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Behind The Seams: Rihanna’s CDFA Fashion Icon Award Dress by Adam Selman

Posted on Tuesday, June 3, 2014

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Rihanna shone bright like a diamond (thousands of them) last night at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards held at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in NYC, wearing a sheer, all over crystal embellished dress, with matching gloves and headscarf, a custom creation by Adam Selman.

“It’s so naked”, her stylist, Mel Ottenberg, shared with Style: “I don’t know if it’s shocking—I’m with her all the time, so my shock gauge is off, but I told her that I thought she was ready for this dress a while ago, and that I wasn’t. I’m the prude, and I’m just catching up. I did this look for her so she’d have a good time. This was the perfect night do to something fun, and I wanted her to have something great that you couldn’t find anywhere else in the world”.

Adam Selman, who said he couldn’t have made this masterpiece without his MAJOR team, added: “The dress is just fishnet and crystals and a couple of fingers crossed. But fashion is about beauty, and the [female] body is part of that. She’s daring, she’s bold, and she’s not afraid of fashion. She doesn’t let fashion overcome her. She embraces it and makes everything she puts on her own. Not many people do that” (read more on Style).

At least 8 people worked about 19 hrs nonstop putting on the finishing touches. The look features over 230,000 Swarovski crystals, every single one of them glued on by hand.

Hair and makeup, courtesy of Yusef and Mylah Morales respectively.

Baby pink Pologeorgis fur stole, Paul Morelli ring and earrings, Jacob & Co. ring and Manolo Blahnik sandals completed this year CDFA Fashion Icon‘s most daring look ever. #killedit

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Photo credit: Style, Adam Selman, Mylah Morales, Mel Ottenberg, Instagram/thursdvy

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Conchita Wurst Attends Bill Clinton’s Life Ball Reception and Red Ribbon Celebration Concert, Wears Archive Wunderkind

Posted on Monday, June 2, 2014

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Conchita Wurst attended President Bill Clinton’s reception ahead of the 2014 Life Ball in Vienna on Friday night, and later that evening, gave a talk at the Red Ribbon Celebration Concert – United In Difference, held at the Burgtheater.

The rising star donned a stunning archive piece from Wunderkind by Wolfgang Joop.

The wrap front crochet flower applique gown belongs to the SS05 “Wunderkind Couture”, an exercise in modern lightness, the German designer described as “luxury ready-to-wear”.

Statement ring and a pair of Gianmarco Lorenzi pumps completed the look.

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Photo credit: Getty, Style

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I’ve Been A Bad, Bad Girl: Nicki Minaj Wears La Perla To Her Liquid Pool Lounge Party

Posted on Monday, May 26, 2014

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Nicki Minaj took to her Instagram yesterday to share her “I’ve been a bad, bad girl” look from the Memorial Day party, she hosted at Liquid Pool Lounge within the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Sexy, sexy, sexy… in La Perla Shape-Allure Dress.

The body loving petticoat dress, made from LYCRA Beauty, a high-quality, incredibly comfortable fabric with a compact texture, features stretch Chantilly lace panels, underwired preformed cups and detachable straps, and you can get it in nude, white and black at La Perla!

Gold jewelry and Roberto Cavalli SS14 sandals with ankle strap in crocodile leather completed the look, styled by McClairn and Mckenzie!

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Photo credit: Nicki’s Instagram, La Perla

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Janelle Monae Wears Tadashi Shoji To The “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” Costume Institute Gala

Posted on Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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Janelle Monae looked beautiful on the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” Costume Institute Gala red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last evening, wearing a signature white high-neck blouse and black skinnies, teamed with a fabulous flame red & black tulle cape with crewel embroidery, a showpiece from Tadashi Shoji AW14 runway, inspired in Moorish architecture.

The look was styled with Kwiat jewelry, black quilted square leather clutch with Swarovski crystal embellishment and silver chain link clasp by Rodo, and a pair of Jimmy Choo platform sandals.

CoverGirl makeup and nail gloss provided the finishing touches.

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Photo credit: Style, Getty

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