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    Celebrities are no strangers to endorsing beauty products, and now, they’re jumping on the nail art bandwagon too with a whole slew of shades that you can mix and match however your heart desires. Selena Gomez is the most recent celeb to announce a nail polish collection for Nicole By OPI, following in the footsteps of her beau, Justin Bieber, and other stars like Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, and even the entire cast of Glee. And Essie better watch out, because these celeb-approved polishes are becoming a huge success, and as we continue to decorate our nails in new and different ways, more and more stars are coming out with lacquers of their own. We rounded up our favorites below, check them out!


    Selena Gomez for Nicole By OPI

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    Selena Gomez may have recently launched a fragrance, but the 19-year-old still has beauty on the brain. The singer announced via Twitter that she’ll be coming out with her own nail polish collection when she tweeted a photo of the nail lacquer logo and wrote “Coming soon!!!”.

    One Less Lonely Girl Collection for Nicole By OPI



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    Justin Bieber mini hit makers set of 4, $20. Selena’s following in her hubby’s footsteps with her nail collection, because Biebs already has a line of polishes for Nicole By OPI (and it completely sold out across the country upon release!). Each nail color in the collection is inspired by the singer, with names like “OMB!”, “I’m A Belieber”, and “Step 2 the Beat of My Heart”.


    OPI Katy Perry Collection




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    OPI Katy Perry mini nail lacquers polish set, $18. Katy Perry’s nail collection for OPI features some of the pop star’s favorite sparkly shades, and with names based on her hit singles: “The One That Got Away”, “Last Friday Night”, and “Teenage Dream”.


    Nicki Minaj OPI Nail Lacquer Collection


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    OPI Nicki Minaj mini nail lacquers, $10. Nicki Minaj’s set of lacquers is composed of the same light and bright colors that the singer wears herself—and, just like Katy Perry, each hue is named after one of her ditties: “Metallic 4 Life”, “Pink Friday”, and “Super Bass Shatter”.

    Kardashian Kolor




    Photo: Courtesy of OPI Nicole By OPI Kardashian Kolor nail lacquer, $7 each. These powerhouse sisters already have a reality TV show and a clothing line, so the beauty biz was a logical next step. Kardashian Kolor began with a 14-color holiday collection, and now the line of lacquers has transitioned to spring too. The colors are creatively named after the sisters: “All Kendall-ed Up”, “Sealed with a Kris”, “Kim-pletely In Love”…you get the picture.


