentage of sales was 50.1%, flat when compared to the fiscal 2012 third quarter. Selling, General and Administrative Expenses: For the fiscal 2013 third quarter, consolidated selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses, including unallocated corporate expenses and share-based compensation, were $295.7 million, or 32.4% of sales, a 50 basis point improvement from the fiscal 2012 third quarter metric of 32.9% of sales and total SG&A expenses of $291.5 million.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/sally-beauty-holdings-inc-announces-113000906.html

Late summer natural hair & beauty events in Chicago

Markets closed Sally Beauty 3rd-quarter results mixed Sally Beauty 3Q profit meets analysts’ estimates, revenue misses Wall Street’s expectations Associated Press Thu, Aug 1, 2013 10:26 AM EDT SBH 0.00 DENTON, Texas (AP) — Sally Beauty’s fiscal third-quarter net income climbed 4 percent as sales improved at both of its divisions. While profit met Wall Street’s expectations, revenue missed analysts’ estimates. And growth slowed for a key revenue metric. The stock fell in Thursday morning trading. The company, which sells cosmetics and beauty supplies to both consumers and professionals, earned $72.5 million, or 42 cents per share, for the period ended June 30. That’s up from $69.5 million, or 37 cents per share, a year earlier.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/sally-beauty-3rd-quarter-results-142653514.html

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2013 Third Quarter Results

Learn more about the film and purchase tickets to the screening here . 5:15 PM Chicago, IL Luv & Learn Your Hair Chicago YouTube personality Taren Guy will be speaking on the deeper meanings and issues of natural hair and what it means to her at “Luv & Learn Your Hair in Chicago on Thursday, September 12. Joining Taren will be New York City hair care expert Jennifer-Rose, giving valuable tips on how to be free, playful and versatile without compromising ones hair health. This event has plenty of entertainment in store including a Q & A session with Taren Guy and Jennifer-Rose, a natural hair fashion show, hair demonstrations by the Motions stylist team, raffle prizes and giveaways. Attendees can also expect a panel discussion titled, “The Deeper the Roots”, featuring moderator Taren Guy, Jennifer-Rose, The Monroe Sisters, and one lucky event attendee. Get your tickets here to celebrate the beauty of natural hair at its best at Luv & Learn Your Hair Chicago.
Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/late-summer-natural-hair-beauty-events-chicago

Shiona Turini Named Fashion Market Director At Cosmo & Melissa Kramer Named Fashion Director At Essence

It’s DIY to die for. TarenGuy Who: Taren Guy, vlogger of “Taren916” and blogger for Carol’s Daughter Why: Tons of style from head to toe. We love her curly tresses and chic ensembles. MissJulee Who: Julee Wilson, style and beauty editor at The Huffington Post Black Voices Why: Get to know the gal behind all the fashion and beauty fun we delivery everyday here at BV.
Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/31/shiona-turini-cosmo-fashion-market-editor-melissa-kramer-essence-fashion-director_n_3680125.html

Pat Quinn, Fashion Outlets Chicago marked its grand opening in Rosemont Thursday, August 1 the closest outlet mall to the city of Chicago. We hope this becomes part of the daily life of this community and that the pride we put into it shows through for Chicago and Rosemont, said Arthur Weiner, chairman of Fashion Outlets developer AWE Talisman, following a10 a.m.ribbon cutting before crowds of eager shoppers. Court jesters in colorful costumes entertained in the aisles with ribbons and other props while children lined up to have their go to website faces painted or receive a piece of balloon artwork. Though it bills itself as an outlet mall, Fashion Outlets, located at River Road and Balmoral Avenue, is actually a mixture of more than 150 outlets, factory stores and brand-name retailers, in addition to a food court and the sit-down Villagio and Prasino restaurants. Stores range from high-end names like Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York Outlet, Bloomingdales Outlet Store, Gucci and Coach to the Childrens Place, Bath and Body Works and Forever 21.
Source: http://skokie.suntimes.com/news/fashion_outlets_chicago_closest_outlet_mall_to_ci-OAK-08012013:article

Aurelien Collin’s fashion show

Christian studied at the Baltimore School for the Arts and he also studied fashion in London where he intern for fashion legends Vivian Westwood and Alexander McQueen. The jacket, which was especially created by the designer for Sam’s Club comes in five different colors: Hot pink, mustard yellow, black & white stripes, cobalt blue and black. It is a classic piece that can be worn all year. What a fashion steal!!
Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/fashion-deal-of-the-week-cristian-siriano-s-blazer-at-sam-s-club

