While we’re busy creating hair colors inspired by Starbucks’ beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte, the coffee house is debuting a spooky new flavor in honor of Halloween. Meet the aptly named Frappula Frappuccino, which is essentially a horror movie in a cup.
To create the limited-edition Frappula, white chocolate mocha frappe is layered on top of a blend of whipped cream and mocha sauce. Raspberry syrup is drizzled to resemble, well, blood and the whole concoction gets topped with whipped cream. Try drinking this bloody beverage and not looking like a vampire.
The fang-tastic drink is only available until October 31, so hurry! P.S. if you find yourself craving a taste of blood (aka raspberry syrup) later, you can always custom order it.
The next time you have to throw on an ugly Christmas sweater for your co-worker’s dreaded holiday party, at least you can do it for a good cause. Matches Fashion teamed up with Save The Children to bring you five Christmas sweaters that give back. Designed by five top model and designer teams — Kate Moss and Bella Freud, Poppy Delevingne and Christopher Kane, Giles Deacon and Erin O’Connor, Henry Holland and Dree Hemingway, Charlotte Olympia and Karen Elson — the sweaters cost $561 each with all the proceeds going to Save The Children. The organization will use funds to bring relief to child poverty worldwide and to support its Child Refugee Crisis Appeal program. (more…)
It’s hard to listen to Adele’s new song “Hello” without texting your ex, sobbing into your pillow and recalling Lionel Richie’s famous song of the same name. Richie got wind of the comparisons and posted a side-by-side collage of him and Adele on their phones with the caption “HELLO @adele is it me you’re looking for… #hello.”
Forum members made their opinions clear from the get-go. “This is just plainly put, lazy! Why would they want to shoot her in the look she wore on the runway? Also, she wore the same for WSJ‘s cover! The blatant placement of that valise is really amateur too,” ranted Benn98.
“What a lazy cover. Seriously? Vogue Japan, where is the creativity? This looks undone, amateur at best. It’s like a catalog shot and an outtake so to speak. Wow. I have so many ideas of better cover shots with that styling and Freja, but wow VJ, you constantly outdo your worst covers,” exclaimed a horrified MON.
In agreement was Scotty: “I’m tired of seeing Freja in that ‘look,’ I think I’ve seen it 10 times now.” (more…)
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Donald Trump is a front-runner in the presidential race but that isn’t stopping his detractors from speaking out. Alexis Bittar joins the chorus of Trump critics by dedicating his store windows to the Republican candidate. The displays feature larger-than-life papier-mâché models bearing Trump’s head, orange tan and famous combover. The mannequin dons a money-print suit and gazes adoringly at his reflection in the full-length mirror in a nod to Trump’s vanity. The mannequin’s only redeeming quality? Great taste in jewelry (it’s wearing Alexis Bittar bangles and necklaces, of course).
Trump’s likeness will appear in the window displays at Alexis Bittar’s NYC, Boston, Washington D.C. and West Hollywood stores. Designer Alexis Bittar explained the Trump takeover to WWD: “I’ve been increasingly disturbed by the popularity of Trump in our country and some of the more insane things he’s said. I decided to channel my energy and use our creative talent to have a comedic commentary on his vanity coupled with a dash of Halloween craziness.” Knowing Trump, we’re sure he’ll be flattered.
Her name has been on everyone’s lips over the weekend after she unexpectedly announced the release of a new album and a brand new song. Now, in perfect timing, Adele stars on the just-dropped cover of i-D magazine‘s Winter 2015 issue. Photographed by Alasdair McLellan, the “Someone Like You” singer makes her debut for the British publication and looks terrific in the captivating black and white cover image as she conceals one eye in true i-D fashion.
“Goodness, she looks stunning! The best I’ve seen from Alasdair in some time. This vintage style hair and makeup really suits Adele. i-D was the last mag I thought would cover her,” expressed an amazed Benn98 the moment the cover surfaced.
“Gorgeous, I love that she is on this cover. Every magazine in the world is knocking on her door, and picking this one (I’m sure there will be more obvious ones coming) first, is refreshing,” noted an equally impressed Miss Dalloway.
Sharing the same sentiments was thiago:): “What a gorgeous woman! It feels so good seeing her face on magazine covers again.”
Also full of appreciation was Nymphaea, hailing, “Love it! Bring me more of Adele.”
Forum member honeycombchild agreed, too, adding, “This woman has such a beautiful face. She’s truly stunning and I welcome her on the cover of any magazine personally.”
“Why does fashion care about her??” asked gossiping, shifting the mood of the thread.
“I’d rather have a talented, chart-topping singer than some random with a curriculum in social media or some 14-year-old that has a fancy Tumblr account,” fired back mistress_f.
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