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TWO BLOCKS OVER
“Not everyone can be Sylvia Plath or Kurt Cobain, but that doesn’t mean whatever they’re feeling is any less real.” Sometimes when someone is dealing with depression, it looks like a cry for attention instead of a serious cry for help. Tavi Gevinson talks about depression and suicide in this touching and important post called Two Blocks Over – be sure to read it.
ELOISE AT CONDÉ NAST
How did we miss this? Read this day in the life of an intern at Condé Nast – by far one of the most realistic depictions of what interning at a fashion magazine is like.
8 NAIL TRENDS FOR 2011
Check out all the cool nail patterns you could be donning. All Women Stalk did a roundup of some of their favorite nail trends – one of which includes a tuxedo nail pattern! We sense a cool DIY project happening soon…
ULTIMATE TATTOO CONCEALER GETS PUT TO THE TEST
This video of the tatted Rick Genest (AKA Zombie Boy) from Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” video wiping off concealer has been floating around this past week. Make sure to watch it – it’s mind blowing to see the difference the concealer makes!
H&M ANNOUNCES THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO COLLABORATION
We have yet to read the book, but we’re super excited to see that H&M is doing a collaboration with the novel’s fictional character, Lisbeth Salander! The soon to be released film’s costume designer created the 30-piece collection inspired by Salander. Check out the video sneak peak on Fashionista.
I DIE FOR DIY COSTUME CONTEST
It’s Halloween weekend and we want to see your costume! Be sure to enter Chictopia’s I DIE FOR DIY Halloween costume contest that’s got an awesome lineup of DIY guest judges. The winner gets $300 and some special features on Chictopia, so what are you waiting for? Contest ends Nov. 4th!
This documentary about the misrepresentation of women in the media looks amazing (and the film trailer made us feel pretty darn sad). Check out the trailer and find a screening in a theater near you!
FASHION, WEEKS AGO
Well lookie here – the EIU Editors from September hanging out during New York Fashion Week. Check out Iris and Daniel’s post about their first fashion week experience!