LaunchPad - April 2012 - (Page 114)

LOOK OF THE MONTH All Hands on Deco Clean lines, modern styling, functional glamour—the best aspects of the 1920s and ’30s are back! CAROLINA HERRERA RALPH LAUREN Just as the flappers of yore lopped their locks, some of Hollywood’s brightest stars have hit the cutting room floor. We take a look at the best and worst short cuts. THE GOOD Short and Sweet: Cameron Diaz turned heads on this year’ Oscars s red carpet with her just-shorn blonde locks. THE BAD Bad Bob? Although we like Jennifer Aniston’ short strands, s the actress reportedly immediately regretted the cut—until she reimagined the ’do this year, that is. I 114 f you’re like us and experiencing Downton Abbey withdrawals, we’ve got another period piece for you to fall in love with: the resurgence of art deco. Seen on the runways, in shows such as Alberta Ferretti, Carolina Herrera, Gucci and Ralph Lauren, the Jazz Age is even finding its way onto nails, as seen in designs from Minx and in a recent how-to post on beauty blog site “Art deco is just classic,” breathes Kristin Ess, who cofounded with Amy Nadine and fashionista Lauren Conrad. “The lines, the angles, the circles—they all fit together like a puzzle. Art deco patterns came from personal perception, not a machine or computer. Hopefully, the beauty of that will only gain appreciation in the future.” —Amy Dodds 4.12 THE UGLY A Cut Below: Keri Russell turned off a huge Felicity fan base when she opted for a pixie cut. Neither the show nor Keri’ s career fully recovered. Model images: Andreea Angelescu; Cameron: Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage; Jennifer: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage; Keri: Getty Images

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of LaunchPad - April 2012

LaunchPad - April 2012
Editor’s Notebook
In Touch
Runway Report
Star Struck
First Look
Inside Story
Brand New
Color Lab
Male Order
Tool Talk
My Way
20 Questions
Head of the Class
Salon of the Month
Beauty 911
Saving Face
Only Hue
Free Launch
Green Light Beauty
Cutting Board
Quick Tips
Advertiser Index
Look of the Month

LaunchPad - April 2012