Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift celebrated their one-year anniversary with an Instagram photo of her new neck swag. Tell me you didn’t forget to send a card!
Photo: Reuters There isn’t much that Cara Delevingne keeps to herself — in fact, she’s built an entire brand based on oversharing. “And I wish at that time I realized other people go through it, that I can talk to other people, that you’re not alone, you’re not an alien.” Her message to her fans, she asserted, has always been to accept yourself no matter what, to love yourself, and to embrace your flaws.
With the avocado craze in high gear, people want it on and in anything and everything and that includes cakes! It looks like a normal brown loaf from the outside, but as soon as you slice away, the inside reveals a natural green tint of moist cake and flecks of dark chocolate.
Attention Hollywood actresses: Looking for a short cut to an Oscar nod? Go for the grunge. Today’s Golden Globe nominations feature a slew of leading ladies (Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Rosamund Pike, Julianne Moore) who purposefully deglammed themselves for their roles in 2014. Call it the Charlize Theron effect—the actress won an Oscar for gaining 30 pounds, shaving her eyebrows and donning prosthetic teeth to play a serial killer in Monster in 2003— as Hollywood’s golden girls like Reese Witherspoon and Rosamund Pike lose the glitz and glam for unmade faces, normcore fashion, and a few crazy moments.
Jennifer Aniston was nominated for her first Golden Globe since Friends this morning, for Best Actress in a Motion Picture thanks to her hugely anticipated role in Cake. The movie made headlines when it came out in September because Aniston goes makeup free, but it didn’t take long for the press to start praising the actual film—and Aniston’s acting. The Hollywood Reporter writes, “Aniston submits an honest, sturdy performance,” while Vulture says, “Cake is her Monster.” As Aniston’s acting is taken more seriously, she appears to be having more fun with her style.
Selena Gomez and Jennifer Aniston embrace at a party. Photo: Getty Images Jennifer Aniston , America’s longstanding sweetheart, exudes friendliness. Though she seems like one of the most approachable people,Selena Gomez cowered in fear when she first met Aniston last year. ”I ran away from Jennifer Aniston when she said, ‘Hi,’ I was terrified of her,” Gomez admitted to Radio Disney in 2013 following the pair’s initial near get-together.
Photo: Allure Grocery store tabloids love to scream, “Stars Without Makeup,” from their covers. Between the red carpet, editorial images, and ad campaigns, we’re used to seeing our favorite stars look their (often unreal) best, making an untouched, unenhanced image a real novelty these days. It’s why French Elle released eight makeup free covers is April of 2009 featuring stars like Eva Herzigova and Charlotte Rampling. Jessica Simpson was bare faced for the May 2010 cover of Marie Claire, and Lady Gaga did the same thing for Harper’s Bazaar in October 2011.
This weekend is reportedly THE weekend for George Clooney, who will marry attorney Alma Alamuddin amidst the fairytale canals of Venice, Italy. Details of the affair—which will likely be sublime and magical and jealousy-inducing—are few and far between, but as soon as we heard it was in Venice, we thought of someone whose wedding cakes are as intricate and beautiful as that part of the world.
Photo credit: Philip Webb, StockFood The big spring holidays are in the rearview mirror, replete with all their hams and lambs , bunnies and brisket , matzoh and brunches . You’re exhausted. (Family time can do that.) So take it easy tonight.
If you want something that looks like a person has made it, you do it yourself.” So says Paul Lowe of quarterly magazine Sweet Paul. Serves 10 6 eggs 3/4 cups sugar 5 tablespoons butter, melted 1 1/4 cups plain flour, sifted 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 3 large eggs 3 large egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 6 tablespoons salted butter, softened 2 cups blueberries Preheat oven to 350ºF.