Health & Beauty
Jennifer Lawrence Covers Vogue's Vaunted September Issue
Plus Christy Turlington's weird Calvin commercial, Chanel's portraits and more of the best stories of the day.
Christy Turlington ups the weirdness factor in this new bras-n-things Fall/Winter 2013 commercial for Calvin Klein. Watch her writhe on the floor and talk about secrets, or non-secrets, or like, what your clothes mean about your not-secrets. [Source]
Even the Puritans were all "let's talk about sex, baby," and this sex manual from 1766 proves it. Aristotle's Complete Master-Piece, In Three Parts; Displaying the Secrets of Nature in the Generation of Man includes some pretty racy illustrations, and the seemingly ahead-of-its-time notion that both men and women should enjoy sex. And guess what? You can still purchase it if you want, you sex pilgrim, you. [Source]
Call it: Portrait of the Designer by Her Friend The Artist. A new exhibition of work by Marion Davis includes five portraits of her close friend, Coco Chanel. Chanel was notoriously reticent to let anyone paint or photograph her, so this is pretty much a huge coup. The show will be on from September through November in London. [Source]
Okay...this is weird. Rent the Runway is getting into the haircare biz. The designer clothing rental service has partnered with Wella to produce a bunch of videos to help push the brand's new hair oil. They're intended to be how-to videos on how to get "red carpet-ready" hair looks. Of course, all I can think about is the extra fees you'll pay if you spill hair oil on your Rent the Runway dress. (Maybe that was part of the plan?) [Source]
We're totally in love with the "Awkward Years Project" website, where participants share photos from their "awkward phases" and contrast it with who they are now. [Source]