Lauren Conrad Chops Her Hair & Joins the Bob Craze

I never thought I’d see the day when Lauren Conrad cut her long Cali-blonde locks. After all, her signature waist-grazing strands were made famous by hair how-tos on her blog. So I was shocked to see her debut a much shorter hairdo on Instagram Wednesday night with the caption: “Got my first haircut in years.”

With a penchant for all things beauty, Lauren perfected the beach wave, the sock bun, and the dip-dyed ponytail with her long hair. But now I (and all of Pinterest) can’t wait to see what she does with her new cropped style.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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October 24, 2014

Puppy Love: Adorable Dogs Spoof Dawson’s Creek

Dawson’s Creek introduced us to the perfect storm of romance, adolescent angst, and emotional indie tunes. The giggle-inducing Dachshund’s Creek, on the other hand, gives us a crew of wigged dachshunds re-enacting infamous scenes from the teen drama.

The group of canines lives out our favorite moments – from double dates and sneaking into boys’ bedrooms – with the familiar banter of actors James Van Der Beek, Joshua Jackson, Katie Holmes, and Michelle Williams as voiceovers.

Now who wants to make posters of these furry superstars? I’ll take one, please.

By Susie Kostaras, Associate Content Editor

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October 23, 2014

Ruth Bader Ginsburg & Her Notorious R.B.G. Tees

And the award for coolest Supreme Court justice goes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Or “The Notorious R.B.G.,” as the Internet likes to call her.

A popular Tumblr, home to LOL-worthy memes and funny tidbits about the Associate Justice, created the T-shirt in honor of Ruth. Its graphic-gone-viral is an image of her face, inspired by the late rapper Biggie Smalls, a.k.a. The Notorious B.I.G. In an interview with NPR, Ruth confirmed she has indeed seen the tees and keeps a few of them around to give as gifts.

It’s comforting to know that in between sitting on the Supreme Court and advocating for women’s rights, R.B.G. still finds time for a sense of humor.

By Mairead McGonagle, Staff Writer

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October 22, 2014

Music Notes: Cara Delevingne & Pharrell to Release Single

For the past eight months, Cara Delevingne and music mogul Pharrell Williams have been quietly collaborating on the international model’s debut single. And just last week, they were spotted in Paris filming the mystery tune’s music video. So all that’s left for us Delevingners to do? Sit patiently until it drops. Word on the street is that the jam will be released without warning.

While we wait, you can bet that her duet with British soul singer Will Heard will be on repeat.

By Emily Ketterer, Staff Writer

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October 21, 2014

Karl Lagerfeld’s Cat Is a YouTube Sensation

Kick off your morning right meow with a dose of cuteness, delivered by this iPad® video of Karl Lagerfeld’s celebrity cat Choupette. Things we’ve learned from her feature on The Coveteur? Like your average, non-fashion feline, Choupette is also captivated by shiny objects and tissue boxes. But unlike your cat, she has two personal nurses and a Shu Uemura makeup line, and she never meows (because Karl hates it).

Here’s hoping your Friday is as fabulous as Choupette’s everyday life.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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October 17, 2014

Burberry Chooses Suki Waterhouse as Its New Face

Good news, Burberry lovers. You can soon add some British cool to your vanity. The fashion house has announced its debut beauty collection, and the face of their first campaign is actress-slash-model Suki Waterhouse. Well, more specifically, Sukis eyes.

The launch, featuring mascara, eyeliners, and brow pencils, is focused on creating the illusion of a “natural, larger eye,” according to the label’s makeup artist consultant Wendy Rowe. (That explains why Sukis captivating gaze is perfect for the job.)

So if I purchase an eyeliner, will my eyes resemble those of Bradley Cooper’s main squeeze? And what’s the secret to getting Cara’s famous brows? We’ll have to wait to find out.

By Mairead McGonagle, Staff Writer

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October 16, 2014

Lena Dunham Is Adapting a 90s Novel for Film

A bold new haircut. A best-selling book. Lena Dunham is on a headline-stealing roll and shows zero signs of stopping. The actress-slash-writer announced at the New York Film Festival that she’s adapting the young adult novel Catherine, Called Birdy into a film.

The book (a favorite from the 90s) is set in late-13th-century England and focuses on a twelve-year-old girl’s attempts to ditch suitors. The only catch in Lena’s plans? She seems to think the screenplay will be a tough sell to studios. “I just need to find someone who will fund a PG-13 medieval movie,” Lena said.

Wishing you luck, girl. If the movie gets made, this mega-fan will definitely be at the midnight showing.

By Emily Ketterer, Staff Writer

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October 14, 2014

A Cosmopolitan-Inspired Show Is Coming to NBC

That’s right. Cosmopolitan, your favorite guilty-pleasure glossy, is about to hit primetime. And (thankfully) not in the form of another reality show. Instead, this series will be a fictional comedy loosely based on life at Cosmo. The single-camera sitcom will center around a failed political blogger who restarts her career in NYC as an editor. As for the script? It will be penned by writer Leslye Headland and the magazine’s real-life editor in chief Joanna Coles.

Here’s hoping this yet-to-be-named comedy will be a little less Selfie and a little more 30 Rock.

By Emily Ketterer, Staff Writer

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October 10, 2014

Pint-Sized Fashion: Does North West Have a Stylist?

Playdates at the park are as grand as most toddler social calendars get. But when you’re North West and you have a front-row seat at Paris Fashion Week, you must dress the part. And no – overalls from the big-box stores won’t cut it.

Following little Nori’s string of appearances in Givenchy and Chanel, it’s rumored that she had professional help in putting together those petite designer getups. So whether or not this mini Kim Kardashian has a supposed tailor-slash-stylist, there’s no denying she might be the most haute 16-month-old on the planet.

By Susie Kostaras, Associate Content Editor

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October 9, 2014

Think Pink: Ralph Lauren’s Campaign for a Cause

A good cause and a great designer go hand in hand. And yesterday, the all-American Ralph Lauren made strides in the fight against breast cancer with the launch of the Pink Pony Fund.

On the heels of his much-talked-about 4D virtual runway show, Ralph is asking his social media audience to spread the word. Simply post a picture holding a supportive message with the hashtag #PinkPonyPromise. For every single “share,” $10 will be donated to the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

The campaign hopes to raise $1 million in just a few days. Well, his Spring 2015 show went pretty viral, and I have no doubts this will do the same.

By Mairead McGonagle, Staff Writer

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October 8, 2014