Confirmed: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are dating

WOW.  They made their first red carpet appearance last night at the 2011 Oscars.  Can you believe this???

Selena is 18, Justin is 16.  Apparently they’ve been dating since mid-december last year.

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez: Red Carpet Official!

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2011 OSCARS best and worst dressed

Here is my list of BEST and WORST dressed for the 2011 oscars.  I have to say that this year, I was really not looking forward to the oscars.  Partially because I hate James Franco, and I think the other reason was because ABC was trying to hype the oscars up TOO much.  Usually when something is over-hyped, it’s because they don’t have confidence in their product.  In this case, it was James and Anne.  When the announcement came out that they would be the new hosts, a slew of media blogs and stations all had very negative responses.  Fans weren’t thrilled and well…it was all for good reason.  This Oscars show was the shortest in HISTORY at 3 hours and 13 minutes (or so), yet the show seemed SLOWWW and looonnngg.

In anycase, here’s my list of best dressed:

Mila Kunis–always gorgeous

Mila Kunis
Michelle Williams–LOVE this white vintage looking gown on her
Michelle Williams
Sandra Bullock–not of fan of the weird neckline top, but she looks stunning in red.
Sandra Bullock
Haley Steinfeld–Age Appropriate.  Love the cutesy glam look on her.
Hailee Steinfeld
Anna Hathaway–Hate the hair, love the dress on her.
Anne Hathaway
Helen Mirran–stunning.
Helen Mirren
Gwyneth Paltrow–Always knocks it out of the park
Gwyneth Paltrow
Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
Halle Berry
Halle Berry
Worst Dressed:
Nicole Kidman-LOVE her.  Hate this weird embrodered dress.
Nicole Kidman
Florence Welch–LOVE her, just hate the dress.  It doesn’t work well with her hair color in my opinion.  Plus her fair skin makes her just look washed out.
Florence Welch
Marisa Tomei–I love the top, but I can’t help but HATE the bottom.  I feel like the bottom should have been a really stiff tulle, or beautiful organza.  Not loving the difference in the two purples either.  To me, the bottom layers look cheap.
Marisa Tomei
Melissa Leo–This dress is not flattering and she can’t pull the lace off.
Melissa Leo
Helen Bonham Carter–Do I even need to say anything?
Helena Bonham Carter

Kelly Osbourne for Material Girl

I’m not a fan of Kelly Osbourne, but I do have to admit that these pictures came out really well.  AND I like Kelly WAYYYYY more than Taylor Momsen with her Goth eyes. *shudder*

 

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The Real Housewives of Miami: Not so caliente~

'The Real Housewives of Miami' Not So Hot

"The Real Housewives of Miami" Premiere Party

The Reals Housewives of Miami premiered last night at 10pm on Bravo, and well…they got less than great reviews by critics and ME!  I was excited to see this season b/c they were all hot.   (turns out it’s only from afar…)

The entire episode seemed very forced and awkward.  Granted they could have just been nervous from being filmed for the first time, but there was nothing that made the show special.  Will I keep watching?  Of course.  But so far…this baby seems to be in the same boat as DC and Atlanta to me.  EPIC FAIL.

Bar Refaeli: Elle Russia March 2011

Bar Refaeli: Elle Russia March 2011

Beymen Spring 2011

Fashion, Sex, Mystery, and LOTS of lush decadence.  Who wouldn’t want the life this model is portraying?

Beymen Spring 2011

Tanya Dziahileva: Beymen Spring '11 Campaign

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Rachel Bilson Covers ‘California Style’ Magazine

From JustJared:

Rachel Bilson Covers ‘California Style’ Magazine

Rachel Bilson Covers 'California Style' Magazine

Rachel Bilson adorns the cover of California Style magazine.

Here is what the 29-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On her sense of style: “To stick with fashion, that would be a little bit more predictable. But there’s no one in my demographic, or really any ‘celebrity’ who has a similar aesthetic as me, who’s doing home or tabletop design. I’m sort of obsessed with dishes. I’m always cooking and baking at home, and I hate going out. I’d love to do bedding, too.”