    Glee Nail Polish Collection for SEPHORA by OPI

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    SEPHORA by OPI Glee Collection nail color, $10 each. Fans can totally Gleek out with this nail polish set—each color is inspired by the hit TV show, with names like “Diva-in-Training”, “Miss Bossy Pants” (a.k.a. Rachel), and of course, “Slushied”.
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    Chloe Sevigny has recently been named as the new face of Miu Miu.  The actress appeared in the brand’s campaigns in 1996 and is now reprising her roll for their autumn/winter 2012 campaign.  Fashion & Style. Matthew McConaughey and his new wife Camila Alves are expecting baby number three!  The Magic Mike star announced the good news yesterday via twitter.  US Weekly. Weibo, a Chinese microblogging platform, is the latest and greatest when it comes to social media in China.  Fashion designers like DVF and Alexander Wang have created a presence on the Chinese site and it seems like lots of brands will soon be following in their footsteps.  Fashionista. In the wake of Katie Holmes’ divorce announcement, the star (and August ELLE cover girl) has something positive to look forward to.  Katie will be showing her line Holmes & Yang at fashion week for the first time in September!  WWD. Karl Lagerfeld spilled about a coat from Chanel’s collection at Paris Haute Couture week that took 3,000 hours to make!  Telegraph.
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    Keegan Allen is best known for his role on the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars where he plays Toby Cavanaugh. The 25-year-old, who impressively landed the role on the show right after transitioning from theater to TV, took the creepy character and ran with it. In the Pretty Little Liars book series, which the show was based on, Toby is supposed to be a bit of a weirdo but somehow Keegan managed to take the peculiar character and add a really irresistible element in! We don’t know how he perfected the mysterious persona of Toby so flawlessly, but we love it. Today Keegan is a household heartthrob, but before PLL he was just an average kid with big dreams.  He dedicated himself to the business at a young age but managed to keep his happy-go-lucky persona throughout the whole process, even showing up to casting calls on his skateboard!  Keegan grew up in L.A. and in an interview with I Am Entertainment Magazine, he gives a lot of credit to his Mom and Pop saying he was lucky enough to end up where he is today thanks to their support. The young actor seems to have a really good relationship with his family along with his PLL cast mates. If you check out Keegan’s Twitter, he’s always in some kind of conversation with one of the other Pretty Little Liars actors, trading inside jokes with Lucy Hale or helping to promote Shay Mitchell’s latest cover—now that’s a good friend! Not only does Keegan sound like a total sweetheart, he’s unbearably cute too! That’s why we are officially naming Keegan Allen EG’s crush of the week! Watch Keegan on Pretty Little Liars, Tuesdays at 8/7c on ABC Family. (And keep an eye out for his killer abs, which have been known to make cameos on the show!)
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    On Pretty Little Liars, Ashley Benson always looks dressed to kill as Hanna Marin, the resident It girl of Rosewood High. Offset, sans professional styling, her getups are just as cute and put-together—but with a bit of rocker-chick edge. Check out Ashley, left, outside the famed Chateau Marmont Hotel in West Hollywood on Saturday. The 22-year-old model/actress proved that leather booties can in fact be worn in the summertime with a made-to-be-seen pair of Ash “Titan” studded mini-moto boots—complete with spike detailing that dresses them up for a night out. The rest of Ashley’s outfit consists of several key staple items (and a really awesome handbag): a black dress, a black leather motorcycle jacket (with studs!), a thick pair of specs, a gold oversized Michael Kors watch, some fun bangles, and a flirty pink iPhone case. Her basket weave shoulder bag, by Chanel, brings a softer hue to her all-black ensemble. Replicate Ashley’s effortless style with these pieces:

    Photo: Courtesy of Ash Ash Titan boot, $360.

    Photo: Courtesy of Topshop ADIOS2 studded western boots, $140.

    Photo: Courtesy of Endless Vince Camuto Donato bootie, $136.

    Photo: Courtesy of Footnotesonline Steve Madden Frankiee black leather studded motorcycle boot, $149.




    Photo: Courtesy of Zara Zara underwear dress, $20.

    Photo: Courtesy of Topshop Topshop strappy jersey mini dress, $45.

    Photo: Courtesy of Forever 21 Forever 21 trapeze swing dress, $20.

    Photo: Courtesy of Topshop Topshop studded biker jacket, $130.

    Photo: Courtesy of Free People Free People embellished vegan leather motorcycle jacket, $248.



    Photo: Courtesy of Neiman Marcus Oryany Tikva wicker crossbody mini, $224.




    Photo: Courtesy of Endless Rebecca Minkoff Mini Mac straw clutch, $195.

    Photo: Courtesy of Warby Parker Warby Parker Beckett in black matte, $95.

    Photo: Courtesy of Michael Kors Michael Kors golden oversized runway watch, $250.

    Photo: Courtesy of Shopbop Adia Kibur mixed bangle set, $30.

    Photo: Courtesy of Marc Jacobs Marc by Marc Jacobs stardust iPhone case, $38.
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    We already compiled an Independence Day outfit guide, but what about dressing up your nails for the occasion? Festive holidays call for multicolored mani’s, and we’ve got a perfectly patriotic nail art design for the 4th that’s fun and relatively easy to do (no special tools required!). All you need is a toothpick, the three colors of the flag, and a base and top coat to make sure your nails stay fresh and glossy throughout the weekend (because really, who wants to reapply?). Get your stars and stripes on with the steps below! You’ll need: a base coat, red nail polish, white nail polish, blue nail polish, a toothpick, and a top coat.


    1. Apply a base coat to protect and strengthen your nails.

    Photo: Courtesy of Nails Inc. Nails Inc. A & E base coat, $19. 2. Apply red nail polish to the entire nail. Let it dry for approximately 20 minutes.

