kit gilbert

Pool proof your beauty routine

As June sneaks closer to July, wasting time on BuzzFeed is replaced by wasting time over-thinking your summer vacation preparations. Should we rent a car? Will there be WiFi at the hotel? Is my mascara going to hold out in the pool? The last one we can help you with — the answer is probably no....

Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 7:35 PM

Five tips to improve women's Fashion Week, from the boys

Fashion Week, of all things, points out the flaws in the sweeping, sexist mantra that "anything men can do, women can do better." Because it’s one occasion when women have a hell of a lot to learn from the boys.If you’ve never been to a womenswear show, then here’s a quick summary: a spectacular...

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 1:10 AM

Natacha Darty shows us how to wear candy colors and look like an adult

You don't have to look bleak in midwinter.It was a particularly bleak morning when this shot of Natacha Darty winged its way from Paris into the ModMods inbox. We knew we needed to get this lady’s tips – women who can dress head-to-toe in candy colours don’t come along that often. Over to Natacha...

Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 11:00 PM

Throw out the fashion rulebook: The style advice to ignore in 2014

Don't listen to the haters. Your ripped jeans are a classic.Credit: Melanie GaleaThe raison d’être of many, many fashion magazines is to rule your wardrobe with a vice-like, arbitrary and undiscriminating grip. No one should dare to brave horizontal stripes. Under no circumstances should any woman...

Monday, December 30, 2013, 3:30 PM

Five trends from Milan Fashion Week

PradaYou can always rely on Milan for two things: exuding luxury and being fashion month’s halfway mark. The latter means we can move from tentative to confident in our breakdown of the trends for Spring ’14. Despite the different scenes across New York, London and Italy’s capital, discernable...

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 12:52 AM