Beauty & the Beat

July 2012 archive

Haute or Not?: Teyana Taylor’s Remake of Janet Jackson’s Famous 1993 Rolling Stone Magazine Cover

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Comments: 2

In 1993 Janet Jackson posed in a a much-talked about cover of Rolling Stone magazine in nothing more than a pair of jeans and two hands covering her upper lady parts. Fast-forward to nine years later and singer/rapper/dancer Teyana Taylor has released her own version of the flick that was shot by actor Lance Gross. continue reading this post →

Haute of Not?: Rachel Bilson In Alexander McQueen & Malene Birger

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, July 30, 2012 Comments: 0

Rachel Bilson is one of my favorite young, adorable style icons. My fashion gaze was recently fixed on her attire for the CW, CBS and Showtime 2012 Summer TCA Party, which recently took place at the Beverly Hills Hotel, yesterday. I’m a sucker for black and white color combinations and clean, tailored fits, and she looked continue reading this post →

Nail Glam: Dotted Abstract Nail Tutorial

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, July 27, 2012 Comments: 1

Have you ever seen a piece of art or maybe even a picture and been inspired to create something unique to your style from it? That’s exactly what recently happened to me. I’ve been making it my duty to explore more art and to really let my surroundings speak to me. In one of my continue reading this post →

3 Reasons Why I Stopped Judging The Women Who Apply Their Makeup On The Train!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Comments: 0

I was one of those people who snickered and rolled my eyes in disdain whenever I saw a woman applying her makeup on the train. For some reason I felt like they were revealing some top-secret-for-our-knowledge-only secret to the male passengers by doing so. It felt like the time and place for glamming up was continue reading this post →

Lanvin Features 82-Year Old Legendary Dancer Jacquie “Tajah” Murdock in Fall/Winter 2012 Campaign!

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Comments: 0
One for the Ages 82 year old Jacquie Tajah Murdock in Lanvin's Fall Winter 2012 Campaign-Real-People-Beauty-And-The-Beat-Blog

So, I was scrolling through my Facebook news feed, which is something that I rarely do and one of my friends who is always known for posting newsworthy fashion items introduced me to Jacquie “Tajah” Murdock, and 82-year old who is featured in Lanvin Fall/Winter 2012 campaign. The French brand opted out of using models for continue reading this post →

Haute or Not?: Zoe Saldana in Jonathan Saunders Tribal Print Top & Skirt at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, July 23, 2012 Comments: 0

Zoe Saldana looked all-kinds-of glam on 2012 Teen Choice Awards red carpet in a skirt and top from the Jonathan Sanders Pre-Fall 2012 collection. The pairing of the‘Benedict’ cropped printed silk-gazar top and ‘Belle’ printed silk-gazar skirt looks so chic, mostly because Zoe added a flirty, youthful flare to the look by having the skirt continue reading this post →