Fashion FYI: Vogue documentary on HBO
"In Vogue: The Editor's Eye” will debut at 9 p.m. Dec. 6 on HBO, coinciding with the 120th anniversary of the fashion magazine. The documentary takes a look at some of the world's most influential fashion images, as conceived by the magazine's iconic fashion editors. Drawing on Vogue's archives, the film features behind-the-scenes interviews with editors who have contributed to the magazine's legacy, including current editor Anna Wintour, and Vogue subjects such as Nicole Kidman and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Women of beauty
Naxos of America has released three DVDs devoted to three iconic women of beauty and fashion: Helena Rubinstein, Elizabeth Arden and Estee Lauder. The DVDs sell for $19.99 each.
Nadia Salon in Shadyside is hosting a fashion show at 4 p.m. Sunday as part of the Holiday Promenade on Walnut as Continuum Dance Theater transforms the salon into a holiday masterpiece of fashion, music and performance art. Fashion show tickets are $15; $30 for VIP.
Shop N sip event
Enjoy wine, cheese, chocolates and a gift with purchase from 5 to 8 p.m. every Thursday in December at Crossroads Boutique & Cattiva in Greensburg.
Details: 724-832-8900 or www.crossroadsboutique.com
Show off your legs
With the holiday party season upon us, People Style Watch offers tips to help bare your legs so they will be smooth, bronzed and glowing.
Exfoliate: Soften skin with a scrub that cleanses and smooths. Apply it in circular motions from your feet up. For better results, use a loofah or body brush.
Bronze: Get an instant glow with a temporary bronzing gel. A matte formula minimizes imperfections in a natural way. Make sure to apply it in front of a full-length mirror to avoid streaks. If you want a more-subdued color, mix it with moisturizer.
Luminize: For added sparkle, finish with a shimmery powder or cream. To make legs look extra-long and lean, apply it just down the center of your thighs and calves.
Allure magazine talked with Jeanine Lobell, a makeup artist and the founder of Stilla Cosmetics about how to organize a makeup bag.
“Foundation inevitably leaks, shadows crumble and powder explodes — I've learned how to minimize the mess,” she says.
Look inside: A bag with nylon lining is easier to clean than a leather or cotton one. Keep makeup-remover wipes in there so, if anything does spill, you can clean it up quickly.
Double-check: It sounds simple, but the crucial step in preventing disaster is tightening all of the caps. Any compacts with iffy hinges should go in a plastic bag. Eyeliner caps always pop off, so I prefer twist-up pencils.
Sort brushes: Stash brushes by type in long, narrow, snack-size bags, so dark shadow brushes don't contaminate your blush brush.
Start over: About once a month, “I empty my bag, flip it inside out, and give it a good wipe-down with a brush cleaner and paper towel. And four times a year, I do an overhaul: I keep my concealer, bronzer and cheek color, but to update things, I slip in a new lipstick or shadow that's hot for the season,” says Lobell.
— Staff and wire reports
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