    Photo: Courtesy of Essie Essie “really red” nail polish, $8.


    3. Next, apply a single strip of white nail polish vertically down the center of the nail. Let it dry for 20 minutes.




    Photo: Courtesy of Essie Essie “blanc” nail polish, $8.


    4. Take the blue nail polish and apply a single strip of nail polish horizontally along the tip of the nail, perpendicular to the white stripe, and covering it a little bit, like in the picture above. Let it dry for 20 minutes.




    Photo: Courtesy of Essie Essie “mesmerised” nail polish, $8.


    5. Dip the tip of the toothpick into the white nail polish and create your stars by making a dot on the blue strip where you want the star to be. Carefully drag the dot in five directions into a star-like shape. Repeat the process 3-4 times for additional stars, spacing the dots out appropriately. Let the stars dry for 20 minutes. 6. Finish off with a layer of top coat to protect the nail art and make the nails super glossy.

    Photo: Courtesy of Sephora Sephora by OPI gelshine top coat, $18.
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    Photo: Getty Images Hosting a 4th of July BBQ and have no idea what music to play? Fear not: Thanks to our friends over at Facebook and Spotify, we’ve come up with the ultimate patriotic playlist. The social networking giant recently released data revealing the five most-shared songs about the U.S.A. from its Spotify users, and they range from old classics to recent hits. So whatever music you’re into, we can all probably agree that there’s no better time than the 4th to blast some statesmanlike songs. Click below for the playlist! 1. ‘American Pie’ by Don McLean 2. ‘American Soldier’ by Toby Keith 3. ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ by Whitney Houston; The Florida Orchestra 4. ‘Letters from Home’ by John Michael Montgomery 5. ‘Born in the U.S.A’ by Bruce Springsteen To find Spotify and other apps, visit the Facebook App Center.
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    Save the T-storms in New York yesterday, it’s been a total scorcher this past week, and we’re assuming the heat wave hit quite a few of you out there too.  When it gets that hot there’s only one solution, and it might involve heading to the nearest body of water. Relaxing by the pool with friends or splashing around in the ocean is always a guaranteed good time, but one thing that can make a swim day even better is showing up in an awesome suit. Whether you’re a bikini kind of girl or a one-piece-wearing fashionista, we have the look for you!  We’ve rounded up some of summer’s hottest swimsuits, so take a peek.

    Photo: courtesy of Free People LSpace fringe halter top, $73, and Monique bottoms, $68.




    Photo: courtesy of ASOS Wildfox one piece swimsuit with heart, $112.

    Photo: courtesy of Victoria's Secret Victoria’s Secret floral ruffle bandeau top, $15, and floral ruffle bikini bottom, $10.

    Photo: courtesy of Arden B. Arden B. snake puckered triangle top, $31, and snake print tie side bikini bottom, $23.


     

    Photo: courtesy of Shopbop Thayer halter one piece, $209.

    Photo: courtesy of Planet Blue Beauty & The Beach Penny Lane crochet bikini top, $65, and crochet bottom, $75.

     

    Photo: courtesy of Shopbop Marysia Swim Antibes scallop bikini, $255.

    Photo: courtesy of Victoria's Secret Victoria’s Secret Abbie pom-pom triangle top, $24, and pom-pom string bottom, $20.

    Photo: courtesy of Shopbop Mara Hoffman ladder high waisted bikini, $220.

    Photo: courtesy of Shopbop Marc by Marc Jacobs Mona paisley reversible cutout maillot, $142.