On her relationship with Hayden Christensen: “Without saying anything too specific, I can tell you that things are really positive right now. We’ll just have to see how it goes.”

On working with Josh Schwartz again: “Josh knows me so well. I mean, he’s married to my best friend. We’re all very close. He knows how I deliver a line. He knows that I can be, you know, funny. It’s much harder to be funny than it is to act in a drama. But I’m up for it.”

 

Fashionable outfits for work

It’s always hard to shop when you have a limited budget, and don’t want to buy two separate wardrobes (work and play).  Here are some outfits that would be gorgeous from 8-5 and perfect for dinner with the girls or a night out with your honey bunny.

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Business Attire for the Urban Man

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Introducing Elizabeth Olsen

The youngest Olsen sister~ she is now an aspiring actress.

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Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick ARE engaged!

According to gossip blogs…on the last episode of “Kourtney and Kim take New York”, Scott proposes.  *Barf*

After watching all the fifty billion seasons of the Kardashian reality shows…I cannot understand why Kourtney stays with Scott.  Perhaps she likes the unstable relationship, the emotional abuse, the constant fighting and drama… or she loves what a douche-bag he is.

Who knows.  In any case, I predict this couple will divorce by their third baby (IF there is even a third baby).

Oh right…and they’re supposedly going to get their own reality show.  My guess?  TERRIBLE RATINGS.  *shudder*

Kourtney Kardashian Gets Engaged!

The perfect weekend outfit

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Kourtney Kardashian engaged to Scott Disick

According to WENN
Kardashian And Disick To Wed

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February 16, 2011 | 11:35am EST

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–>Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian is engaged – her longterm boyfriend Scott Disick popped the question as an explosive climax to her new show.
The couple was filming for the final episode of Kourtney and Kim Take New York when Disick made his surprise proposal, according to Life & Style magazine.

But Kardashian is keeping details of the romantic moment – and any plans for their nuptials – under wraps until the show’s finale airs in April.

A source tells the publication, “The family is really happy about Scott and Kourtney’s engagement but they’re trying to keep it a secret so it’s a huge surprise on the show.”

Burberry Patent Leather Shoulder Bag

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Anyone who knows me, knows that Burberry is one of my all-time favorite brands.  With its classic nova check pattern, any accessory or clothing item is built to last as a staple in your closet.

This  opaque blue bag is a drastic change from the understated reputation of Burberry, but it’s still quite stunning.   Available at Nordstrom for $1,195.

PERFECT for summer 2011!

Kate Spade New York “gold coast-robin” Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this new bag from Kate Spade.  It’s the perfect bag to take anywhere and dress up any outfit.  My favorite of course is the PINK =P.  This clutch/shoulder bag is a classic piece that will stay fashionable for years and years to come.  I highly recommend this great fashion investment. ❤

Pricetag: $295

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Hervé Léger 2011 Chained and Bandaged

Hervé Léger can never do anything wrong in the fashion world.  His outstanding, fashion forward pieces are always a big hit with celebrities and woman across the world.  Although each dress looks complicated below, Hervé Léger really knows the cut and shape of a woman.  No matter your size or shape, one of his dresses will look FABULOUS on you.

Hervé Léger 2011 Chained Up and Bandaged

Hervé Léger 2011 Chained Up and Bandaged

Hervé Léger 2011 Chained Up and Bandaged

Hervé Léger 2011 Chained Up and Bandaged

Hervé Léger 2011 Chained Up and Bandaged

Hervé Léger 2011 Chained Up and Bandaged

Hervé Léger 2011 Chained Up and Bandaged

Hervé Léger 2011 Chained Up and Bandaged

Affordable & Luxurious: White by Vera Wang

From Pink Orchid

Affordable & Luxurious: White by Vera Wang

I absolutely love the new line, White by Vera Wang, which debuts today at David’s Bridal. All of the dresses are gorgeous, and are anywhere between $600-$1400. The amount of detail is incredible for such affordable prices! The one thing that it makes me curious about though is for all of the brides who purchased gowns from the Vera Wang bridal collection (not from David’s Bridal), and whether they are upset that there is this new line of MUCH cheaper gowns that also have the Vera Wang name. Would you be upset?

