March 24, 1985 |
She looks a little more vulnerable than she did last year. Her short, slick hairdo has been replaced with a softer, wispier look. Her necktie and her oxfords are back in his side of the closet. Her mannish jackets are softening at the edges. And she's now ready to swivel her hips in sarongs, tighten her torso in skintight minis and bare her midriff--and more--in some of the skimpiest get-ups ever to leave the beach.
October 9, 2002 |
Artist Joanne Gair apologizes to a guest who complains of sensory overload in her presence. "I have that effect on people," she says. She is a ball of fire in Chinese pajama pants; she is a whirling dervish, a Nepalese tonka with a million faces, a human mandala. Heidi Klum, Naomi Campbell, Madonna, Christina Aguilera, Demi Moore, Elle Macpherson, Cindy Crawford (shall we go on?)--she's painted them all. Their bodies are Gair's canvas.
February 29, 1992 |
Chantal Cloutier has the soft, breathy voice of a 1-900 phone sex operator. The fragile timbre is at complete odds with her occupation. She's an agent. "I know people expect me to be a rough-and-tough woman, but I am completely the opposite." says the exotic-looking, 40-year-old French Canadian. Being contrary to form hasn't hurt her one bit. In a town loaded with loud mouths she has whispered her way to the top.
May 18, 1990 |
How to re-create Madonna's new hair style: that's the burning beauty question of the moment. The super star kicked off the Los Angeles engagement of her world tour last weekend, swinging a stick straight, fake ponytail that set the stage for a new look. The wanna-bes are already wearing the look.
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September 4, 1993 |
It was a case of a handful of beauties and a lot of beasts. The MTV Video Music Awards fashion scene Thursday night was an incongruous mix of haute couture and faux homeless.
May 29, 1988 |
THE FACE OF summer has been liberated. There's no pressure to play up eyes or lips or to be bronze all over. Natural is the message; makeup is the medium. Colors are toned down, delicate, often with a mere hint of metallic sheen. The artificial-looking, heavy-metal finish that was prevalent in 1987 has become a subtle shimmer. Bronzes, golds and silvers are used only to "warm" the skin. Francine Stessel of Trucco Cosmetics calls these low-key metallics "an accessory for lightly tanned skin."