Microsoft hosts press conference for Baltimore Fashion Week

During the Microsoft press conference Chef Kermit will provide press, media, and guests with a sample of his culinary talents. These taste samples include: Deconstructed Shrimp and Grits (prawns, camelized onions, asiago grit cake); Bison & Turkey Skewed Meatloaf with Shallot Rings Pesto Gravy with Heirloom Tomato Puree; Curried Butternut Squash and Apple Bisque; and to finish everything off Chef Kermits favorite Vanilla Flan and Caramel Sauce, with Raspberry Chantilly Whipped Cream. Location: 1100 South Hayes Street, Arlington, Virginia 22202 38.864298015833 ; -77.05910526216 To have a press conference hosted by Microsoft is such a blessing, but to have the culinary perfection of Chef Kermit at the conference is an invited addition to the world of fashion and technology, stated Sharan Nixon, Founder/CEO of Baltimore Fashion Week. All Media Linked is the co-host of this press conference, Aleta Anderson and Malcolm Stewart are the Founders and Chief Executive and Visionary Officers. The team of All Media Linked has worked tirelessly to culminate media, fashion and food for todays press conference. All Media Linked is a media source and provides brand product exposure to its clients throughout the country.
Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/microsoft-hosts-press-conference-for-baltimore-fashion-week

Fashion Deal of the Week: Christian Siriano’s Blazer at Sam’s Club (Photos)

Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Join the Nation’s Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Aurelien Collin’s fashion show MLS All Star defenseman Aurelien Collin (right) is introduced by his business partner Tom Paolini (left) during his fashion show in advance of the 2013 MLS All Star Game at the Power and Light District. John Rieger, USA TODAY Sports MLS All Star defenseman Aurelien Collin (center) thanks the crowd after his fashion show in advance of the 2013 MLS All Star Game at the Power and Light District. John Rieger, USA TODAY Sports MLS All Star defenseman Aurelien Collin (center) bows after his fashion show in advance of the 2013 MLS All Star Game at the Power and Light District. John Rieger, USA TODAY Sports MLS All Star defenseman Aurelien Collin (center) thanks the crowd after his fashion show in advance of the 2013 MLS All Star Game at the Power and Light District. John Rieger, USA TODAY Sports MLS All Star defenseman Aurelien Collin (center) during his fashion show in advance of the 2013 MLS All Star Game at the Power and Light District. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-139374 ORIG FILE ID: 20130730_ajl_sr9_029.JPG John Rieger John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports MLS All Star defenseman Aurelien Collin (left) is introduced by his business partner Tom Paolini during his fashion show in advance of the 2013 MLS All Star Game at the Power and Light District. John Rieger John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports MLS All Star defenseman Aurelien Collin during his fashion show in advance of the 2013 MLS All Star Game at the Power and Light District. John Rieger, USA TODAY Sports Like this topic? You may also like these photo galleries: Replay
Source: http://www.usatoday.com/picture-gallery/sports/mls/sporting-kc/2013/07/30/aurelien-collins-fashion-show/2601581/

Lingerie Fashion Week to kick off in New York with lots of lace, leather and skin

But weve got a sneak peek at the seasons hottest looks. BRADELIS bradelisny.com Tease: Bradelis is laser-focused on the perfect fit. Salespersons at its two Manhattan shops are trained in the art of breast-tissue scooping. Even if youre an A, explains Bradelis consultant Jenny Altman, you come out looking like a D. All of this breast tissue thats been spilling out all these years is up. Your back is straight, your boobs are up. It Factor: Bra fitters dont just use their hands to pull breasts in ways that underwire bras dont the lines undergarments come with an additional piece of boning covered with power mesh that helps put any pudge north of the navel to good use.
Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/fashion/lingerie-fashion-week-kick-nyc-article-1.1414665

Budget fashion chain H&M opens U.S. online store

president for H&M, said he was “thrilled to launch online shopping in the U.S.” “This significant milestone fully rounds out H&M’s multichannel offering,” he said. H&M’s 268 stores in the U.S. brought in revenue of 3.3 billion Swedish kronor ($503 million) in the second quarter, an increase of 2 percent compared with the same quarter a year ago. The company’s online store has previously been available in only eight European countries. Chief executive officer Karl-Johan Persson earlier this month said he sees “great potential in the growing online market” and that the global rollout of the online store will continue in 2014.
Source: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505145_162-57596563/budget-fashion-chain-h-m-opens-u.s-online-store/