Either way, I still love this line, and I think it’s wonderful that more brides will have access to great wedding gown designs because the price falls within their budget.

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Aren’t they gorgeous? I especially love the strapless organza dress with hand cut-bias flange skirt in blush, and it also comes in ivory and soft white!

Top 7 Plus Size Models

From Fashion Indie

Increasingly, plus-size models are making it BIG. Larger ladies are snatching elite magazine spreads, being crowned queens at beauty competitions and bumping more and more skinnier girls out of the spotlight. Here are the 7 most sizable names in plus-size modeling.

The 7 Weightiest Names in Plus Size Modeling

 

 

 

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1. Crystal Renn

Crystal Renn is leading the charge for plus-sized models. Renn, a size 8, posed for five major ad campaigns and seven French Vogue spreads last year alone.

The 7 Weightiest Names in Plus Size Modeling

2. Whitney Thompson

You may remember Whitney from America’s Next Top Model season 10 – she won the entire competition. Whitney went on to pose for Forever 21, Saks Fifth Avenue, People Magazine, Seventeen Magazine and a host of other fashion ads and editorials.

The 7 Weightiest Names in Plus Size Modeling

3. Marquita Pring

Marquita is a Ford girl who wears size 41-35-46. She’s been featured in Vogue, Vice, Tush, Harper’s Bazaar and Elle.

The 7 Weightiest Names in Plus Size Modeling

4. Kate Dillon

Ms. Dillon’s schoolmates dubbed her “Overweight Kate,” and the teasing took its toll. Kate became severely underweight though she won third place in Elite’s Look of the Year contest, earning the then-17-year-old a $75,000 contract. Kate’s malnourished and two-cigarette-pack-a-day lifestyle eventually made her fed up with modeling. She quit the business and moved back into her parent’s house. At the suggestion of a friend, Kate returned to modeling after a short break – this time as a plus-size model. She’s enjoyed modeling more ever since.

The 7 Weightiest Names in Plus Size Modeling

5. Gitte Lill

In addition to plus-size modeling, Gitte is also a dancer. The Norway-born beauty is backed by the Ford agency.

The 7 Weightiest Names in Plus Size Modeling

6. Natalie Laughlin

W magazine has hailed her as one of “the brightest stars,” and The Wall Street Journal writes that “people in the industry say the brown-eyed, 5-foot-9 model, size 12-to-14, is at the top of her game.” I can’t disagree. Natalie was featured as Liz Claiborne’s “Elizabeth” girl, and she’s earned the title of “Cindy Crawford of plus-size models” by some industry folks.

The 7 Weightiest Names in Plus Size Modeling

7. Alyona Osmanova

Alyona didn’t start out as a plus-size, but she was moved into the category. She’s earned a long list of career achievements, including walking for Marc Jacobs, Prada, Chanel and Givenchy. Alyona’s been featured in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Dazed & Confused and a host of other top-tier magazines.

Carry Your Love Bag from ModCloth

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Just $38, this purse is perfect for Valentine’s Day!  OMG I LOVE LOVE LOVE this bag.  How adorable~~

Faux-Ostrich Skin, vegan friendly…the straps detach for a hand clutch or side body bag.

LOVE LOVE LOVE.

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Superbowl XLV recap

Christina Aguilera messed up the lyrics.

Most of the commercials sucked.

Doritos bring people back to life.

Eminem is back.

Fergie needs a sound check.

SLASH is in every superbowl.

GLEE was featured about a hundred times.

Chevy may be taking over the world.

oh right…and the Green Bay Packers won.  Aaron Rodgers was named MVP.

Christina Aguilera (Charlie Krupa/Associated  Press)

MY FAVORITE PART??  the fooooooooooooooood of course!  I went over St. Vicenzo’s house and he threw the most amazing super bowl party yet!  The food lineup: tri-tip, veggie skewers, california rolls, jap chae, salad, veggie platter, fruit platter, hot wings with blue cheese, chips, salsa, guac cupcakes, brownies and all the alcohol a small country could drink.

oh man….needless to say we left FULL and Happy ❤

soju, rice wine, soda concoction~