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New Celeb Nail Polish Line, JLo’s Yellow Lipstick, and More
Former Buffy the Vampire Slayer star, David Boreanaz, launches a nail polish line with his wife. [InStyle]
Jennifer Lopez was spotted wearing yellow lipstick while shooting her new music video. Perhaps this is the start of a new summer trend? [Glamour]
Benefit’s newest Color Collection, on sale now, was inspired by the art deco era in the brand’s hometown of San Fran. [SheFinds]
Turkish Airlines has banned its female flight attendants from wearing red lipstick or nail polish and from having platinum blonde hair. [Into the Gloss]
H&M has gotten a lot of attention recently by using a plus-size model in their new swimsuit ads. [Greatist]
Teach your man a thing or two about how to go sockless this summer. [Birchbox Man]

Learn how to get big hair in three easy steps according to guest blogger, Christina, from Hair Romance.
(Photo: Todd Williamson/Invision For Chrome Girl/AP)

New Celeb Nail Polish Line, JLo’s Yellow Lipstick, and More


(Photo: Todd Williamson/Invision For Chrome Girl/AP)

Irving Penn’s Radical Beauty Exhibition: 1946-2007

Mouth (for L’Oréal), New York, 1986 Copyright by the Irving Penn Foundation via Departures

If you’re in San Francisco this summer and a fan of the late photographer Irving Penn (or heck, just a fan of art and beauty), you’ll definitely want to check out a new exhibit of his work. Opening today, the Fraenkel Gallery exhibit runs through August 20th. Departures Dispatch alerted us to the event and we continue to be captivated by Penn’s photograph above. Although Penn is known for his fashion portraiture, the exhibition will focus on his interpretation of beauty. In 2009, a Los Angeles Times photo slideshow accompanying his obituary wrote,

Penn was a purist who mistrusted perfect beauty, which brought an engaging tension to his fashion photographs as well as his still lifes and portraits. One of his best-known shots for Vogue in the 1950s shows an impeccably dressed model glancing sideways through a veil that covers her face, as if she wasn’t ready for her close-up. Lavish textures, the rich shadow and light became Penn’s trademark.”

I’m in favor of anyone that appreciates imperfections and finds beauty in unconventional ways. Perhaps selfishly, I’m also wishing this exhibition was in NYC instead of California. If you’re in the area and make it there this summer, let us know how it is!


The Fraenkel Gallery is located at 49 Geary St., 4th floor; 415-981-2661;