    Photo: courtesy of Allsaints AllSaints Pipali bikini top, $53, and Pipali bikini bottom, $53.
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    Megan Fox officially let everyone know she is pregnant by posing for pictures with hubby, Brian Austin Green, while on vacation.  The Transformers star is sporting a hard to miss baby bump! Popsugar. Selena Gomez spills about scary stunts on the set of her new movie, Getaway. E! Online. 37-year-old Eva Longoria posed on the July cover of Amica, an Italian magazine. The normally tan beauty has been so heavily Photoshopped that she is hard to even recognize. Huffington Post. Just because you’re all grown up doesn’t mean you have to forget about your favorite Crayola colors.  The company has newly released a set of nail polish minis! Fashion etc. Kendall and Kylie Jenner, the new generation of the Kardashian sisters, pose side by side on the July cover of Australian magazine Girlfriend. Celebuzz.
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    Being rich and famous affords celebs a certain amount of royalties, so it makes sense that they’d want to share the love. Some choose to find a partner or start a family, but many decide to pass on their privileged lifestyles to a more docile companion: a pet! From Rihanna to the POTUS, we’ve rounded up the most famous (and privileged) animal offspring of our favorite stars below (you won’t believe how luxuriously these critters live!).

    Name: Daisy Breed: Maltipoo Owner: Jessica Simpson

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    Jessica brings her beloved Maltipoo Daisy wherever she goes—including paid appearances. The pup is pictured above keeping her owner company during an autograph signing at Dillard’s in Frisco, Texas (and judging by how much attention she’s getting, she may have even signed a few herself!).

    Name: Oliver Breed: Maltipoo Owner: Rihanna



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    Also the proud owner of a Maltipoo, Rihanna carried her canine friend Oliver along for a taping of Late Show with David Letterman. And the singer doesn’t discriminate: Oliver may get to visit TV studios, but her other dog gets pampered with minx manicures. Name: Bo

    Breed: Portuguese Water Dog Owner: The Obama’s



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    The First Dog, given to the Obama’s as a gift, is a rare breed with a thick and fleecy coat. This puppy enjoys regularly strolls on the White House lawns, and even has his own White House portrait.

    Name: Tinkerbell Breed: Chihuahua Owner: Paris Hilton



    Photo: Getty Images Paris Hilton loves her teacup Chihuahua so much that she would do anything for her, including offer a $5,000 reward for when she goes missing.

    Name: George Breed: Mutt Owner: Ryan Gosling

     

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    Ryan Gosling also brought his dog to a talk show, shown here at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last summer. Gos said the mutt looks as if “Jim Henson made him,” and now that we think about it, George does kind of resemble a Muppet—but his mohawk (and little red sock!) are just as adorable as the actor himself.

    Name: Happy Breed: Rottweiler-beagle Owner: Miley Cyrus

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    The singer brought home this puppy—her fourth dog—after finding him in a box outside a Walmart. A far cry from a discount department store, Happy now travels with his owner to tropical locales like Miami, Florida.

    Name: Lupo Breed: Cocker Spaniel Owner: Prince William and Catherine Middleton

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    It didn’t take long for this little guy to get the royal treatment. Soon after William and Kate welcomed their four-legged friend, he began accompanying the couple to polo matches and on long walks on the beach.

    Name: Choupette Breed: Siamese Owner: Karl Lagerfeld

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    Karl Lagerfeld’s kitten is spoiled rotten (would you expect otherwise?). Choupette has not one, but two personal maids keeping a diary of her every move, and she’s tech-savvy too: Lagerfeld told WWD that Choupette knows how to use an iPad, and he even tweeted proof. As expected, this cat diva now has her own Twitter handle (and over 7,000 followers!).
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    Lila Grace in 2011. Photo: Getty Images Kate Moss’s daughter, Lila Grace Hack, may soon be following her mum’s modeling career path, The Telegraph reports. The nine-year-old, who is also the offspring of Dazed & Confused creator Jefferson Hack, is no stranger to the camera: She already has a small portfolio, thanks to shots of her seen in blogs and magazines around the world from her mother’s marriage to Jamie Hince. Now it seems that Lila has modeling aspirations. Lately, she has been posing in front of the lens with her 11-year-old god-sister, Iris Law, daughter of Moss’s close friend Sadie Frost and Jude Law. Law told aMUSE, “My god-sister, Lila, and I have gotten into the habit of creating little photo shoots every time we see each other. I enjoy this, because it’s everything I love in one go: It’s creative, it makes you think—it’s fashion.” The Moss gene pool is strong, after all: Kate’s 13-year-old half sister, Lottie Moss, has dabbled in the business after being discovered by Storm Models, the same agency that originally found Kate, at her sibling’s nuptial.
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