GetClose App Lets You Call Your Favorite Stores…Without Calling

If you hate talking on the phone, all of your dreams are about to come true (Photo: Getty Images) While I wouldn’t exactly call myself a phone-shunning millennial, after years of communicating primarily through texts and emails, I do have a certain amount of unexplained anxiety about making an actual phone call (especially when it’s non-work related). I can’t tell you the last time I called in a food order (thanks, Seamless!), and as for leaving an actual voicemail? It gives me serious angst. In short, technology has made me…

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Yes, Curly Bangs Are Back—Here’s How to Pull Them Off

BlugirlPhoto: Imaxtree Beauty rules are meant to be broken, especially when we’ve heard them repeated so often that they almost become a dare. Curly-haired women have long been told that, unless they plan on straightening and styling their hair every day (or at least every time they wash), bangs are definitely a nonnegotiable don’t. We all remember the ’80s. But, if we know anything about fashion and beauty, it’s that nothing ever truly goes out of style—it’s cyclical, and everything makes its way back around. Well, curly girls, your time…

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5 Reasons Why Alexander Wang’s Final Show for Balenciaga Was His Best

This season’s Balenciaga show was Alexander Wang‘s final one as creative director of the hallowed French house, and while his tenure has been relatively short (less than three years), it’s been nothing short of buzzworthy, thanks to his edgy designs and high-profile campaigns. For his final show, however, Wang pulled out all the stops for a swan song that won’t be soon forgotten. From special runway guests to a cheeky twist to his signature runway bow, here are five reasons why this designer knows how to go out with a bang. He…

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How Legendary Hairstylist Guido Palau Makes It Through Fashion Month

When it comes to legendary hairstylists, one names come to the front of the pack–Guido Palau. He’s the man behind the now-iconic Alexander Wang side-braid (and every single hairstyle seen at Wang since then), the even more iconic George Michael “Freedom” video (yep!) and countless magazine covers and editorials that have become the stuff of beauty legend. Basically, if there’s a hair trend that exists, Palau was most likely behind it. Considering he’s the Global Creative Director of Redken–and travels through to every single fashion week during fashion month–we caught…

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Model of the Moment: Why You Need to Know Lineisy Montero

Photo: Slaven Vlasic / Stringer/Getty As we’ve been immersed in the Fashion Week trenches, there are a few models that we’ve been consistently running into backstage. Namely, Lineisy Montero, the Dominican beauty who we called out as a new face to watch prior to NYFW, who clearly secured a place at the top of the crop, opening for both Jason Wu and Derek Lam this season, and walking in several other top shows, including Givenchy, Alexander Wang, and DVF. We caught up with the lovely model briefly to talk about her natural look—one that got her cast as…

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