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Want Olsen Twin-Worthy Hair? Their Longtime Stylist Is Spilling Secrets

Oct/10/2013 at 04:48 PM ET

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Say what you will about Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen‘s style — there’s no denying that they’ve always had enviably thick, healthy hair. And while we would like to believe that the secrets to their lustrous locks lay inside their omnipresent jumbo Starbucks cups, as it turns out, there is an actual hair guru behind the scenes keeping their strands shiny.

Mark Townsend, who is also known for Lea Michele‘s glossy locks and Jennifer Lawrence‘s big cut earlier this year, keeps the twins’ tresses in top shape. And now he’s giving The Coveteur’s The Edit some behind-the-scenes scoop on how the magic happens.

RELATED: Even more stars whose hair we covet!

“They have such amazing style, it is so inspiring. And it so personal,” Townsend says. “They don’t follow trends — they are usually setting them — so they do what works best for them, what looks best on them and it’s the same with their hair.”
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Chic Clicks: Gisele Bündchen Tops The List of Highest-Paid Models, Plus: Lea Michele Has a Relaxing Day of Beauty

Aug/20/2013 at 06:00 PM ET

Gisele Bundchen Met GalaDimitrios Kambouris/Getty

-Gisele Bündchen‘s income has dropped from last year — but don’t feel too sorry for her. She still took home $42 million to make her the world’s highest paid model. (Plus: Which top model’s earnings have jumped significantly? Guess before you click to find out!) [Forbes]

–While she continues to mourn the tragic loss of Cory Monteith, we’re happy to see Lea Michele with a smile on her face in this photo she tweeted of her “glam family” pampering her before a shoot [Twitter]

–This chart of the 73 most iconic sunglasses ever captures everyone from Jackie O to the Olsen twins (but sadly does not include the super-stylish sunglasses seen on Miranda Kerr) [Pop Chart Lab]

Kim Kardashian’s BFF Jonathan Cheban learned the hard way that if you’re lucky enough to own a half-million dollar diamond-encrusted watch, you may not want to post a photo of it on Instagram [Betabeat]

–Attention all foodies and fashionistas: visit the CorningWare Facebook page before August 23rd for your chance to enter their Fashion Kitchen Sweepstakes. The grand prize winner will win a trip for two to attend Rebecca Minkoff’s show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and an exclusive dinner hosted by the fashion designer and renowned chef Nate Appleman [Facebook]

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Affordable Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Designs? Believe It

Aug/08/2013 at 01:31 PM ET

Nude lipstickKevin Mazur/Getty

Much like Miley Cyrus, we believe Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen can do little wrong, stylewise. We’re big fans of Elizabeth and James and The Row and even affectionately admire their favored kooky rich bag-lady ensembles.

But because the Olsens’ designs tend to be priced for those closer to the Olsens’ income level, they generally stay on our “Wish List,” thought that may all change with the news that the sisters have created a collection for Norwegian high street retailer BikBok. With prices closer to Zara than, say, a new Mercedes-Benz (we’re looking at you, $55,000 backpack), we can finally fill our closets with the Olsen’s slightly edgy design aesthetic. There’s just one caveat: They only ship to Norway and Sweden.

RELATED PHOTOS: Star designers with looks you’ll love, from dirt-cheap to super spendy!
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Chic Clicks: Rachel Bilson Talks Style Regrets; Plus, Did Lady Gaga Buy a $55,000 Bag?

Jul/05/2013 at 06:00 PM ET

ManicuresCourtesy Cosmopolitan UK

–”I thought I was cool when I was 21, [I wore] really bad knee-high vintage boots, with like, a jersey dress. I mean I threw up a little bit right now,” Rachel Bilson reveals in the new issue Cosmopolitan UK. Click to see what else the actress has to say about style (including the one label she can’t live without) [Cosmopolitan UK]

Lady Gaga must really be in love. The singer reportedly bought boyfriend Tyler Kinney a special edition, $55,000 backpack designed by The Row (Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen‘s label) and artist Damien Hirst [Telegraph UK]

–Tom Ford is getting some serious love from Jay-Z! The rapper’s new track off his upcoming album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, is named after the designer. Listen to it here (and hear Beyoncé’s small part at the end!) [The Fashion Spot]

–Coco Rocha is not impressed by celebs on best dressed lists. The supermodel disses stars who have stylists [Refinery 29]

–Need a high-fashion fix? Catch a behind-the-scenes look from the Chanel Haute Couture runway show (and dream about the collection all weekend) [Styleite]

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Chic Clicks: Play Patriotic 'Who Wore It' With the Style Pop Crew; Plus, Kendall Jenner Models Socks

Jun/28/2013 at 05:30 PM ET

–Which Fourth of July-inspired fashions have stars been wearing lately? Check out the latest Style Pop clip featuring Style Director Andrea Lavinthal [Style Pop]

–See Kendall and Kylie Jenner model socks (yes, socks) in a new campaign for brother Rob Kardashian’s Arthur George line [Huffington Post Style]

Kate Moss has a body double?! Believe it: Up-and-coming model Natalie Morris has been standing in for the legend on the set of her new Stuart Weitzman campaign [Vogue UK]

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are partnering with child fashion blog Ladys & Gents to curate a collection of looks for the pint-sized fashion stars featured on the site. And we hope they bring some Michelle Tanner overalls into the mix [Refinery 29]

–The most luxe beach accessory ever? Chanel has released a line of fashion-forward surfboards [The Cut]

–Watch Girls star Jemima Kirke join her sisters in a new ad for their mom’s N.Y.C. boutique Geminola [Styleite]

Annabel Tollman, Celebrity Stylist, Dies at 36

Jun/07/2013 at 02:00 PM ET

Annabel Tollman Benjamin Lozovsky/BFAnyc/Sipa

The fashion world has suffered a great loss: Celebrity stylist Annabel Tollman passed away suddenly at the age of 36, the New York Daily News reports. She was found dead, apparently of natural causes, in her New York City apartment on Thursday.

Tollman’s clients included Scarlett Johansson, Shakira, and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Some of her greatest styling moments were dressing Johansson in a form-fitting red Valentino gown for the 2006 Golden Globes and helping Kristen Wiig chicly navigate her Bridesmaids press tour in 2011.

Tollman, born in Brussels in 1977 and raised between the U.K. and N.Y.C, also worked as a fashion director for Interview magazine, and according to The Cut, was developing a Bravo series at the time of her death. She earned a degree in fashion journalism from Central St. Martins in London, and wrote for myriad publications. In 2010, she also became a spokeswoman for eBay Fashion, and was profiled in the New York Times, where she shared her fashion motto: “Make a fairy tale and go and live in it.”

While no signs of suspicious behavior surrounding her death were reported, an autopsy is planned, a NYPD spokesman said via WWD.

–Brittany Talarico

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First Look: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen-Inspired Picks for MyHabit

Mar/05/2013 at 03:00 PM ET

Mary-Kate, Ashley Olsen Elizabeth and JamesCourtesy MyHabit

We can’t grant you access to Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen‘s closets, but we can give you a sneak peek at the next best thing: a collection inspired by them for MyHabit.com, featuring their line Elizabeth and James.

Starting Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. EST, check out (and snap up!) pieces handpicked by the designing duo, both from their own line and from other coveted brands, marked down significantly on Amazon.com’s private fashion sale site.
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